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 III (Horse area, modifiable for biking). Jodhpur to Pushkar. Riding in the heart of the great Marwar. 10 days of adventure and fun within Rajasthan. (Refer Map)

We leave Delhi for Jodhpur by overnight train. The first day in Rajasthan is spent sightseeing in this great city and its heritage. o/n in a hotel.

Day 2, 3 and 4 from Delhi. Post breakfast we move to Rohet and check in at a quaint heritage resort. We meet our horses and in the afternoon spend a couple of hours riding to get used to riding this amazing and much loved Rajasthani breed of Marwari horses. The next morning we start the ride on the banks of the Luni River and ride along it, passing many Bhishnoi and other villages and seeing wild life protected by the love of a people that adores animals. The night halt is at Chandelao. The next days ride gets us to Khejadala Fort where we halt over and visit the surrounding huts and their shops.

Days 5, 6 and 7. There is a long ride in Day 5 when we reach Baloonda after seeing small and gradual changes in the terrain. To compensate the next day is a shorter ride to Ras, a small sweet hamlet. The last days ride follows and is also the longest to date as it pulls us through to Pushkar even as we pass through heavier sandy patches on this day.

Days 8, 9 and 10. A day at Pushkar amidst its many colours and if it is Nov then we share the excitement of the great Pushkar Fair. The next morning is a road move to Jaipur via Ajmer. Sight seeing and night over at Jaipur. The last morning in Rajasthan is spent in Jaipur and after early lunch we depart by road for Delhi.

At Delhi we head for the airport to take the flight back home.