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Bishnoi Village Safari Private Tours

H Sir Pratap Colony Road | Airport Road , Ratanada, Jodhpur 342001, India
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Eco tour about Bishnoi culture

Best tour in town. Very human and friendly. So much discovering. The money earned us shared with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ze_Tzar
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Lege-Cap-Ferret, France
Excellent tour and tour guide... Would do it again in a heart beat

The tour was excellent and the guide was very friendly! Before the tour we talked and had chai with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
danp199810
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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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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  • Average8%
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H Sir Pratap Colony Road | Airport Road , Ratanada, Jodhpur 342001, India
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"black bucks"
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"opium ceremony"
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"half day tour"
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"bishnoi family"
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"farm house"
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"block printing"
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"open jeep"
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"their lives"
in 10 reviews
"village safari"
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"rural india"
in 8 reviews
"rajasthani lunch"
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"pottery making"
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"carpet weaving"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"interesting tour"
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"great guide"
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Reviewed yesterday

Best tour in town. Very human and friendly. So much discovering. The money earned us shared with the community. Feel free to book and share...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was excellent and the guide was very friendly! Before the tour we talked and had chai with Raj, our tour guide, and he filled me in on all the facts about the bishnoi people. Afterwards, we took a ride through the safari in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on the village safari with Deepak and Dhanraj a number of times in the past 12 years. I have taken family as well as friends to experience the life and culture in the villages. Each time it has been an enjoyable and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guides were awesome! They had us to their homes, fed us, and helped us understand everything we were seeing! Truly a wonderful time!

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

A nice change to take a jeep ride and experience the local families, craftsmen and villages in their homes. Pottery and carpet making was very interesting

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We had a private tour to the villages. It was fascinating as we were able to look round the small houses. Particularly interested in the design of the clay cupboard that enabled the pots to be kept cool. The same principle as a Coolgardie safe....More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

A day out in the quiet rural area of the Bishnoi Villages with the wonderful, patient & happy Mr Singh :) what a wonderful way to see rural India. From a family home & chapti & Chai cooked on an outdoor fire fuelled by dried...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

The guide, Dhanraj, was friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. I learned how Muslim water pots are made using traditional techniques, experienced an opium water ceremony, visited a village commune that made hand loomed rugs, and a cloth warehouse/factory that recycles old materials into bedspreads and supported...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Our guide Deepak spoke excellent English and was really informative however the whole thing felt quite staged. While the potter seemed quite genuine, I’m pretty sure the carpet maker didn’t live in the ‘house’ we visited, which conveniently had a large gravel car park and...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

I did the half day tour of the villages. Pros: the two brothers who run it are very pleasant. Hotel pickup in Jodhpur Brief stop to see opium ceremony was very interesting. Watching the woman cook at the brothers’ house was interesting. Cons: You visit...More

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anurag34
December 6, 2017
Response from dhanraj21jodhpur | Property representative
hello u can call on my num please 9829126398 regards Raj
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Amit B
September 26, 2017
Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property
sorry i can't. We had this included in the trip price. But if you go - take extra cash for tips/gratuities. Enjoy
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Aaron W
February 20, 2017
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