Pokaran sight seeing
venues are skillfully engraved family cenotaphs. A walk through
the old bazaar where the potters make the famous terracotta
pottery which floods the Delhi markets and weavers weave shawls,
blankets and durries (carpets).
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
is the abode of hundreds of Damsel Cranes, Houbara Bustard, a rare
bird; The Great Indian Bustard, Migratory Bird the Imperial Sand
Grouse which takes flight right from Siberia to the desert for
food, water and to sun bathe. 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.
The place also homes the shrine of the deity Ramdeoji who is
considered the reincarnation of Lord Krishna. The fair Ramdeora is
named after him, held for ten days according to the lunar calendar
in the month of September is a vibrant occasion. People visit it
from all religions, caste and creed from all over India who come
in colourful outfits to offer prayers.
Fort Pokaran is a commemoration to those great souls who
thought of a life larger than life!