Apani Dhani Eco-Lodge

In Nawalgarh - Shekhawati - Rajasthan (India)

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* Use of renewable energy

. Photovoltaic panels

. Solar water heaters


* Environmentally friendly accommodation

. Vernacular architecture

. Natural building materials: brick, mud plaster, thatch roof


* Organic farming

. 3.3 acres of farming land (vegetables, cereals, pulses, oilseeds, etc)

. Natural fertilisers (manure, compost)

. No pesticide or herbicide


* Wise water management

. Guests are guided towards a sustainable personal use of water resources in a semi-arid environment

. Rainwater harvesting

. Meals served in disposable and compostable leaf plates

. Sustainable and responsible laundry service


* Reduction and recycling of most of the waste products

. Guests and staff awareness-raising policy

. Selective waste collection

. Composting

. Filtered drinking water provided to reduce plastic waste


* Printing of our communication materials on hand-made recycled paper: brochures, business cards, stationery and postcards


* We encourage travellers, whenever possible, to participate in non-polluting activities such as walks, cycling and camel cart excursions.


Apani Dhani is also opened to locals wishing to get information on renewable energy.


For further information, please consult  our ethos