Rohet is famous for village safaris, which introduces its guests to local cultures and traditions. Guests are taken into homes and received with warmth and affection. At Rohet all the festivals are celebrated with great splendour. Special among these is the Festival of Gangaur. The celestial marriage of Shiva and Parvati. Human embodiments of the God and Goddess.
Ishar and Gangaur are bedecked and displayed in traditional regalia, twenty days after the festival of Holi. Every night for 5 nights, village folk come from afar, gather for Darshan, and participate in Ghoomar, a traditional form of dance. The festival concludes with the Gangaur Mela where the two deities are taken out in ceremonial procession, and the divine marriage ceremony is performed.
Rohet - the fortified desert home of the descendants of the 16th century Rathore of the Champawat clan, Thakur Dalpat Singh I. The "Jagir" (Fiefdom) of Rohet was bestowed upon him in 1622 A.D. by the Maharaja Of Jodhpur, as a mark of appreciation for his bravery in battle.
Generations of valiant noble-men have built this heritage home where, notwithstanding the inroads of modernity, aristocratic values are respected. The visitor of today experiences the famed warmth of courteous Rajput hospitality.
Brilliantly plumed peacocks strut about, perching themselves under finely carved stone archways and the wind whispers through the neem tree groves and bougainvilleas. Within these time weathered walls lies an oasis of landscaped gardens and flowers in bloom - your Oasis in the arid land of Marwar.
Nearest airport is Jodhpur.
Rail Nearest railway station is in Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) (80 kms) connected with all the major cities of the country.
Rohet is a relatively small town and easy enough to get around on foot, but there are plenty of un-metered auto - rickshaws and cycles - rickshaws.
In this village , the former local ruler has converted his 350 year old manor into a heritage hotel.