Explore the Bishnoi tribal villages

The Bishnoi are a tribe who live in and around Jodhpur, best seen near the village of Rohat, and date from the 16th century following 29 tenets of living (Bish means nine, and noi means nine). Ten tenets deal with maintaining a healthy life (such as taking a bath every day and not drinking alcohol or smoking), seven about being good neighbours, five about religion and eight looking after the land (they don’t kill animals or cut down trees). They generally wear white clothes, as blue due is sourced by chopping healthy shrubs. You can meet the locals and see how they live in what is a pretty dry and arid climate, making the most of what they have to create a sustainable life.

Itineraries

Rajasthan in Depth

Delhi - Jaipur - Nimaj - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Rohet - Narlai - Udaipur - Barli - Ranthambore - Ramathra - Agra - Gurgaon  

If you like to travel and leave no stone unturned, then this long itinerary might be one to base your ideas around. Take in all that Rajasthan has to offer seeing it from top to toe.

22 days from £4530 p. p.

The Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Nimaj - Jodhpur - Jawai - Udaipur  

Delve a little deeper into Rajasthan on a private tour that perfectly blends the colourful cities with rural charm, staying in lovely boutique hotels as you travel.

15 days from £2795 p. p.

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