Luxury Trains of India
Rajasthan Travel Guide
A small charming village, Luni, is just a half an hour drive (35 kilometers) from Jdhpur.
The climate in Luni is semi-arid. The best time to see the excellent nearby forts falls between October to March, when the weather is quite pleasant.
Reaching Luni is not a difficult task. Jodhpur is the nearest airport. The nearest railway station, connecting it with all the major cities of India, is also at Jodhpur. It is well connected with prominent nearby cities by buses.
The fairs and festivals celebrated throughout rajasthan add colours to small village of Luni as well.
The magnificent structure, Fort Chanwa in Luni has been transformed into a heritage hotel that offers you a royal stay. The hotel has royal, air conditioned rooms. Each one is decorated in a traditional style. Several other modern amenities such as swimming pool, safaris, health club, an evening bazaar and many more, will make you lodging tenure quite interesting. RESTAURANTS : The delicious Indian, Chinese, Continental and Rajasthani cuisine served at the in-house restaurant of Hotel Chanwa in Luni will flatter you. Add to it, the well stocked bar here suits every taste.
The most striking sight of Luni is Fort Chanwa, a testimony to the refined Indian architecture. The fort was built by Kaviraj Muraridanji in red sandstone. The traditional paintings and the immaculate carvings keep the spirit of the bygone era alive. The former rulers of the fort, now converted into a massive hotel, Maharaja Dalip Singhji, and his wife Rani Madhu have kept the appeal intact.
Enjoy shopping time in Jodhpur, just 35 kilometers from Luni. PEOPLE AND CULTURE : Luni reflects the rural charm of Rajasthan. It is an escape from the busy and loud cities. Keeping the skills of their ancestors alive till date, the village is home to several artisans and craftsmen who develop spectacular clay, metal and wood carved products.