Day 01. Flight
to India (Delhi) (Wednesday
11th November 2015
Today arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan City and capital Delhi is
the main gateway for travelers. You are met by an Indo Vacations representative
and transferred to your Hotel.
Day 02. Delhi -
Nawalgarh (about 265 km / 6-7 hours) (Thursday
12th November 2015)
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 drive to Shekhawati is through
picturesque village and farms. Nawalgarh was founded in 1737 AD by
Thakur Nawal Singh, a warrior statesman.
depicts an old world appeal and the beautiful bazaar has the biggest
number of painted Havelis in Shekhawati. Upon arrival at Roop Niwas
Kothi you will be welcomed with flower garlands, folk music, and
welcome drink. The Kothi is located about 1 km from the town and is a combination of Rajput and European
architecture. The Kothi is very beautiful, has a billiard room,
large lawns and a swimming pool. Today is the Diwali festival.
Festival of lights. We celebrate the festival at the Kothi.
Day 03. Nawalgarh
13th November 2015)
morning we assemble at the stables, where you will be introduced to
the safari team and the lovely ‘Marwari’ horses and can also have a
ride. The riding leader will advise about the horses and give the
details about the tour and introduction talk on the arid region
ecology followed by lunch. We ride on our horses with picnic Tea to
the country side. Overnight at Roop Niwas Kothi, Nawalgarh.
04. Nawalgarh (Saturday
14th November 2015)
Today morning we ride on our horses to various farms and meet
village folk with a Picnic Breakfast. In the afternoon we have
visit the town of Nawalgarh and various Havelis with
beautiful fresco and painting.
Day 05. Nawalgarh - Parasrampura - Lohargal (about 34 Km) (Sunday
15th November 2015)
morning you will start with our horse safari to
Lohargal. We will follow a dry riverbed with lots of Acacia
bushes. The view of
Aravali ranges makes the ride very scenic. In the afternoon
lunch will be served with folk musical presentation 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 believed that Bhima, one of the heroes of the epic
Mahabharat, 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. Overnight stay at
Birla Rest House.
Lohargal - Rewasa
16th November 2015)
Today is a Non Riding Day. We will visit rewasa temple and kochor
village. In the morning riders are taken by Jeep in the southwest
direction in order to cross the new 6 lane free way
(Jaipur-Bikaner). We do not consider it safe for rider to cross this
free way on horse/the newly fenced forest area via a mountain pass
at Roopgarh, Rides will go past village Ghatwa, Here a famous battle
had taken place between Rao Shekha and Gour Rajputs where twenty
five thousand men laid their lives. The area is still known “Godati”
the area of “Gaurs” the erstwhile rulers. Lunch will be served at an
ancient water hole. Afterwards we drive to the campsite, situated on
the surrounding of Shyamgarh fort enclosed by Ker bushes. Overnight
stay at Camp. The horses have been moved by boxes.
Bhagwanpura - Nawa Salt Lake (about
17th November 2015)
Salt Lake. This ride is the most picturesque part of this Safari.
Lunch will be served on the way. After lunch we pass through the
periphery of the 100 Sq. Kms Salt lake. Enroute we will also spot
various shepherds and sheep flocks. While at the camp site the view
of beautiful sunrise and sunsets are amazing which are not to be
missed. Overnight stay at Camp.
Nawa Salt Lake - Salemabad (45 kms)
18th November 2015)
ride through the
Lake for about 10 km then follow a stony track along mountain ranges. Lunch will be
served on the way at Paner. After lunch we ride into farming and
Sheep County to reach the campsite which is situated in a dry water
catchments area with surroundings of “Kuncha” grass and scenic
Mountain in the setting. This was the territory of the former
maharaja state of kishengarh. The remaining Ajmer region being
governed directly by the British. The people of Ajmer have
colourful dresses and elaborate noticeable bright colored turbans.
Salemabad - Babicha - Mayapur (35
19th November 2015)
Today we will ride on our horses to Mayapur. Most of the farmers of
the village belong to Gujar community with colourful dresses. En
route we will also visit a Gujar Shepard’s dwelling. After taking
lunch we ride into a valley to go through a mountain pass and
proceed to reach last campsite of our tour.
Charanwas - Pushkar (Friday
20th November 2015)
Today we will ride about 25 kms till Pushkar.
Pushkar is famous for typical Pink Indian roses that have a
strong aroma. In the afternoon you will reach Pushkar. Pushkar is
known for the famous Pushkar
fair which takes place in November. Upon arrival in Pushkar
we visit the Pushkar Camel and Cattle Fair. During this fair,
traders and pilgrims visit Pushkar for livestock and camel trading
and other festivities. Pushkar fair ends when the people assemble at
dawn to take a dip in the sacred waters on the night of the Full
Moon (Kartik Poornima). Overnight stay at Tourist Tented Camp,
Day 11. Pushkar (Saturday
21st November 2015)
Today we explore the incredible camel & cattle fair in Pushkar. Ride morning
and evening with Safari leader Shri. Devendra Singh Ji.
Overnight stay at Tourist Tented Camp, Pushkar.
Day 12. Pushkar - Jaipur
(about 145 km / 2-3 hours)
22nd November 2015)
Today morning we visit the fair and then drive to
Jaipur the pink
city and capital of Rajasthan. Sightseeing of Jaipur visiting the
City palace museum,
astronomical observatory and Amber Fort. Then we ascend to the fort by Elephants/Jeep if
Jaipur - Delhi
(about 245 km / 5 hours)
23rd November 2015)
Today morning we drive
from Jaipur to Delhi. Arrival in Delhi and transfer to hotel. Rest
of the time free for leisure.
Flight to Home
24th November 2015)
Around Midnight flight to home destination.
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