Authentic Incredible Rajasthan – 14 Days

The Land of The Regal Warrior

Overview:

Rajasthan is known as the land of Kings & it is famous for legends of chivalry, heroism & the story of royalty in Rajput. Rajasthan is one of the most visited states in India. It’s not surprising because it shows India at its most colorful and exotic best. The main attraction for travelers is the vast Thar Desert and one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, the Aravalli. Here you can explore the Magnificent Forts, Opulent Palaces, Delicious cuisine, Elephant Rides and Camel Rides in Soft Sand Dunes, Puppet Shows, Fairs and Festivals & Wild-life sanctuaries. It’s also known as the living museum of the Indian sub-continent.

To explore this Incredible Royal desert state, we have designed the Motorcycle Tour of Rajasthan because it is the perfect way to explore the region closely. In addition you can have better opportunities to share rustic roads with camels and buffalo carts which are one of the most common modes of transportation.  The most unique thing about this Motorcycle Holiday of Rajasthan is that you ride the Legendary Royal Enfield through the off-roads of rural areas. During your Royal Enfield Motorcycle tour in Rajasthan you can simply enjoy immersing yourself in the glorious history of the region and can explore its majestic beauty with a new experience round every corner of this colorful state.

During your Rajasthan Motorcycle trip you will explore & experience hidden & colorful Rajasthan riding on a Legendary Royal Enfield Motorcycle. This Motorcycle ride in Rajasthan gives you the freedom to absorb the culture deeply. So, come & enjoy with us this culturally stunning place with rich colors, tastes and sounds.

 

Country & State: India – Rajasthan
Best Time: October to March
Number of Days: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Number of Riding Days: 10 Days
Accommodation: 3 Star and 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate
Terrain: 85% Tarmac and 15% Gravel
Duration of Ride: Between 5 and 7 Hours a day on average
Distance Covered on Motorcycle: 2200 Kilometres / 1370 Miles
Temperature: During nights and early mornings 10º C to 15º C and in day time 20º C to 30º C

 

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive Delhi.

After arrive at Delhi’s airport, you will be met by one of our ground operator’s staff outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. You will be transferred to your hotel & relax. Overnight stay in your Hotel.

Day 02: Delhi to Mandawa (130 Kilometres by Car to the motorcycle collection and 140 Kilometres by Royal Enfield)

After breakfast, we travel by the support vehicle a 130 Kilometres from Delhi to the motorcycle collection point and from here, we will start our first day ride to Mandawa. At the motorcycle collection point, you will be provided with your Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle and the road Captain will brief everyone on the rules for riding in India and the operation of your Royal Enfield bike. After the familiarisation with your Royal Enfield, we gear up and start our ride to Mandawa through the back roads and villages with their local markets. Mandawa is a world famous for its heritage Havelis and colourful fresco art. Mandawa was originally a trading outpost for the ancient caravans routes that stopped here from China and the Middle East. On arrival in Mandawa, we check into the hotel. Later we walk in colorful market and visit some of the interesting havelis. Overnight stay in your Hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 03: Mandawa to Bikaner (220 Kilometres = 4 to 5 hours riding).

After breakfast, we ride to Bikaner. On arrival we check into our hotel. In the afternoon we do a sightseeing tour of Bikaner visiting Junagarh Fort, one of the most interesting forts in Rajasthan, with its sumptuously decorated interiors.  Built in 1588 by Raja Rai Singh, it is unusual in the sense that it was one of the few major forts of Rajasthan that was not built on a hilltop. Overnight at the hotel.(B)

Day 04: Bikaner to Jaisalmer (320 Kilometres = 7 hours riding).

