RUMBLE OF RAJASTHAN CYCLING TOUR
1) RUMBLE OF RAJASTHAN 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.
This journey is ideal for cyclists looking to explore
beyond the iconic monuments, as we uncover the real and unspoiled rural
DAY- 1 ARRIVAL JODHPUR
Today on arrival at Jodhpur check-in to the hotel, later proceed for local sightseeing of Jodhpur and visit to the Megestic Mehrangarh fort which is one of the most beautiful forts of Rajasthan. Lunch at local restaurant after lunch back to the hotel day at leisure dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY – 2 JODHPUR TO FORT BHESWARA
Today after breakfast take a warm up cycling ride for Jodhpur old city, Will take a drive to starting point of biking which will start from Mehrangarh Fort. In first half you can enjoy downhill cycling with beautiful sunrise, later we’ll pass through the narrow streets of old city you can see colorful market of Jodhpur, we will finish our biking to clock tower of Jodhpur. After ride we will leave for Rawla bhenswara. Upon arrival check in to the hotel.
DAY – 3 BHENSWARA TO KORTA
This morning after lavish breakfast we leave for korta. Korta is a small hamlet situated in south west Rajasthan. We will ride pass through the local tribe houses, farms the camel cattle and sheep herders. The Rebaris are an Ethnic group only to be found around west Rajasthan and you will cycle to their hamlets, where you feel like a part of the bygone era. Will have packed lunch at open farm or may be under the tree. After lunch continue ride to the Korta. Upon arrival check in to the hotel.
DAY – 4 KORTA TO 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. Lunch at any mid way tribal village 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 stay at camp.
DAY – 5 JAWAI TO RANAKPUR
Wake up to the sounds
of the chirping birds and the fragrance of a variety of flowers that surround
Following breakfast we proceed to our next destination Ranakpur ’The idea of the Ranakpur is to bring to you the opportunity to experience distinctive traditional lifestyle, color and hospitality,Packed lunch at muthana dam. This mix of salt and sweet water provides ideal conditions for the prolific growth of aquatic food for the Houbara bustard, sandgrouse, Indian roller, kingfisher, nine species of larks, quails, gray francolin, Eagles, long billed vultures, harriers and falcons can be seen hunting in the muthana dam. Apart from the Wild also the home for a wide variety of species that include nilgai, Indian wolf, fox, jackals,jungle cats, and a few hyenas. Muthana Dam is a birdwatcher's paradise in winter. After lunch Continue ride to Ranakpur. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY – 6 RANAKPUR TO UDAIPUR
This day we start early and take a shuttle to short distance and ride to the next town of Udaipur. Today we pass through some large hills and difficult paths. On arrival check in to the hotel, lunch at hotel. After lunch proceed for Udaipur country side ride, After a comfortable 2 km ride through fateh sagar we will be in the rural countryside and absorbing this historic capital of Mewar 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. We get to discover kingfisher, langoors, cows, goats, peacocks along the way where we will experience the fresh air , beautiful nature and friendly people, while biking we will stop at several well selected locations to take pictures and to witness the village activities which is very active in the morning, on our halfway mark we will take a break at “Tiger Lake” for refreshments, this is a beautiful lake in the north west of Udaipur which was build in the mid 17 century, its isolation from the city makes it clean and being surrounded by hills provide it with a spectacular view, after a short break here we will continue our ride and finish the cycling in the old city where we started. Overnight stay will be in Jodhpur hotel.
DAY – 7 UDAIPUR DEPARTURES
Today after breakfast at appropriate time, transfer to the Udaipur airport to catch the flight for catch the flight for Delhi.
Places we will visit in the course of our ride
- Accommodation on single share basis in the mentioned hotels or similar
- 7 Breakfasts
- 6 Dinners. 6 lunches
- Arrival and departure transfers with our representative
- An accompanying support vehicle
- An accompanying cycling guide on entire tour
- Mountain bikes with gears (Scott
- Bianchi etc.)
- Bottled water
- soft drinks
- cookies during cycling ride time only
- 1 Leopard safari at jawai through 4x4 gypsies.
- Boat ride at lake pichola
- All currently applicable taxes