GRAND RAJASTHAN (Explore the Classic Trail of Rajasthan)
Rajasthan, the incredibly colorful state of India, is the land of the Kings. Rajasthan, quite popular among the tourists for historical monuments, dramatic forts, grand palaces, ornate havelis, desert sand dunes, mesmerizing lakes, beautiful hill stations, culture, delicious cuisine, village life, colourful bazaars, teeming forests, wild animals and rare birds, enchanting temples are the jewel of royal state of Rajasthan.
Rajasthan, the true colour of Indian history and culture is a fairytale world: full of cheerfulness and quintessential charm, exotic, exquisite and endlessly intriguing. To experience an off-beat Indian motorbike trip we invite you to book The Grand Rajasthan Motorcycle Tour to explore the most popular as well as off-beat authentic destinations of Rajasthan. We ride Royal Enfield Motorcycle on traditional village & scenic treks with panoramic views everyday on this bike riding trip to Rajasthan.
In this 17 days Royal Enfield Motorcycle Tour to Rajasthan you will explore popular destination such as Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh, Jaipur, Bundi with hidden gem such as Khuri, Jawai, Bhenswara, Bijaipur, Pachewar & you will find yourself lost in the beautiful past of Rajasthan that is reflected in the walls and sculptures of the monuments present in these cities. Rajasthan spells bound as you explore it more & more.
If you have done a Rajasthan Motorcycle tour before and wish to come back and want to experience a unique & different itinerary, then this 17 days The Grand Rajasthan Motorbike tour is highly recommended to you & we guarantee you that this will be an adventure of a lifetime which will remain forever in your motorcycle riding holiday memories.
Best Time: October to March
Country & State: India – Rajasthan
Number of Days: 16 Nights / 17 Days
Number of Riding Days: 15 Days
Accommodation: 3 Star & 4 Star
Riding Level Required: Intermediate
Terrain: 85% Tarmac & 15% Gravel
Duration of Ride: Between 5 & 7 Hours a day on Average
Distance Covered on Motorcycle: 2200 KMS / 1370 Miles
Temperature: During nights & early mornings 10º C to 15º C & in day time 20º C to 30º C
WHAT TO BRING ON RIDE
Find below the detailed list of items that are required in the Tour for the safety & comfort level. We do not provide any of these, so we highly suggest to our all Riders to bring all of the required items mentioned below:
- DRIVING LICENSE (Rider): 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 cloths
- Strong pair of Jens pant
- Thermos for Hot & Cold
- Sun Hat / Cap
- Ear Plugs
- Your regular medicine (if any)
- Riding Jacket + Pants + Boots
- Bike gloves
- Snood/Dust mask
- Water resistant backpack
- Knee & Elbow guards
(if your riding gear doesn’t include proper padding OR if you choose not to wear one specially on warm days)
Arrive at Delhi’s international airport a representative will be waiting for you outside the EXIT gate of arrival terminal, holding a placard of your name. Met upon arrival and transfer to your hotel & will escort you to make your hotel check-in smooth & faster for overnight stay. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast, board in car for 2 hrs drive to reach at Motorcycle Tour starting point, here you will be introduced to your Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle and the road Captain who makes you aware of all the rules of driving in India with all the gearing system of Royal Enfield bike & how to handle Royal Enfield 500cc Motorcycle in your Motorcycle tour to Rajasthan. Today you will ride Royal Enfield 500 CC bike on country road & enroute you find some 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 & the Middle East. On arrival in Mandawa, check in hotel & relax. Later enjoy walk in colorful market & visit to many interesting havelis. Overnight stay in Hotel.
After breakfast in hotel, start your motorcycle ride to reach Bikaner. Bounded by sand dunes and situated on an elevated plain, this vibrant desert town is fondly known as the 'camel country' of India. Today we take the scenic country roads and join the Desert Highway for a smooth ride to Bikaner. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Later explore 16th century Junagarh Fort. With its unique and formidable structure, you will be able to appreciate the amazing network of havelis - mansions with courtyards and balconies of red sandstone and marble. The fort also contains numerous monuments with gold plasters, exquisite mirror work and hidden chambers. Overnight in Bikaner.
After breakfast, start ride toward Jodhpur through amazing countryside of Rajasthan. Rajasthan is immensely rich in terms of travel and fabulous destinations. Enroute enjoy the visit of extraordinary Karni Mata Temple at Deshnok. The 600 year old temple dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. The Temple plays host to thousand of rats that form the major attraction here. The rats are considered sacred and worshipped accordingly. Later ride continue to enjoy motorbike-ride through desert villages, fields & small colorful village markets. Enroute explore Osian town, very well known as the Khajuraho of Rajasthan due to the erotic sculptures on the temples. Explore Temples & enjoy camel ride in Sand Dunes of Osian. Later ride continue to Jodhpur. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Overnight in Hotel.
