Fort Derawar is a very famous fort located in desert Cholistan, Bahawalpur. The area of Fort Derwar is square in shape. And the walls are made round, which enhance the beauty of this Fort. The huge round shaped walls are the uniqueness of this Fort, which attracts the tourists from all over the world.
This fort belongs to Nawab families. Due to less attention the fort is damaged badly and not visited by the tourist often. The famous Cholistan Desert Jeep Rally is held once in a year, then only in that season people from all over the world come here.
The track of Fort Derawar is easy but very long. It takes at least 2 hours to reach Derawar Fort through your own car. Because the distance from Bahwalpur city to Fort Derawar is at approximately 100 KM. The road from Bahawalpur to Ahmedpur East is a goog highway, but when you turn towards Fort Derawar you will find very rough track. That is why you will become very tired when you will visit this Fort, so take your refreshment with you because you will not find anything to eat from there.
Also keep this thing in mind that the door of Fort Derawar is closed for general public. if you visit this Fort you will not find it open. You have to take permission with relevant department. So whenever you make a plan to visit, ask from the rent a car drivers, they knows every thing, so they will guide you that who is responsible for the “Key” and how can you visit the Fort from inside.