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Looking For A Relaxing Weekend Getaway Packed With Experiences? Then Visit Malji Ka Kamra In Churu!

    What Makes It Awesome?

    Away from the smog-laden Delhi, and a quick 5-hour away lies a memorable mini holiday in the Churu district of Rajasthan. For a quick weekend getaway which is not the usual Jaipur, Agra and Corbett - make your way to Malji Ka Kamra, a painstakingly restored 100-year frescoed haveli. A typical day at Malji starts with a breakfast, followed by specially curated heritage walks around Shekhawati {called as world's biggest open-air museum} depicting life and times of era gone that has been done by raw hands in streets, havelis and ceilings. Also, take an evening trip to a nearby village and fancy some hot pakoras with 'kulhad chai' and interact with villagers on crops and the desert life. There is also a school for specially-abled kids, so one may also go there for a visit. Evenings are really slow as their open-air dining turns dreamy with a makeshift 'the last' serving choicest drinks with the signature 'Laal Maas' of Rajasthan. The family who owns the property is gracious and loves sharing the stories of the restoration project. As the day ends find yourself sleeping under the breathtaking high ceiling frescoes. Their suit will make you skip a beat. The entire furniture is period and sourced from Ramgarh, another town adjacent to Churu.

    What's My Pro Tip?

    Delhi has convenient trains to Churu, one can take an early morning ride, reach there by 11 and then start by evening train from Churu making it all-in-all an ideal weekend getaway destination. Also, the road trip takes you through lush green rural countryside sans NH8 traffic which you will love with some music and some great company!

    Anything Else?

    Call the owner Arvind Balan +91-9001792225, a very cheerful and approachable guy who also races cars! If you get on well, he may just take you on an impromptu off-roading in dunes and would simply turn your weekend into an adrenaline-packed memory!