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Kuldhara Village

Looking for a trip to Jaisalmer in the state of Rajasthan? There is one more place called Kuldhara which is famous for its eerie surroundings and the haunted locality which must be explored and is just a 30-minute drive from the heart of the city of Jaisalmer which should be visited while visiting Sam Sand Dunes, another prominent place in the city. While visiting this haunted place, the Jaisalmer to Kuldhara Village taxi service provided by the Get Cab India is the best cab service that one can opt for a smooth and comfortable ride to Kuldhara.

All about Kuldhara

A desolated village known as Kuldhara is situated in the city of Jaisalmer in the state of Rajasthan. The existence of this village dates back to the 13th Century, and it was believed to be the place of habitation for Paliwal Brahmins who were a prosperous community of their times. There are several theories attached to the abandonment of the village in the 19th Century. Some claim that the village was abandoned for specific reasons which yet to known whereas others believe that there was a shortage of water supply in the village, which was the leading cause behind its vacation.

There is an old saying by local legends that the prosecution of the Minister of State of Jaisalmer was the reason behind its abandonment. A recent study conducted in the year 2017 suggests that the earthquake was the reason for which the village was required to be abandoned.

The Government of Rajasthan has made consistent efforts to develop this village as a tourist site since the year 2010 whereas since the time of its abandonment Kuldhara is known as a haunted and eerie site amongst the locals and visitors.

An old belief is attached to the village of Kuldhara that while the place was being deserted the community of Paliwals used black magic and cursed the village that it would not be able to re-occupied again. There had been a presence of supernatural things with the people who have made consistent efforts to inhabit the village. Therefore, since time being this village remains uninhabited and unpopulated.

Since the past few years, this village became the most prominent place amongst tourists visiting Jaisalmer as one of the most haunted places. Even though the locals of the area themselves do not believe in ghost stories, but rumors are spread to attract a number of tourists each passing year.

An active decision was taken by the Rajasthan Government in the year 2015 to develop the site of Kuldhara as a famous tourist spot. Jindal Steel Works and The Government of Rajasthan has undertaken a project for the development of the village through Public-Private Partnership. In this PPP Plan, the provision for various amenities and facilities has been provided for which includes the establishment of a cafe, a lounge, a performance area specifically for enhancing the folk-dance culture in the state and providing staying facilities in various night-stay cottage and the development of shops in the surrounding areas.


  • Timings: 8 am to 6 pm
  • Entry Fee: INR 10
  • Entry Fee for Car:  INR 50
  • Time Required: 2 to 3 hours.

How to reach Kuldhara from Jaisalmer?

Kuldhara is an old village, the existence of which dates back to the 13th Century. Visiting this village is a 1-hour drive from the city of Jaisalmer. One can reach this place through various modes of transport like Rail, Road. One can avail the services of Jaisalmer to Kuldhara Village Taxi provided by Get Cab India, which provides you with the best in class service at affordable prices and a comfortable taxi to make your journey memorable.

Best Time to Visit

The city of Jaisalmer remains extremely hot from April to September. To have a relaxing trip to Kuldhara, one must plan visiting it in October and March when the intense rays of the sun will not be a roadblock in your enjoyable trip and so that one can enjoy walking in the vast desert with comfort and easiness. If you are planning to visit this place Get Cab India provides car rental in Jaisalmer to book a Jaisalmer to Kuldhara Village taxi service.

Nearby places to explore

  • Sam Sand Dunes

    Sam Sand Dunes are one of the most prominent dunes in the state of Rajasthan is the most visited place among tourists and foreign visitors. One can experience the golden dunes while visiting this infamous place, which is at a nearby distance from Kuldhara. This place is known for the camel safari, which is a must while you are visiting Jaisalmer.

  • Khuri

    The dunes situated at Khuri are also a must visit the place. Even though this small place is not widely known amongst the visitors and is less crowded but still it has some beautiful houses made of mud and also the beauty of Rajasthan can be explored by spending a night at the desert.

  • Sunset Point

    The Sunset Point is located at a small hill in the heart of the city of Jaisalmer. All those travelers who feel like experiencing a breath-taking view of the city and a memorable sunset of their life then this sunset point must be visited by them in the evening to relax for a while after exploring the city for the whole day. Watching the golden ball enlightening the Golden City of Jaisalmer is like a dream coming true.

Getting a deep insight into the unique surroundings of this place named Kuldhara, which has several surprises and haunted stories hidden beneath it. If you feel like exploring this Haunted Village which is nearby to the beautiful city of Jaisalmer, then the best way of visiting this place is through availing Jaisalmer to Kuldhara Village  Taxi Service provided by Get Cab India and indulge in the beauty of the state of Rajasthan.

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