After breakfast, we will take on awesome route through small villages set among desert oasis with deep blue vast open skies above to the horizon of golden sands. Wild camels and caravans of gypsies drift by as we are virtually alone on the roads through the desert. Our destination is the fantastic Ali Baba “Golden Fortress City” on the Pakistan – India border in the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer. On arrival we check into our hotel and relax.(B)

Day 05: Jaisalmer to Sam Sand Dunes Desert Camp (40 Kilometres)

We breakfast eaten, we start our sightseeing of Jaisalmer including the old town of Jaisalmer & visit Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Perched on 80m high hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, it is the only “Living Fort” in India. Afterwards we visit beautifully sculptured Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town & it is virtually the showpiece of Jaisalmer’s legendary architectural wealth. We leave Jaisalmer and ride 40 kilmetres through huge sand dunes on both sides of Rrad which gives you and awe inspiring experience of motorcycle touring in Rajasthan, enroute we will visit the abandoned village Kuldhara popularly known as Ghost Village. After which we continue our tide to the Sam Sand Dunes. On arrival at the Sam Sand Dunes ensuite camping site, check in camp. Time to relax and have some tea we venture off for a camel ride in soft sand dunes of Thar Desert with its panoramic view of sunset from the middle of the sand dunes. We return to Camp to enjoy a mouth watering Rajsthani Dinner with folk dancing and music provided by a group of talented folk artists. Overnight in Camp. (D and Dinner)

Day 06: Sam Sand Dunes Desert Camp to Jodhpur (320 Kilometres = 6 hours riding).

We return to the road after breakfast and ride to Jodhpur through the panoramic country road. We will stop along the way and experience local life by visiting the houses of local farmers also we will visit a school to see the how Indian village students doing their study. On arrival in Jodhpur, we check into our hotel. This evening wie will take an enjoyable walk through the colourful market of Old City of Jodhpur. Overnight in our hotel.

Day 07: Jodhpur to Ranakpur via the Motorcycle Temple (190 Kilometres = 5 hours riding).

With breakfast eaten we do a sightseeing motorcycle tour of Jodhpur climbing the hill to visit the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive and formidable structures anywhere in India.We will view the city from the Top of the Fort which is just incredible; from here whole city looks Blue. Nearby visit Jaswant Thada (also known as Taj Mahal of Jodhpur); a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur. We then ride towards Ranakpur through panoramic village route. Along the way we make a must see visit which is an interesting place for every motorcyclist – the Motorcycle Temple (a place where a 350c Royal Enfield is a God and worshipped as one). On arrival in Ranakpur we check into our hotel. Overnight in Ranakpur.(B)

Day 08: Ranakpur to Udaipur (90 Kilometres = 3 hours riding).

After breakfast, we are ready for Mountainous Motorcycle Ride toward Udaipur, this area is full of natural beauty, abundant water and natural protection afforded by the surrounding forests and the Aravali Mountains. It is also known as the “City of Lakes”. There are things to see such as oxen are turning a water wheels for irrigation. On arrival we check into our hotel. Later we visit the City Palace, a majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake with the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. At Sunset, we travel by boat around Lake Pichola, which offers spectacular views of the hills, palaces, temples and bathing ghats. Later we take a short walk through the colourful market of Udaipur. Overnight in our Hotel (B)

Day 09: Udaipur to Ghanerao (150 Kilometres = 5 hours riding).

Following breakfast we start our ride towards our next destination, Ghanerao. Enroute we will  visit Kumbhalgarh Fort, an UNESCO World Heritage site, the walls of the fort of Kumbhalgarh extend over 38 km, the second longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China. We continue our ride to the beautiful and charming village of Ghanerao. On arrival, we check into our hotel. (B).

Day 10: Ghanerao to Pushkar (250 Kilometres = 6 to 7 hours riding).

After breakfast, we ride to Pushkar. Pushkar is famous for its Temples, Lake, Ghats, Sand Dunes and Bazaar. There are small hills on the three sides of Pushkar with the deep and beautiful lake on the other, which increase the beauty of Pushkar. On arrival, we check into our hotel. An evening walk ithrough the colourful market of Pushkar. Overnight in Pushkar.(B)

Day 11: Pushkar to Jaipur (140 Kilometres = 4 hours riding).

Today, after breakfast we take our last ride which is to Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional colour of welcome. Jaipur is the flamboyant and colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich and colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. On arrival in Jaipur, we check into out hotel and say farewell to the Ride Captain, the support crew and our Royal Enfields. This evening our guide will show us the market area of old town. Overnight in Jaipur (B).

Day 12: Jaipur (Full Day Local Sightseeing).

