CYCLING AND MIX ADVENTURE FIX DEPARTURE TOUR
1) CYCLING AND MIX ADVENTURE FIX DEPARTURE TOUR
What come in your mind when you first hear the word INDIA? Well, whatsoever you have imagined about India is all what you will get to witness here by opting something that is really less trodden! Sounds interesting???
Indian villagers are not just the place they are fest and coming here means becoming a part of this every day celebration!
This is an exclusive experience of visiting in village, having a great interaction with the folk and witness the simplicity in everyday life.
Welcome to the dream called authentic India!!
What makes it surreal, unique, exclusive and once in a lifetime experience is an exposure to the local living, daily rituals, mesmerizing performances of luck dances and music, soul-stirring tradition, a chance to mingle in the life of villagers, become a farmer for a day, know how they dress, what makes them special, how they are rooted to the mother nature and yet cherish every movement of their lives. Get a closer look at the village life with this visit to the rural India. Enjoy an opportunity to interact and explore that may include meeting shepherds and their flocks, walking around. This experience creates a heady magic mix potent enough to satisfy the casual visitor and seductive enough to live the serious traveler further in and certainly take you back in time.
Highlights of the tour
* Mountain bikes for the complete tour (Scot /Schwinn /Giants/ Bikes.) including rental and Spares
* Bottled water, soft drinks, snacks, juice, cookies, fruits, during cycling time only
* Rural Train Ride
* Village walks and witnesses the unique culture of the Rebari Shephedered community
* Trekking in Aravali Mountain
* Jain Temples at Ranakpur and Kumbhalgarh fort Day trip
* Visit Sunset point Mata - Magri temple (Temple of Goddess Chamunda)
* Local School Visit
* Farm Visit
* Cooking class demo of the local dish (Daal, Baati and Churma)
Detailed Tour Itinerary :-
Day 01: Delhi - Udaipur - Sansari Arrival (150 km / 2-3 hours Drive) En route visit Ranakpur jain temple and kumbhalgarh Fort
Once you reach the Udaipur airport / Railway station, you will meet a tour representative who will take you to the base. En route visit Kumbhalgarh fort the only unconquered fort in the history of the Rajputs. Experience the adventure that the Rajput warrior experienced over 500 years ago when the formidable fort housed the entire Mewar Army and its families,after visit the famous Jain piligrimage site before reaching the ancient village Ranakpur, lunch at Ranakpur, after lunch straight drive to the Sansari. On arrival Traditional Welcome ceremony which includes aarti, tilak ceremony, heartwarming welcome songs sung by local women.After check- in formalities, you will be led to your tent, Evening free for your own activities. Dinner and overnight at Rustic adventure farm camp Sansari.
Day 02: Sansari Village walks / local school visit
Wake up to the sounds of the chirping birds and the fragrance of a variety of flowers that surround the camps. After early morning breakfast, you will be a taken Sansari village walk tour led by an English speaking guide and instructor. The tour starts from your camp with passing through the beautiful rural country side. Swerving to unthreaded nooks and corners through the beautiful rural countryside and absorbing this historic village of Marwar at your own pace. A colorful landscape unfolds here with brightly clothed village women. Here you can see a typical hamlet of Rajasthan with people busy with farming. The camel herding Rabaris (Sheepherders), are an ethnic group only to be found around Sansari and you will walk to their homesteads. It would be a memorable experience and educational at the same time to walk in their hamlets and get to know their life style and culture.
We get to discover cows, goats, peacocks along the way. Over night at Rustic adventure camp Sansari.
Day 03: Same day trekking in Aravali Mountain (Mayli – mata temple area) Cooking class and Dinner with local family
Get ready to experience the high voltage of excitement because the trek, would be bit challenging, on the way there are many tribal villages of the Bhil and Rawat (Name of local cast) tribes which is one of the oldest indigenous tribes found around this region, we will begin our trekking from base camp with your trekking guide. After the brief discussion we will head toward the Mayli – mata which is around 14km trek both ways. After 4 km one way (approximately) and this is expected to take 1-2 hours, on the halfway we will take a short break and refreshment. After refreshment continue trekking to mayli mata temple followed by the beautiful mountains, landscape and farms, with the beautiful trees shadow and very good sighting of rare species of birds. You can experience the adventure of trekking downhill of famous mountain range of aravali names as Banshore ki naal (Local name). Towards the Mayli mata Temple which is around 3 km trekking. We will have stopped here, this is the mayli- mata temple dedicated to the goddess Chamunda. Picnic lunch at under the tree at near the temple, we get to discover kingfisher, langoors, and many spices of birds and peacocks along the way. Later after lunch we will begin our trekking back to the camp.Dinner and overnight at the Rustic Adventure camp.
Day 04: Cycling with Same day Rural Train Ride
Following breakfast and drive to you embark upon a unique experience – 25-30 km drive and then after 35 km train ride between two villages. You will go native today, and travel with the villagers through exceedingly fascinating countryside and landscapes, packed lunch in train, after train ride continue cycling to the camp. Upon arrival check-in at Rustic adventure farm camp sansari.
Day 05: Shuttle to your onward journey
On the last day of tour check out from camp and driven to the Jodhpur / Udaipur airport for a flight to your onward journey. Our tour guides and representatives will wish you adieu and good luck for your onward journey; the tour will come to an end here.
Places we will visit in the course of our ride
- Aravali Mountain
- Accommodation on twin share basis in the Rustic Adventure Farm Camp
- 01 night enjoy with local performance dance and music show.
- An accompanying local Navigator on entire Tour
- Bottled water
- soft drinks
- cookies during trekking and train ride time only
- Jungle entrances fees
- Mayli – Mata and Mata magri temple visit.
- All currently applicable taxes
- 01 Shepherded village walk
- Camel breeding farm Visit. ( Optional )
- Cycling in Godwad Region with accompanying cycling guide and mechanic
- Meal plan on APAI Basis ( Including breakfast+ Lunch +Dinner+ Taxes )
- Items of personal nature like tips
- telephone calls
- and tips etc
- Domestic and International airfare
- Any insurance coverage
- Airport or VISA fees
- Any extra expenses incurred for reasons beyond our control such as emergency evacuation
- natural calamity
- Any other item not specifically mentioned above as INCLUSIONS.