Explore Culture & Tours (I) Pvt Ltd
Explore Culture & Tours (I) Pvt Ltd
Horse Riding
  TRIP NAME: Balotra Fair Horse Ride 2015


This sample itinerary can be adapted to your own specific needs, interests and requirements – just ask.


DAY 1: Depart London on overnight flight

DAY 2: Arrive Delhi & free time for optional sightseeing.

3: Sightseeing and overnight train to Udaipur 

After breakfast, old & new delhi city tour. Later in the evening transfer to railway station to board the overnight train to Udaipur.

DAY 4: Arrival in Udaipur, sightseeing and night in Udaipur (or drive same day to Luni – will be hectic after the overnight train)

DAY 5: Early morning transfer by road to Luni (6 to 7 hours) – introduction & horse selection.

DAY 6: Ride starts - Luni - Satlana.

After breakfast the ride goes through dry flat area. The lunch halt is in a small rain catchment area besides a temple to folk divinity ‘mamoji’. Then ride through flat arid region you reach the dry riverbed of the LUNI. Enjoy the performance of the camps folk musicians. A Camp barber who also does massages will be available to relieve you of any aches and pains of the hard days ride .During the safari you will pass through many settlements of the Bishnoi community who have made environmental protection their religion. The Bishnoi people follow 29 principles laid down by Guru Jambhoji, who made environmental and wildlife protection a "religion" in the fifteenth century. Overnight stay in deluxe luxury camp.

DAY 7: Satlana - Ghana. ( 32 kms / 5-6 hours )

After breakfast, Riders go upstream in the large expanse of the dry LUNI riverbed. Being very sandy the going is slow leaving the river bed the ride takes you through villages and dry scrub country. The festival of colour holi has just passed so in this region people are still celebrating with dancing and drum music. Before reaching the camp the ride crosses 8 to 9 kms of protected bush land which is the protectorate of the Ramdeoji Temple. Such temple protectorates are called ‘Oran’. The camp is in the field of a farmer in the evening we may have the farmer’s family or other ladies of the nearby village come visiting our camp. Overnight stay in deluxe luxury camp.

DAY 8: Ghana – Karmawas ( 30 kms / 5-6 hours )

The ride on this day will take you through flat dry desert land arid but not sandy. Riders will be surprised at the clean well-maintained clay houses of the villagers.  As we approach the camp site low hills of the Aravali ranges will be visible on the horizon and typical desert flora will be seen on this day. Overnight stay in deluxe luxury camp.

DAY 9: Karmawas - Asotra. ( 31 kms / 5-6 hours )

Riding towards the hills passing acacia clusters you cross the village of Mangala. The lunch spot is in the backdrop of the hillock facing the dry Luni riverbed. We will be lucky to find few trees of the Jaal which offer cool shade for rest after Lunch ride on to Asotra a big surprise a green belt. Around Asotra aquifer created by the ancient Saraswati river basin from 2000 BC has been discovered. As a result farmers pump water by electric pumps and raise crops and riders will go through this fertile oasis belt. Our camp is in a farmer’s field and riders are able to meet the villagers and the family. Overnight in Deluxe Luxury Camp.

DAY 10: Asotra - Balotra fair at Tilwara.

Ride on to Balotra to reach the exiting fair. Lunch en-route just beyond Jasol. Evening reach Tilwara. Explore exploring the fair grounds on arrival. Evening campfire and folk entertainment.

Overnight in Deluxe Luxury Camp.

DAY 11: Camp at fair ride / walk around fair.

Morning and evening ride. Afternoons explore the fair grounds. Evening campfire and folk entertainment. Overnight in Deluxe Luxury Camp.

DAY 12: Camp at fair ride / walk around fair.

Morning and evening ride. Afternoons explore the fair grounds. Evening campfire and folk entertainment. Overnight in Deluxe Luxury Camp.

DAY 13: Fair ride / walk around fair.

Morning ride around fair ground. After lunch drive to Jodhpur .Later transfer to railway station for overnight train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi railway station, pickup & transfer to hotel.

DAY 14: Depart Delhi for London.

After breakfast, transfer to international airport for flight to London.

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