Manvar Private Camp

MANVĀR Resort and
Desert Camp Near Jaisalmer

Unearth the allure of the Thar Desert at MANVĀR Resort & Desert Camp, a desert oasis unlike any other. Our desert haven beckons you to immerse yourself in the heart of Rajasthan's culture, offering thrilling adventures and the enchantment of dining beneath a starlit sky. 

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Culinary Magic Beneath the Stars

As the sun dips below the horizon, experience dining that transcends the ordinary. Our culinary journey celebrates the flavours of the region, creating memorable moments under a breathtaking desert night sky.

Crafting Timeless Events in Desert Grandeur

For corporate gatherings and dreamlike weddings, our resort in Thar Desert offers a selection of banquet options designed to make your events extraordinary. Let the desert's majesty serve as the backdrop to your celebrations.

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Embark on a Desert Odyssey - Where Exploration Knows No Limits

Prepare to be captivated by the allure of desert life as we transport you to the very essence of Rajasthan's rich cultural tapestry. Engage in thrilling activities like Jeep Safaris and Camel Rides and let the desert unveil its secrets before your eyes.

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Luxury Abodes in the Heart of the Desert

Experience unparalleled comfort and desert charm in our thoughtfully designed rooms, where every detail reflects the essence of Rajasthan's heritage and elegance.

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The Desert Resort

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The Desert Camp

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Thar Serenity Camp

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Private Camp

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Geography of MANVĀR

MANVĀR's idyllic resort, desert camp, luxury camp and exotic private camp are ideally located at the trifecta of Rajasthan's oldest cities. 110km from the fortress city of Jodhpur, 170km from the golden city of Jaisalmer and 200km from the princely town of Bikaner with excellent roads and airports connecting to major Indian cities.

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MANVĀR's Three Realms: Oasis, Wilderness and Luxury

MANVĀR consists of three distinct zones: MANVĀR SHERGARH The Desert Resort is styled to reflect the traditional villages of the desert. It's an Oasis amid the desert. Located 6 km from our Desert resort, amidst the wilderness and surrounded by dunes is the MANVĀR SEVAN The Desert Camp. This consists of 30 colourfully decorated, safari-style tents arranged in a semi-circle. The Third zone is MANVĀR KUMAT, a 100-acre private estate. An oasis of luxury has been crafted in the vivid dunes.

What To Pack

What To Pack


Packing for your visit to the MANVĀR Desert Camp is crucial for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Here's a tailored list of essentials you should consider:


  • Long trousers: Ideal for desert terrain.
  • Long sleeve cotton shirts and t-shirts: To protect against the sun.
  • Comfortable trousers for sightseeing.
  • A light linen or cotton sundress.
  • Comfortable walking shoes, track shoes, or hiking boots: For desert walks.
  • Wide-brim hat, such as a Panama or Safari hat: Essential for sun protection.
  • A windbreaker or light jacket: Useful for cooler evenings.
  • A light fleece or long sleeve shirt: For layering.
  • A shawl: Versatile for different temperatures.
  • Sandals: For more relaxed settings.
  • A pair of closed-toe shoes: Essential for rough terrain.
  • A swimming costume or bathing suit: For pool areas.
  • Warm clothing for winter visits (November-February): This includes a warm jacket or coat, beanie, winter hat, scarf, gloves, thermal undergarments, and a warm jumper.

Accessories and Personal Items:

  • Sunglasses and lip balm: To combat the bright sun and dry air.
  • Mosquito repellent: Although provided, you might prefer your own brand.
  • Camera, memory cards, chargers, and adapters: For capturing memories.
  • Sunscreen with high SPF: The desert sun can be intense.

Note on Local Customs and Climate:

  • When visiting places of worship and local communities, it's important to cover legs, shoulders, and upper arms.
  • Early mornings and evenings can get chilly, especially in winter, so pack accordingly.
  • For meals and lounging, comfortable clothing is key. Evening wear tends to be a bit smarter, but it's not a strict rule.

Remember, the key is to pack items that will keep you comfortable in the desert's varying conditions, respecting local customs and being prepared for the unique desert environment at MANVĀR.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where is MANVĀR located and how can I reach MANVĀR?

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 linked to all the major cities in India by Air and 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.

How far is MANVĀR from these cities?

Distance 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 Manvār  Jodhpur is well connected by air to all major Indian cities.

