Once a significant territory of Kuldhara administration as the first point of entry for the traders travelling from the Middle East and China, the history of Khaba fort dates back to the 13th century. Today, the abandoned fort stands on a hill overlooking the barren village. According to the legends, Khaba is one of those 84 villages that were abandoned in one night and remain deserted till now.

Accompanied by a local guide, explore the breath-taking ruins of the citadel and relive the history through the geological museum exhibiting fossils and the artefacts from the village. Untouched by the world, Khaba fort is one of the best places to witness the sunset or sunrise drenching the desert in its golden glory.

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FAQ About for Khaba Fort Tour in Jaisalmer

  1. Which are the best historic places to visit to do in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan?

    Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisar Lake, Salim Singh Ki Haweli and Khaba Fort are the most popular places to visit in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

  2. How many days are ideal to visit Jaisalmer?

    To properly explore Jaisalmer we suggest you allow yourself 3-4 days. Jaisalmer has a lot to offer ranging from the India Pakistan border to touring around the city and exploring the Thar desert.

  3. What are the places to visit near Jaisalmer?

    Sam Sand Dunes, Kuldhara Village, Khaba Fort and Laungewala War Memorial are some of the most outstanding attractions away from Jaisalmer city.

  4. What is the best way to explore Jaisalmer in 2 days?

    On day 1, we suggest you tour around the Golden City. Some of the main attractions are Gadisar lake, Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon ki Haveli, Thar Heritage Museum, and Moti Mahal.

    Keep your second day reserved for Khaba Fort and Sam Sand Dunes, desert safari and camp stay at Kanak Jaisalmer.

  5. How old is Khaba fort?

    Khaba Fort dates back to the 13th century AD and was once an important part of Kuldhara, a village inhabited by Paliwal Brahmins.

  6. What is the history behind Khaba Fort?

    Situated 25 Km away from the Sam Sand Dunes. Khaba Fort is a ruined citadel set amid a barren desert village in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. With a history that dates back to the 13th century AD, it was abandoned 200 years ago by Paliwal Brahmins.