Desert Village Safari Day Trip
Desert Village Safari Day Trip has especially been chalked out for those interested tourists who want to explore and enjoy fairy-tales like famous desert villages' lifestyle bur are short of time. Any tourist who can manage one extra day over and above Golden Triangle tour duration, can enjoy this tour extension. Desert Village Safari Day Trip has been planned around a 'royal theme'- Lunch or Dinner at Dunes. The excursion has been segmented into options…..
First, Desert Village Safari Day Trip commences in the morning hour (around 11 am). By a vintage jeep, you will be transferred to Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji) where you will enjoy camel cart ride on the sand dunes and through desert village to have firsthand feel of desert village lifestyle. Have picnic lunch in an agricultural farm and return to Jaipur by 3 pm.
Second, Desert Village Safari Day Trip begins at 4 pm. The guests are taken to Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji), a desert hamlet of Rajasthan, near Jaipur. After sand dune camel cart ride during sunset time and exploring living patterns of the people in a desert hamlet, a traditional dinner is served in agriculture farm. By 8 pm, the guests are transferred to Jaipur.
The Royal Theme 'Lunch or Dinner at Dunes' is centered around Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji). 45 kms in the east from Jaipur, on the way to Agra, is situated a hamlet, named Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji). The day trip starts with pickup from Jaipur hotel by open Jeep or Canter. The guests are escorted by an English speaking guide. The route traversed will be again a beautiful sightseeing tour. On the way to Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji), you will be shown the Ramgarh Lodge which has very interesting history. Ramgarh Lodge used be water supplying lodge for Jaipur during the rule of Maharajas in Jaipur kingdom. Due to paucity of rain water, this water supplying lodge is losing its utility importance but as an archaeological and historical monument, holds tremendous significance. There is a big Jamuway Mata Ji Temple (built even before Jaipur was established). The road to Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji) passes through a nice mountain valley of the Aravalis. Other monuments on the way to the hamlet are Temple of Lord Krishna and Radha (approximately 700 years old) and a historical cenotaph depicting few paintings of a queen. Then, we reach the village Thakuron Ki Dhani (Dhula Raoji).You will meet the family of the great warriors whose three generations- grandfather, father and son led the army of Jaipur against Malwa and returned successfully winning the war. There is a nice fort, palace and cenotaph to see. Be witness to the real life of countryside people. Observe there means of earning and sourcing commodities for their day-to-day life. Watch them milking cow, buffalo and goat. After finishing the desert village tour by camel cart, we reach at sand dunes for sunset and enjoy traditional Rajasthani dinner at dunes. All these activities are hosted by the family of the thikana. With dinner or lunch in a group movement, we organize puppet show and on request cultural programme and folk dances.
Special Packages :
A. For Desert Village Safari Day Trip, we charge USD 80 per pax, including Village Tour by camel cart cultural programme and traditional lunch. (minimum 04 pax)
B. For Royal Theme "Dinner At Dunes" package tour we charge USD 95 per pax, including Village Tour by camel cart cultural programme and traditional dinner. (minimum 10 pax & booking have to be 15 days prior the tour).
C. On request, we provide horse riding / trecking from Jamuway Temple to Dhula village, approximately 10 kms. We charge for this experiential excursion USD 120 per pax.