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Horse Safari Through The Aravalli Hills

HIGHLIGHTS

Red Fort Delhi | Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur | City Palace Udaipur | 3 Days of Horse Safari

DURATION

10 Days / 09 Nights

DEPATURES

Daily on private basis

PRICE FROM

AUD 4962 per person - Superior Category (Private departure - based on 2 passengers) | Price valid for travel from 1st Oct'17 to 30th Apr'18

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Chauffeur driven Toyota Innova.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Breakfast daily except Korti Raola where all meals are included.
  • English speaking local guides for all sightseeing.
  • Entrance fees at monuments & places of visit.
  • 3 days Horse safari from Kotri Raola to Narlai.

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A unique and interesting way to get beyond the regular tourist route; to step into the romance of the desert; to experience the timelessness that is India. This is not an itinerary for the first time visitors, definitely not for the fainthearted. While every effort is made to see to your comfort, the safari is, by definition, strenuous and challenging. Physical fitness, reasonable riding skills and familiarity with horses are basic requirements. Your horse, the native Marwari is a sturdy breed particularly well suited to the desert environment and able to take thirst and heat in stride because of its thin skin. Though this adaptation prevents it from stretching out fully and reduces speed, the resulting action of the legs makes it very comfortable horse to ride.

Day 1 : Delhi
Reception and welcome at Delhi airport followed by transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi
A full day tour of Delhi introduces you to New and Old Delhi. B

Day 3 : Delhi-Jodhpur-Rohet    
This morning fly to Jodhpur where you will enjoy a half-day tour of the city visiting sights including the Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Later drive to the village of Rohet where you will spend the night at Rohetgarh heritage hotel. B

Day 4 : Rohet-Kotri   
This morning drive to the hamlet of Kotri located on the foothills of the Aravalli Hills, arriving at the 200-year-old castle, Kotri Raola where you will begin your horse safari experience. During the afternoon you will try out your horses, riding through open country, past hills and farmland. Stay at Kotri Raola for 2 nights. B

 Day 5 : Kotri
At dawn set out on your horse. Witness the colourful shepherds with their sheep and the farmers working in the fields, arriving at the Muthana bird lake where you will stop for refreshments and watch the many migratory birds of Rajasthan. Transfer to Jeeps and drive past the merchant towns of Sadri to arrive at Maharani Bagh Orchard for lunch, visiting the famous 15th century Jain Temples at Ranakpur during the afternoon. Return to the lake and drive back to Kotri. B

Day 6 : Kotri-Rawla Narlai 
Today, ride through open farmland to the rocky hills of Narlai. On arrival check into the charming heritage hotel of Rawla Narlai. After Lunch, ride the horses out through scrubland jungle to a farm near Ghanerao. Relax at Rawla Narlai or climb the rock of Narad and visit the many temples in the village.  B

Day 7 : Rawla Narlai-Kumbalgarh
Transfer by jeep to the ancient town of Ghanerao, once the capital of Godwar where you will spend a final afternoon riding through Kumbalgarh wildlife Sanctuary. Ride past tribal garacia villages and farms along the Aravalli. The sanctuary is home to bear, leopards, various species of deer, wild boar, among others as well as over 90 species of jungle and water birds. Climb 2000 ft through the wildlife sanctuary to hotel Aodhi where you will spend the night. Later visit the unconquered Kumbalgarh Fort. B

Day 8 : Kumbalgarh-Udaipur 
Drive to Udaipur where you will enjoy a half day tour of the city visiting the city palace followed by an evening boat ride on Lake Pichola.  B

Day 9 : Udaipur 
Free day in Udaipur to relax or further explore this wonderful city.  B

Day 10 : Udaipur-Delhi
Free day, this afternoon you will be transferred to Udaipur airport for your flight to Delhi to connect you flight home. B

Please contact either your local travel agent or Contact us for more details.

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