Utsava Maa ends at midnight 3 January. After a night’s rest, the camel trek will depart the ashram in the afternoon for an extraordinary sunset trip across the desert to an oasis of calm amid the sand dunes, where dinner, dancing and luxurious camping beneath the stars await you. With your spirits uplifted and creativity freely flowing it is time to set out in to the desert in pursuit of adventure! But your journey need not end there… After the festival we have laid on a tour of Rajasthan, Yoga Lifestyle Workshop and Camel tour to Bikaner Camel Festival."
Post Festival Tour Of Rajasthan
A Journey Through The colorful Indian Desert of Rajasthan
We depart from the Ashram after the Goddess has left. On the way to the Blue City of Jodhpur we will stop in Osian, an ancient town with the beautiful Satia Mata Temple. After a visit of the Temple we will get on our camels to enjoy a 2 hours ride through the Rajasthani dessert. During the ride we will not only get an interesting insight into the traditional life of the local people, but experience also beautiful landscapes and end the ride with a traditional lunch at a farmer’s home. Afterwards we continue to Jodhpur where we get a first glimpse of the Blue City.
After a Yoga class on the roof top of our hotel and a relaxed breakfast, we start with our Sightseeing Walk through the Old City. At the beginning we walk up to the majestic Fort Mehranghar. An audio guide takes us through this beautiful Fort. Later we continue through the narrow lanes of Jodhpur with its pictures Blue houses, have a Lassi at the best Lassi place and experience the busy clock tower market. In the evening Rekha and Rishi await us in their home for a fun and educational Indian cooking evening.
Today we drive to the holy City Pushkar. This city has more than 400 Temples. The most important of them is the Brahma temple: One of the few of its kind in the whole world. We visit the temple and will have a nice flower ceremony at the holy ghats of the Pushkar lake, before we have some free time for shopping.
Today we will go Rajasthan’s capital: The Pink City Jaipur. Pink is the colour of hospitality. In the 1876 the whole old city got painted Pink to welcome the Crown Prince Albert Eduard. Before having an awesome dinner with life music on one of the best roof top restaurants in Jaipur, we will visit the Amber Fort- Amber used to be the former capital and the Fort is truly a visit worth
The early morning cycle tour through Jaipur is one of the highlights of the entire trip. We take small lanes, visit the vegetable wholesale market, have a look how the professional carving the marble, trying sweets in one of the oldest sweet shops and having a traditional breakfast at a family’s home. Later I the day we visit the other sights of Jaipur, namely the City palace, Jantar Mantar and the Wind palace.
After a 4 hours drive we reach Agra. We will visit the Taj Mahal and then enjoy a nice homemade dinner at our homestay.
Another 4 hours drive and we reach India’s capital. The afternoon we use to visit the famous Dilli Hat market for some final shopping. We will visit the India Gate and Cannought place and will have a last stroll on Indian streets.
It is time to say good bye. There will be a transfer to the Airport. Tour ends here
✔7 nights in Double room with breakfast
✔All transportation in private car/ mini bus with driver
✔Tour guide for entire trip
✔2 hours camel Safari with Lunch
✔Cooking class with dinner
✔Holy Ceremony in Puja
✔Bicycle Sightseeing Tour in Jodhpur
✔All entry fees for mentioned documents with private local guide
✔Wherever possible: Yoga classes
X Not mentioned meals and drinks
"Along the way there will be many surprises – wildlife, celebration, stories, music and dance. Once we arrive in Bikaner, we will tour the famous Junagarh Fort, and participate in all the festivities associated with the extraordinary Bikaner camel festival. We will all stay together comfortably in pre-arranged housing with pure veg meals. You can then begin the next leg of your journey from the train station, or return to the ashram by vehicle to extend your stay."
✔Double rider camel, driver and carriage
✔Bedding for travel and camping
✔Pure drinking water
✔Vegetarian meals and chai
✔Facilities for rough bathing
✔2 nights’ stay at ashram (one before and one after caravan)
X Personal expenses
X Train transportation after the trek
Reservation and 50% deposit is due by September 1. Several seats are already reserved so we will probably see a close to registration soon. Act fast! $700 Per Person