Kuldhara Village is the most popular haunted destination of Rajasthan that acquires a charisma of the ghostly vibes to experience. Rajasthan has no dearth of haunted places and Kuldhara Villages is one of its own kind that draws tourists to experience eerie of this village. It is located in Jaisalmer and thus also a major attraction of Jaisalmer Tour Packages which is located almost 18 kilometers away from the golden city. The villages sets as an option for the best destination near Jaisalmer for day outing.
Past of Kuldhara Village –
The glorious history of Kuldhara Village takes back to the 200 years ago during the reign of courageous kings and ministers when Kuldhara was a home of Paliwal Brahmins. During this time Salim Singh – the Diwan of Jaisalmer was known for his unethical practises of collecting taxes from the villagers. He set his eyes on the beautiful daughter of the village chief and to have her as his life partner, he asked the villagers that if anyone will come in his way, he will charge them with heavy taxes. In the fear of paying heavy taxes, the villagers of Kuldhara field one dark night leaving behind their homes and everything to let the village get abandoned.
Many generations have passed but no one knows where those villagers have settled and what is known that they cursed the village that none would have ever been able to settle in the village. Since then it has been all deserted and barren all around the village. It is believed that those who will visit the village in the dark will experience some strange paranormal activities and thus it is advised to avoid visiting the village after dark and before sunrise.
Best time to visit Kuldhara Village –
It is highly recommended to plan your visit during the day and leave the place before sunset so as to avoid an encounter with the paranormal activities in Kuldhara Village. As it is the deserted region, the village experience dry and warm weather throughout the year except in winter season. During the winters, the temperature falls down and climate became favorable for exploring the ruin of village. Winters are also the best time to plan Jaisalmer Holidays when you will enjoy your wonderful vacationing in the desert city while experiencing the desert charm of the city.
How to reach Kuldhara Village?
Kuldhara village is almost 18 kilometers away from Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. One can reach the village either by hiring a taxi or bus from Jaisalmer. For reaching Jaisalmer from major destinations of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, there are three modes of transportation which includes –
By Air – the Jaisalmer airport is located about 5 kilometers away from the city and also well-connected with other major destinations of the country. Another best alternative way to reach Jaisalmer by air is Jodhpur airport which is located almost 285 kilometers from the city.
By Train – Jaisalmer Railway Station is well connected with the trains from Delhi and other major destinations of India.
By Road – regular buses are available for Jaisalmer from Jodhpur and other destinations. One can also choose for car rental service in Jaisalmer to cover the miles hassle-free.
If you are someone interested in making Jaisalmer trip full of adventures and wonderful experiences, then you must mark your visit to Kuldhara Village and experience the eerie in the atmosphere. For adventure buffs it is the best retreat to have while vacationing. So plan your next tour to Jaisalmer and enjoy the best memorable journey of the city.