Rural India Real India

(Come let’s explore village life of india/04 nights/05 days)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01- Arrive Jodhpur by flight Jodhpur- Nimaj by surface (110 Kms/ 2 hours)

Meeting and assistance on arrival at the airport then you will be driven to Nimaj.

Nimaj village is located in Jaitaran Tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan, India. It is situated 10km away from sub-district headquarter Jaitaran and 105km away from district headquarter Pali. As per 2009 stats, Nimaj village is also a gram panchayat. It is a beautiful village located where you get to see the real village life of an Indian village. It is near Jodhpur was founded by rao Jodha (Marwar) in the year 1453 A.D. His grandson ‘Rao Udai Ji’ became a sovereign ruler of Nimaj and Jaitaran, and founded the sub clan popularly known as Udawat Rathores. Nimaj swas later amalgamated with Jodhpur.

On arrival Nimaj check in at hotel. Evening will be at leisure to relax.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02- Nimaj – Luni by surface (150 Kms/ 3.5 hours)

Breakfast at hotel

After breakfast proceed for jeep safari to do a village tour visiting snake charmers clan, the ‘dhanis’ hamlets of the ‘Bishnoi, seervi & Kumwat’ communities.

Later drive to Luni enroute visit the impressive 5 km long Mehrangarh Fort on a 37 m low sandstone hill built by Rao Jodha in 1459. Within the fort are some magnificent palaces with meticulously carved panels, latticed windows or “Jarokhas” with evocative names. From the top of the fort one can get a bird’s eye view of the old city

Continue drive to Luni. The village of Luni nestles in the shadow of the castle walls and is a hub of activity with its many artisans fashioning metal, clay or wood into intricate forms and demonstrating their skills passed down over the centuries by their ancestors.

On arrival check in at hotel. Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03- Luni – Ranakpur by surface (150 Kms/ 3.5 hours)

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast enjoy jeep safari to the neighboring Bishnoi Village. Bishnoi Village Safari is the organization started by Rajas and Maharaja’s of Jodhpur to show that Indian and foreign guest a glimpse of rich cultural life around their state of Marwar, A True Rajasthan.

Bishnoi village of Jodhpur, Rajasthan is scenic beauty marked with Khejri trees and deer. Also in the village is the Guda Bishnoi Lake. It is a natural lake, perfect as a picnic spot. A person interested in exotic wild life & nature should definitely visit this village. The Bishnoi community inhabits the village. The villagers are staunch worshippers of nature in all its forms, specially the sanctity of plant and animal life. They even pray to the green trees and animals that inhabit their land. In this world of exploitation everywhere, they make every effort to conserve the environment. Another fact about the Bishnoi tribals is that they worship Lord Vishnu and are vegetarians.

Later drive to Ranakpur. On arrival visit Ranakpur Temple. Ranakpur, the wonderful temples of the Jain sect dating back to the 14th/15th century. The unforgettable main Temple dedicated to Adinatha the first Tirthankar (1439) built in marble took 65 years to complete. It is one of the five holy Jain pilgrimage centers, and has one of the best temple complexes.

After visit the temple, check in at hotel in Ranakpur.

Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04- Ranakpur – Deogarh (approx. 110 Kms/2.5 hours)

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast drive to Deogarh enroute visit Kumbhalgarh Fort. Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second most important fort of Rajasthan after Chittorgarh. Located at a distance of 64 kms from Udaipur in Rajasmand district, Kumbhalgarh Fort is easily accessible from the city of Udaipur. This unconquerable fortress is secured under the kind protection of the Aravali ranges. Kumbhalgarh Fort was built by Maharana Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The fort derived its name from the same factor.

Later continue drive to Deogarh. On arrival check in at hotel.

Evening will be at leisure to relax or to pursue independent activities.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05- Deogarh – Udaipur airport

Breakfast at hotel

Post breakfast walking village, where you get to see not only daily routine life of villagers but also get a chance to interact with them. Enjoy the final day with villagers, click beautiful memorable pictures and explore this day in your own way.

Post breakfast, you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for onward destination.

End of the tour