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
Restaurant  providing meals on alacarte 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 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!


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!

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