If you are looking for a holiday destination out of the ordinary, head for The Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur for that bespoke experience! Here we are into the real Rajasthan; a part of India which is so unique it draws thousands of visitors from all over the world! A perfect Rajasthani experience awaits you, complete with a welcome tilak, traditional dances of Rajasthan, fun rides and activities for the entire family. And along with the appeal of the desert, enjoy a wonderful village life with all modern comforts.
You will be spoil for choice at Chokhi dhani. The live shows will keep you spellbound and the activities will keep you busy while the children release their energy in archery, riding the carousel, the elephant or the camel!
Fairs and festivals are the best time to visit Chokhi Dhani. These are spectacular events and the main charm of this village resort in Jaipur. The celebrations start in the evening and the atmosphere is mesmerizing! Magic shows, puppet shows, flame throwers, magicians and puppeteers are all there to make the visit a memorable one!
The Chokhi dhani “Folk Dance And Music Show; Chaupal Nach Gan Re” is very popular. Rajasthani dances like the Ghoomer and the snake dance, the Kalbeliya, are all performed. Rajasthani folk music is a prime attraction, as are flame throwers and eaters, fortune tellers, acrobats on bamboo sticks and luck-predicting parrots! There are potters and artisans showing off their art, dexterity and skills.
Chokhi Dhani offers many options for mesmerizing entertainment. Among these entertainment options, traditional folk dance performances are the star attraction because of the superb dance forms like Chari, Ghoomar, the Bhopa-bhopi and Kalbeliya dance. These dances are very fast paced and really high beats. They will be sure to have your feet tapping, eager to join in. Also enjoy the traditional fire acts, puppet shows and magic shows.
The Kalbeliya dance, also known as ‘Sapera Dance’ or ‘Snake Charmer Dance’of Rajasthan, is famous all over the world for its high beat passionate music and fascinating body movements. The folk dancers sway to the lilt of the ‘been’ and beat of the drum. The men play the instruments and the women perform the dance. Their graceful and sinuous dance movements enthrall all viewers. It is the most sensuous Rajasthani dance.
Bhopa-Bhopi dances are a form of story-telling, sung and danced to old folk tales, of bravery and valour, of Indian Gods and Kings. Only two artistes can perform the songs and dances with two instruments. A male artiste‘Bhopa’ and another female artiste addressed as ‘Bhopi’.
Ghoomer, or the tune of the desert, is the magical dance performance of Rajasthan which makes the foot tap. It is performed by groups of women moving in circles singing together. The colorful and swirling ‘ghagras’ of the women are mesmerizing.
Bhavai Dance is a very difficult form of Rajasthani dance and can only be performed by skilled artists. The dancers balance a number of earthen pots or brass pitchers and then sway with the soles of their feet perched on the top of a glass and also sometime on the edge of a naked sword or on the rim of a brass thali (plate) during the performance.
In the Potter dance, the artistes dance with seven to eleven pots on their heads and in some shows they dance with lighted pots on their heads.
Nat Ro Kartab – Acrobatics On A Bamboo
See this gutsy feat live. The brave artiste balances himself on a bamboo without the protection of a safety net beneath, the trapeze artiste balances himself on a bamboo without the protection of a safety net beneath and the fire eaters perform their mind boggling feats!
The Puppet Show – Kathputli Ro Nach
The colorful Puppet or Kathputli show transports you into the world of valiant kings, beautiful princesses and powerful magicians. The puppeteer makes episodes and scenes from their lives come alive.
The Magic Show – Jadu Ro Khel
The magician performs his entrancing show with some hand tricks and hypnotism acts keeping the children at the edge of their seats!
At Chokhi Dhani you are invited to welcome your inner child, forget your worries and let down your hair! Isn’t that what holidays are about?
A holiday at The Chokhi Dhani 5 star luxury resorts in Jaipur is once in a lifetime experience. Open up the child in you and join into the laughter, merriment and fun!