Presenting true colors of Rajasthani culture, Chokhi Dhani is a popular and remarkable attraction of Jaipur. It is an ethnic village resort offering you all type of entertainment options including dance, music, food and accommodations in royal styles. You can stay here for a day or more and get familiarized with the vibrant culture of Rajasthan.
If you are staying here at the village resort then you can explore the location on your own, but the main celebration starts in the evening with an electrifying ambience. The evening activities at Chokhi Dhani include magic shows, puppet shows, Rajasthani dance, Rajasthani folk music, future tellers, acrobatics on a bamboo and luck predicting parrots. There are also interesting activities and adventures that will keep you completely engaged, like camel ride, elephant ride and horse ride and boating
The tradition of Rajasthani culture or Chokhi Dhani started early in 1989. The ethnic village resort is spread over an area up to 10 acres and boasts of beautifully-designed huts. And on top of that, workmanship here takes you to the time of royal hospitality given to kings and rulers.
A tour during the time of fairs and festivals is the best way to get familiarized with the culture and civilization of the land; festivals are the main charm of Chokhi Dhani, which are the most biggest and spectacular events here, celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Not to forget the traditional photo studio, museum, and national art and craft market exhibiting a rich display of Rajasthani culture. The open-air restaurants here serve you the mouth-watering Rajasthani cuisine.
Therefore, Chokhi Dhani is one of the finest ways to discover the true art, culture and tradition of the state Rajasthan.
The main concept behind this landscaped area Chokhi Dhani is to give a closer look of rural lifestyle. The ethnic village resort aims at connecting Rajasthani tribes from all parts of the world and restoring the culture and tradition of Indian villages. From cow dung plasters to traditional outfits, Chokhi Dhani provides you a tangible feel of Rajasthan.
The small huts here depict the real village-huts with unchanged décor of cow dung plasters, wall decorative paintings and the beautiful art bani thani. The cow dung plastered huts will keep you protected from all diseases and worries; as it is believed that cow dung has medicinal properties.
Though, people from all around the world are only aware of the rich and royal culture of Rajasthan, they have not lived it yet. Chokhi Dhani is particularly put-up on a land settled 28km away from the hustle-bustle of city life where one can feel fresh air and enjoy the natural scenic views and serene ambience. All the decorative items here are handmade and the food is cooked by chefs from royal palaces. The wide collection of artifacts here constitute of articles from all parts of Rajasthan.
Evenings are best at Chokhi Dhani where you can live performances of dance and music and other entertaining activities. The live performances include Chaupal Nach Gan Re (folk dance and music show), Nat Ro Kartab (acrobatics on bamboo tree, with no safety), Nagkanya (living combination of a snake and a girl), Kathputali Ro Nach (puppet show) and Jadu Ro Khel (magic show).
Enjoy the scenic village and the near areas of Chokhi Dhani from the back of elephant, camel or horse.
There are a number of places for hanging out in Chokhi Dhani including craft bazaar- Haat bazaar, photo studio, museum (Ajyabghar), temple (Mandir Devra), Rajasthani village culture and Mehndi. You can also buy some amazing handmade stuff which in a way depicts the real culture and tradition of the state.
The fun zone at Chokhi Dhani has various enjoyable activities such as Sanp-Sidhi Ro Khel, luck predictor, Gufa Jharni, Jungle Sair and Bhool Bhulaiya.
Sangri and Chaupad Jeeman Ghar are the absolute dining areas at Chokhi Dhani serving you delectable Rajasthani cuisines. Gorband is another fine dining, set-up in an open area with traditional favorites.