Choki Dhani is a beautiful ethnic village and dining space located on the Kalyan-Bhiwandi road, which is designed like an an ethnic village that is a complete replica of Rajasthani culture.
From the interiors to the food, everything is specifically designed in Rajasthani style, so go here for a blissful time.Everything about this place is quite unique. From the waiters to the watchman, everyone is typically styled with the Rajasthani colourful turban. You get a warm welcome with the tilak and dhols playing at the entrance.
Once you pay the entry fees, you get to enjoy different activities and food for free. There is puppet show, folk dance, henna on hand, hair braiding, welcome juice and starters, you can shop along for bangles and witness the man molding the bangle on a hot iron rod and a lot more. Upon exploring further, you get to be a part of activities which are payable, so look forward to camel or bullock cart rides, games, astrology, enjoy golas and much more.
The food is lip-smacking with the sitting area typically decorated in shahi style. You get to sit on a comfy sofas and small tables, and get your served with makhan and desi ghee.
You could simply travel by car since it’s just a quick drive away from the city. Though you may face traffic issues since the place opens at only at 5pm. Although, the best, easiest and the fastest way one can commute is via trains by getting down at Kalyan station and then taking an a auto or a cab to the place.
We think it’s a must-visit place with your family and friends on a weekend. It’s ideal because it’s away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Click here to visit their website.
Photo source: Chokhi Dhani Mumbai