Rural Rajasthan Tour
Live the charm of village life in rajasthan
Summary of Rural Rajasthan Tour
- Duration: 15 Days & 14 Nights
- Major Attractions: Lakes of Udaipur, indigenous people, tribal culture, ancient temples, folk music, beautiful murals and palaces.
- Destination Covered: Delhi, Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara , Ranakpur, Barmer, Luni, Bijaipur, Kota, Shahbad, Bundi, Pachewar, Nawalgarh & Ajitgarh
Highlights of Rural Rajasthan Tour
Rajasthan is a land filled with cultures, traditions and music. The best attraction of the state is its colorful, warm, hospitable and smiling people. In its western side, there is golden desert of Thar full of ancient temples, palaces, forts and sand dunes. On another side, the lakes, mountains and step wells fascinates us. Moreover, the wildlife of Ranthambhore especially the tiger awaits in the jungle, so as the birds of Bharatpur.
The other-side of the state - the fresco on the grand Havelis of Shekhawati tell the grandeur of bygone era. And Jaipur – the jewel of Rajasthan has preserved everything from the history be it enormous Amber Fort or ornamental Wind Palace. Each grain of sand here sings the popular song “Welcome to my land, Beloved.”
Rural Rajasthan Tour Itinerary
- Day 01 – Delhi-Arrival
On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be received and would be further transferred to your hotel.
- Day 02 – Delhi-Udaipur
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur, transfer to the hotel. Later in the afternoon, take a boat ride over Lake Pichhola overlooking the magnificent palaces and Aravali Mountains.
- Day 03 – Udaipur-Dungarpur
In the morning, visit historical City Palace. Later, drive to Dungarpur with its Bhil and Meena villages all around. Check in to your heritage hotel Udai Bilas Palace. Later, visit Juna Mahal in Dungapur and walk through the village.
- Day 04 – Banswara excursion
Today, takean excursion to Banswara villages to explore the Rabari and Bhil tribal culture in best-preserved form. Also, visit ancient Arthuna Temples and Dev Somnath Temple.
- Day 05 – Dungarpur-Ranakpur
After breakfast drive to Ranakpur. Afternoon visit some village of Bhils, Rabaris, Gaduliya Lohras and Garacias tribe. Also, visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples – one of the best Jain temple groups of India.
- Day 06 – Ranakpur-Barmer
Drive towards the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. Check in to the hotel in Barmer. After lunch, visit ancient Kiradu Temple Group.
- Day 07 – Barmer
Today, visit the villages around Barmer of such as Jat, Meghwal and other communities. Enjoy a folk musical performance in one of the villages.
- Day 08 – Barmer-Luni
In morning drive to Luni and check in to the hotel. In the afternoon visit theBishnoi villages – an environmentalist community.
- Day 09 – Luni-Bijaipur
After breakfast, drive to Bijaipur, the base for the Mina tribes. The village is located beside a lake. Visit the locals in and around Bijaipur. Also, you can visit the Gaduliya Lohar colony in Chittaurgarh.
- Day 10 – Bijaipur-Kota
In the morning drive to Kota. Check in to your hotel. Later explore the village life of Gujjars.
- Day 11 – Kota-Shahbad-Kota
In the morning, take an excursion to Shahbad to explore the culture of Sahariya tribe. Spent the day by interacting with some tribal people. In the evening drive back to Kota.
- Day 12 – Kota-Bundi
Drive to pristine land of Bundi. In Bundi, visit picturesque Bundi Fort located on hillock. There are astonishing paintings inside the fort, which make it lively. Later, walk through the vibrant bazars to closely feel the lifestyle of Rajasthan.
- Day 13 – Bundi-Pachewar
Continue drive to Pachewar village and its restored fort. Flourishing agricultural practices, toy makers and a blue pottery kiln.
- Day 14 – Pachewar-Nawalgarh-Churi Ajitgarh
Morning after breakfast, drive to Nawalgarh and visit Poddar Haveli and also stop at nearby villages. Stay at Vivaana Culture hotel in Churi Ajitgarh.
- Day 15 – Churi-Delhi
We can explore few more havelis or villages in the morning. Later, transfer to Delhi.The tour ends.
HTOI Special Activities
- Boat ride in Udaipur
Lake Pichhola of Udaipur is one of the most picturesque lakes in the world, historical palaces are in one side of the lake and another side are beautiful Aravali mountains. Taking a boat ride through the lake is a photographer’s dream come true.
- Folk Music Show in Barmer
Thar Desert of Rajasthan is famous for its folk music, the villages around Barmer have various musician families such as Mangniyars, Langas and Meghwals. Their music is so soulful and listening them live is surely a treat to our ears.
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Information & FAQs
Is VISA required to visit Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is part of India and to visit you need valid Indian VISA. You can apply VISA on arrival online or contact Indian Embassy in your respective country.
Weather in Rajasthan?
The best time to visit Rajasthan is from October to March and the weather is pleasant during this period. However, in December and January the mornings and evenings are bit chilly and you are advised to bring light woolen cloths.
What kind of vaccinations is required?
You don’t have to bring any special medicine for Rajasthan other than one prescribed by you doctor. You may bring some mosquito repellant creams.