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Royal Enfield Motorcycle Maharaja Safari

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Motorcycle Mountain Tour

Motorcycle Travel Experience

Himalayas, India
15 Days
€ 1,858 combadi price

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Holiday Type
Open dates/Private groups
Running Period
Oct 28 - Nov 11

The Combadi Insight:

Imagine riding your own 500cc Royal Enfield motorcycle through the winding roads of Rajastan region & visit the hidden tribal villages of the Himalayan mountains. End your motorbike safari through India's cultural gems by parking next to the Taj Mahal and experiencing one of the World's 7 wonders.

Holiday Code: BE3

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A motorcycle tour of India's Maharajas region, Rajasthan can be an amazing experience but to visit this region on a Royal Enfield Motorcycle with all the freedom that it affords makes this trip pretty much out of this world!!

Cruising on narrow and sometimes winding roads through the dessert, through the colorful cities and villages of Rajasthan, seeing wonders such as the exquisite mural paintings of the Havelis, the great sand dunes of Thar, witnessing the Nomadic lifestyle of various tribes and the hidden tribal villages of Mount Arawali, be awe inspired by the sunrises and sunsets on the desert, bask in the warm hospitality of the Rajput people, be entranced by their dessert music and fortified by the rich and varied Rajasthani cuisine all with a back drop of magnificent Forts, palaces, camels and elephants and the most abundant art and handicrafts that you will find anywhere in India.

Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is India at its most exotic, rich and colorful best. This is the home of the Rajputs, The exotic atmosphere permeates the desert landscapes dotted with green oasis, majestic forts and palaces, slow plodding camels and elephants and Rajasthan's people themselves are a brilliant splash of color - the men accent their outfits with huge pastel coloured turbans and long Dali-esque moustaches.

The motorbike tour starts in New Delhi, the capital city of India. Next we travel through the semi desert of Shekhavati known for its painted haveli often referred to as an open art gallery, further to Bikaner which is the gate way to the citadel of the Thar desert known as “Jaisalmer”. Jaisalmer was once an important stop for caravans travelling on the silk route. Next we ride to Khuri the rural village known for its incredible sand dunes. After Khuri we ride to Jodhpur, the blue city, which is dominated by the Mehrangarh Fort, and then on narrow roads to the rural part of Arawali at Zozawar or Khejerala where you will meet the community of Nature loving people known as the Bishnoi.

After the Arawali hills we descend to Udaipur another white city nestled on the banks of the Pipchola Lake this area is known as the region of the Mewar and Udaipur is also known for its beautiful Lake palace...

Ride north to Pushkar which is situated on the banks around the sacred Pushkar Lake which is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus each year. Pushkar is a beautiful, small white city with incredible views and slow easy pace of life.

Then, Jaipur, known as the “Golden city” is also the capital city of Rajasthan – which has many colorful bazaars, monuments and incredible shopping!

Finally the tour ends with a trip to the Taj Mahal, the 7th wonder of the world, and an incredible site to behold…

Day1: Arrival in Delhi

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Delhi to Mandawa (Nawalgarh) 260 Kms - 6 Hrs

We head out after breakfast and drive to the Shekawati region. Visit of the fort and some Havelis in Mandawa, a charming town built in the 18th century. Afternoon visit Nawalgarh founded in 1737 by Nawal Singh, its painted Haveli walls and ceilings and roofs have been painted in vegetable and stone colors so beautifully that some people call it an open air art gallery of Rajasthan, explore the town, stay the night in a local hotel.

Day 3: Mandawa (Nawalgarh ) to Bikaner 200 Kms - 5 Hrs

We leave in the early morning after a hearty breakfast. On the way we visit some beautiful Havelis in Fathepur, famous for its wall paintings and continue to Bikaner to our hotel and in the evening visit the Bikaner fort.

Day 4: Bikaner to Jaiselmer , (In the Thar Desert) 330 Kms – 7/8 Hrs

Leave early morning, to visit the world famous temple of the Rat (Karni Temple at Deshnukh). Later we will reach Jaisalmer, the bewitching citadel and the gateway to the desert. It use to be a stop for the many caravans travelling the silk route, it is a charming place and you can have a stroll in the market and watch the sunset near Lake Gadi Sagar. We stay the night here in a hotel in a hotel.

Day 5 : Jaiselmer to Khuri 40 kms - 2 hrs

After breakfast, the visit of the fort of Jaisalamer, the lake Gadi Sagar, the Jain temples, the magnificent Patwom ki haveli and Salim of Singh Haveli.

We have lunch in the city and the afternoon gives us time to explore Khuri with its magnificent sand dunes, the rural village with its huts of clay covered with straw, its decorated camels and a very colorful market place.

A short camel safari is the best way to investigate the magic of this place. In the evening enjoy the hypnotic movements of the Kalbeliya dance group. This is a magic spot for sunsets – here you can see the changes of colour as the red sand becomes first golden, deep ochre and finally a rich blue.

You will enjoy an evening under a starry sky around a warm campfire. Dinner is served in traditional Rajasthani style. We spend the night camping in the open or you may wish to sleep in a local hut.

Day 6: Khuri to Jodhpur (the Blue city) 350 Kms - 6 hrs

We leave early and stop on the way to visit some of the rural villages and meet the local people. In the afternoon we check in to our hotel.

