Unique Motorcycle Tour India

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Usually from east to west, along with the development of different cultures, a trend emerged locally which has its own uniqueness, full of bravery and courage. The place may be different but the scenario revolves around the folk and culture. This motorcycle ride allows you to experience the true essence of Rajasthan, what with visiting historical forts and palaces and staying on the sand dunes in the desert with your motorcycle. The quirky temples that you will pay a visit to during the ride are unlike any other in the world.

Key Information

  • Bike: rental (Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle)
  • Terrain: mix of asphalt and off-road
  • Mileage: 2,700 kilometers / 1,678 miles
  • Daily rides: 40 to 330 kilometers / 25 to 205 miles
  • Riding gear: available to rent: helmet, knee guards, and magnetic tank bag
  • Meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 11 dinners

Meet the guides

Devinder
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Highlights

  • Exhilarating desert ride
  • Starts and ends in New Delhi
  • Witness Agra's legendary Taj Mahal
  • Travel to Pushkar, Jodhpur, and Ranakpur
  • Exciting fort, palace, and temple visits
  • Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycle
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Services of a guide

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


12 riding days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 10
Airport transfer included: Indira Gandhi International Airport
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
11:30
Check-out Time:
10:00

During this tour, you will be staying at various accommodations across India on three to four-star, heritage hotels, a deluxe desert camp, or similar accommodations. Rooms will be available on a twin sharing basis.

  • Night 1 - Hotel Royce or similar in New Delhi
  • Night 2 - Hotel Mandawa or similar in Mandawa
  • Night 3 - Hotel Tanisha Heritage Haweli or similar in Bikaner
  • Nights 4 and 5 - Hotel The Gulaal or similar in Jaisalmer
  • Night 6 - The Marwar Hotel and Garden Jodhpur or similar in Jodhpur
  • Night 7 - Hotel Aranyawas or similar in Ranakpur
  • Nights 8 and 9 - enjoy cozy accommodations at hotel Brahma Niwas or similar in Udaipur
  • Night 10 - Pushkar Legacy or similar in Pushkar
  • Night 11 - Corporate Inn Raja Park or similar in Jaipur
  • Night 12 - Hotel Sterling Agra or similar in Agra

Program

Day 1: Arrival in New Delhi

Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), an Evergreen Adventure & Consultancies' representative will meet you and lead you to the hotel. After two to three hours of relaxation, Evergreen will introduce you to your 13 days companion for the ride. You will stay overnight in New Delhi. Snacks and dinner will be provided.

Day 2: New Delhi to Mandawa (255 kilometers / 158 miles - 5 to 6 hours)

The ride will start in the early morning to avoid the Delhi traffic. Mandawa is a small town at the beginning of the Thar Desert. A relaxing walk in the town and visiting a few "havelis" will be a pleasure. You will journey in and around Mandawa. After breakfast, you will drive to your destination. Upon arrival, you will check-in at the hotel. Later, you will proceed to a sightseeing tour of Mandawa which is known as the "open-air art gallery" of Rajasthan. You will visit the Shekhawati Fort that stands out for its ornate gateways, frescoes, and paintings.

The Goenka Double Haveli, an epitome of grandiose founded by Rajput merchants in the 18th Century and the Murmuria Haveli, a beautifully-designed fort dating back to the 1930s, are also famous there. You will stay overnight stay at a hotel. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 3: Mandawa to Bikaner (200 kilometers / 124 miles - 5 to 6 hours)

On day three, you are going to pass through the old Shekhawati region. There, you will witness the old havelis and well. You will ride through the desert. Built in 1588 by Raja Rai Singh, it is unusual in the sense that it was one of the few major forts of Rajasthan that was not built on a hilltop. Later, you will go back to the hotel and relax where you will stay overnight. You will be riding for approximately five hours. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 4: Bikaner to Jaisalmer (330 kilometers / 205 miles - 7 to 8 hours)

Post breakfast, you are going to begin your bike journey towards Jaisalmer, fondly called the "Golden City" of Rajasthan. During your motorbike ride, you are going to drive past small tiny rustic villages that are located amidst the vast Thar, sheltered by the deep blue sky. You will also come across gypsy caravans and wild camels along the desert road.

Late in the evening, you will arrive in Jaisalmer. On arrival, you will complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. You can relax or explore the surroundings on your own and stay overnight. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 5: Jaisalmer to Sam (40 kilometes / 25 miles - 1 to 2 hours)

It is the fifth day of your Rajasthan motorcycling holiday. After breakfast, you will explore the old colonies of Jaisalmer. The Sonargarh Fort is the only residential fort in Rajasthan. You will explore the fort with its bustling narrow streets. Have your breakfast and get ready for a guided tour of Jaisalmer. Hovering on a hill, around 80 meters high, the fort was commissioned by Raja Rawal Jaisal, a Bhatti ruler in 1156. The massive castle, also known as Sonar Quila, is made up of sandstone.

In history, Jaisalmer has its own great importance as it was located on the desert route of Europe and India. After exploring the beautiful sun-reflective red stone fort structure, you will proceed to the strikingly sculpted Jain temples, made between the 12th and 15th Century. Next in line is the splendid Patwon Ki Haveli, Jaisalmer's first haveli, built in 1805 by Guman Chand Patwa. You will head to the Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent.