Distance to MANVĀR by train:

By Rail: Jodhpur is the nearest railway station well connected to Delhi and Mumbai, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.


Is MANVĀR open and operational throughout the year?

Owing to harsh winds and heat during the summer, MANVĀR is operational during the following periods:
MANVĀR Shergarh The Desert Resort: 1st August to 30th April
MANVĀR Sevan The Desert Camp : 1st October to 31st March
MANVĀR Kumat Thar Serenity Camp: 1st September to 31st March


Where does the check-in for all MANVĀR properties take place?

All check-ins for guests staying at MANVĀR Resort are at the Resort while Camp checks in are at the Camp . Our attendants at the Camp will assist you with all the formalities and guide you to your choice of accommodation. 


What facilities are available at all of MANVĀR properties?

MANVĀR Shergarh The Desert Resort :

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

MANVĀR  Sevan The Desert Camp :

30 standard tents with attached toilets with running hot and cold water
Central Dining Tent provides meals on a fixed plan
Fans are provided in each of the tents and in winter blowers are provided
Electricity with generator backup

MANVĀR Kumat Thar Serenity Camp:

1l air-conditioned Luxury tents with attached modernized toilets
Restaurants providing meals on a la carte and on a fixed plan
Electricity with generator backup


Where is the nearest medical facility from MANVĀR?

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


What is the weather at the camp like?

September, October, March and April are 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!


Should I invest in travel insurance before visiting MANVĀR?

An element of personal risk is involved in some of MANVĀR's excursions, such as the desert safari and the camel safari. Members of 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.


Can I use my credit cards at MANVĀR?

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


What activities are available for guests staying at MANVĀR?

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


Would you suggest a one-day or a two-day program at MANVĀR?

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


What is the difference between MANVĀR Sevan The Desert Camp and MANVĀR Kumat Thar Serenity Camp?

Both the Camps are located on a 100 acre land. Manvār Kumat is situated around 200m from Manvār Sevan The Desert Camp and are designed to be more spacious, solitary and luxurious.


Are day excursions to other cities covered under MANVĀR's activities?

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


What are MANVĀR's cultural activities like?

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!


Rates for MANVĀR Resort and Desert Camp


Special rates Valid from 1st August 2023 - 30th April 2024:






Garden Room - 11




Superior Room - 6




Deluxe Room - 4




Extra Person




  • Above mentioned per night rates are for single/double occupancy inclusive of breakfast.
  • Lunch/Dinner charges - INR 1750 + 18% tax per person.
  • A child below 6 years is complimentary without an extra bed.
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Special rates valid from - 1st October 2023 - 31st March 2024






Standard Tent - 30




Extra Person




  • Above mentioned per night rates are for double occupancy inclusive of breakfast, dinner and taxes.
  • Child below 6 years is complimentary without an extra bed.
Click here for MANVĀR SEVAN experiences menu.
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Special rates valid from: 1st October 2023 - 31st March 2024






Luxury Tent - 11




Extra Person




  • Above mentioned per-night rates are for double occupancy inclusive of breakfast, dinner and taxes.
  • A child below 6 years is complimentary without an extra bed.
Click here for MANVĀR KUMAT experiences menu.
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A mughlai delicacy served alongside some flatbread


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Mehrangarh Fort at night under the stars


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3 desert villages


Starry Nights and
Desert Dreams with MANVĀR

The desert is a place where you can experience starry nights and desert dreams. It is a place where you can find yourself, and lose yourself.

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Mehrangarh Fort:
A Cinematic Journey through Bollywood’s Iconic

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Guest Reviews

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Recent Traveller Review:
An enchanting desert escapade; Manvar's luxury amidst the dunes was a dream come true.

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MANVAR Shergarh

Recent Traveller Review:
Stellar service and surreal sunsets, Manvar turned the desert into an opulent paradise.

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Recent Traveller Review:
Manvar was the epitome of desert luxury - every moment was a five-star experience.

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Recent Traveller Review:
From the serene dunes to the lavish tents, Manvar created unforgettable golden memories.

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How To Locate Us

Nestled near the enchanting city of Jodhpur, MANVAR Resort & Desert Camp unveils the mystique of the Thar Desert in grand style. Our location, in the heart of Rajasthan's cultural tapestry, offers you an effortless journey into this majestic realm.

Here, you'll find yourself immersed in the allure of boundless sands, vibrant traditions and starlit dinners, making your journey unforgettable.

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