Lotwara is a surprisingly scenic village in Dausa district of Rajasthan. Surrounded by lush green fields it’s located on the bank of pious Banganga River, which is believed to have emerged by the arrow of Arjuna to quench the last thirst of Pitamah Bhishma during Maharbharata. Probably most thickly populated with peacock, it’s famous as “Peacock Town” of Rajasthan. But the highlight of this village is the Lotwara Fort where the royal family continues to reside for centuries.
Lotwara is located 110 km from Jaipur, 7 km off from Pilodi on Agra-Jaipur highway. Another 11 km will take you to largest step well of the world Chand Baori, Abhaneri. Lotwara was chosen by its founder for its fertile land where wheat, mustard, barley and other vegetables can be grown easily. The royal family has done a remarkable job for the village to create Lotwara Private ITI, a school and hospital. Recently a petrol pump has also arrived to make their life even easier.
This 17th century fort, built by Thakur Ganga Singh is now the home to his descendant Thakur Giriraj Singh Lotwara. Created on 52,300 sq ft of land, it’s a fine example of traditional Rajput architecture. Invincible boundary wall, the main porch, rooms built around a courtyard, Kachehri (court) which is still used to meet common people of the village and Chhatries on the top make it a complete Rajputana residence. It consist of 11 guest room; 5 rooms on the ground and 6 on the first floor including a Suite Room with a Drawing cum Dining Room. Every single room is unique in design and comes with AC and attached toilet.
Thakur Giriraj Singh Lotwara is a learned person with special interest in history. Socially very active he also is the President of Shri Rajput Sabha, Rajasthan. A talk over evening tea with him can give you an insight to the culture and lifestyle of Rajasthan and Rajput clan. His son Kunwar Lokendra Singh is a proud youngest Sarpanch of Rajasthan, probably of India also.
The rich variety of food is something Rajasthan is famous for. Apart from regular north Indian food, traditional Rajasthani cuisine like Kadhi, Gatta, Dal-Bati Churma and Laal Maans (Red Meat) is something you will cherish. Different types of chutney and pickles is to add some more spice to your meal.
Parking • Garden • Roof-top Dinning • Bonfire • Folk music & dance
Village Walk • Pottery • Camel Cart Safari • Horse Safari
Standard Room – 3500/-
Deluxe Room – 4000/-
Super Deluxe Room – 4500/-
Suite – 5500/-
Includes: Breakfast, Dinner, Morning & Evening Tea and Camel Card Ride
Upto 8 year: Complimentary (no extra bed)
Krishna Temple • Chhatries • Mehndipur Balaji (6 km) • Chand Baori – Abhaneri (11 km)
Sikandra – the hub of stone carving (26 km) • Jhajhirampura (40 km) • Bhandarej (45 km) • Bhangarh (78 km) • Sariska (82 km) • Alwar (88 km) • Bharatpur (90 km) • Jaipur (110 km) • Agra (135 km)
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