Welcome to the magic land where the arid and desolate beauty of the Great Indian Desert, the Thar Desert, mix with the pervasive chivalric romance of the Rajput warriors. The hospitality of its inhabitants, its luxurious palaces and its magnificent and romantic monuments demonstrating the splendour of the ancient Maharajahs, this Rajasthan motorcycle tour will really blow you away!
From Jaipur, the pink Capital, with its fabulous sites and bazaars, to the white city of Udaipur surrounded by lakes and lush hills, passing by the golden town of Jaisalmer, a sparkling jewel in the middle of the desert and Jodhpur, the blue city, renowned for its impressive fortress and sumptuous palace, be ready to ride through a region immensely rich in colors, cultures and history.
During this guided motorbike tour, you will probably feel the challenge of motorbiking in a dry and sandy area as soon as you reach the border of the Thar Desert but traveling through villages full of charm and authenticity, seeing women in bright traditional dress and humble shepherds in rural areas, all this in breathtaking landscapes, worth all the efforts.
Between pleasure of riding and fascinating cultural discoveries in this land of Princes, this royal destination definitely requires to be explored on a Royal Enfield!
- TOTAL Kms – 2165 kms
- Riding hrs – min.3 – 8 hrs
- Riding level – easy
- Culture – Hinduism, Jainism , Muslim culture.
- 5 fort visit with introduction of history
- Cultural Program at Thar desert
- jeep safari at Thar desert
- Taj - Mahal visit.
- Pushkar lake visit.
- Stay in Mandawa , a trading outpost for the ancient caravan routes for china & know for its fort & havelis.
- Explore the rajputan culture & history.
Day 1: New Delhi
Day 2: New Delhi - Mandawa ( 260 km )
Day 3: Mandawa - Bikaner ( 194 km )
Day 4: Bikaner
Day 5: Bikaner - Jaisalmer ( 330 km )
Day 6: Jaisalmer - Thar Desert (Camel Ride) ( 45 km )
Day 7: Thar Desert - Jaisalmer
Day 8: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur ( 286 km )
Day 9: Jodhpur
Day 10: Jodhpur - Pushkar ( 186 km )
Day 11: Puskar - Jaipur ( 145 km )
Day 12: Jaipur
Day 13: Jaipur- Agra ( 240 km )
Day 14: Agra - New Delhi ( 209 km )
Day 15: Delhi: Departure
Day 1st: New Delhi
In morning we come to pick you up at the New Delhi Airport or any pick-up point. Our representatives are there to provide you all the services and soon you’ll be introduced to the motorbikes and all the details about the tour. In order to get familiarized with the motorcycle, we’ll take you for a test ride for 15 to 20 km around Delhi. Then we will explain you the basic maintenance of the motorcycle and all necessary documents that you will carry with you along the trip.
Day 2nd: New Delhi - Mandawa )
Early morning, Go-Pro Cameras on helmets, riding gears, Royal Enfield Bikes, let’s start riding towards Mandawa. Referred as the "open air art gallery" of Rajasthan, the entire Shekhawati region is dotted with fascinating mansions (havelis) embellished with frescoes & colourful painted walls. Rest of the day at leisure to have a glimpse of its sumptuous havelis and fort.
Day 3rd: Mandawa - Bikaner
Today is our first day on the desert highway, with pure motorbike adventure on the road to Bikaner, an imposing walled city of palaces and colorful bazaars. Formerly the capital of the princely state of Bikaner, the city was founded by Rao Bika in 1486and from its small origins it has developed into the fifth largest city in Rajasthan .
Day 4th: Bikaner
Free sightseeing through this vibrant and energizing outpost feel desert town. Places worth to visit:” Junagarth fort” and its temples and palaces are preserved as museums and provide insight into the grandiose living style of the past Maharajas of Rajasthan,” Karni Mata Temple” Karni Mata is worshiped as an incarnation of Goddess Durga , “Laxmi Niwas” Palace The magnificent structure in red sandstone is one of the most popular attraction for tourists in Bikaner.
