raj03

 

Jan 11 - Jan 30, 2014, Ride code : Raj03

20days/19nights

Start/Finish : New Delhi

Total Distance : 3200kms

 

Accommodation
Single occupancy at award-winning heritage (4-star) properties and boutique home-stays.

 

Non-riding Activities

Camel safari, heritage visits, exclusive private folk music concerts, visits to traditional craft centres. 

 

The Route

 

Day 1

New Delhi to Nawalgarh - Leave the chaos of Delhi and ride into the scrub desert of Shekhawati to stay at a heritage, restored haveli.

 

Day 2

Nawalgarh to Bikaner - Enter the Thar desert through its gateway - Bikaner. Again stay at a heritage, restored haveli and dip into the regions folk art and culture.

 

Day 3

Explore the richness of Bikaner.

 

Day 4

Bikaner to Jaisalmer - This is the heart of the Thar desert. Stay amidst the dunes and learn the ways of the nomads.

 

Day 5

Jaisalmer to Barmer - Ride this spectacular road which is framed entirely by sand dunes. One of world's most sought after motorcycling roads.

 

Day 6

Barmer to Bhuj – Ride into nomad country – Kutch. Spectacular ride where sand dunes give way to the vast expanse of salt flats.

 

Day 7

Free rest day in Bhuj with some local sightseeing.

 

Day 8, 9 & 10

Bhuj to Hodka - Explore villages around the Great Rann of Kutch. The villages arre home to unique culture, folklore, and music.

 

Day 11 & 12

Hodka to Mandvi – Dip your feet into the warm clear waters of the Arabian sea and learn the art of traditional shipbuilding, all the while enjoying fresh seafood Kutch-style.

 

Day 13

Bhuj to Dhrangadhra – Move to the Little Rann which home to the only population of Wild Ass in the country.

 

Day 14

Safari to spot Wild Ass herds in the Little Rann.

 

Day 15

Dhrangadhra to Udaipur - The beauty of this city is beyond words.

 

Day 16

Kick back, relax and explore Udaipur.

 

Day 17

Udaipur to Pushkar - This is the land of the mystic Vishnu.

 

Day 18

Explore Pushkar, laze around at The Pink Floyd Cafe or jump into the melee of the bazaar.

 

Day 19

Pushkar to Jaipur - It is time to say goodbye to the land of the Maharajahs at the Pink City.

 

Day 20

Jaipur to New Delhi - Till next time...

 

 

 

Inclusions:

1. Royal Enfield 350/500cc UCE motorcycles with tank & saddlebags, fuel & service support.

2. Two very experienced travel-curator tour leads.

3. Accommodation on single occupancy basis -- you are the Maharajah

4. All meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner. The best possible locations are chosen for our highway meals.

5. A simple orientation programme before the ride.

6. Basic emergency medical kit.

 

 

 

Exclusions:

1. Expenses of personal nature, local transfers, cigarettes, and the likes.

2. Gear/Helmet/Accessories, and motorcycle riding gear

3. Personal accident insurance

 

Detailed T&C's are provided along with the price quotation.

The desert trail 3

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