Rahim Yar Khan is located in south punjab next to Bahawalpur at the distance of 200 km, having a border with India, Rajasthan.
A part of Rahim Yar Khan is desert area, part of Cholistan desert, where number of wild animals such as wild cat, Chinkara deer, jackals, snakes, blue bulls, etc.
Palace is constructed by Al-Nayhan, the ruling family of Abu Dhabi, for the purpose of hunting in the area. The Sheiks family has also undertaken a number of other welfare projects there.
The climate is extremely hot and dry in summer but in winter weather becomes pleasant. Dust storms are very common in summar due to high temparature.