It is the world's 17th largest desert and the world's ninth largest subtropical desert. The Thar Desert provides recreational value in terms festivals organized every year. The people of the desert dance and sing haunting ballads of valor, romance, and tragedy. You will 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. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 6: Jaisalmer to Jodhpur (328 kilometers / 204 miles - 7 hours)

Jodhpur is a royal city founded in 1459. After its population crossed a million, it has been declared as the second metropolitan and second largest of Rajasthan. It 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 places you will visit on that day are the Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar or Clock Tower, and flying fox.

On the program, after you visit the main sites, you will be free to go sightseeing within the imposing city walls, the bazaars, the beautiful historic buildings, and scenic landscapes which are all worth a visit. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 7: Jodhpur to Kumbhalgarh (190 kilometers / 118 miles - 4 hours)

Kumbhalgarh has Asia's second largest fort. Just a visit to the top will give you a breathtaking view. Plan to visit in the evening after sunset to enjoy. After visiting the fort, you can enjoy the light and sound show on the premises which is worth watching. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, state highway, mountainous road, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 8: Kumbhalgarh to Udaipur (100 kilometers / 62 miles - 3 hours)

After a week of riding in Rajasthan, you will have a rest day in Udaipur, considered one of the best cities in the world, it is a must for travel. Depending upon your interest, you can choose to visit the various sightseeing places in Udaipur but do not miss visiting the biggest palace in Rajasthan that was built over a period of 400 years. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, state highway, mountainous road, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 9: Udaipur

After breakfast, you will have a full-day visit to the City Palace, a majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake and the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, comprising many buildings added at different times by various maharajas. Nearby, you will visit Jagdish temple built in 1651.

At sunset, you can enjoy a boat ride around Lake Pichola which offers spectacular views of the hills, palaces, temples, and bathing ghats. In the evening, you can take a short walk in the colorful market of Udaipur. You will stay overnight at a hotel. Breakfast will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Two-way marked road without raised curbs, street road, mountainous road, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 10: Udaipur to Pushkar (280 kilometers / 174 miles - 5 hours)

The ride will take you to the holy city of Rajasthan. The Pushkar is every person’s dream for self-salvation by having a dip into the lake. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Four lane, two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 11: Pushkar to Jaipur (155 kilometers / 96 miles - 4 hours)

After an early wake-up call followed by a healthy breakfast, you will drive towards the Pink City of Jaipur. You will explore Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, and the City Palace. In the evening, you will check-in to the hotel and relax. Jaipur is the largest city and capital of Rajasthan and was founded on November 18, 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city is named. On the present day, the city has a population of 3.1 million. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Six lanes, two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 12: Jaipur to Agra (250 kilometers / 155 miles - 6 hours)

After breakfast, you will begin your motorbike journey to the Mughal City of Agra via Bharatpur. You check-in to the hotel. In evening, you can explore the local market. You can also stay in leisure at the hotel where you will stay overnight. Breakfast and dinner will be provided.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Four lanes, two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Day 13: Agra to New Delhi (250 kilometers / 155 miles - 6 hours)

In the early morning, you will visit of the most celebrated place and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. During sunrise, the Taj looks stunning. Breakfast will be provided. Later on, you will proceed to the end of the tour.

Road Type & Riding Condition: Six lanes, two-way marked road without raised curbs, national highway, asphalt road and smooth ride

Skill levels required for this tour

Beginner

  • can ride for two to three hours
  • minimal riding experience
  • assistance required
  • comfortable with curves and leans
  • basic experience with unsurfaced roads
  • short distance ascents and descents

Intermediate

  • can ride for three to four hours
  • average riding experience
  • little assistance required
  • comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • steep ascents and descents

Included excursions

  • Boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur
  • Explore Jaisalmer and Sonargarh Fort
  • Mandawa sightseeing tour
  • Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Ghanta Ghar or the Clock Tower, and flying fox trip in Jodhpur
  • Rajasthani cultural program
  • Sightseeing in Udaipur to Jagdish Temple and the City Palace
  • Tour around Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, and the City Palace in Jaipur
  • Visit to the Taj Mahal

Guides

Devinder Mehra
Devinder has led more than 50 groups in this high Himalayan dirt riding. He is a competent professional rider.

Location

Features

Activities

  • Camel riding
  • Shopping

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • In-room safe

Services

  • Free bottled water
  • Free parking
  • Free toiletries
  • Free Wi-Fi

Food

During this tour, 12 breakfasts, one lunch, and 11 dinners will be provided. Vegetarian meals will be served to you.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Hire the services of a support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials
  • Walk around the markets of Udaipur
  • Watch a light and sound show in Kumbhalgarh

What's included

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Royal Enfield 500cc motorbikes
  • 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 11 dinners
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi Stay
  • Staff assistance
  • Services of guides
  • Jaipur city tour
  • Services of an experienced English-speaking road captain
  • All tolls and entry fees
  • Services of a mechanic throughout the tour
  • Support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials (optional)
  • Transfers from and to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Any individual sightseeing expense in Udaipur on the rest day
  • Anything not mentioned in What is Included
  • Entry fees at all forts and heritage buildings
  • Fuel for the ride
  • Lunch on other days
  • Optional rental of a helmet, knee guards, and magnetic tank bag
  • Refundable security deposit for the motorcycle (15,000 INR)
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Bottled water and juice

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

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Tour Information

This tour requires a minimum of four (4) riders. The tour can be canceled if the riders are less than eight in number, per group. If any riders want to leave the tour in between then they have to pay the transportation cost from the leaving point until New Delhi. Riders must have proper riding gears for the tour.

If you wish to join a group, the set start date for this tour is February 27th, 2019. If interested, please choose this date from the calendar below.

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