After breakfast we take a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort with an elephant ride, followed by a visit to the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh. The Palace complex consist an excellent museum, an armoury, sprawling gardens, buildings and several fine halls. We then proceed for Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Jaipur (B).

Day 13: Jaipur to Agra (250 Kilometres = 6 hours driving).

In the morning after breakfast, we drive to Agra. On arrival in Agra, we check into our hotel.  Later we drive to visit Mehtab Bagh to view the Taj Mahal from other side of Yamuna during sunset. Later we enjoy a walk in the colourful market of Agra. Overnight in Agra. (B)

Day 14: Agra to Delhi (210 Kilometres = 4 hours driving).

Pre dawn visit to view India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in sunrise. The Taj Mahal is the white marble tomb which took 22 years to build (1631 – 1653) by the Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved Queen Mumtaz. Over 20,000 craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy laboured to build this masterpiece. It is also known as the symbol of eternal love and is now regarded by many as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later we return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we visit Agra Fort an UNESCO World Heritage site then continue onto Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, we take you to the airport for your flight to home or your onward destination.

Fixed Departure Tours for 2017 & 2018 dates:

18 to 31 October 2018

09 to 22 November 2018

20 November 2018 to 03 December 2018

07 to 20 December 2018

26 January 2019 to 08 February 2019

10 to 23 February 2019

14 to 27 March 2019 During Holi, the Festival of Colour and has a Ride the World (Aust) Escort. Click here for more details

 

Prices:

1 Rider  / 1 motorcycle / shared room USD 2600.00 Per Rider.

1 Rider /  1 pillion  / 1 motorcycle / shared room USD 4500.00. 

1 person / 0 motorcycle / shared room USD 2100.00 per person. 

USD 480.00  Single Room supplement. 

Terms and Conditions can be found on www.ridetheworld.com.au 

Exchange rates will be as at the time of payments.

Inclusions:
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation on a share basis with breakfast daily.
  • 1 night in a desert camp tent with ensuite on a share basis with breakfast and dinner.
  • All ground transfers from the start of the tour until its completion, sightseeing and overland journeys by air conditioned vehicle on non-riding days.
  • Use of a Royal Enfield 500 cc motorcycle on all riding days.
  • Fuel for the Motorcycle.
  • Experienced English speaking Motorcycle Road Captain.
  • Experienced Royal Enfield mechanic with all necessary spare parts for the motorcycles.
  • Support vehicle for your luggage and non-riders.
  • First-Aid Medical kit.
  • Refreshments for stops during riding days.
  • Replacement motorcycles parts when required due to normal wear and tear.
  • The services of an English speaking guide on sightseeing days.
  • Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives.
  • All Currently Applicable Taxes.
Exclusions:
  • International Flights. (We can arrange these).
  • Pre or post tours (We can  arrange these).
  • Lunch and Dinner (except where specified).
  • Monument and attraction entrance fees.
  • Video and Camera Fees.
  • Travel insurance (Contact us for a quote).
  • Motorcycle damage.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, drinks or food.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in included section.
Clothing & Other Essentials:
  • Rider Licence: Full and valid for 500cc motorcycle.
  • Travel Insurance: Must cover riding 500 cc motorcycles.
  • Sunscreen/sun block UV 30/40.
  • Lip balm.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Fleece / under jacket.
  • Kidney belt.
  • Warm clothes.
  • Strong pair of Jeans / pants.
  • Thermos for hot and cold drinks.
  • Sun hat / cap.
  • Ear plugs.
  • Your regular medicine (if any).
Bike Gear:
  • Riding Jacket and Pants and Boots.
  • Helmet.
  • Motorcycling gloves.
  • Hydration pack.
  • Goggles / sunglasses.
  • Snood / dust mask.
  • Water resistant backpack
  • Knee and Elbow guards (if your riding gear doesn’t include proper padding or if you choose not to wear one specially on warm days)
To book , for more details or if you have any questions about this or other tours,

Contact us at  Ride The World (Australia)

Email info@ridetheworld.com.au

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Updated 09 July 2018. Details including costs were actual as at 09 Julyl 2018.

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