Khuri is a quaint little hamlet in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. It is here that travellers can get a complete traditional desert-like experience in the middle of a vast expanse of sand dunes. The village is located in the Desert National Park and draws a considerable number of tourists each year. It has some resorts, camps and guest houses offering authentic food and humble accommodations. There are also a number of entertainment options and other activities for a complete holiday experience. It might seem like the place is in the middle of nowhere, but those who want to escape their stressful lives are sure to find some peace and serenity in Khuri. In its own unique way, the village is sure to make you feel close to nature.
Khuri is located about 50 kilometres to the south-west of The Golden City of Jaisalmer. It is a part of the Thar Desert or the Great Indian Desert and located within a national park (Desert National Park). The hamlet has about 100 small settlements and was ruled by the Rajputs for over 400 years. All the settlements in Khuri maintain their traditional ways of living and conserve the ecosystem. The region is also home to quite of variety of wildlife species like the Desert Fox, Mongoose, the Great Indian Bustard, Peacocks, Chinkaras, and Nilgai. If you are lucky, you might just spot some wildlife in the rolling sand dunes of Khuri in Jaisalmer.
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