Frequently Asked Questions for Rajasthan Desert


MANVĀR is located at the trifecta of 3 of Rajasthan’s most popular cities: Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. MANVĀR is just off the National Highway that links Jodhpur to Jaisalmer.

Jodhpur is very linked to all the major cities in India by Air & Train. From Jodhpur you will have to take a taxi cab, which can be booked through us in advance or through other taxi operators in Jodhpur.  

Distances to MANVĀR by road :

Jodhpur:           110kms (Approx 90 minutes)
Jaisalmer:         170kms (Approx 2 hours)
Bikaner:            216kms (Approx 3 hours)
Udaipur:           350kms (Approx 7 hours)
Jaipur:               450kms (Approx 7 hours )
Ahmedabad:   550 kms (Approx 9 hours )
Delhi:                650 kms (Approx 10 hours ) 

Distance to MANVĀR by flight:
By Air:
The closest airport is located in Jodhpur, which is 110 kms from the Resort. Jodhpur is well connected by air to all major Indian cities.
By Rail: Jodhpur is the nearest railway station, which is well connected to Delhi and Mumbai, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. 

Owing to harsh winds and heat during the summer, MANVĀR is operational during the following periods:

MANVĀR Resort: 1st August to 30th April
MANVĀR Tented Camp: 1st October to 31st March
Luxury Tented Camp: 1st September to 31st March 

All check-ins for guests staying at MANVĀR Camp will be at MANVĀR Resort
(Check out the Image here ). Our attendants at the resort will assist you with all formalities and guide you to your choice of accommodation. 

MANVĀR Resort :
21 air-conditioned rooms: 11 Standard, 06 Superior, 04 Deluxe Suites
Restaurant serving both A La Carte & Buffet meals
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Conference Facilities
Book Shop & Craft Shop

MANVĀR Desert Camp :
30 standard tents with attached toilets with running hot and cold water
Central Dining Tent providing meals on a fixed plan
Fans are provided in each of the tents and in winters blowers are provided
Electricity with generator backup

MANVĀR Luxury Camp:
10 air conditioned Luxury tents with attached modernized toilets
A Dining tent providing meals on a fixed plan
Heated blowers in winter and fans/aircon in summers
Electricity with generator backup 

The nearest Government hospitals are at Setrawa and Dechu which are 10 kms from here.

September, October, March and April consist of tropical weather, with hot afternoons and pleasant mornings and evenings. Temperatures can go up to 18˚C. at their lowest.

From November to December, days are sunny and pleasant but night time winter temperatures vary between 02-20˚C. Mornings and evenings at the Camp during these months can get extremely cold. So do pack warm clothing!  

An element of personal risk is involved in some of MANVĀR's excursions. Such as the desert safari and the camel safari. Members in such an expedition must accept this risk. Though great precautions are taken to ensure your safety, you must note that some of the optional activities that you may wish to participate in carry various inherent risks with them.

Should you wish to take part in them, we can assume no responsibility for your safety. You are advised to take out an Insurance policy to cover personal accidents and medical expenses. 

 All major credit cards (except American Express) are accepted at MANVĀR.
We do ask that you carry a proof of identification on you at all times.  

The desert is your limit! MANVĀR brings together some of Rajasthan’s best culture and tradition, along with unique desert experiences.

Desert excursions in the desert around MANVĀR in rugged 4x4 Jeeps
Longer excursions to Khichan, to see Demoiselle Cranes (seasonal)
Visit to the Lohawat Bishnoi Temple
Camel Safaris & Camel rides
Village walks
Picnic lunches in the desert
Theme dinners
Day visit to Jaisalmer and Jodhpur
Indoor games like carrom and chess, among others  

MANVĀR's wide range of activities means you can spend as much time here as you like without ever getting bored! We recommend staying for 2 days, so that every major activity around MANVĀR can be experienced.

For those of you that are restricted to a single day, MANVĀR will customize your stay so that no matter what, you get the authentic MANVĀR experience. 

Our luxury camps are situated around 200m from our main camp, and are designed to be more spacious, solitary and luxurious.  

Day excursions are charged at additional costs, but we would be delighted to assist you in your plans should you wish to travel on your own. 

MANVĀR works in tandem with some of Rajasthan’s best folk dancers and musicians from the Kalbeliya, Manganiya and Langha communities of Rajasthan. Their performances every evening are a treat for the eyes and the ears!

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Milestone 110 from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, NH125, Khiyasariya, Rajasthan 342025
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