Rohetgarh: Introduction of Rohetgarh, History of Rohetgarh, Tourist Attractions in Rohetgarh

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Introduction of Rohetgarh

Rohetgarh, an isolated, undiscovered and unspoilt village is situated in the desert region of Rajasthan. Rohetgarh is located about 40 kms from Jodhpur. Rohetgarh is situated in the region of Marwar, and expresses an enigma of valour, battle and chivalry. Today, Rohetgarh is known for the Rohet Garh, a heritage hotel. The Bishnois, who were the protectors of nature and responsible for the survival of the blackbuck antelope; the semi nomadic Raika shepherds of Marwar; Paliwals and Meghwals are some of the famous local people of Rohetgarh.

Rohetgarh, Rajasthan

Chinkara, blue bull, blackbuck and about 200 domestic and migratory species of birds are found in Rohetgarh. Hindi, English and Rajasthani are the common languages which are spoken in Rohetgarh. The best time to visit Rohetgarh is from September to March.

History of Rohetgarh

Rohetgarh, the deserted city was the home of the descendants of the 16th century Rathore of the Champawat clan, Thakur Dalpat Singh I. The "Jagir" or fiefdom of Rohet was given to him by the Maharaja of Jodhpur in 1622 AD, as a mark of appreciation for his bravery in battle. The generations of various kings built Rohet Garh, the heritage palace where the aristocratic values of the people are respected.

Tourist Attractions in Rohetgarh

The major tourist attractions in Rohetgarh is the Rohet Garh, a recognized Heritage Hotel in Rajasthan. This hotel has always remained as a family home, and the members of the erstwhile ruling family welcome you personally as their honored guest. Its elegantly appointed rooms have their own individual character and furnishings. The drawing room has ornately carved wooden ceiling, traditional lamps and old photographs.

Besides this, in Rohetgarh, the guests can communicate with the local people and know about their culture and traditions. They can also view the traditional ceremonies of the people and see village artisans at work creating leather articles, pottery and woven handicrafts. They can also enjoy the horse safaris, camel safaris and jeep safari.

How to reach Rohetgarh

By Air:
The nearest airport is located at Jodhpur which is only about 40 kms.

By Rail:

Jodhpur can also be easily reached by rail from Delhi, Mumbai and Udaipur.

By Road:
Rohetgarh is easily located on the main highway from Jodhpur to Udaipur.

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