The Far Horizon Magazine

Rajasthan

Nagaur Festival Puppets

The Nagaur Festival of Rajasthan

Nagaur is a small town on the edge of the vast Thar desert and as far as the eye can see, the landscape undulates with varying shades of yellow, whether you’re gazing at the multitude of temples and forts or taking in the desert.  For being a small, indiscernible dot[…]

The Demoiselle Cranes of Khichan and the Man Who Brought Them There

Do you know the wonderful story behind what brings the Demoiselle Cranes to Khichan village? Once upon a time, Ratan Lal Maloo, a native of Khichan who had been working in Odisha, returned to his village. Since he did not have a lot of work to do, his uncle gave[…]

A Weekend in Dera Dune Retreat

Firmly perched atop a 100ft sand dune the Dera Dune Retreat is one of the few luxury resorts of its kind.  This a place where the vast expanse of the desert completely envelopes your senses and you can’t help but give into its charms. Located between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, well[…]

5 Offbeat Rajasthani Festivals

Welcome to Rajasthan – a timeless land where the sombre colors of the desert perfectly complement its vividly coloured festivals. Attending Rajasthani fairs and festivals is an immersive experience like none other. Here we highlight five offbeat events that are well worth planning your next Indian odyssey around. KOLAYAT FAIR[…]

Dera Village Retreat, Kalakho

The soul of our country lies in its interiors. Taking off from that, the Dera Village Retreat near the charming village of Kalakho is a property that provides an immersive and unique experience in the heart of Rajasthan. Perfect for a weekend getaway, the retreat gives you the opportunity to unwind[…]

Heritage Property

Sardargarh Heritage Hotel

A relaxed few days spent in one of the most spectacular forts of Rajasthan makes a perfect getaway for those passionate about history and wishing to take a step back in time, to the days of Indian royalty. Located in Rajasmand, 93 km from Udaipur airport is the Sardargarh Fort[…]

Festival

Stepping Back in Time, at the Pushkar festival

Rajasthan, the romantic desert state of India, hosts many colourful festivals throughout the year. Many of these festivals draw on the heritage of nomads, traders and magnificent Rajput warriors, to deliver a truly unique desert experience. Surely the most famous is the Pushkar Camel Fair held on the full moon[…]