Wake up in the Blue City! After a hearty breakfast, we'll visit the imposing Meherangarh Fort, one of the oldest and most beautiful forts in Rajasthan. During your visit, you re-live the history of this fortress which has remained impregnable over the centuries. The fort offers you many breathtaking views of the blue city. After fort visit nearby Jaswant Thada (also known as Taj Mahal of Jodhpur), a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
Later enjoy heritage walk from the heights of the city crossing the small narrow streets in the middle of Indian life. You will reach the clock tower where the Sardar Bazar is located where you will find a lot of stalls of traditional fabrics, spices and tea. Spend some time to observe local culture & tradition of Jodhpur. Experience local snacks of Jodhpur called Mirchi vada and Pyaaz ki Kachori. After lunch explore Umaid Bhawan Palace & its museum. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
After breakfast, start ride to Jaisalmer, a famous city for Camels & Sand Dunes. Jaisalmer is also known as “The Golden City” because the town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel & relax. Later enjoy walk in colorful market of Jaisalmer & also enjoy the sunset at amazing sunset point with panoramic view of whole city & Fort with dance & music by local artists. Overnight in Hotel.
Morning after breakfast, visit Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Later visit beautifully sculptured Jain Temples of the 12th-15th century & after that visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town. After sightseeing enjoy your lunch in town & then ride continue for 55 Kms more through the scenic country roads to reach small village Khuri, which is famous for its sand dunes. On arrival, check in camp & relax. After tea, enjoy camel ride in soft sand dunes of Thar Desert & the panoramic view of sunset from the middle of Sand Dunes. Later back to Camp & enjoy mouth watering Rajsthani Dinner with folk dance & music programme by a group of talented folk artists. If you are interested in birding or wildlife in general, Khuri offers vantage points to watch the Demoiselle crane or the Great Indian Bustard. Overnight in Camp.
After breakfast start ride toward Barmer. Barmer, a boarder district of Rajasthan is crawled around with soft golden sand dunes. Once a camel trade route, this area is rich in craft that include wood carving, pottery, embroidery work and ajrak prints. Experience the joy of visiting a secluded & an unexplored destination. Today enjoy ride on sandy tracks, small rural roads to reach Barmer. On arrival check in Sanchal Fort- a stunning heritage styled hotel, surrounded by sand dunes, and is far off from the hustle and bustle of the city. Overnight in Barmer.
After breakfast start ride to Bhenswara through panoramic country side route. Bhenswara village is situated at the northern bank of river Jawai, which originates from Aravali Hills and flows down to the Rann of Kutch. Bhenswara village is surrounded by arid hills and farmland. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later explore the area by walk through the village and meet local families of Rabari, a semi- nomadic shepherd tribe to learn about their way of life. Later drive to spot the family of leopards that have made their home in the nearby hills. Overnight in Bhenswara.
After breakfast, drive to Jawai. Jawai, quintessentially an abode for people in search for tranquil moments amidst the wild. A place which has retained its pristine beauty, where one can experience the true, unadulterated glory that nature has to offer. On arrival, check in hotel & relax. Jawai, India’s Leopard Hills is one of the few places in India where one can easily sight Leopards & the picturesque locations of Jawai Hills & Dam are also home to other Wild Animals & migratory Birds. It is surrounded by forests where Leopards roam free. Along it flows the River Jawai, with the Jawai Dam Built on it & the resulting beautiful lake is home to some of the biggest crocodiles you will ever see. These are not a part of any National Park or Sanctuary; Most people don’t know about It, not even Rajasthanis. You will not see any madding tourist crowds here – Go Wildlife Spotting Freely. On arrival, check in resort & relax. Late afternoon leave for leopard & wild life safari in the mystic country side of Jawai for 2-3 hours (wildlife like Hyena’s, Nilgai might also be sighted).
After breakfast start ride to Kumbhalgarh through panoramic route. En-route visit the magnificent 15th century Ranakpur temple, it is home to one of the biggest and most important Jain temple complexes of India, covering an area of nearly 48,000 square feet area, and has 29 halls, 80 domes and supported by 1444 marble pillars, each of them intricately and artistically carved, yet no two of them are alike. On arrival in Kumbhalgarh, check in hotel & relax. Later explore Kumbhalgarh Fort. The fort also offers a superb bird’s eye view of the surroundings. It was built by Rana Kumbha in 15th century. This fort is second largest fort in Rajasthan. Like other hill forts of Rajasthan, this fort was also built on Aravalli mountain ranges. The wall of the fort is 36km long with a width enough to take eight horses abreast and is second largest wall after Great Wall of China. The fort has now been named under UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Kumbhalgarh.
