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Bishnoi Village Safari Private Tours

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Address: H. No. 1, Sir Pratap Coloney | Airport Road , Ratanada, Jodhpur 342001, India
Phone Number: 91-982 912 6398
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Description: The Bishnoi’s are a eco Friendly sect of Hindu religion, it is one of the...
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.
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Half day safari

Loved the 1964 Russian jeep we travelled in. Our guide gave us plenty of detail. Saw the wild Blue Bull antelopes and Gazelles. Went onto visit a pottery workshop. Then to a local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Loved the 1964 Russian jeep we travelled in. Our guide gave us plenty of detail. Saw the wild Blue Bull antelopes and Gazelles. Went onto visit a pottery workshop. Then to a local home to see an opium ceremony. Drove through a Shepard town then onto a seeing co operative. This was the only bit of sales where we felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you have interest in not only seeing the small villages but actually meeting the local people, this the tour for you. We visited 4 homes and met the people that live there. We saw traditional clothing. Visited a newley wed couple the bride shared her wedding album with us. We had a much better understanding of arranged marriages. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I very much wanted to get an appreciation of the Bishnoi culture but the tour that I took felt like little more than being driven to three different places to buy crafts (made by talented people). I saw some animals (always nice) but had no personal contact that helped me to appreciate their culture at all. It seems as though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Bishnoi village safari experience with the brother duo of Deepak and Dhanraj along with their nephew Vishnu Pratap was just fantastic. Right from the lunch served at their farmhouse which is a thali comprising of typical rajasthani curries, vegetable served with millet bread (bajara roti) along with chappatis, paratha, curd and pickle was delicious. Post lunch we drove to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Did the half day Bishnoi village tour with Dhanraj followed by lunch at his place cooked by his wife. It was an amazing experience , apt for people who want to get a peek in the lives of the locals. A must do for people who want to see black bucks , antelopes, siberian cranes and peacocks grazing in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was one of the best things we did whilst in Rajasthan, and not only because it was interesting to learn about the Bishnoi way of life. The best part of the tour was our guide - Deepak. He is such a nice, genuine, honest, loving man and it made the day really special. Before doing this tour we'd been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Of course it's taylor made for tourists. But the Bishnoi villagers are friendly and show you their homes and customs. You get to understand their everyday life. And learn about the Bishnoi philosophy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Please ignore the poor reviews. This is one thing you really ought to do when you are in Jodhpur. Dhanraj is one of the most courteous guys i have ever met. The whole experience is overwhelming. Do not skip at any cost. Also, please have lunch at Mr. Dhanraj's house. His wife is an excellent cook and the food will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Would not recommend to travelers unless this is your ONLY chance to get outside the cities in Rajasthan. We didn't see anything we hadn't already seen while driving from Udaipur to Jodhpur and passing through small towns near Ranankpur. (Note: The Bishnoi look like every other rural villager across Rajasthan so it's not like they are a special tribe that... More 

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This place is totally wastage of time. If you ever been visited to any village, the same feel you will get here nothing new. Its better to visit your own village because there also you will get the same view. For me its totally wastage of time and money.

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Address: Address: H. No. 1, Sir Pratap Coloney | Airport Road , Ratanada, Jodhpur 342001, India
Phone Number: 91-982 912 6398
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jodhpur

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