Chokhi Dhani – Experience Rajasthan across India
Originally built as an ethnic village resort in Jaipur to showcase authentic Rajasthani village culture, Chokhi Dhani is now a brand name in itself. With mini re-created Rajasthani villages popping up in different cities across India it is possible to experience the essence of rural Rajasthan without having to travel to the state.
Started in 1989 to create an ethnic ambiance for a restaurant, over the years Chokhi Dhani has evolved as a tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life of this most colorful state in the country. Today, the name of Chokhi Dhani is synonymous with Rajasthani culture throughout the country and offers tourists a chance to experience that culture without having to travel to Rajasthan itself.
Here’s a a little about the Original Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur, Rajasthan and it’s locations across India:
Chokhi Dhani, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Spread over 18 acres of beautifully landscaped area for a rustic look the original Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur Rajasthan has a recreated ethnic village as well as a 5 star village themed resort offering you a chance to stay and to make your stay in Rajasthan as authentic and enjoyable as it can get.
The Chokhi Dhani Hotel Resort
Chokhi Dhani Resort literally meaning the “Fine Hamlet” is a 5 star Ethnic resort, the only one of its kind in the country. With quaint mud & thatch dwellings set in sprawling acreage of land, it has 59 cottages, 33 royal cottages, 8 Haveli Suits, 4 Conferences Halls, Bindola – the ethnic restaurant, Aarogosa – the multicuisine restaurant, Kesar Kyari – outdoor barbeque, Chaupal, Chandi Mahal Bar, Rhun Jhun – Discotheque cum bar, Kesariya – The Sansha Spa. Designed for comfort without losing out on the ethnic feel the cottages have bamboo net ceilings, mud plastered walls, paintings, murals, beautifully carved furniture and artifacts but at the same time are air conditioned, with attached bathrooms, running hot & cold water, telephone, mini bars etc.
The Chokhi Dhani Village
The Chokhi Dhani Village is a place for anyone to com visit, enjoy the activities, performances and shows which exhibit Rajasthani Village Folk culture. It’s a chance to sample Rajasthani Cuisine at it’s best at one of it’s many Restaurants and spend a day/ evening with family and friends. Chokhi Dhani Village has a different theme for each day, a festive celebration every time in a different manner with a purview of real Rajasthani village culture in fun, entertainment, games, shopping, Rajasthani diet, folk dance , music and much more.
12 Miles, Tonk Road, Via Vatika, Jaipur – 303 905, INDIA
Tel: +91-141-277 0555, 277 0556
Fax: +91-141-277 0558
Chokhi Dhani, Pune (Maharashtra)
Chokhi Dhani was launched in Pune city in 2006. In true tradition of it’s Rajasthani version it has maintained its rich art & culture image with its host of Folk Dances- Ghoomer, Kalbelia,Bhopa Bhopi,Chaupal, etc….Village Artisans too show case their skills with the depiction of Kumbhar, Lohar,etc.
Some of it’s attractions include- Ghoomer Dance, Bhavai Dance, Drum Dance, Chari Dance, Fire Dance, Gair Dance, Kachhi Ghodi Dance, Kathak Dance, Kuchipudi Dance, Sapera Dance, Terah Taali Dance, Pabuji Ka Fad(Rajasthani Music), Gypsies of Rajasthan, Rajasthani Puppet Show, Magic Show, Astrologer(Jyotishi), Massage Centre, Horse Riding, Camel Riding, games and shops.
The biggest attraction tough is the authentic Rajasthani Meal served traditionally seated on the floor with plates made from leaves and drinks served in clay glasses. Rajasthani princely feasts cooked in desi ghee (clarified butter) famous for it’s mouth- watering aroma is what you’ll get to taste at Chokhi Dhani leaving you licking your fingers.
Chokhi Dhani Resorts Pvt. Ltd.
Pune – Nagar highway, Wagholi,
Phone : +91 20 27051032
For Bookings Call
Nitin : 9860091186
Chokhi Dhani, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Chokhi Dhani in Indore offers both the village as well as the resort. Richly and tastefully adorned with ethnic décor, they offer all comforts plus that unique ambiance that Chokhi Dhani is famous for. The rooms are built in village style and are equipped with all facilities.
The village offers the regular attractions like Camel rides, Puppet Shows, Folk dances and traditionally Rajasthani Cuisine. But it also has added attractions like Go Karting, Jungle Theme park, toy train and a snow machine to experience snow in a desert theme….unusual but a lot of fun!
Mahatma Gandhi Road, Indore, 452001
Tel: +91 731 2528800
Chokhi Dhani, Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Spread over 5 acres of land in Thane in Mumbai is Jaipur’s famous Chokhi Dhani Village theme restaurant. The Village is dotted with machans and platforms where various folk artistes perform concurrently. The display of traditional huts and workmanship will take you back to the times when splendor was unpretentious.
Live dance and music performances all through the evenings is one of the major attractions at Chokhi Dhani Mumbai. Apart from dances you will definitely enjoy Rajasthani Puppet Shows, Magic Shows, Fortune Tellers, Tattoo Painting & Mehandi(Henna) designers, small local market and horse & camel rides. When you have taken in the sights and the sounds, it’s time to settle down and indulge your taste buds. Step in to the dining hall… which is renowned for the mouthwatering and typical Rajasthani food served to you on a leaf platter in the tradition of Manuhaar.
Kalyan Bhiwandi Road, Village Ranjnoli,
Taluka – Bhiwandi, District – Thane. Mumbai
Phone : +91 2522 64 7071/72
Mobile: 98708 85508
Chokhi Dhani, Surat & Ahemdabad (Gujarat) Coming soon
Plans for Chokhi Dhani Villages are under way in two major cities in Gujarat- Surat and Ahemdabad.
The Location for the one at Surat is currently planned at :
Chaltan, Near Toll Naka,
Surat, Gujrat, INDIA
Tel: 92276 88804, 92276 88805
The Ahemdabad Choki Dhani Loacation has not been disclosed as yet.