Morning enjoy leisure breakfast, later start ride to Udaipur through panoramic mountainous road. Udaipur is also referred to as the ‘City of Lakes’ because it has been blessed with strikingly impressive lakes. On arrival check in hotel & relax. Later visit The City Palace (The magnificent palace started by Maharana Udai Singh II and completed in a long time lag is the largest palace complex of Rajasthan. Built in glittering granite and marble it majestically towers high on the Pichola Lake)...Saheliyon - Ki- Bari (Saheliyon ki Bari or Garden for the Maids of Honour of the queen, has beautiful fountains, pools with delicately chiseled kiosks and elephants in marble. There is a delightful Lotus pool and a sitting room decorated with paintings and glass mosaics too)... Evening, we will take you for a round of Fateh Sagar Lake (This artificial lake was built in 1678 by Maharana Jai Singh. After heavy rains destroyed it the reconstruction took place under the guidance of Maharana Fateh Singh). Later back to your hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, start motorcycle ride to Castle Bijaipur. Bijaipur is a quiet & charming village surrounded by graceful forests of flame of the Forest & overlooking the farmlands in the valley. Enroute we will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Fort of Chittorgarh. It is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. Chittorgarh is a symbol of the valour and the chivalry of the Rajputs. It was captured three times in its history and every time the men rather died in the battlefield than surrender to the enemy. They donned yellow robes and rode out in order to die by the sword. The women inside committed jauhar, collective were burning themselves on a pyre. Today the fort lies in ruins, but still its long lost splendour and majesty can be perceived. After lunch ride continue to Castle Bijaipur. On arrival check into the 17th century heritage hotel & relax. In the late afternoon take a tour of village by walk or by horse ride, where we meet with local people to learn about their culture & activities of daily routine life & also visit some old temples. Overnight in Bijaipur.
After leisure breakfast, start ride to Bundi. Enroute explore Kota. Later ride continue to Bundi. Bundi is a delightful town, with a rustic setting, that stands on the foothills of the Aravali Mountains. Bundi is especially famous for its palaces and the beautifully decorated stepwells that back in the 15th and 18th century were used to collect water during the monsoon season. In the afternoon we visit the Bundi Fort, arguably one of the most beautiful palaces in India, home to outstanding miniature paintings portraying the history of the palace and its royal family. The fort is set high on a hill overlooking Bundi and its Krishna blue stonewashed houses. Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast start ride to village Pachewar. Fort Pachewar Garh is situated in the middle of the village Pachewar from where one can have a panoramic view of the entire village in 360* angle. On arrival, check in heritage hotel & relax. Later enjoy walk in village & explore the ancient Temples, Royal Cenotaphs situated on the banks of lake Pampasagar, different artisan at work like black smith, gold smith, earth pot maker, carpet weaving, making of blue pottery, extraction of oil from oil seeds by traditional method with the help of ox, cooking demonstration in a local house where the lady of the house gives live demonstrate to cook their day to day meal and visit the small market of the village. Overnight in Pachewar.
After breakfast, get ready for last day ride of this motorcycle Rajasthan tour to reach Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. After that enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort with elephant ride, after that visit 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. Then proceed for Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Hotel at Jaipur. Overnight in Hotel at Jaipur.
Following breakfast, you’ll head for Delhi International Airport to leave for the journey home as per your flight schedule at the end of a wonderful motorbike holiday to India.
- In our Fixed departure we take maximum 8 Riders only
- 14th Nov' 2022 to 30th Nov'2022
- 20th Dec'2022 to 5th Jan'2023
- 22nd Jan'2023 to 7th Feb'2023
- US $ 3200 Rider
- US $ 2300 Pillion
- US $ 2300 Car Passenger
- US $ 480 Single Room Supplement
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PACKAGE COST INCLUDES
- 15 nights Hotel Accommodation on DBL Sharing basis with Breakfast.
- 01 night in Desert Swiss Camp with attached European Style Toilet on Twin/Double sharing basis with Breakfast & Dinner on Twin sharing basis.
- All Ground Transfers from your arrival at Delhi Airport in India to till departure from India, sightseeing & overland journey by Air Conditioned Vehicle on non-riding days.
- Royal Enfield 500 CC Motorcycle on all riding days.
- Fuel (Gasoline) for Motorcycle.
- Experienced English speaking Motorcycle Road Captain for whole trip on his own Royal Enfield Motorcycle including his accommodation & food.
- Experienced Royal Enfield mechanic with all necessary spare parts for bikes including his accommodation & food.
- First-Aid Medical kit.
- Refreshment during rides like Packed Juice, Fresh Fruits, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee Etc.
- Back-up Vehicle (Support Car/Van) to carry your Luggage.
- Spares parts change in Motorcycle during tour. –Front tube/ Rear tube/Spark plug/Clutch and Brake Wire/Clutch and Disc brake pads/ Engine oil/Clutch Plate.
- The services of an English speaking guide on sightseeing days.
- Assistance by friendly, knowledgeable English speaking ground representatives from the moment you arrive in India until the time you leave.
- All Currently Applicable Taxes.
International Flights, Lunch & Dinner (except where is specified), Monument Entrances, Video/Camera Fees, personal medical insurance (compulsory), Bike damage, extra drinks, visa fees, tips (no obligation) and items of personal nature such as, laundry, liquor, extra drinks etc & anything which is not mentioned in included section.