Our property is the beautiful, colourful and highly individual home of the noble family of Bhenswara. The Ravla (Castle) was built about 240 years ago in typical Rajput style by Thakur Jagat Singh ji Rathore (Champawat) founder of Bhenswara. When you step through the entrance gateway you are transported into another serene and gentle world. This is rural India; another world, but only 120 km away from the city of Jodhpur. Here you can take a safari to visit the villages to meet the indigenous people and have the opportunity of viewing the abundant wildlife. This is so much more than just a place, it is a delightful and very special home filled with antique treasures which the family want to share with you; the warmth of the greeting from both the family and staff will ensure your stay is a special one, here the Indian saying that "Guest is God" is a true one. Be a part of ravla's social initiative. by staying at this place you contribute to the social and economic development of the area we ensure that fabrics and other products made by the local artisans from the nearby villages have been used in keeping with the ethos of supporting the local economy which is reflected in the ambience of the ravla. at the hotel we have conciously decided to use indegenous products to showcase the uniqueness of our region , most of our employees are the offsprings of families who have been working with us for generations. The emphasis on being indegenous is so that our guests can experience
It was built by Jagat Singh Ji the founder of Bhenswara about 240 years ago and each subsequent ruler has changed the Ravla according to his own tastes. Thakur Madho Singh Ji (1922-1996) added many modern comforts. In 1993 the Ravla was transformed into a heritage hotel resort by the hardwork of Kunwar Shiv Pratap Singh and his wife Uma Kumari and the family staff. Theplace has brought together the past splendour and modern comforts which would be an ideal place for pleasure of the guests. The lush green gardens and the big old trees add to the beauty of our place. Madho Vilas, Jodhpur was the residence of the Thakur Madho Singh Ji of Bhenswara. The building has been built with pink and red sand stones in the early 40s by renowned architect Mr. Goldstow. Each delightful bedroom room is highly individual and decorated with great style incorporating the most modern of comforts with traditional furniture and locally sourced handicrafts.
The experience at the our place goes well beyond just staying in a hotel in rajasthan ,, you are treated as a family friend by your hosts. The ravla bhenswara is wear they take great pried in making you experience that the culture of this magnificent land still breathes its unique flair - the guest are greeted with teeka and moli (tie n die threads) and at Departure a small token of good omen for the journey ahead , jagery (gur) and a thread of good luck , (kakandora) is tied. These things together constitute the perfect blend of an experience that you will get no where else . The host kr shivpratap singh and his family lives in the same ravla and are more than happy to entertain and swap tales with their guest the make great effort to keep the cultural heritage of their family still alive.
It set in a beautiful landscape of the aravli range,on the banks of dry river javai . the ravla is situated in the heart of a small village . 130 km from jodhpur 165 km from udaipur 360 km from jaisalmer 85 km from ranakpur Guests are welcome to help/assist us in our efforts in whatever manner suits them best. We are working on few projects like- 1) Eco Friendly Operations 2) Plantation and Wildlife conservation 3) Contribution to develop local village infrastructure Travel Assistance is Available Car Rental can be provided. Pick up and Drop Off on request. Restraunt is available as per extra charges. Pool is Common.
Local experience : Leopard safari : VILLAGE SAFARI Join a village safari and get a once in a life time experience; a unique glimpse into the lifestyle and everyday activities of rural village life. Learn the history of its people with their distinct traditions still kept alive today. See the women in their vibrant colourful attire smile behind their veils as they go about their daily work in village and their traditional mud plastered houses. VILLAGE WALK The life style in Bhenswara is a synonym to purity and ethnicity in every sense. Here in the village you see charming faces of the people clad in vibrant colours so typical of Rajasthan.In the early morning the vast green fields reverberate with morning birdsong. The fields grow the traditional crops and farm fresh vegetables, every aspect is close to the earth of Mother India. You can get a glimpse of a rural Rajasthani household and its simple no frills lifestyle.
Check In: 12:00 pm
Check Out: 12:00 pm
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