About the Place
Located in the northwest part of the Indian subcontinent, the Thar Desert is a large arid region and covers 200,000 square kilometers. The Thar Desert forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan.
The Thar Desert is the world’s 17th largest and 9th largest hot subtropical desert. 85 percent of the desert is located in India whereas 15 percent of the desert is located in Pakistan. 170,000 square kilometers is located in India while 30,000 square kilometers of Thar Desert is located in Pakistan. In India, the desert extends into the states of Gujarat, Punjab, and Haryana while in Pakistan it remains in the province of Sindh.
Touring around a desert may sound boring but the Thar Desert will be a game-changer with many interesting activities like sightseeing and camping. The Thar Desert will provide you with every sort of entertainment people look for in spending a vacation. It is a great spot for picnics where one forgets the sorrows and dullness of daily life. The breathtaking view of the sunrise and sunsets in the desert enlightens the soul and is great for solace finders.