Day 5th: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Ride to the “Golden City”. Lied in the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king who founded the city in 1156 AD. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish-golden sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace. The town is surrounded by several ornate Jain temples finely sculptured. It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert) It is the largest district of Rajasthan and one of the largest in the country. on the west & south-west by the Pakistani border. While Jaisalmer may always have been remote, it is filled with many artistic structures and monuments of local historical importance. Jaisalmer's medieval mud fortress and walled township make it a popular tourist destination
Day 6th: Jaisalmer - Thar desert
Head to the Thar desert The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. It is the world's 17th largest desert, and the world's 9th largest subtropical desert. Thar Desert provides the recreational value in terms of desert festivals organized every year. the people of the desert dance and sing haunting ballads of valor, romance and tragedy. where we’ll sleep in tented camps and admire a sumptuous sunset plunging the desert into golden glow colors. A cultural program of Rajasthani music and dance will also be organized
Day 7th: Thar Desert - Jaisalmer (Camel ride)
On that day, be ready for a camel ride and Jeep safari through the stark and austere beauty of Jaisalmer desolate landscape. On our way back to the Golden City, we’ll visit Barabagh cenotaphs , A descendant of Maharawal Jaisal Singh, the founder of the state and Maharaja of Jaisalmer State, Jai Singh II (1688–1743), commissioned a dam to create a water tank during his reign in the 16th century. This made the desert green in this area,After his death on September 21, 1743, his son Lunkaran built a beautiful garden next to the lake and a chhatri (Hindi for cenotaph). the Lodurva Jain temple which are situated 6 kms far from Jaisalmer. After the visit, the day is yours for a free sightseeing of the city and its many artistic structures and monuments of local historical importance.
Day 8th: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Head to the “Blue City” of Rajasthan. We start our ride early morning as we have to cover 337 kms to reach to Jodhpur, on the way there’s are magical landscapes and to ride in Rajasthan means every place something stories to surprise us….
Day 9th: Jodhpur
Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan, royal city founded in 1459. After its population crossed a million, it has been declared as the second "Metropolitan City" of Rajasthan. The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort. The Place we visit on that day Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) and Flying Fox. On the program, after visit of main sites you are free for sightseeing in the, with imposing city walls, the bazaars of the old city, the beautiful historic buildings and scenic landscapes of the city are worth a visit.
Day 10th: Jodhpur - Pushkar
Leaving Jodhpur, you'll head north east to Pushkar, one of the oldest existing cities of India. The date of its actual origin is not known, but legend associates Lord Brahma with its creation. This holy town is famous for its lake where pilgrims descend to bath in the sacred waters, various ghats and temples spread all around it. Mythology : Pushkar in Sanskrit means blue lotus flower. Hindus believe that the gods released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it fall on earth where Brahma would perform a grand yagna. The place where the lotus fell was called Pushkar. Pushkar word may be derived from word 'Pushkarni'means- lake. It may be derived from word Pushpa means flower and Kar means hand. Very interesting place to get connected and know some Hindu believes …
Day 11th: Puskar - Jaipur
Our trip continues towards the state capital of Rajasthan. Known as the “Pink City”, Jaipur is the largest city and capital of Rajasthan and was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city is named. The city today has a population of 3.1 million
Day 12th: Jaipur
Jaipur is a major tourist destination in India and was ranked the 7th best place to visit in Asia. The day is yours for sightseeing into the Pink City. Lush palaces, gardens, temples, forts, arts and crafts, traditional shops, Jaipur has a lot to offer in that field. Our Visit on that day are the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort. Amber fort info : Amber, or Amer, derives its name from the Ambikeshwar Temple, built atop the Cheel ka Teela. However, local folklore suggests that the fort derives its name from Amba, the Mother Goddess who was the protector of the world. We have a lot to know about this magical city Jaipur with culture , there traditional food to taste on our motorcycle ride.
