Rohet Garh, Rajasthan

A 375-year-old fortified castle of Rohet Garh set on the edge of the Thar Desert. This 17th-century family-run fort is a charming place in the small village of Rohet. Carefully curated in traditional Rajasthani style and homely atmosphere, Rohet Garh fort is your real-life fantasy to live like a King and Queen. This deserted home is now a classified Heritage hotel in Jodhpur. And with great love and care by the descendant family for the last fifteen years, this fort is nurturing and developing as the finest of all heritage hotels. On the banks of a lake, Rohet Garh creates a haven for the people who are looking for peace and tranquility. Here, you will get your entry to an oasis where the chirping of birds is the only sound you'll hear. It is a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate as you will sprawl through its manicured gardens, lawns, and the spacious bedrooms with pretty frescoes.

  • 04-Nov-2019
  • Written By: Naila Arif
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Location-

Rohet Garh, set on the edge of the Thar Desert, gives you the pleasure of utter peace and isolation from the rest of the world. So if you want to take a break from city life and daily chores, this could be the best place to spend some quality time with your loved ones. This beautiful heritage hotel is only 64 kilometers away from Jodhpur Airport. It serves only the internal flights, all well-connected with the major cities in India like- Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, and Udaipur

By the railway station, Rohet Garh is only 14 kilometers away. You can take the trains from stations like- Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, and Jaipur. The hotel can arrange a car transfer to Rohet Garh from both Railway station and Airport.

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Accommodation-

The accommodation in the Rohet Garh is the pride of the property. With thirty-two deluxe rooms and six suite rooms, you will get to experience the charms of traditional style with modern amenities. All thirty-two super deluxe rooms are light and airy. Each room varies by different frescoes, handcrafted bed covers, and pillows along with antiques. The deluxe rooms scatter around the fort and courtyard, and they are mostly on the ground floor, facing the gardens and overlooking the lake. 

The suite rooms are big and super spacious. Here you will get a separate living room and complete privacy. All the six suite rooms are marvelously comfortable with deep mattresses. They also have superior goose down the pillows. All rooms, including the other deluxe rooms, have overhead fans, bathrobes, hairdryers, and attached bathrooms with incredible forest essentials toiletries. 

Other essential features of the rooms at Rohet Garh includes-

Coffee and tea making

Cots available

Extra beds

WiFi connectivity

Terrace

TVs and DVDs

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Sumptuous cuisine-

There is nothing like a good continental and Indian cuisine served at a lovely open-sided restaurant overlooking the swimming pool. And you will only get to experience this in Rohet Garh Fort. Here you can also enjoy the 'Durri Khana'- an original lounge and dining room with a wooden ceiling in the center of the house. The place also has a comfortable lounge area with a card table and chess boards. On the open-sided restaurant, you can try paneer cheese and coriander accompanied by sizzling chicken kebabs basted with lemon juice.

For breakfast, there's a beautifully laid out sitting by the pool where you can enjoy the Indian-styled breakfast. You can kick-start with spicy scrambled eggs, puris, parathas, potato, etc. But if you like to go with American-style breakfast, you can have a delectable spread of fruit platter, yogurt, cereal, eggs of any style, toasts, crispy bacon, etc. 

For dinner, most of the evenings have extravagant music and dance performances by the poolside with a candlelit dinner. And if you are planning to go to safari, then you must go to a Royal Picnic too. The picnics are incredible as you get a sound choice on beverages, delicious food, and obviously, a complete royal setting. 

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Activities-

There are only a few places where you can get to enjoy the best of both worlds. Rohet Garh is one of them as you get to indulge with the Indian luxuries along with a taste of the rural Rajasthan. There are a few things to do in Rohet Garh that you must experience before going back to your routine.

Village Safaris- Pioneered by the Rathores in 1989, the village safaris are still their main highlight for the activities. On this safari, you will get to explore the best of the land and its culture.

Equestrian Program- This program at Rohet Garh is among the finest in the country. The owner, Siddharth, is very passionate about his Marwari breed of horses and train them himself at Rohet Garh. The best thing about this tailor-made equestrian program is that you can explore the western Rajasthan region around Rohet at your convenience. 

Bird-watching- The nature lovers ought to bring out their cameras along with binoculars to enjoy this activity. The lakes and Jheels around Mihir Garh are a haven for birds as you can spot over 200 different species of birds

Culinary Workshop- A meal at Rohet Garh considered being the best meal in India. It is because of the small cookbook of Late Thakurani Sahiba Jayendra Kumari. The culinary workshop based on her traditional Rajasthani cuisines not only demonstrate the art but also train you to gain the same taste.