Safari Escapades in Rajasthan
Short safari adventures for those with less time at hand. (10 days or less within Rajasthan, add for days spent in Delhi or elsewhere).
You can take your pick of horse safaris in which you will be riding the much loved Marwari horse, a steed of steadfast loyalty and ease of gait. A breed that has served well in battle. .
You can take your pick of horse safaris in which you will be riding the much loved Marwari horse, a steed of steadfast loyalty and ease of gait. A breed that has served well in battle. .
Or you can do the trip on bikes, filled with interest and vigour.
Note : Common aspects for all Safari Escapades :
1. Age: 16 upwards as per fitness

2. Accommodation: This will be a mix of hotels, heritage locations, tents luxurious or small, home stays and the odd night under the stars. Changes can be made to suit specific participant requirements.

3. Arrangements at Delhi : Reception, transfer to a hotel, sightseeing as per time availability. Departure by train or air for the designated location from where we start the desert adventures. On return a brief halt or move direct to international airport to take the return flight home.

4. Best time. October to mid March.

5. Age Profile. 18 years upwards, as per fitness.

6. Costs of Itineraries below (International airport Delhi back to the International airport at Delhi) :

(a) Our plans are all inclusive in India and based on a group of 10 or more for the basic itinerary suggested above. This includes airport transfers, hotel and basic sightseeing costs at Delhi, Agra and at all halts in Rajasthan en route, train fare, costs of the horse and/or camel rides, costs of bike rentals and service and maintenance throughout the trip, tips, accommodation (twin sharing), water and all meals. However international air-fares, airport taxes, visa charges, duty on any items and personal expenditure such as drinks, laundry, tobacco, telephone charges, camera charges where applicable and individual expenses incurred away from the plan for the group are excluded. Costing details based on finalized plans on request.

(b) Registration. As winter is the peak tourist period it is essential that Registration be done at least four months prior to arrival. Half the determined costs of this Expedition to be paid on registration and the balance to be paid six weeks prior to arrival.

(c) Changes in the itinerary, if requested, can be worked out and costs evaluated separately. Or, any other specified itinerary can be developed to match your interests.

Safari Escapade – II – (Horse area, modifiable for biking).). Between two beautiful hill ranges – the Vindhyachal and the Aravalli; along with many a sweet lake and water body. 10 days of adventure and fun within Rajasthan.(Refer Map)

We leave Delhi for Udaipur by a morning flight. We rest over at Udaipur for the day and night and use this time to see this glorious and picturesque city steeped in history and a repository of much of Rajastani culture.

Day 2 from Delhi. We get a morning road move to Chittorgarh, the most famous of all the forts. Visit the fort and after lunch greet our horses and familiarize with the basics astride the Berach River. We are now ready to ride from tomorrow in the areas of tribals of the Bhil, Dhakad, Kunjar, Kalbaliya and other clans. o/n hotel.

Days 3 and 4. We start the day headed for a hamlet below an ancient fort and our first night out is in a camp astride the ancient Tukramata temple and an equally divine lake. The next morning we let a wild life sanctuary amidst the western limits of the Vindhyachal Range occupy our attention. Crossing through it we descend to a pretty green valley and take a break for lunch in a small castle resort in the middle of a typical Rajasthani Village. Riding on we camp below an ancient fort blocking one of the oldest ingress routes to the Mewar and astride a beautiful private lake.

Days 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. We next head southeast exiting the Vindhyachals and the terrain of the Malwa plateau moving towards the Aravalli range, which has its own unique hill structure. We ride hard and at days end after passing through more areas of the Bhils, Gujars and other tribes we camp o/n east of Nimbahera. The next day gets us to Choti Sadri where we camp o/n and next day we ride in a long southerly loop passing through the Sitamata Sanctuary, going past the ancient Sitamata Temple to camp at days end west of Bansi. A shorter ride and we halt near Borba on the banks of the large and beautiful Jaisamand Lake and explore the lake in the evening. The last day on horse back, a northward drive past some low hills of the Aravalli to Bambora for a night’s rest in a lovely heritage resort. Here we bid farewell to the unforgettable horses of the great Rajasthani breed, the Marwari.

Day 10. Move by road to Udaipur after an early breakfast and we catch up with what we missed about the lovely city before taking the evening/next morning flight to Delhi.

At Delhi we spend the day resting or shopping and then head for the airport to take the flight back home