Chokhi Dhani Village, Jaipur – True Essence of Rajasthan Culture

Situated on Tonk Road about 20 kilometers from the City of Palaces – Jaipur, meaning ‘special Village’ the Chokhi Dhani is a Rajasthani man-made village. It is a colorful fun place for ideal for all members of the families, groups of friends and individuals.

You can find various play activities like a rope swing, an open aired eatery that serves tangy Rajasthani Thali and holds several talent performances by local artists, musicians and dancers. Founded over two decades ago in the year 1989, this small version or Rajasthani model village was open to domestic and international tourists from the year 1994.

Chokhi Dhani, Jaipur

Chokhi Dhani

Suggested Read: General Information of Palace on Wheels train

This luxury heritage resort gives a glimpse and experience of true Rajasthani rural culture. Visitors can see original Rajasthani art & craft including ancient artifacts, wall-hangings, old paintings, traditional handicrafts, sculptures & folklore. There are modern day facilities and activities provided for guests to enjoy also.

Luxury Resort at Chokhi Dhani

Luxury Resort at Chokhi Dhani

Also Read: History of Palace on Wheels train

The miniature mock village has activities that you will find in real Rajasthan – like puppet shows, acrobatics, parrot picking cards, fortune telling, boat rides, horse riding, and magic shows too. There is also an art gallery, shopping arcade and bevy of food stalls with diverse ticket prices depending on the dining experience and royal stay facilities.

Puppet Show Chokhi Dhani

Puppet Show

Camel Riding Chowki Dhani

Camel Riding

Suggested Tour: Palace on Wheels train itinerary

Guests can shop for a range of Rajasthani items like jackets, popular footwear, vibrant Kurtis and traditional handicrafts at the haat. Get a healthy royal eating experience served by traditionally dressed serves in Rajasthani style & culture and delectable Dal Batti & Churma prepared by soaking it in ghee.

Also Read:  10 Most Colorful Markets in Rajasthan You Must Visit


Have a look on the Palace on Wheels train cabins

Guests can choose from various accommodations offered here such as Haveli Suites, Royal Cottages, and Cottage Rooms to suit their requirements. The 5-star luxury hotel guest rooms are fully equipped with flat screen TV sets, refrigerators, air-conditioning, mini-bar, in-house dining area, and free Internet access.

The interiors of the guest rooms are done up with royal decor, vintage furnishings and relics from the bygone era.

In all, from the layout and buildings to the fine hospitality & regal decor gives guests the feel of ethnic village in rural Rajasthan.

Explore More: Palace on Wheels pictures

Visitor Information

Timings – 5. pm to 11. pm
Climate – 44 degrees to 49 degrees
Visit Duration – 3 hours to 5 hours

Entry Fee & Costs

Adult – INR 450/-
Each Child – INR 350/-


Rajasthani Village Thali – INR 700/-
Resort Buffet Foods – INR 110/-


Suites for Booking Hotel – Starts from INR 13,000/- onwards

Best Time to Visit

Summers are sweltering hot and humid where as monsoons experience light to regular rainfall. Best time to visit this model Rajasthani village during winter months i.e October to March.

Regular Cab: INR 1200/- Round Trip from Main City to Chokhi Dhani

Chokhi Dhani Rajputana Cab Service (Round Trip):

Sedan – INR 900/-
SUV – INR 1500/-

Take a glimpse of Rajasthani culture through Palace on Wheels India and get the special offer on the selected departure dates of Palace on Wheels.

More details about Palace on Wheels:

Also Read:  7 Most Haunted Places in Rajasthan

Suggested Next Reading:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *