Desert & Temples


This impressive tour we offer 2 times - in February and October 2019. Enjoy unforgettable memories that will last for a liftetime!

 

Our journey starts in Delhi, from where we travel into the Shekawati Region and stay in a beautiful local Haveli. At the second day we reach our camp, meet and try the horses. We start our 5 full days trail ride through sandy tracks. You can´t turn your eyes away from spetacles of distant sand dunes shining brightly in the sun light. There is a varied store of wildlife in this area; Antelope, Fox, Jackal, Rabbit, Blue Bull, Desert Cat, Chameleon, Monitor Lizard, Mongoose, Hedgehog, Squirrel etc.  Enjoy Fauna and Flora of desert in its fullest!  The tour is a unique chance to get in very close contact with the people and the culture. The nights we spend in our comfortable camp or in local Havelis and luxurious Hotels like Gajner Palace and Lalgarh Palace. The average riding distance is 25 km - 30 km per day with 4-6 hours in the saddle per day with a break for picnic lunch. Our ride is accompanied by our Jeeps, so Non-Riders can also join the Group and enjoy this awesome experience.

 

Our trail ride ends in Bikaner, where we visit the beautiful Fort and make some Sightseeing.  From there we travel to Jaipur, make again some Sightseeing and visit a typical Indian market. We get the chance to play some Stick and Ball on well trained Polo horses and have dinner in the Polo Club. Our unique journey ends in Delhi.

Details

  • 11 days guided tour, starting and ending in Delhi
  • also suitable for Non-Riders
  • 6 days ride, accompanied by our Jeeps
  • tented accomodation and typical Indian Havelis and luxurious Hotels at the ride
  • accomodation in luxury Hotels and typical Indian Havelis at the Sightseeing trip
  • English speaking guide

Tour Plan

  • Day 1: You will be met in Delhi at the Airport and transfered to Ramgarh which is about 5 to 6 hrs travel. We stay in Ramgarh and, visit the city and have a relaxed dinner at the rooftop.
  • Day 2: Drive to Raisar camp and dinner. In the afternoon we meet and try our horses.
  • Day 3-7: We start five days riding from village to village through the Thar desert with nights in comfortable desert camps and local havelis and luxurious Hotels. On our way we can optionally visit the Rat Temple in Deshnok.
  • Day 8: Sightseeing in Bikaner and visit the Fort. Then drive to Jaipur which is almost 5 to 6 hrs travel.
  • Day 9: Sightseeing of the "Pink City" Jaipur with visiting the spectacular Amber Fort.
  • Day 10: In the morning we will have more Sightseeing. In the afternoon we try Polo (Stick and Ball with Polo horses).
  • Day 11: Transfer to Delhi to the Airport, where we arrive in the late afternoon.

Dates

  • 5. - 15. February 2019
  • 6. - 16. October 2019

Price

  • 2.100 Euro
  • included: accomodation, transportation on the tour, all meals
  • not included: all flights, drinks, tips