Barmer is tiny yet lively town in desert - drenched sands, Barmer is a miniature Rajasthan with all its color, warmth and tradition.
Once called Mallani (12th century AD) the present Barmer district, formed in 1949 upon the merger of Jodhpur state in the United States of Great Rajasthan, is a cluster of ancient paraganas- Mallani Shiv, Pachpadra, Siwana and the Chohatan area.
Although a barren land with harsh climate and tough terrain, Barmer is known for its rich crafts, dances and music. Once on the ancient camel trade route, the town in now the centre for wood carving, pottery, carpets, intricate embroidery work, block printed fabrics and multi- hued traditional costumes One can witness the rural Rajasthan, the small villages with mud-walled houses decorated with delicate folk motifs and colorfully attired people on the way, While a trip to Barmer
Every year in March, the desert town is at its colorful best during the exuberant Barmer festival. The festival is the best time to plan a visit to Barmer.
|Area||:||55.76 sq. kms|
|Climate||:||Hot Summer (35.0 C Min to 45.0 Max C)
Cold Winter (5.0 Min to 20.0 Max C)
|Season||:||Winter Oct. - March
Summer April – June
|Language||:||Rajasthani, Hindi, English|
Nearest airport, Jodhpur.
Connected with Jodhpur.
Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation connects Barmer with all major cities in the state.
Rajasthan, Gujarat and M.P. Roadways and private travel agencies operate frequent bus services to major cities like Ahmedabad, Baroda, Ujjain, Bhopal, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Mount Abu, Mumbai, Delhi etc
The best time visit Barmer is between Octobre and February. The weather remains very pleasant during this time. The daytime temperature during this time encourages visits to various tourist places to see in Barmer. The summer months, from March to May, are best to be avoided, as the temperature can easily cross 40° C, which is not conducive for visiting places of attractions in Barmer.