Fort Pokaran is en route both from Jodhpur to
Jaislamer and Bikaner to Jaislamer. It indeed makes
an ideal break and offers extended traditional
hospitality, which was once offered to Humayun, Akbar.
The present Thakur Nagendra Singh Pokaran and his
wife Thakurani Yashwant Kumari Pokaran have opened
the imperial gates of the stately fort to offer
the traveller a feel of royalty. The well restored
building hands out a view of the ornamentally
carved, red sandstone Mahals, the traditional
Jharokas and the grand turrets, parapets depicting
The impressive hall "Mangal
Mahal" with four octangular Jharokas protruding out
is where the guests are served with traditional
aromatic cuisines by the family Chef.
There is an in-house “Museum” of the family
collection of armoury, garments, miniature
paintings, handicrafts and the local artistry. A
feather in the cap of the Fort is "The Grand
Library" consisting of classic books dedicated to
the great Rao Bhadur Rajshree Thakur Chain Singhji
there are 19 air-conditioned rooms (4 Royal
Apartments, 6 Suites and 9 Deluxe Rooms) with
attached bathrooms fitted with modern amenities,
Telephones with Direct Dialing Facility.
Pokaran sight seeing
venues are skillfully engraved family cenotaphs.
This exclusive stay includes tea at the turrets while
the sunsets, traditional gala evenings on the
ramparts, twinkling view of the town, folk dancing and
cultural programs organized especially by the family.
The jeep and camel-cart safaris can be customized to
the tourist’s choice, which can be a safari to the mud
huts interacting with the villagers or the wild life
spots around Pokaran. It is a buzz to watch and
photograph the Indian Gazelle; the “Chinkara” (deer)
that is the highlight of the jeep safari in dried
salt ranges of Pokaran.
24 Hours Room Service,
Laundry and Dry Cleaning, Multi-Cuisine Restaurant,
Doctor on Call, Swimming Pool etc. are various
facilities which are offered in the Hotel Fort Pokaran.
Pokaran Fort is en route
both from Jodhpur to Jaislamer and Bikaner to
Jaislamer. It is located about 110 kms from
Jaisalmer and 171 kms from Jodhpur.