Vibrant Rajasthan - Tour to the Land of History, Legends, Hotels....
Luni, Is Located Near Jodhpur. Fort Chanwa And Artisans Engaged In The Profession Of Carving Are Main Tourist Attractions. Fort Chanwa Is A Heritage Hotel And A Great Location For Relaxing Holidays, Far From The Madding Crowd.
Not to be confused with the ancient region of the same name in Italy, Luni in Rajasthan is a charming village near Jodhpur and is a living example of Rajasthan's royal past. Tourists to Luni can interact with artisans pursuing their ancestral profession of carving metal, clay or wood into intricate designs.
Just half an hour away from Jodhpur, the Fort Chanwa at Luni attracts numerous tourists. Built over a hundred years ago in the reign of Maharaja Dalip Singh, the Fort Chanwa of Luni is built with the famed red sand stone of Jodhpur. Beautifully restored and now a heritage hotel, it has lush gardens, ornately carved lattice work friezes and intricate Jharokas or balconies, lending romance and charm to the Fort. Fort Chanwa at Luni is a peaceful haven where tourists can unwind. Traditional Rajasthan cuisine savoured in candle light with folk musicians playing in the background make for a holiday to remember.
Shopping In Luni
Luni represents the simple rural life of Rajasthan. The traditional art of carvings, passed on from generation to generation, is the most striking feature of Luni. Here you can buy wonderful clay, metal and wood carved shopping items. And still if you want to shop more, then head for Jodhpur city, which is only 35 km from Luni. A wide variety of handicrafts are available here.
Accommodation In Luni
Luni is famous for its heritage hotel Fort Chanwa, which is cocooned in regal ambiance. Its interiors beautifully reflect the royalty of the bygone era. The in-house restaurants of the hotel serve mouth-watering Rajasthani, Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine.
How To Reach
By Air: Jodhpur is the nearest domestic airport.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is also at Jodhpur.
By Road: Regular bus service from Luni connects it to the main cities of Rajasthan.