After lunch we visit the city of Jodhpur which is the second most populated city in Rajasthan. Here you stand in the Meharangarh fort at the edge of the Thar Desert. The red stone Meharangarh fort is of the most impressive forts in Rajasthan. It was built in the 15th century and dominates the city. You can also visit the Jaswant Thada the white marble tomb and then stroll in the Sadar Bazar of the blue city. Jodhpur is fondly referred to as the ‘blue city” because of the indigo coloured houses in the old town. Traditionally the blue signified the homes of the Brahmins. You get a great view of these houses from the ramparts of the Meharangarh fort which looms high above the buzzing city life. We spend the night in a hotel.

Day 7: Jodhpur to Rawala Jojawar or Khejrela 140 Kms - 4/5 hrs

Today we head to a remote region that is rarely visited by tourists - located at the foot of the Arrawali Mountains. You will discover unusual villages and we can spend some time walking around, taking photos and meeting the people.

We spend this night in an old Haveli converted to a hotel. The family of the Maharaja runs the hotel and will oversee the preparation of our traditional Rajasthani dinner…

Day 8: Jojawar or Khejrela to Udaipur via Ranakpur 150 kms - 4/5 Hrs

We leave rural Rajasthan and head toward Udaipur, on the way we stop to visit Ranakpur, which is situated in a quiet, beautiful and remote valley of the Arawali Mountains. The main temple is called Choumukha or the four faced temple which is dedicated to Adinath. This temple was built in 1439, it is a superbly crafted temple that has been well preserved, it has 29 halls, 1,444 pillars and all are unique in their design!

Upon departure we meander along mountain roads to reach one of the most charming cities in Rajasthan: Udaipur. Udaipur is situated on the banks of Lake Pitcola and on the hills surrounding the lake.

We’ll check into our hotel and then everyone is free to relax and explore Udaipur at their leisure...

Day 9: Udaipur

Visit of the Lake Palace, Sahelion ki Bari, walk in the bazaar, and there is optional boating on the lake. Night in hotel.

Day 10: Udaipur to Pushkar , 300 kms - 7 Hrs

Early morning departure from Udaipur and In the afternoon we arrive in the holy town of Pushkar. Once we check into the hotel you will have time to wander around, take photos of this very photogenic place, sit by the lake or just sip a cup of chai and watch the world go by...

According to legend, the sacred lake of Pushkar sprang up at the spot where Lord Brahma (Lord of creation) dropped a lotus flower from the sky, It is an important pilgrimage place for Hindus and it is said that devotees should visit this holy place at least once in their life time. There are large numbers of Sadhus (wandering holy men), who congregate around the lake and temples. Several Ghats (water ways) runs to the lake and here you will find pilgrims constantly bathing themselves in the holy waters for prayers and purification.

Day 11 /12: Pushkar to Jaipur 125 Kms - 3.5 Hrs

Departure to the Pink city and the capital of Rajasthan. Check into hotel, and then visit the Amber fort, 10 km from Jaipur: it is an impressive fort built in a scenic place. This has been the capital of the Kachwahas for 5 centuries .evening free , next morning city tour to visit the observatory , City Palace and Hawa Mahal ( wind palace ) evening free , night in hotel.

Day 13: Jaipur to Agra via Fathepur Sikri 235 Kms - 6 Hrs

Early morning, departure to Fathepur Sikri, this was the former capital of the Mogul Emperor Akbhar in the 15th century. After lunch we drive to Agra. We have a chance to visit the beautiful Taj Mahal, the most sumptuous white marble tomb, one of the most beautiful pieces of Mogul art. It was built by Shah Jahan Emperor in 17th century for his beloved... We will also visit the Red Fort which is nearby.

Day 14: Agra to Delhi

After breakfast make our final run back to Delhi, we check into our hotel and have time to shower, rest and enjoy time with your new friends!

Farewell dinner. (The farewell dinner is the last planned activity besides taking you to the airport the following day, so you now have time to do a little shopping, just relax or mingle with some of your new friends from the tour).

Day 15: Fly away Home

Depending on the time of your flight you will be transferred to the airport at the appropriate time.

  • Ground transport as per itinerary
  • Shared double room of medium class, neat and clean hotels and guest houses. In Delhi your breakfast is included and you are responsible for your own lunch and dinner
  • All food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • English speaking guide
  • 500 CC Enfield Motorcycle, fuel and experienced Mechanic
  • Separate back-up vehicle for groups of more than 4 persons. For groups of 2-3 people there is a pick-up Jeep to carry spare parts, the mechanic and baggage.

Kit List

  • Personal clothing including warm wear for evenings
  • Swim wear
  • Casual comfortable clothes for bike riding
  • Soft body armor (This is what we recommend but you can also use a riding jacket with protection)
  • Riding boots
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Crash helmet
  • Snoods (neck / head under helmet)
  • Riding gloves
  • Personal cosmetics
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Ear plugs
  • Towel
  • Small pillow for coach journey / flight
  • Personal medication
  • Torch
  • Sun screen
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Day pack for personal stuff
  • Camera
  • Phone charger, camera charger, etc
  • Set of wet weather outer-wear
  • Camel back or other bottle for water in your day pack

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