Safari In India

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Safari In India

  1. 1. Safaris in INDIA Camel Safari, Rajasthan Camel Safari is one of the unique ways to explore small villages in Rajasthan. Camel Safaris at the top of this ship of the desert is most exciting and soft adventure. Riding a camel is not easy as people consider. It is neither a great test for endurance. It is a great experience to explore The Thar - a vibrantly, living, desert, very colorful and hospitable. Itineraries of 2 to 7 days can be arranged traversing approx. 40-50 kms a day on camel. These itineraries are planned in the region of Bikaner, Khimsar, Osian and Jaisalmer. Nights halts are usually given near the village to provide opportunities to mingle with the local village folks and to provide insight to the traditional way of their life and culture. Besides one camel per pax on the safari, a camel cart accompanies on the tour to handle baggage and allow riders to take rest as and when required. Our tours include three meals a day, tea/coffee, two mineral water bottles per day, an escort and tents on sharing basis, kitchen tent, toilet tents with pit system, foam mattresses and entertainment by local artisans. Duration : 2 to 7 days Region: Bikaner, Khimsar, Osian & Jaisalmer Season: November to March No. of pax: Recommended 4 to 10 persons
  2. 2. Jeep, Safari Jeep Safari tours in India are best for Himalayan regions Explore the unknown while admiring the natural beauty at its best on a jeep safari tours with us. In India jeep safaris is the best way to explore the rugged terrain, hilly terrain or any other off beaten track in India. Even by jeep safari tours you can travel around the wildlife, forts, places and deserts of Rajasthan. Jeeps can take you to the interiors of a village or a town. Jeep safari tours help you in discovering those aspects of India that are hard to travel in any other mode of transportation.
  3. 3. Jeep Safari Tours India 1- Garhwal Himalayan Jeep Safari Tour Garwal Himalayas Jeep Safari Tour Location: Garwal Himalayas Duration: 13 Days Destinations Cover: Rishikesh - Auli - Badrinath - Chopta - Gangotri----Mussoorie Jeep Safari Tours India 2- Lahul Spiti Jeep Safari Tour Lahul Spiti Jeep Safari Tours Location: Lahul Spiti Valley Duration: 13 Days Destinations Cover: Manali - Kaza - Chandratal - Keylong ---- Udaipur Jeep Safari Tours India 3- Nubra Valley Jeep Safari Tour Nubra Valley Jeep Safari Tours Location: Nubra Valley Leh - Ladakh Duration: 11 Days Destinations Cover: Leh - Hemis - Panamik - Diskit ---- Udaipur
  4. 4. Jeep Safari Tours India 4- Spiti Jeep Safari Tour Spiti Jeep Safari Tours Location: Himachal ( Spiti Valley) Duration: 13 Days Detinations Cover : Shimla - Sarahan - Sangla - Nako - Kaza ---- Manali Jeep Safari Tours India 5- Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari Tour Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari Tours Location: Trans Himalaya Duration: 17 Days Detinations Cover : Shimla - Sangla - Kaza - Sarchu - Leh Jeep Safari Tours India 6- Jim Corbett National Park Jeep Safari Tour Jim Corbett National Park Jeep Safari Tours Location: Kumaon Duration: 12 Days Detinations Cover : Corbett National Park - Binsar - Munsyari - Ramgarh Jeep Safari Tours India 7- Char Dham Jeep Safari Tour Char Dham Jeep Safari Tours Location: Garhwal Himalaya Duration: 14 Days Detinations Cover : Rishikesh - Badrinath - Kedarnath - Gangotri - Yamunotri Jeep Safari Tours India 8- Royal Rajasthan Jeep Safari Tour Royal Rajasthan Jeep Safari Tours
  5. 5. Location: Rajasthan Duration: 13 Days Detinations Cover : Agra - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur Jeep Safari Tours India 9- Ranthambore National Park Jeep Safari Tour Ranthambore National Park Jeep Safari Tours Location: Rajasthan Duration: 09 Days Detinations Cover : Agra - Ranthambore National Park- Jaipur Jeep Safari Tours India 10- Manali – Leh Jeep Safari Tour Manali – Leh Jeep Safari Tours Location: Ladakh Himalaya Duration: 08 Days Detinations Cover : Manali - Sarchu - Leh - Hemis - Khardung La Jeep Safari Tours India 11- Ladakh Monastery Jeep Safari Tour Ladakh Monastery Jeep Safari Tours Location: Ladakh Himalaya Duration: 15 Days Detinations Cover : Leh - Hemis - Alchi - Lamayuru - Rangdum - Padum Jeep Safari Tours India 12- Ladakh Lakes Jeep Safari Tour Ladakh Lakes Jeep Safari Tours Location: Ladakh Himalaya Duration: 10 Days Detinations Cover : Leh - Hemis - Tsomoriri - Pangong - Khardung La Horse, Safari Route no.1:
  6. 6. Udaipur – Ranakpur (“Aravalli Nature and Wildlife Safari”) This ride takes place before the backdrop of the Aravalli Mountains. The terrain is hilly till mountainous with a varied thickness of vegetation. In the beginning the trail leads through small mountain villages where traditional farming is still practiced, but as the riders penetrate deeper into the mountains, human habitation becomes scarce. Finally the riders will enter the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary where they will be able to observe a great variety of birds and animals as well as admire virgin dry deciduous forest. Number of days: 5 Accommodation: Tented camps or heritage/resort hotels Visit: On this route the riders will visit some of the most famous sights of southern Rajasthan. Eklingji, Nagda and Sas-Bahu temples are ancient temples, featuring exquisite stone carving. The Sas-Bahu temple is also nicknamed Little Khajurao. In Haldi Ghati the Maharana Pratap Museum can be visited and of course the Chetak samadi, which marks the death place of this famous horse. Finally the riders will reach the famous Kumbhalgarh Fort , one of the most- important forts of Mewar, perched high on a hilltop in the Aravalli Mountains. The trail will continue its way through the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary , famous for being one of the last successful breeding ground of the wolf in India. Other animals to be seen are leopard, panther, wild boar, sloth bear, sambar and nilgai. While riding through the Sanctuary the riders can spot countless birds and experience virgin dry deciduous forest, once common all over the Aravalli Mountains. The safari carries on to Ranakpur , where the famous Jain temple is located. It is the biggest and most famous Jain temple in Rajasthan, built in 1439, renowned for its delicate carving. Terrain: Mostly hilly, some valleys and plains, generally forest vegetation Pace of ride: A lot of climbing, but in between long trots and canters. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Route no.2: Kumbhalgarh – Ranakpur (“Castle to Castle Safari”) This luxurious safari takes place around the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary in the Aravalli Mountains. The terrain is hilly till mountainous with a varied thickness of vegetation. The riders
