OVERVIEW

Rajasthan has a special place amongst visitors around the world with its enthralling geographical features.

Popularly known as the ‘Land of Kings’, the state is the epitome of romance and heroism.

There are a number of beautiful monuments which stand tall to make the world aware about its enriching history.

The entire character of the land is vibrant in nature which is due to its rich heritage, enthralling culture, enticing deserts, sun-kissed sand dunes and amazing wildlife.

 

Travel through Thar Desert to visit the isolated villages and historical ruins.

Crystalline sands that sift gently through your hands and dry winds that singe through your body as you cruise through its terrain make a lifetime of fond memories.

 

eXperience the culture, history and lifestyle firsthand through the folklores, customs and traditions of the various villages dwelling in the Thar Desert. Incredible beauty is written in the faces of the people, in the untamed landscapes and in the elaborate architecture.

Witness how the elegance of the Royal Era meets with the rustic charm and essence, interact with the local villagers and spend nights around the golden sand dunes and feel Rajasthan’s eternal bond with the desert.

Add more colors to your eXperience with a visit to one of the most ancient villages in the desert state and an elephant ride through the city of Jaipur!

Thie desert area of Rajasthan gives a different eXperience of horse riding through sand dunes and a hostile terrain which is quite different from any city of the country. Riding through the rustic sands while enjoying the thrill of dune bashing with every turn will make you fall in love with the timeless sands of Rajasthan.

Stay in charming hotels and traditional indian tents and camps.

 
 

PROGRAMMES​

Trail Ride (with Cultural Tours)

9 days | 8 nights

 

Departure Dates

October to March | Other dates upon request

PRICING

2200 Euro

All inclusive

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

On Arrival in Deli you will be received by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel to relax. Overnight in hotel at Deli.

 

Day 2

After your breakfast, you will drive pass through India Gate, the famous monument built in memory of soldiers who died in I and II World War,  and Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President's House, and the Parliament House. Later you will visit Humayun's Tomb,  a memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562 and later Qutub Minar, both considered by UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world, with its 72.5m height. Later you will be driven to Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check in hotel and relax. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 3

After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort on an elephant ride (UNESCO Heritage Site). After you will visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) .The Palace complex consists of an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls, Jantar Mantar, the Astronomical Observatory, and Hawa Mahal, Palace of Winds.

Later you will be driven to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is literally on the edge of the Thar Desert. It is also called the “Sun City” as the sun shines very bright. On arrival, check in hotel to relax. Overnight in hotel at Jodhpur.

Day 4

After breakfast in hotel, you will take a guided tour of Jodhpur, startint witha visit to the Majestic Mehrangarh Fort. The fort is located in the heart of the old city on a 125m high and 5km wide wide hill. After you will visit the Jaswant Thada, also known as Taj Mahal of Jodhpur, within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. Later you will visit the colourful market of Jodhpur and see the tiny shops lining  both sides of the narrow lanes in these markets. You can find textiles, silver, handicrafts, aromatic spices, vegetables and indian sweets in these shops. Later you will be driven to Nevra, a very charming village which you would struggle to find on a map. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax. In the evening you will meet your Marwari horse and take a short ride in the village while discovering the typical Rajasthani people in colorful traditional dresses and their daily rural life style. You will have the opportunity to join them and listen to their stories and their way of life. You will also have the opportunity to see the rabbits, antelopes and dears roaming freely in the area. Overnight in Nevra.

Day 5

After breakfast, you will start your journey towards Osian, on the back of your beautiful decorated horse. Osian is an oasis in the Thar Desert and has been known as the "Khajuraho of Rajasthan" for its temples. Osian was a geart trading center on the silk route from the 8th to 12th century AD. It boasts of a number of intricately carved Hindu and Jain temples dating back to the 6th century. The Majestic Sachiya Mata temple and the Surya temple are particularly noteworthy for their carvings and architectural grandeur. On arrival, check in at the Camp and relax.

Day 6

After breakfast at the camp, get ready to ride toward deeper into the dunes. You will cross the old villages of mud-huts occupied by the various tribes of the region. 

Later you will arrive at the tented camp close to the community hamlet of Kerala. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 7

After breakfast at the camp, you will eXperience a true desert ride towards Cheela village. You will be surprised to see the stamina of your Marwari horse in deeper dunes. Today’s ride thrills lot to every rider. On arrival, check at camp and relax. Overnigh at tented camp.

Day 8

Today is your last riding day and you will ride towards Kheechan. Kheechan is a typical village, home of the famous bird Demoiselle Cranes, also locally known as Kurjaan. Thousands of these birds migrate from Siberia. Kheechan is a proud host to these migratory birds in the winter season, especially from October till February. The village also exhibits more than hundred Havelis, each of which is a finest specimen of carving and construction. On arrival, you will say goodbye to your horse and all crew members. Overnight stay in Kheechan.

Day 9

Morning from 6am to 9am, you can enoy birdwatching at bird view point returning later to the resort to pick up your luggage  to be driven back to Jodhpur (3hrs journey). On arrival in Jodhpur, board flight to Deli.

Additional Information

 

*domestic Jodhpur-Deli flight ticket included

We strongly recommend you to book your return flight later at night or the day after your eXperience finishes

All transfers included | Airport Gateway DEL

Breakfast only on non-riding days

Monument entrances included

Mineral water when riding and snacks during rides like packed juice, fresh fruits, biscuits, chips, tea, coffee, etc. included

Additional beverages are paid separately

Optional elephant ride available

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