Rajasthan is a beautiful state. The culture is vibrant, the cities colourful and the food, one of a kind. If you’ve been wanting to visit the state and haven’t had the time or the resources to do so, you can now experience all that the state has to offer right here in Pune.

‘Chokhi Dhani’ in Pune is all about the rural Rajasthani culture, the food, the people and the art. Vibrant and alive, Chokhi Dhani is almost like a trailer to all the gems that Rajasthan has in store for you and it is an experience worth having!

The vibe

Spread across an expansive property of 7 acres, Chokhi Dhani can be best described as a “Rajasthan theme park”; yet, it is a lot more than that.

Chokhi Dhani is an experience center, a place where you can find small, intricately painted mud huts and beautifully designed sculptures. You will also spot women dressed in traditional costumes, earthen pots on their heads, doing ‘Garba’ and bands singing folk songs.

With an aim to preserve and encourage the village art, they apparently have 77 activities that are entertaining too and that you can partake in to enrich your experience and fall in love with the rural Rajasthan.

For the Tastebuds

Chokhi Dhani serves Rajasthani traditional food; you’ll find yourself tasting bajre ki roti, gatte ki sabzi, kadhi, dal-bati, choorma, jalebi, khichda, malpua and more dishes that are like insignia of the state.

Knock Knock

The place may seem like a little touristy, but we would highly recommend visiting the place as a one-day getaway or a picnic. You can spend your day experiencing the colourful scenes, looking at the beautiful wall paintings and eating a hearty regional meal.

Cost: ₹450 for kids and ₹750 for adults.

Location: Nagar Highway, Wagholi, Chokhi Dhani, Pune

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