Chandelao village is situated just 40 kms from Jodhpur city on the edge of the Thar. Still the home of descendents of Rao Kumpa, who fought against Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan ruler of Delhi and died in the battle of Sumelgiri in 1544 A. D. Seeing this brave Rajput General, Emperor Sher Shah Suri said, "for a handful of Bajra, I nearly lost the kingdom of Hindustan". Chandelao Garh was built by his grandson Rao Puranmal who had annexed Sirohi for the Maharaja of Jodhpur.
Entering into the majestic gateway of Chandelao Garh is like taking a journey into the past. You are taken into times past and the feudal splendour of this bygone era comes to life before your very eyes.
Chandelao Garh gives you personalised services, a one to one relationship. Rooms are furnished with period furniture and have an old world charm, for your comfort they are provided with all modern amenities.
The cuisine served at Chandelao Garh is a treat to be savoured. We offer the best Rajasthani cuisine. Each delicacy is traditional and handed down from generations. Truly an epicures delight. Chandelao Village is a typical Rajasthani village where you will find Bishnois, Raikas and other communities. You will see the local craftsmen at work, the potter, the blacksmith, the goldsmith and the weaver.
The village has three beautifull lakes where you will find demosille cranes, sarus and other water birds. You can also visit a medieval stepwell where village women in their traditional attire come to fetch water.
Chandelao is typical of all West Rajasthan villages. The people are friendly and highly hospitable.