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Offroad Tours in Rajasthan

Our Rajasthan off roads division is pioneering self-drive tours.
With GYPSY, WILLYS JEEP, SCORPIO & TATA SAFARI expert off road teachers, mechanic and recovery backups, our off road team sets up your trip and put YOU in the driving seat.

As you embark on the adrenaline pumping Dune trip, you are transported to a completely new world of stark and desolate landscape full of breathtaking sand dunes that challenge you at every level.

Use your own SUV options also available.

Location Chart:
Jodhpur - Setrawa - Samrao - Osiyan - Jodhpur

Arrive at Jodhpur early morning and move to hotel for refreshing, change and breakfast.
After breakfast we start with handing over of the cars. Each car will be checked by you in detail and signed off with the car rental company. Once our cars are loaded and ready we will have a detailed safety briefing and route introduction. We start driving slowly through the busy streets of Jodhpur and soon we are on smaller roads in the outskirts of the city.

Jodhpur is the gateway to the Thar Desert and you will soon see the landscape changing to dry brush and sand. In the first half of the drive you will drive through small roads through villages where you will stop at local schools and Dhanis (shepard villages). You will also drive past local Bishnoi localities. The Bishnois are a tribe unique to this area. They are known as the first conservationists. Even today, they protect the local wild life, specially the antelope that is considered holy in their community.

The second half of the drive will be more challenging with small dunes and dry river beds that have to be negotiated. We will provide hot picnic lunch on the way.

Arrive in Setrawa in the evening, high tea on dunes offers basic accomodation.
Dinner, campfire and local dances will be organized at the desert camp.

Day 02 - SETRAWA - SAMRAO (60 km/full day)
Today will be our first challenging day on the dunes. After our induction on sand driving, dune maneuvering while negotiating climbs and drops. We will pass through small villages and a very exciting jeep route through sand dunes.
We will stay overnight at the village haveli in Samrao, after having dinner cooked by the local villagers, we shall sleep under the stars in our sleeping bags.

Day 03 - SAMRAO - OSIYAN (60 km/full day)
In the morning we get ready for another exciting off-road route crossing sand dunes and Dhanis (sheppard villages).
After our exciting 4 x 4 drive we shall ride on the god made machine best suited for deserts, yes a camel ride, while watching the sun set on the west, followed by dinner and overnight stay in the Thar Camp at Osiyan.

Day 04 - OSIYAN - JODHPUR (65 km/full day)
After breakfast drive back to Jodhpur. On arrival hand back your cars and move to a restaurant for lunch.
After lunch we will have some time free to roam in the market and do some last minute shopping or we can sightsee Mehrangarh Fort or get involved in zip-line adventure activity after which you can proceed for your return journey.

Costs include:

Costs do not include:

Please note that in the unlikely event that there are less than 8 people who sign up for this fixed departure, the tour will be cancelled and full refund made one week prior to the tour.

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