Jan 11 - Jan 30, 2014, Ride code : Raj03
Start/Finish : New Delhi
Total Distance : 3200kms
AccommodationSingle occupancy at award-winning heritage (4-star) properties and boutique home-stays.
Camel safari, heritage visits, exclusive private folk music concerts, visits to traditional craft centres.
New Delhi to Nawalgarh - Leave the chaos of Delhi and ride into the scrub desert of Shekhawati to stay at a heritage, restored haveli.
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.
Explore the richness of Bikaner.
Bikaner to Jaisalmer - This is the heart of the Thar desert. Stay amidst the dunes and learn the ways of the nomads.
Jaisalmer to Barmer - Ride this spectacular road which is framed entirely by sand dunes. One of world's most sought after motorcycling roads.
Barmer to Bhuj – Ride into nomad country – Kutch. Spectacular ride where sand dunes give way to the vast expanse of salt flats.
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.
Bhuj to Dhrangadhra – Move to the Little Rann which home to the only population of Wild Ass in the country.
Safari to spot Wild Ass herds in the Little Rann.
Dhrangadhra to Udaipur - The beauty of this city is beyond words.
Kick back, relax and explore Udaipur.
Udaipur to Pushkar - This is the land of the mystic Vishnu.
Explore Pushkar, laze around at The Pink Floyd Cafe or jump into the melee of the bazaar.
Pushkar to Jaipur - It is time to say goodbye to the land of the Maharajahs at the Pink City.
Jaipur to New Delhi - Till next time...
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.
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.
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