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Fort Chanwa Luni Hotel - Jodhpur !!!

Fort Chanwa hotel is a composition of a lyrical complex, which comprise of a myriad courtyards, water wells, passages and unexpected stairways to secret pavilions and doors. Fort Chanwa hotel accommodation is a great composition, that captures the romance and grace of Rajasthan magnificence.
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About Fort Chanwa Luni !!!
Today, Fort Chanwa is restored to its pristine glory and charm due to its proud owners Maharajah Dalip Singhji and Rani Madhu Devi, who warmly welcome travellers from distant lands, offering them a princely hospitality in an inimitably enchanting setting.
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The warmth and excitements of Fort Chanwa will surely transmit you in the world of Rajasthani Magnificence. This alluring hotel complex is now an exceptional example of elegance and symmetry in Indian architecture of the last century. The entire fortress is carved out of the famous red sandstone of Jodhpur and with its ornately carved lattice work friezes and intricate "Jharokas", it exquisitely captures the romance and grace of a bygone age. Today, Fort Chanwa is considered to one of the Finest Heritage palace Hotel in Jodhpur.

Do you know, for nearly 40 years, the fortress remained untouched and neglected. The first wave that hit the Fort Chanwa for its restorations was realised in the year 1992, when its proud owners Maharaj Dalip Singh and Rani Madhu Devi took the initiative and open the gates of this palatial building to new invaders.
The Legendary Fort Chanwa Luni Hotel !!!
In the year 1948 Chanwa was granted in "Jagir" to Maharajah Dalip Singh, the youngest son of Maharajah Umaid Singh, However over the years the Fortress sank into years of neglect and decay. In 1992 inspired by a wave of successful restorations to heritage properties and encouraged by the burgeoning tourism traffic into western Rajasthan Maharajah Dalip Singh, the 24th generation of direct descent from Rao Jodha, ruler and founder of Jodhpur in the 15th century decided to throw open the gates of Chanwa to these new 'invaders'. Maharajah then decided to compose this fort into a shape of lyrical complex, which has number of courtyards, towers, water, wheels, stables, passages and unexpected stairways to secret pavilions and panoramic rooftops spanning the village below and the Thar horizon beyond.

Even the traditional paintings on the walls harmoniously reflect the skill of the master craftsmen and the bygone days. The village of Luni nestles in the shadow of the Fort walls, which is also a hub of activities. Guests can see many artisans fashioning metal, clay or wood into intricate forms and demonstrating the skills passed down over the centuries by their ancestors. In the earlier time, when Maharajah used watch from the windows of this large imposing fort, it reflect the changing times under shady trees, while the children enjoy running around narrow carefree streets. The women, swaying in their brilliant Rajasthani colours go about their daily chores to give water and sustenance to the village.

Palatial Accommodation !!!
Fort Chanwa Luni Hotel has elegantly appointed rooms with all the modern facilities and great amenities. It is now beautifully restored to its former glory by its owners Maharaj Dalip Singhji, (The youngest son of H.H Maharajah Umaid Singhji) and his wife Rani Madhu. Each of its room is decorated and created in such a way to match its own particular charm. Whereas the courtyards, verandahs and gardens all offer a setting and ambiance, that can easily set to rapture your heart. The rooms of this palatial hotel are very peaceful and serene , where guests can unwind for the day and spend the afternoons leisurely reading or relaxing in the basking sun.

Facilities and Services At Fort Chanwa Luni !!!
At Fort Chanwa Luni, guest will be surprised with the textures and fittings that flourish on the four walls of the hotel, to make it none other then a pure heaven on earth. The hotel features 31 well decorated rooms, all are fostered with the modern facilities and luxurious amenities of any Heritage Palace Hotel. Fort Chanwa of Luni must be your staying option, once you are in the Blue City

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Food At Fort Chanwa Luni !!!
At Fort Chanwa the honored guests of the hotel can relish the delicious traditional Rajasthani cuisines, which is specially prepared by the cooks, who have served the royal families for many generations. The guests can also take the pleasure of organising Gala Dinner (upto 150 Pax) with traditional delicacies. You can savour the true taste of Indian hospitality and culture with the conglomeration of local village dance and music. The also fort houses a bar facility, which is well stocked to suit different tastes and even the evening bazaar is set up to pick up gifts and nick-nacks.

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Fort Chanwa has thirty one authentically renovated rooms with attached bathrooms and the most notable feature of these palatial suits ate, each room has absolutely different decore and ambience, worth for your glance and stay.
Recreational Facilities !!!
Cultural Shows : Tourist visiting Fort Chanwa Luni for the first time, should not miss an opportunity to gaze at the famous cultural programmes of like Candle light dinners with the live performance of village folks. Guests can please there ears and eyes with the musician singings and typical Rajasthani dance around the spacious lawn of the hotel.

