4 Nights / 5 Days

Getting There

Well connected by road, train and flight

Best time to go

01 October to 31 March


Distance from Delhi is 600 kms

A mystic gateway into the land of unlimited sands resounding with haunting ballads of love and war, Rajasthan is dominated by the Thar desert in the west, one of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Aravali range runs from northeast to southwest across the state. From palaces and forts, Rajasthan boasts of spectacular Jain temples at Ranakpur, dynamic forts , mouth watering food , fascinating culture ; we could just go on and on and ONN



Day 1

Assemble at the school at 0500 hours and depart for Bikaner via Mandawa (Breakfast will be at served on board and lunch will be at Mandawa Castle)

Madawa Castle Perhaps the best place to discover the legacy of Shekhawati is through the redefined history and luxury of Castle Mandawa, a fortress, now converted into a luxurious heritage hotel. Even time is measured by a different clock- a huge brass gong struck by the resident timekeepers at the fort every hour

12:00 hrs: Arrive Mandawa and have lunch after which we continue our drive to Bikaner

One of the three great desert kingdoms that still has a timeless appeal of the royal aura. The walled city, its havelis and markets are reminders of an era gone by. The imposing palaces, beautiful and richly sculptured temples of red and yellow sand stones display some of the finest creations of Rajput civilization.

Later in the evening we will have some Ice Breaker games with the kids as well as an orientation of the trip over evening snacks which will be followed by Dinner

Day 2

After a early morning breakfast we check out from the hotel and head out for a visit to the Camel Breeding farm. India’s only camel breeding farm is located in Bikaner, a remote city in the North western area of Rajasthan. Started in 1975, nearly half the camels bred in India come from this farm including those used in the camel regiment of the Indian Army.

This will be followed by a Jeep Safari and a visit to the Karni Mata Temple in Deshnukh (Popularly known as the RAT TEMPLE). A lot of BBC and NAT GEO documentaries have covered this particular temple

Lunch today will be a bush lunch, we will head to OSIAN, It is an oasis in the Thar Desert and has been known as the  “Khajuraho of Rajasthan” for its temples.

Evening we will conduct a few team building exercises with the kid and an session on the ecology and the culture

Dinner will be around a bonfire and Kalbilia music

Day 3

Early this morning children will head out for a Camel cart safari on the dunes, A camel safari can be a truly unforgettable and enchanting experience. A camel safari will also give you the opportunity to witness the rustic, rural desert life of India. While the desert can be barren, it’s also surprisingly well populated

Breakfast will be served on their return from the safari.

Post shower and some time to relax children will engage in Turban tying competition in true Rajasthani style and Tug off war.

Interactive session– The main focus of this task is to help students understand the lifestyle, culture, folklores and traditions of rural Rajasthan. Issues of, local governance (including Panchayati Raj Institution), natural resource management, health and education are also looked into.

After lunch children will head to Jodhpur , a dazzling blaze of blue on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is dominated by the imposing fortress that towers above the city on a sandstone ridge.

You stay will be in Jodhpur

Day 4

After breakfast head for a sightseeing of Jodhpur that includes

Mehrangarh Fort – Encircled within the massive city walls, the majestic Mehrangarh Fort keeps watch over a maze of rooftops from its perch on a rocky mountaintop. Bathed in yellow light at night, this imposing stronghold has the reputation of being the best maintained fort in Rajasthan, and the palace complex, with its network of courtyards, is well worth exploring.

Umaid Bhawan – The last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest residences in the world – set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens. Part museum, part royal residence and part hotel, the Umaid Bhawan Palace, with its ornate, art deco design, offers fascinating insight into the lives of the royals

This will be followed by Lunch at Salvasa a farm house.

Post lunch we will experience a visit to the Salvasa which would include a visit to the Potter’s village the Weavers and the famous handmade durries made here. We will also visit the Bishnois village, they are followers of a 15th century sage and are passionate environmentalists. Their creed is contained in 29 (bis noi) principals. Their faith bids them to protect every living being, if necessary with their lives, and the rare blackbuck thrives in their region.

Snacks during the journey will be on board

After this we head to Jaipur, overnight and stay will be in Jaipur.

Day 5

After a leisurely breakfast you will be met and chauffeured to Delhi enroute visiting

Enroute visit the focal point of the city of Jaipur is the Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds, a five storey high Baroque- like structure built to enable the veiled ladies of the harem to observe the street scenes below and remain unnoticed

AMBER FORT –Amber Fort is located 11 km from Jaipur. It was the ancient citadel of the ruling Kachhawa clan of Amber, before the capital was shifted to present day Jaipur. Amber Fort is known for its unique artistic style, blending both Hindu and Muslim (Mughal) elements, and its ornate and breathtaking artistic mastery

Post this we carry on with our drive to Delhi lunch will be served at a mid way restaurant.



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