The RAVLA (Castle) or manor was built by
Th. Jagat Singh ji Rathore (Champawat) founder of Bhenswara about 240
years back. Built in typical Rajput architectural style. This ravla has
been refurbished as per the likes of the residing Thakurs of Bhenswara.
The Ravla at Bhenswara had been given ananglicized force uplift in early
1940's by Late.
Th. Madho Singh ji, he added modern
comfort to his ancestral residence which has enabled his successors to
convert it into a heritage hotel, which now is “Personally” run by his
grandson Kunwar Shiv Pratap Singh and his wife Uma Kunwar. The
discerning travellers to this aristocratic house is thier esteemed
guest. The Ravla has 26 well appointed Rooms / Suite with traditional
decor in different colour themes. The village is situate at the northern
bank of river Jawai (which originates from Aravallies anf flows down to
the Rann of Kutch. A few Kms. away stands the old mighty mountains range
of ESRANA with granite rocks and boulders. The village has a population
of about 5000 people of different caste and clan.
Services and Facilities
CUISINE (Indian, Rajasthani &
Meals can be han in the dinning room or under the stars in the open
courtyard. It is only on Monday's that the Ravla serves only vegetarian
meals, according to the family's religious tradition. The night's
entertainment consists of traditional fold dance & music (Local Folk
Musicians) around the campfire.
Activities and Excursions
Bullock Cart Ride
Trip to Jalore Fort
Monasterial Mountain or Hermitage Trek
Wilder Tented Camps
Wild Life Encounter, by Jeep (Leopard,
Heyna, Wolf, Jackal, Blue Bull, Chinkara, Pocupine, Hare, etc.)
Traditional Rajasthani Cooking
Heena & Massage