On the outskirts of Jaisalmer, you can find Khuri Village, alluring visitors with its sand dunes. It is a quieter area than the popular Sam Sand Dunes and offers a better experience of desert safari.
The panorama gets even better as the sun sets down, sprinkling sparkles in the golden sand. The visitors decide to sleep over in the village and gaze at the night sky. The ambiance is set by camel race, camel polo, bonfire, folk songs, and Kalbeliya dance performance. Authentic Rajasthani food in the vicinity adds to this indulgence.
Here is complete guide on Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer
Things to do at Khuri Sand Dunes Jaisalmer
Camping in Khuri
A major activity visitors love is camping. There are campsites (mentioned below) at Khuri Sand Dunes where you can stay for the night and enjoy time amid the desert. These offer you tasty food and a chance to rejoice in traditional music.
You can trail through the desert in an SUV. For the best experience, go for a desert safari in the late afternoon and then return to the campsite for a sumptuous dinner.
Get Insight into the desert’s traditional lifestyle
Spend days desert style in Khuri Sand Dunes. Stay in the huts made of mud and straw. Savor authentic Rajasthani delicacies and interact with the locals to hear Rajasthan’s interesting folktales.
Best Time to Visit Khuri Sand Dunes
October to March is the best time to visit Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer. This time, the weather is moderate, which lets you enjoy a number of activities.
How to Reach Khuri Sand Dunes Jaisalmer
These dunes are around 40 km from Jaisalmer. You can either drive down the road connecting Khuri and Jaisalmer or hire a private bus or car. Many buses also ply frequently between Jaisalmer and Khuri. Ensure to reach the dunes before sunset.
- Price: INR 6000 to INR 10,000 for the campsite.
- Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Famous Campsites at Khuri Sand Dunes Jaisalmer
The Mama’s desert camp, Khuri
- Camp E Khas, Khuri
- Rawla Desert Camp
- Damodra Desert Camp
- Winds Desert Camp
- The Serai Camp
Tips for visiting Khuri Sand Dunes
- Interact with the locals for cultural insight.
- Savor the local Rajasthani food.
- Camp under the stars amid the desert.
- Always pick the experience drives when driving through the sand dunes.
- Carry repair accessories for the vehicle.
- Stay hydrated.
- Enjoy a camel safari with an experienced person.
- Follow the instructions given at the campsite.