Hike & Bike in Rajasthan
16 Days
Best Season: Oct - March

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rickshaw ride in the crowded lanes of Chandni Chowk.

  • Visit the narrow lanes of Old Delhi market.

  • Visit the largest mosque of India - Jama Masjid.

  • Overnight train journey from Delhi to Mount Abu. 

  • Shikara ride in Mt Abu.

  • Trekking in the Aravali hills through tribal villages.

  • Bike in a rural environment.

  • Safaris in Ranthambore National Park.

  • Boat ride in Lake Pichhola in Udaipur.

  • See pottery work.

  • Excursion to Amber Fort in Jaipur by jeep.

  • Visit historic and majestic forts of Rajasthan.

  • Sightseeing of the mesmerising Taj Mahal.

The land of Rajasthan is vibrant and colourful, finely balanced with a rich history of fierce battles and kingdoms.  With majestic forts and palaces; deserts and lakes, Rajasthan is a platter full of experiences and enjoyment.  Every corner of this lively state will amaze you with its grandiosity and stateliness.  With the streets full of colourful saris and turbans, impressive moustaches and exotic brilliance, it is the ultimate destination to satiate all your cultural, artistic or shopping needs and to know more about the diversity that lies in India.  Apart from the lineage of culture and history that Rajasthan carries proudly on its shoulders, the landscapes are a beauty to the eyes.  The festivals are equally energetic and they leave you feeling giddy with enthusiasm and vigour.  The cultural state of Rajasthan is a great place to unwind and get away from the fast-paced life.

 

On this tour, we take you on a journey through the land of Rajasthan, even the lesser known areas. We trek and bike through the tribal villages of Rajasthan, meeting the locals and watching their daily chores. We learn more about the Rajasthani rural way of living and feel closer to them.

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DETAILED ITINERARY
 
 
Day 1 - Departure
Depart from your home country.
Day 2 - Delhi / Mount Abu
Arrive at the International Airport where you will be warmly received by our representative. We do sightseeing of Old Delhi. This part of Delhi has an old world charm to it, with narrow lanes dotted with shops selling almost everything. In these lanes, we take a rickshaw ride, which is an amusing and different experience. We also visit the largest mosque Jama Masjid, also known as Friday Mosque, which can accommodate about 25,000 people. On our way back, we drive by India Gate, Parliament House and President's Estate, which are all in the New Delhi. Later, we transfer you to the Railway Station for an overnight train to Mount Abu. 
Day 3 - Mount Abu
Today, we do sightseeing of Mount Abu. We visit Dilwara Jain Temple. We also do a Shikara ride in Nakki Lake, which provides a beautiful view of the surrounding scenery. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 - Day 6 - Mount Abu / Udaipur
We begin our trek of 3 days through villages and beautiful scenery of Aravalli hills.  We spend 2 nights in tents.  En route, we come across some tribes of Rajasthan, such as the Bhil and Garasia tribes. By the end of the trek, we drive 80 km / 2 hrs to Udaipur - the Venice of the East. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7 - Udaipur
Today, we do sightseeing of Udaipur. We visit the City Palace, Sahelion Ki Bari - Garden of Maids of Honour, Jagdish temple. Later, we do a mesmerizing boat ride on the romantic waters of Lake Pichhola. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8 - Udaipur / Chittorgarh / Bijaipur
From Udaipur, we drive 180 km / 4 hrs to Bijaipur. En route, we visit the magnificent Chittorgarh Fort. The Fort is a World Heritage Site and has a history of numerous battles. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9 - Bijaipur
In Bijaipur, we do a 2 - 3 hrs bicycle ride through the local villages, which ends with a picnic lunch. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 - Bijaipur / Bundi
We drive 185 km / 5 hrs to Bundi. Bundi is noted for its ornate Forts, palaces and Stepwell reservoirs known as Baoris. We do sightseeing of Bundi. We visit Rani Ji ki Baori, Sukh Mahal. Overnight in hotel.
Day 11 - Bundi / Sawai Madhopur
In the morning, we visit a rural village to see pottery work being done by the locals.  Later, we drive 125 km / 4 hrs to Sawai Madhopur. If time permits, we do a short 3 hrs' up and down hike to the famous Ranthambore Fort, which provides a brilliant view of the surrounding National Park. One can also spot some wildlife and birds from the fort. Overnight in hotel. 
Day 12 - Sawai Madhopur
In the morning, we take a Park Safari in the Ranthambore National Park. We have a chance of spotting the elusive tiger due to scanty vegetation. We also see other wildlife around, along with numerous species of birds. We go back to the hotel before taking another Safari later. In the afternoon, we do the Safari again. In case, we missed the tiger by a few seconds in the morning, we have another chance here. Overnight in hotel.
Day 13 - Sawai Madhopur / Jaipur
In the morning, we drive 160 km / 5 hrs to Jaipur. Jaipur is also called the 'Pink City' of India due to the pink paint applied on the buildings' walls of Old City. After the long drive, we have the afternoon free for relaxation / independent activities. Overnight in hotel.
Day 14 - Jaipur
Today, we do sightseeing of the Pink City. In the morning, we visit the mighty Amber Fort on Jeep. Former capital of the Jaipur state, the Fort is an ethereal example of Rajput architecture. the magnificent fort was built in the 16th century and shows a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Later, we visit other wonders of Jaipur such as the honeycombed Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), the Royal Observatory - Jantar Mantar and the beautiful City Palace.  Overnight in hotel. 
Day 15 - Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra
Today, we leave behind the colourful state of Jaipur and drive 240 km / 4 hrs to the land of Taj Mahal - Agra. En route, we stop to marvel at the majestic Fatehpur Sikri - the once capital of Mughal Empire. Later, we drive 40 km / 1 hr to Agra. Overnight in hotel.
Day 16 - Agra / Delhi / Departure
We visit the mesmerizing white beauty the Taj Mahal today. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is an eternal symbol of love. This majestic white structure still continues to awestruck many. Later, we also do the sightseeing of Agra Fort - a majestic sandstone structure. The Fort was earlier the residence of the Mughal dynasty and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the image of Taj Mahal fresh in our minds, we drive 220 km / 5 hrs to Delhi. Transfer to airport for your journey back home.
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