  7. 7. will be able to observe a great variety of birds and animals while riding through the Sanctuary. Accommodation will be in well-appointed Heritage/Resort hotels, giving the safari a lavish touch. Number of days: 4 Accommodation: Heritage/Resort Hotels Visit: This route leads from the prominent Kumbhalgarh Fort to the exquisite Jain temple of Ranakpur . The riders have a chance of visiting the Fort before the ride starts and continue their way through the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. On the way to Ranakpur another two interesting and worth seeing rawlas (forts) will be visited. Ganerao Rawla and Narli Rawla. Finally the riders will reach the Jain temple in Ranakpur, the finishing point of the safari. Terrain: Hilly till mountainous and stretches of open country, mostly forest vegetation Pace of ride: A lot of climbing, in between long trots, slow canters -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Route no.3: Udaipur – Pushkar (“Pushkar Fair Safari”) This safari takes place on the occasion of the Pushkar Camel Fair (October/November) and leads the riders from the heights of the Aravalli Mountains to the sandy plains of the Thar Desert. The terrain varies from day to day. In Pushkar itself the riders can visit and ride over the Camel Fair. This is the ultimate way of getting to and experiencing the Pushkar Fair. Every year up to 100,000 camels, cattle and horses are brought to Pushkar, making this fair the biggest in Rajasthan. Thousands of people flock to attend the festivities, the religious celebrations and the life-stock trading. The sleepy town of Pushkar becomes a flurry of activity with camel and horse races, street theatre and a variety of stalls selling almost everything. Jugglers, musicians, comedians, tourists, traders, animals and devotees, all come together for a couple of days in this Fair. As written in the Lonely Planet “it is truly a feast for the eyes and should not be missed if you are anywhere near”. The Pushkar Fair is the only one of its kind in the world and is one of India's most colorful and vibrant festivals. Featured in numerous magazines, travel shows and films, it is definitely worth attending. Number of days: 8 Accommodation: Tented camps
  8. 8. Visit: On this route the riders have the opportunity of seeing a lot of fascinating forts and palaces on the way (e.g. in Jhormuda and Kharwa ). The absolute highlight of this safari however is the Pushkar Camel Fair . Already some days before reaching Pushkar, the riders will encounter herds of cattle and flocks of camels being guided to the fair. Very often nomads, wandering from fair to fair with their animals can be spotted. They are very colorful, the men with bright turbans and the women in gaudy saris. On the way the riders pass through a number of villages where they can observe traditional handicrafts such as pottery, weaving or wooden work. Terrain: From the Aravalli Hills to the flat sandy plains Pace of ride: First slow with a lot of climbing, then long trots, canters and occasional gallops in the sandy desert plain. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our safari camps: Accommodation in most cases will be in a safari camp. The reason for this is that many of our routes lead through scarcely populated areas away from the usual tourist paths. So very often the night has to be spend in the nature away from human dwellings. However all of our campsites are chosen with great care and offer a maximum safety and superb views. Away from the busy Indian towns or villages they are a paradise for nature lovers and bird- watchers. Though away from civilization, our camp offers all necessary facilities to the riders. The tents are comfortable and inviting with double or single Breakfast and dinner is served in our dining area, an open space with a sunroof, tables and chairs. Breakfast is Continental style with fruits of the season, eggs and toast. Lunch will be either taken as package on the trail or brought to you by Jeep. Dinner is a traditional 3-course menu of Indian food (non-spicy). Vegetarian food preparation is possible. Our camp gives a very colorful impression, reminding of the hunting camps of the Maharajas. The tents made in the traditional Indian style with a roofed entrance where the riders can leave their shoes. Grouped around the dinning area they are encircled by a partition enclosure of cloth with a colorful rajasthani pattern. Please note: All Safaris can be made shorter or longer according to your wishes Accommodation in Heritage/Resort hotels along the way is possible 50% booking charges are to be paid in advance at least one month before the safari in order to confirm the booking The full safari rate has to be paid before the start of the safari We give special group rates for more than 8 people Extra charges for transporting the horses more than 150 km will be added to the safari rate
  9. 9. In case of a termination of the safari on behalf of the guests, no money will be refunded We advise the guest to come one or two days before the start of the safari in order to get to know the horses Free riding will be provided for our safari guests two days in advance of the safari Each guest is advised to buy a travel and health insurance, as riding will be at own risk, Princess Trails is not liable for any accident, injury, property damage or death occurring during the safari The wearing of riding helmets, proper riding breaches/shoes is recommended by the management.

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