Day 13th: Jaipur - Agra
Early morning, let’s start riding towards Agra and the legendary Taj Mahal dedicated to eternal love of an Emperor for his favorite Queen! the distance is 239 kms approx. Though Agra's history is largely recognised with Mughal Empire, the place was established much before it and has linkages since Mahabharat period and Mahirshi Angira in 1000 BC. The Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan's favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India"
Day 14th: Agra - New Delhi
Back to the Capital where our riding days come to the end, full of good memories and fascinating experiences. Here it’s a time to do some shopping for the family and friends, collect all the tour pictures during our farewell party with Hardev Motors Team! We hope that you spent an enjoyable trip with us.
Day 15th : New Delhi - Departure
After lunch, a transfer to the New Delhi airport organized by our team as per your schedule.
Dates & Services
Batch No. 1: 21st Nov to 4th Dec
Batch No. 2: 15th Dec to 28th Dec
Contact us for tour cost
THE COST INCLUSIONS IN THE RIDE:
- Motorbike (500cc UCE)14 Days with fuel for the whole trip
- Backup vehicle to carry luggage, spare parts and mechanic for the entire trip as per the itinerary.
- Road captain with Motorbike
- Mechanic. with all Spare parts and tool kit
- Accommodation for 14 Nights (Twin sharing)
- Food MAP basis 15 days (Breakfast , Dinner )
- Juices and Mineral water will be provided.
- Helper / Back-up- Rider
- Medical kit (inc. Oxy. cylinder)
- Farewell party on a last day of ride.
- Photos and video of the whole trip.
- Cultural program at Thar desert
- Inner line permits and monuments entrance fee
- Pick up & Dropping at Delhi (airport )by AC Car.
- JEEP SAFARI "THAR DESERT"
THE COST EXCLUSIONS IN THE RIDE:
- Lunch on all days
- International /Domestic flights
- India Visa
- Motorbike damage will be covered from your Refundable security amount
- Medical insurance/Travel insurance coverage
- Trip extension in case of road blockage /Natural crisis.
- Riding Gears.
- Personal insurance and evacuation charges
- All expenses of personal nature such as Alcohol, laundry etc.
- Insurance against or for accidents / loss of life, loss of goods etc.
- Third party insurance.
- Tips to guides, drivers etc.
- Any item not included in the above “cost Includes”.
Terms and conditions
1. Online Booking
A deposit of 30% of the total estimated bill is requiredto hold the booking on a confirm basis at least 90 days before the tour starts.
2. Security deposit
Required deposit: Rs. 10000/- per bike & one original ID proof. Refundable if there is no damage on the bike.
3. Cancellation and refunds
40% of the total estimated bill is refundable until 30 days before the tour starts. Above the stipulated time, 20% will be reimbursed.
4. Responsibility of the applicant
-The company is not responsible in case of physical or fatal injuries.
-The company is not responsible for the bikes damages. If the body, clutch plates or riding gears are damaged because of rough riding the applicant will be charged.
5. Trip extension
If unforeseen circumstances necessitate a trip extension or if the participants decide to extend the motorbike tour, additional costs will be charged to them.
6. Unexpected disruptions
Hardev Motors organizes guided motorcycle tours in some of the wildest areas on earth, accordingly the weather and environment can be unstable especially in the Himalayas.
Company is not responsible for changes in the itinerary or program that are a result of roadblocks, landslides, monsoon, heavy rain or snow fall and any natural crisis.
HM Holds the rights to refuse/ remove you while on a tour In case of not follow the rules of ride /command of team leader/Unacceptable behavior with other group members etc. No amount is refundable in that situation.
8. Conditions to participate in our rides
To participate as a rider an individual has to be equal or above the age of 18 years at the time of the tour and be in possession of a valid motorcycle driving license and international driving license (for foreigners), be in good health condition and have at least 2 or 3 years experience in riding a motorcycle.
As a pillion, an individual has to be equal or above the age of 12 years at the time of the tour, in good health condition and with at least some motorcycle co-riding experience.
9.Number of participants
A minimum of 6 riders is required to start a tour.
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