Jaipur, with its many lanes and by-lanes offers beep into the rich heritage with palaces and forts. Surrounded by the scenic Aravali hills only adds to the already picturesque setting of the pink city. You can now explore all its magnificence as done by the commoner - on a bicycle!
Eco-friendly and modest, these bicycles will open up a side of Jaipur you might have driven past before - be it the quaint huts or the pleasant villages found around the city.
The trip begins from Nahargarh Biological Park at 7am. Crossing through the lush green vegetation that is present in the Kalighati valley, take the country roads and explore the unexplored routes of the Aravalli hills and admire the wonder of nature it is. Off-road your journey through numerous villages and forest settlements, get a glimpse into the lives of these villagers and their hospitality. Get an opportunity to witness the culturally rich village folk perform their arts of vibrant colours and traditions. Enjoy some traditional delicacies made by the villagers for you as well.
Pay a visit to the famous Samode palace, which is an iconic example of Mughal and Hindu architecture built in the 17th century. The palace, haveli and the Bagh (garden) of Samode all reflect the culture and history of the region that dates hundreds of years back. Enjoy your lunch at the Samode Palace and do a bit of shopping in the colourful town market as well.
Traversing through the royal state of Rajasthan on a bicycle can be quite the exhilarating experience you need from your pressure and work-filled lives.