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We are a social enterprise, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and his Khadi ideology. We are promoting rural tourism for this in...
We are a social enterprise, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and his Khadi ideology. We are promoting rural tourism for this in Bikaner and the villages around. We have a heritage haveli -Fort Deshnoke in the village Deshnoke which is 18 miles from Bikaner city and very famous world over for its Karni mata rat temple. At Fort Deshnoke we provide home stay accommodation at very reasonable price. In general, hotels in Deshnoke are inexpensive then Bikaner, so even if you are visiting Bikaner, it is good to stay at Deshnoke. Buses and trains come and go to Bikaner city all the day. Trains from here are available to rest of the country, so you can continue with your journey from here.Other then heritage accommodation we have following activities offered by us at Fort Deshnoke:-Homemade traditional Rajasthani food: Rs. 100 per person per meal.Camel Safaris: Rs. 800 per person/dayExcursion to Bikaner city by car for camel farm, Junagarh fort: Rs. 450 per person (minimum two persons)Excursion to Gajner palace & Kolayat by car: Rs. 1200/ for two personsExcursion to Bishnois (the eco community) at Mukam by car: Rs. 1000/ for two personsMahatma Gandhi Khadi ideology- trips to artisan village by car: Rs. 1000/person Workshops at Fort Deshnoke by women embroiders: Rs. 1000/person minimum 5 personsSouvenir shop at Fort Deshnoke for textile crafts of Thar DesertOur Place- Fort Deshnoke:-A 200 years old Ashram (place of yoga and spiritual learning), a beautiful piece of historical architecture, in the peaceful surroundings of long spread Oran (preserved land) under Karni mata rat temple Deshnoke.Deep in the deserts of Thar, there live the woman embroiders- The refugees from Pakistan, and in many other villages of Bikaner, the wonderful Khadi weavers.