Leisure Activities : The grandeur of Fort Chanwa Luni is a home to myriad leisure activities like swimming pool, sauna and traditional massages, camels and horse safaris, all the above activities can be arranged by the hotel on requests.

Sightseeing Tours !!!
Fort Chanwa of Luni generally organise number of pleasurable trips to myriad excursions of like you can experience the grandeur of Ranakpur Jain Temple, Nakoda Ji Temples, Osiyan Temples and Ramdevra Temples. Guests can also take the charm of camel ride and high tea in the nearby sand dunes of .

Fort Chanwa Luni also organise excursion tour to the Jawai dam, where you can enjoy your lunch in a picnic, after which you can go for a walks, or trekking or cycling in the surrounding hills. You can also try fishing, boating or spotting crocodiles in the Jawai Lake.

Safari Option : In the afternoon, the guest will be departing for a jeep safari from Fort Chanwa Luni, where you will offered a lifetime opportunity to visit the myriad communities of Rajasthan like Bishnois, Patals, Raikas, Moilas and Prajapat. Once you are on a jeep safari, which is full of fun and frolic, will leave you will unforgettable memories to cherish all through your life. If you are fortunate enough, then you can also sight various desert spices with the backdrop of giant Aravalli Range, sunset is another attraction of the desert .

Fun and Frolic Theme Activities !!!
Mehfil Theme : At Fort Chanwa Luni, you can feast your eyes with the Mehfil Theme, where guests are welcomed in a traditional way. Guests can see tall men in colorful turbans and beautiful women in colorful scarfs. Once you become the part of Mehfil Theme, you will be personally taken care by the royal families servants, followed by the welcome drinks,classical music, Rajasthani dances, with the elaborate dinner menu, including the best of Indian and mughalai preparations served by traditionally attired staff.

Village Dhani Dinner : On your special requests, Fort Chanwa Luni can map out for the Village Dhani Dinner Party. The hotel regularly host dinners in the vicinity of village dhani, where you will be personally take care by the hotel authorities and served with the delicious meals in a rural style, followed by the traditional ceremony, live music and folk dances that continue till late evenings.

Tribal Theme : Fort Chanwa Luni frequently organise day out trips with the particular local community of Rajasthan like the Bishnoi, Patel (Agriculturist), Moila (Potter) and the Prajapat (Weaver). Once you are day out with the tribal community, guests are made to dress the same like village folks and follow the day to day life of the tribals till late evenings. The meals, mineral water and interpreter are arranged by hotel authorities.

Picnic Theme : Fort Chanwa Luni regularly organise number of picnics and Rajasthani meal trips to various thrilling excursions of the city. In the early morning hours, guests will be departing from Fort Chanwa Luni for picnic lunch at desert oasis. You will be served with the most exotic and mouth watering local and Rajasthani dishes with separate bar counter, where you can savours old and famous drinks of the world under the cool shades of trees.

Jungle Theme : Fort Chanwa Luni constantly arranged numerous trips to the close vicinity forests of , where guests are taken in the open Jeeps for sightseeing the various fauna spices like black buck, chinkara, blue bulls and antelopes on the way. Once you reach the campsite, you will be welcomed with non alcoholic drink followed by live music and dances. Drinks, snacks, vegetarians and non-vegetarians are served straight from the barbeque pit. At the same time tribal dancers will be performing through out the evening followed by the real Rajasthani specialty of veg and non-veg meals, which are cooked in the ambiance of Jungle.

Other Facilities !!!

Traditional Rajput Wedding At Fort Chanwa : Weddings are also organised by he hotel. The guests are divided into two groups to form bride and grooms sides. A traditional ceremony is also arranged, where you can see tall men dressed in a white kurta pajama and colorful turban, whereas the beautiful womens are dressed in a colorful Rajasthani dress or Salwar Kameez with colored scarf. The fort building is beautifully illuminated, brat processing with the groom on the horseback is led by other men with decorated camels, horses, band flaming torches and musicians. On arrival of Barat party at fort, welcome drinks are served, after which marriage ceremony is started with beautiful flowers and ferry light in the middle of the garden and bride follows later. All the relatives from groom side and brides side are then seated on the mattress around the garden. A Hindu Pandit then performs the rituals and commemorates the marriage ceremony, while cocktails, drinks and snacks are served followed by the gala dinner party. The dinner ends with the fire works display, photographer and video man, which can be arranged on request. The newly wed couple is then escorted to the suite decorated with flowers.

Hotel Chanwa LuniFront View of Chanwa LuniSwimming Pool Inside the HotelGreen Lawn at the HotelRoyal Couple