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Nika House

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Nika House

9 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
1 shared bath
9 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
1 shared bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

We offer you a stay closest to nature in the heart of the natural spaces of the Thar desert.
Nika House has 3 huts built in local materials that respect nature.
There is no electricity and water is at your disposal at the well facing your hut.We contribute to the protection of nature and the well-being of the local population.
Rajasthani breakfast and dinner are included in the price.
Nika house is above all a great adventure!!


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds
Bedroom 3
4 single beds

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 2PM


13 Reviews

Prince User Profile
December 2017
It was such a peaceful cozy hut, with basic facilities. Great hospitality. The place is so peaceful and far in land. Perfect!
Varshul User Profile
December 2017
With the serenity of the deserts and calmness of the night sky, this place stands just at the prime of giving you an experience worth taking. Do ask for directions when you reach Jaisalmer City as the place is hard to locate by your own. Have a walk around the place at night and …
So Young User Profile
So Young
October 2017
The place is very clean, the host is very helpful and it is in a good location. I would stay here again.
Francesca User Profile
February 2017
Ratan and his nephew Jamin are very helpful, they drop you where you like, so the distance from the town is not a problem. Sleeping in a hut is an authentic rural experience, quiet above all. More over you can realize how the life in a small village works
Haritha User Profile
January 2017
It was an adventurous experience. This is definitely a must try if you want to see what a real rustic life looks like. Although, it would have been better if someone stayed over in the nights because it was quite scary. Overall, it was a good experience!
Roberto User Profile
December 2016
What nika house offers is a truly unique experience for the real traveler!. i got to interact with the villagers a lot and participated in a couple of wedding feasts. I was the only foreigner in the whole village so this added up to the experience. Ratan and his family were very…
Tom User Profile
October 2016
Our stay at Nika House was amazing! There is nowhere else in the world you can experience something like this. The Nika House is only small, but the surrounding desert stretches as far as the eye can see. I've never been somewhere so quite and calming, a very nice change to the…

Hosted by Ratan

Jaisalmer, IndiaJoined in July 2014
Ratan User Profile
19 Reviews
Namaste !! My name Ratan and I live 22 kilometers from Jaisalmer, in a small village called Chatrel. It is a chance to meet so many different people with their culture and sharing. It's a nice human adventure and what I want most to have this done in good spirit who can respec…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 67%
Response time: within a day
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