RAJASTHAN SHORT CYCLING TOUR
1) RAJASTHAN SHORT CYCLING TOUR
Away from the busy tourist trail is the rustic and rural Rajasthan. Through this cycling journey explores the small villages nestling happily on the rugged terrains and introduces from close quarters the people who inhabit them. Wrinkled tree thickets, rustic huts with their thatched roofs, drooping camels chewing fodder, women cleaning their courtyards or designing the mud walls with plasters of clay, cow dung and hay and ever-smiling children is what these villages are all about.
journey is ideal for cyclists looking to explore beyond the iconic monuments,
as we uncover the real and un-spoilt rural Rajasthan.
Day 01:- Udaipur Arrive-
Arrival in Udaipur by train/air and get transferred to your boutique hotel in Udaipur. Udaipur can be a jumble of sights, sounds and smells but is an absolute must for travelers. On the first day of the trip, we cover some Udaipur highlights – a boat ride in the pichhola `Lake, and a guided walk of the City Palace. The City Palace is enclosed in a large complex on the banks of Lake Pichola and has many more palaces inside. After short half day long loop on the bike, serving to threaded nooks and corners through the beautiful rural countryside and absorbing this historic capital of Mewar at your own pace. A colourful landscape unfolds here with brightly clothed village women. Here you can see a typical hamlet of Rajasthan with people busy with farming. We get to discover kingfisher, langoors (Black faced monkeys), cows,goats, peacocks along the way and a chance to take a refreshing ride around Fateh Sagar and Badi Lake.We convene tonight at the dinner, next to the beautiful lake, to celebrate the start of a fabulous cycling journey. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Cycling; - 50 km
Day 02:- Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh
This day we start early and take a shuttle to short distance and ride to the next town of Kumbhalgarh. En-route stop at Devasa and visit Saas- Bahu Temple at Nagda thereafter begin cycling from Dev Vasa and break for picnic lunch at some scenic place on the way, maybe under a tree shade. Thereafter continue cycling downhill to Kumbhalgarh. This ride takes you close to the Aravalis and later to the famous kumbhalgarh Fort. Kumbalgarh is yet another historic fort town from the 15th century. In the evening, we climb the rugged Kumbalgarh Fort, surrounded by a 36km wall with 365 temples within. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Cycling: - 40 kms
Drive: - 40 kms.
Day 03:- Kumbhalgarh - Jawai
Post breakfast and ride to leopard country jawai. Jawai is an unexplored by modern tourism. It lies in the lap of Aravali mountain Range which is one of the oldest mountain range of the world. Stop at hotel Aranyawas for lunch, after lunch Visit the famous Jain pilgrimage, thereafter continue ride to Jawai. Arrive in jawai check in to the camp, later this evening ride out to look for leopards and try out the steeds, through 4x4 gypsies. Return to the camp for local folk entertainment followed by a BBQ dinner. Your stay will be in well furnished Swiss Ac tent with en- suite facilities, overnight at hotel.
Cycling: - 50 kms
Drive: - 20 kms
Day 04:- Jawai-Ghanerao
After lavish breakfast leaving the mountains behind today us move and sit on the bikes and begin the ride to the next destination Ghanerao. Ride through the countryside visiting remote villages past hills and a bit of plain land for gallops. Stop at local farm for post lunch. After lunch continue ride to our next destination, upon arrival check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Cycling: - 40 kms
Drive: - 20 kms
Day 05:- Ghanerao - Sansari
Wake up to the sounds of the chirping birds
and the fragrance of a variety of flowers that surround the rooms.
Following breakfast and move and sit on the bikes and begin the ride to the next destination Shepherd village Sansari Through the lone rural villages and valleys and experience the highlight of the tour- The camel herding Rabaris are an ethnic group only to be found around this area and you will cycle to their homesteads. Where you feel like a part of the bygone era. The idea of the safari is to bring to you the opportunity to experience distinctive traditional lifestyle, color and hospitality, packed lunch at Sumer near Jain temple.
Dinner and overnight at Farm stay
Cycling: - 50 kms
Day 06:- Sansari- Deogarh Hills
following breakfast check out from Sansari and we embark upon a unique experience – 25-30 km cycling and then after 35 km train ride between two villages. We will go native today, and travel with the villagers through exceedingly fascinating countryside and landscapes, packed lunch in train, after train ride, start cycling from Bhagatputra towards Deogarh hills. Upon arrival check in to the hotel.
Cycling: - 30 kms
Train Ride: - 35 kms.
Day 07: Udaipur Departure
After breakfast check out from Deogarh hills and transfer to the Udaipur airport for your onward flight.
Places we will visit in the course of our ride
- SARDAR SAMANDH
- Accommodation on single share basis in the mentioned hotels or similar
- 7 Breakfast 06 Dinner 06 lunch
- Arrival and departure transfers with our representative
- An accompanying support vehicle (A/c Innova)
- An accompanying cycling guide and mechanic on entire tour
- Mountain bikes (Scott Schwinn Bianchi etc.) Bottled water
- soft drinks
- fresh fruits
- energy drinks
- cookies during cycling ride time only
- 01 Leopard safari at jawai through 4x4 gypsies.
- Boat ride at lake pichola
- Culture show at Baghore ki Haveli udaipur
- All currently applicable taxes