Heritage Hotel Fort Chanwa of Luni is an exceptional example of elegance and symmetry in Indian architecture of the 18th century. The entire haveli is built out of the famous red sandstone of Jodhpur and with its ornately carved lattice work friezes and intricate “Jharokas”, it exquisitely captures the romance and grace of a bygone age. This fortified haveli is composed of a lyrical complex of courtyards, towers, a water wheel, passages and unexpected stairways to secret pavilions and panoramic roof tops spanning the village below and the Thar horizon beyond. The traditional paintings on the walls harmoniously reflect the skill of the master craftsmen and the bygone days. The village of Luni nestles in the shadow of the castle walls and is a hub of activity with its many artisans fashioning metal, clay or wood into intricate forms and demonstrating the skills passed down over the centuries by their ancestors.
How to get here:
Luni, a small town in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan is located 32 km away from the district head quarter, Jodhpur. It is 345 kms away the Pink City, Jaipur and 605 kms from the central capital Delhi. Pali, another city of Jodhpur district and also a popular tourist place is just 57 kms from Luni.
The nearest airport to Luni is Jodhpur which is just 34 km away. Tourists can hire a taxi or van from airport to reach the destination.
Luni Junction connects this village to most parts of India. There are many passenger and express trains that pass through this Junction, every now and then. Here tourist can hire a taxi for a convenient transfer to the hotel.
Luni is well connected by road and is only 8 km off the main Jodhpur / Ahmadabad highway (NH62). The nearest cities are Jodhpur, Pali, Balotra, Pachpadra and Barmer.