Jodhpur Bishnoi And Rajasthani Craft Villages Private Half-Day Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Jodhpur hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Discover the rich culture and traditions of Rajasthan on this private half-day Bishnoi Village tour from Jodhpur. Visit the Bishnoi Village Camp and Resort with a private guide and learn of traditional Indian crafts such as leather embroidery and pottery. Learn of the villages history at the site of the Kahejarli massacre, and watch native antelope and gazelle on the banks of Guda Bishnoi Lake. Afterward, visit the Salawas weavers village where skilled artisans create colorful rugs the old-fashioned way. This 4-hour tour includes round-trip travel from your Jodhpur accommodation.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment

Know More about this tour

Following a morning pickup at your centrally located Jodhpur hotel, meet your private guide at 8:30am and take a seat in your vehicle to begin your private 4-hour tour. Then, head to the Bishnoi Village Camp and Resort a community of craftspeople working to keep Rajasthans traditional past times alive.

On arrival, see potters moulding soft clay as they have for centuries, and perhaps give it a try yourself. Watch camel-herders, leather-embroiderers, and craftspeople ply their artisan trades, and visit the site of the Kahejarli massacre where local Bishnoi woman Amrita Devi laid down her life to protect the village from Maharajah Abhay Singh of Jodhpur many years ago.

Continue on to Guda Bishnoi Lake where native antelope and gazelle roam in their natural habitat and birds drink from the cool waters. Capture the natural scenery on camera, then continue on to the Salawas weavers village.

Here, watch weavers at work producing cotton or wool rugs the traditional way, and admire the myriad blends of colour they create. At approximately 12:30pm, return to your Jodhpur hotel to conclude your tour.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off withinJodhpurcity limits
  • Private guide
  • Transport by private air-conditioned transport
  • Entrance fees to all attractions

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites. However, please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; spaghetti straps and short shorts are not recommended

A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen with a hat or headscarf for ladies are highly recommended

This private tour operates with a maximum of 8 people

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions