In the Nagaur Horse Safari Tour, you will have horse safari
from Nawalgarh to Nagaur. During this tour, you will also
visit Nawalgarh, Parasrampura, Lohargal, Rewasa, Sujas, Kochor,
Sulyas, Ghatwa, Shyamgarh, Bhagwanpura, Nawa Salt Lake, Nagaur
Day 1: Flight to
Around midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan city
and capital New Delhi is the main gateway for the travellers
India. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative
and transferred to the hotel.
2: Delhi - Nawalgarh
In the morning drive from Delhi to
Nawalgarh in the
Shekhawati region of
Rajasthan. Nawalgarh is known for the
havelis of its wealthy merchant class, the Marwaris. The
Shekhawati is through picturesque village and
farms. Nawalgarh was founded in 1737 AD by Thakur Nawal
Singh, a warrior statesman. The town exudes an old world
charm and the colourful bazaar has the largest number of
painted Havelis in Shekhawati. In the late afternoon meet
up at the stables, where the riders will be introduced to
the safari team and the lovely ‘Marwari’ horses and can
also have a ride. The riding leader Shri Devendra Singh
will advise about the horses and give the details about
the tour and introduction talk on the arid region ecology.
Day 3: Nawalgarh
In the morning you will ride on the horses to the country
side. In the afternoon you will visit the havelies.
Day 4: Nawalgarh -
Parasrampura - Lohargal (about 32 kms.)
In the morning you will start with your horse safari to
Lohargal. You will follow a dry riverbed with lots of
Acacia bushes. The view of
Aravali ranges makes the ride
very scenic. In the afternoon you will have lunch near
Parasrampura. After lunch you will move towards the
Aravali mountains. At the foothills of Aravalli’s is the
Pilgrim town of Lohargal. It is said Bhima the strongest
of the five Pandav brothers, had his mace cast here.
Hence, ‘Lohargal’, means iron smelting. This is also a
place of Hindu pilgrimage.
Day 5: Lohargal - Rewasa -
Sujas (about 38 kms.)
In the morning you will ride towards Danta following the
Aravali mountains down a dry riverbed till Raghunathgarh.
The stone quarries of Raghunathgarh have resulted in deep
ravines. Riding through them is a great experience. On the
way, you can have lunch. Later cross the highway and leave
the Sikar district and ride towards a large marshy tract
with Salt Pans. In the evening reach the campsite which is
on a flat area. Overnight stay at the camp.
Day 6: Sujas - Kochor -
Sulyas (Ramgarh) (about 35 kms.)
Today you will have horse safari from Sujas to Sulyas and
pass through semi desert region with lots of Khejri trees
and some farmhouses with mud huts. On the way, you will
have lunch at Kochor Village. The ride goes past the
Roopgarh fort and mountain pass. Overnight stay at the
Day 7: Sulyas - Ghatwa -
Shyamgarh (about 42 kms.)
Today you will have horse safari from Sulyas to shyamgarh.
On the way, you will pass through village Ghatwa. Here a
famous battle had taken place between Rao Shekha and Gour
Rajputs, where twenty five thousand men laid their lives.
This place is still known as Godati or the area of Gaurs,
the erstwhile rulers. From a high sand dune adjoining the
mountain ranges, you can have a breathtaking view of the
five famous forts of this region. Overnight stay at the
Day 8: Shyamgarh -
Bhagwanpura - Nawa Salt Lake (about 42 kms.)
In the morning, you will ride towards Nawa Salt Lake. This
ride is the most picturesque part of this Safari. After
lunch you can have ride around this salt lake and enjoy
the beautiful sunset. Overnight stay at the camp.
Day 9: Nawa Salt lake -
After having breakfast you will drive by your vehicles to
Nagaur. Nagaur was a bastion of the Rathore rulers of
Marwar. The fort remained with the Mughals for a certain
period and is now restored as a private archeological
monument. In Nagaur, a large fair for buying and selling
of the famous Nagauri cattle, the Marwari horses and
camels takes place in the Hindu month of magha. This place
is known for the famous Mathania variety of red chili
peppers, and methi.
Day 10: Nagaur
The whole day is at leisure to enjoy the riding.
Day 11: Nagaur - Jodhpur
After having breakfast drive to Jodhpur.
Jodhpur was once
the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of
death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.
Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the
houses of the old city are painted blue. The old city is
surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101
bastions and seven gates. Jodhpur lies on the once
strategic Delhi-Gujarat trading route and the marwaris got
benefit from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk
which was traded to China. In the afternoon you will visit
Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was
built on a steep hill and is among the best in India with
exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments
within. We also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph
built in white marble. After the sightseeing you will have
a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 12: Jodhpur - Delhi
In the morning transfer to the airport for flight to
Delhi. In the afternoon reach Delhi. The whole day is at
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