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Bishnoi Village Safari Private Tours

H. No. 1, Sir Pratap Coloney | Airport Road , Ratanada, Jodhpur 342001, India
91-982 912 6398
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Ranked #5 of 17 activities in Jodhpur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Bishnoi’s are a eco Friendly sect of Hindu religion, it is one of the different community of Rajasthan who are famous for there rich cultural... more » Owner description: The Bishnoi’s are a eco Friendly sect of Hindu religion, it is one of the different community of Rajasthan who are famous for there rich cultural Rajasthani Life and there true love for nature and animals. Bishnoi Village Safari is the organization started by Rajas and Maharaja's of Jodhpur to show that Indian and foreign guest a glaimpse of rich cultural life around their state of Marwar, A True Rajasthan. We organize full day and half day safaris at very reasonable cost and in some ways give our sincere efforts to help the poor and needy local people in this water scarce region. « less
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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Desert safari was the highlight of our trip... from pottery experience to a drive into the desert spotting the blackbuck... one of the best experiences. It was very well executed. Amazing climax to the tour was the typical lip smacking rajasthani lunch. I had never had such a grand feast. Recommended to all... if you love food and culture!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Our guide and owner of Bishnoi Village Safari, Deepak, was very friendly. His speaks English well and is knowledgeable about the area that you will explore as he is from that area. The tour is a bit contrived, but our family visits were the highpoint of our Jodhpur visit. Our 8 year-old son loved riding in a jeep for 4... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A wonderful morning with Deepak and his Aral jeep! Some very interesting stops along the way, particularly the wildlife around the lake! Lovely to see the foal as well...

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This tour is multi-faceted. I saw interesting demonstrations of pottery and weaving. The pottery demo was fantastic! Travel can be a learning experience and today was no exception. I went on the safari to see the wildlife and things got wilder than I expected. We stopped in one Bishnoi village where in honor of my arrival they made Amal which... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The young woman, Neha who lead our tour was wonderful. She shared information about her life and took us around to the villages to see how these people live. We were then served a delicious meal (the best we've had in India so far). Highlight of the trip to Rajasthan so far!

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Want to - Travel and experience rural India and its inspiring people? Witness first hand how they live, eat, speak, interact, work, cohabit, study and make a living, while keeping their culture, lineage, history and heritage alive and inspiring? - See endangered and very rare wildlife, bird and animal species, roaming about free-spirited in their natural environments? - Hang out... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My wife and I went on the Bishoi Village Safari tour last month on our trip through Rajasthan, and honestly it was one of the most memorable experiences of our trip. Our guide Deepak was very courteous and knowledgable, and he introduced us to a world and way of life that we never would have gotten to see had we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

The Bishnoi Village Safari was the highlight of our trip to India. Our guide, Deepak, was highly knowledgable about rural village life and efforts to bring back local crafts to stimulate the economy. He serves as a liaison between resources in Jodphur and villagers in dire poverty. We visited several villages, including potters, shepherds, weavers, and one populated entirely by... More

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Very unique set of values for the nature loving village folks. Great lovers of animals and preservers of nature. They live a simple life, although one can see the modernity creeping into their lives. Only hope that the modernity does not contaminate their values.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Our family of four (mum, dad, son 19, daughter 17) loved this tour with the extroverted and energetic guide Raj! He had us all laughing and enjoying the highlights of the nature reserve, local villages, crafts villages and sights on this great little safari tour in his decrepid American Jeep! We bumped around for 4-5 hours and really enjoyed it.... More

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