Beautiful sand dunes in Barmer, Rajasthan.

Souvik By Souvik, 22nd Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The article speaks about the beautiful sand dunes in the deserts of Barmer in Rajasthan in India. It is western most district of Rajasthan and at the border of Pakistan.

Barmer.

Barmer is situated at the western most district of Rajasthan and at the border of the country of Pakistan. It is around 230 kilometers from Jodhpur.

Barmer.

Barmer is approachable by roadways and railways. As it is in the western part of Rajasthan the topography has similarity with Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Sand dunes.

Jaisalmer in Rajasthan from where the Thar desert begins is famous for sand dunes. But sand dunes are also there in Barmer.

Sand dunes.

The sand dunes are in the form of waves. They form hill by themselves. Excepting the fact that they are made of sand.

Hill.

Visitors find fun in climbing the hill of sand in Barmer. Children find the entire act more interesting than the adults.

Tea Break.

From Jodhpur it takes 4 hours drive to Barmer as it is 230 kilometers away. So visitors are required to take tea break after 2 hours.

Balotra.

Visitors take a break in Balotra or Nakoda which is 110 kilometers away from Jodhpur and again 120 kilometers away from Barmer. Obviously they can have some tea and snacks on the way.

Hill.

The hill relating to sand dunes of Barmer are formed naturally due to act of nature. It also forms part of the Thar desert.

Sand dunes.

Sand dunes in Barmer in Rajasthan connect the part of Rajasthan with that of Baluchisthan in Pakistan. The topography is the same.

Visitors.

Visitors from different parts of the world come to visit the desert in Rajasthan. Barmer and Jaisalmer are attractive tourist spots.

Time.

January and February are the best time to visit Barmer. The sand gets hot very fast but again cools down that fast.

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Barmer, India, Rajasthan, Sand Dunes

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author avatar Souvik
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

The sand dunes on bright sunny days look lovely.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

Nice post!

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author avatar Souvik
23rd Jan 2014 (#)

Thanks Fern for the patient reading.

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author avatar Randhir Bechoo
25th Jan 2014 (#)

Lovely travels.Really enjoy your articles.You bring India to us.Thanks for the share.

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author avatar Souvik
26th Jan 2014 (#)

Thanks Randhirji for appreciating the lovely sands of India.

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author avatar M G Singh
3rd Feb 2014 (#)

I was posted 12 km from Barmar in Utarlai. Been there?

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author avatar Souvik
4th Feb 2014 (#)

Uttarlai is airforce basement in Barmer. Thanks for sharing the experience.I visited the tourist spots in the place. These days Barmer became famous for oil reserves Madanji.

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