"A breathtaking view of Rajasthan from a magnificent fort sure sounds interesting, and this is precisely what tourists come for at Fort Pokharan in Pokharan, Rajasthan. The lilting romantic setting surely makes the heart skip a beat.
Also known as 'Balagarh', the Fort Pokhran Heritage Hotel is the foremost fort of the Champawats - a clan among Rathores. It has played host to a seasoned guest list that includes the Mughal Emperor Humayun and his great grandson Akbar II. The present Thakur Nagendra Singh Pokaran and his wife Thakurani Yashwant Kumari Pokaran opened the imperial gates of the stately fort to discerning heritage travelers.
This heritage hotel in Rajasthan boasts of 19 rooms categorized as Royal Apartment, Suites and Deluxe Rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and have modern facilities. The Royal Apartments, further classified as Badal Mahal, Basant Mahal, Sharad Mahal and Mandir Mahal, are opulent and fit for a king.
The heritage hotel's garden restaurant Shrinagar Chowk serves traditional Indian and Rajasthani desert cuisine prepared exclusively by the royal family's chef. One can also enjoy high tea and snacks at Turrets.
Distance From Airport70 Km
Distance From Station2 Km
A remote location in Thar Desert region, Pokharan is a great place for bird watching, exploring sand dunes, sightseeing and village and desert wildlife safaris. The city lies in close proximity to major tourist destinations of Rajasthan like Jaisalmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur.