Sunday, March 1, 2009
When you are in India you can make biking journey. It is really something special.
Our epic biking journey ushers you into one of the world's most spectacular regions. Over the millennia, tribal conquest and rule have dotted the barren scrubland with exquisite palaces and menacing fortresses overlooking bustling sun-soaked towns. Today the route from princely Jodhpur through the heart of the Thar Desert to regal Udaipur is perfectly suited to fantastic rides on two wheels - a unique way to travel through the region - and on the backs of camels, the more traditional transport mode! Bed down each night in the region's unique and world-renowned hotels.
Tour Jodhpur's staggering 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort overlooking a sea of ancient blue-washed abodes before strolling down serpentine alleys and through traditional markets. Saddle up for a culturally rich first bike ride to the town of Bisnoi, stopping en route to admire the region's finest pottery Bike into the vast desert amid rolling sand dunes and traditional nomadic tribes to isolated Manvar. Trade handlebars for reins, making your way by camel to our home for the night, a remote desert camp.Shuttle to Pali, home to three exquisite Brahman temples. Ride from Pali to Narlai among the starkly beautiful, heart-pumping Aravalli Hills .Watch a breathtaking sunrise from atop Elephant Hill .Pedal to Kumbalgarh, an exquisite 15th-century citadel perched on a hill overlooking the arid landscape. Continue through the rolling terrain of the Aravalli Hills to our spectacular hotel nestled in the rugged landscape. Along the way, visit Ranakpur, a temple housing 4,000 intricately carved marble pillars dating from the 14th century.Spend the day luxuriating , or head out to explore the countryside. Cycle past lake palaces, temples and small colorful villages en route to the easy-paced city of Udaipur. Ride to Pie, passing through rugged terrain and small tribal villages. Take a final stroll around Udaipur, stopping in local craft shops along the way.
I hope that you are although thinking now that this biking journey is perfect type for amazing holiday in India.
P.S.: Next week Afrika!!!