When you visit Rajasthan the majestic palaces, the mighty forts and the mysterious deserts leave you spell bind. Chokhi Dhani is a luxurious resort of Rajasthan where you can embrace the fairytale life of Rajasthan. Let us checkout some of the remarkable features of this resort.
The 5 star village resort of Chokhi Dhani is very near to the Jaipur railway station. Hence you need not travel a large distance after reaching Jaipur to get some rest after a long train journey. Chokhi Dhani is just 20 km from the railway station. As the bards narrate the gallant tales of the Rajput clan, boast of the rich culture and heritage of this royal state, you will crave to experience this regal life.
Chokhi Dhani is just not another 5 star hotel. It is a blend of contemporary with classical. While the rooms are exquisitely designed to replicate the suites of erstwhile kings and queens, the modern amenities ensure ultimate comfort.
This luxury resort takes you back in time with cultural programmes. Various kinds of dance performances create a joy in the heart of the tourists. Ladies in stone studded ghangras and wearing large bangles and earrings dance Ghoomar, Kalbeliya and Chari. Tap your feet to the rhythm of the dance or get amazed as the ladies dance with several pots on head. The traditional fire show exhibit the courage of Rajasthan while the puppet shows portray the battles and romantic stories of the monarchs.
This modrn village also offers you a gala time with camel rides. Explore the Thar Desert travelling on decorated camels or feel like a king as the decked up elephants take you up the hills. You can also ride on bullock carts and march on horses at Chokhi Dhani.
The artists of Chokhi Dhani also gifts you a thrilling vibe of the past enacting the famous battle of Haldighati. The battle was fought between the Mughals and the Rajput clan and is an important facet of Indian history. A version of Vaishno Devi temple and Rathkhana also enrich your visit. During these enactments you can see old chariots that were used during the battles. The National Museum of Chokhi Dhani brings to you all the important features of the various Indian states.
A visit to Rajasthan is incomplete without relishing its authentic cuisines. The master chefs of Chokhi Dhani brings to you the royal taste of Rajasthan. From the quintessential dal baati churma made from deshi ghee to the spicy laal maas, the platter is endless. Moreover, the taste of the food is enhanced in the way it is served.
What to Buy?
The Rajasthani puppets can make your kid smile while the adorable mehendi designs make you look like a queen. The handicrafts available at Chokhi Dhani can give a new look to your house while the leather shoes available here are both comfortable and exquisite. The printed boutique apparels, the rich paintings, costume jewellery and intricately designed wooden boxes, you will be spoilt for choices at Chokhi Dhani.
When to Visit?
Chokhi Dhani is open all days from 5 pm to 11 pm.
What are the Entry Fees?
Tourists need to pay Rs 600 for adults and Rs 350 for children. Cultural programmes and food is included in the fees.