Manvar Resort & Tented CampMilestone 110 from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, National Highway 125, Khiyansariya, Rajasthan 342025
MANVAR (symbolizing desert hospitality in the local dialect) is located between the historical twin cities of Jodhpur ( 2 hours ) ) and Jaisalmer ( 3 hours ) . It is an ideal base to explore the Indian Thar desert - the desert life, culture, wildlife and landscape of breath taking beauty . Desert drives in 4 x 4 vehicles , sunset and sunrise camel treks , village walks and evening performances by traditional Langa musicians and Kalbeliya dancers under the stars are the highlight of the authentic Manvar experience .
Manvar Resort :
Located between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer is Manvar Resort . It is 100 kms ( two hours ) from Jodhpur and 170 kms ( 3 hours ) from Jaisalmer . Manvar Resort is a hidden gem very quaint and pleasant, a green oasis in the desert , beautifully designed and built in the style of a village settlement against the backdrop of a desert landscape. The Resort has 21 air conditioned cottages with thatched roof-top sit outs, Swimming Pool and Therapy rooms overlooking a small sanctuary. The in-house Restaurant opens out to two courtyards . Its atmospheric to dine out in an open courtyard under a tree and feast on mouth-watering local delicacies .
Manvar Tented Camp :
Located Six kms from Manvar Resort, in the midst of the wilderness surrounded by the magical dune and desert landscape of the Thar Desert is the isolated splendour of Manvar Tented Camp. The beauty is breath taking and the feeling of viewing a sunset and sunrise here is hard to describe. Manvar Desert Camp consists of Thirty colourfully decorated, safari-style tents arranged in a semi-circle around a central Durbar Hall which serves as the dining tent .
Each of these tents is carefully placed for commanding views over the desert wilderness. They are luxurious - more like mini-marquees with smart polished traditional camping-style teak furniture, rich cotton rugs and lovely custom designed block-printed tent linings. Each Tent unit is around 400 square feet and consists of a covered verandah , bedroom and attached bathroom.
With stunning sunrises, mesmerizing sunsets and dazzling star studded night skies, life in this peaceful wilderness is spectacularly elemental and extraordinarily silent quite like the paradox that is India .
Luxury Tented Camp, Manvar :
Situated about 200 metres from the Main camp is the Luxury Tented Camp . Its for those who seek a tad more privacy and the luxury of solitude. The Luxury Camp consists of Ten Luxury Tents . Each of the luxury tent has a covered verandah , large and spacious air conditioned bedroom with ensuite bathroom and an open deck covering a floor area of over 650 square feet .
Public areas of the Luxury Tented Camp consist of an air conditioned lounge , spa rooms and an infinity pool looking out into the Thar desert . Meals are served in the Dining Tent .