majestic marwar - village excursions

Virasat Experiences  takes pride in partnering  with  local grassroots NGO , offering  half day  responsible  Village tours  to this  remote region  of the Marwar that is  little over an  hour’s drive away from Jodhpur.

From seeing the churning of butter to the grinding of flour; to marvelling at the women’s exquisite jewellery and colourful clothes to sharing a chai and trying their indigenous bread, this tour is a sensory experience that anyone interested in the real Rajasthan will find unforgettable.

As a part of our responsible tourism initiative , 20% of the tour cost is contributed  towards  supporting   social welfare  projects related to education and sanitation  in these villages.  This way your visit will  help in improving the lives of these remote communities 

More than a tour; this half day trip is an rare insight into backward yet  beautiful rural India.’



TOUR COST :

Adult Price : 2500.00
Child Price : 1500.00
Additional Price : 2500.00
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About This Tour

Partly in the Thar Desert, suffering from extreme temperatures and very little  rain fall, Marwar
has the largest arid zone population in the world. Their traditional mud homes are set in small compounds which are well ordered and clean. Guests are invited in to these houses to see various aspects of everyday life and meet these isolated village community   . With broad smiles and  welcoming nature , the villager’s  warmth is contagious and to meet  these villagers is indeed a rare privilege.

Carefully designed to offer rewarding and inspiring experiences for  both our guests and the  locals  , a typical tour would be to visit a village of the Banjara community.  Many of these  men earn their living by livestock farming and are frequently travelling, whilst the women work in the fields and look after the household. It is fascinating to get an insight in to how these dignified and graceful desert people  live their lives.


From seeing the churning of butter to the grinding of flour; to marvelling at the women’s exquisite jewellery and colourful clothes to sharing a chai and trying their indigenous bread, this tour is a sensory experience that anyone interested in the real Rajasthan will find unforgettable.


Tour  Highlights

Guided Walking tour  of the village seeing the mud houses and the women at work, see pearl millet flour being ground by hand, butter being churned and the local bread being cooked.

Chat to the women and find out the significance of their stunning jewellery and the history behind their colourful clothes.

Witness the local traditions  and hear interesting legends from village folks

Visit the Village Talab and Ancient Step well

Have Tea & Snacks at the village Rawla , with welcoming host

Watch the milking of goats or cows when they return from the fields the adventurous are welcome to join in!

Visit the local craft oriented Self Help Group  “ Sunder Rang” . The aim of this project is to provide women of these villages  with an opportunity to support themselves by promoting  their handicrafts, to train younger women of the community in traditional art skills, and to initiate  a spirit of community development.

25% of the tour cost is contributes towards  supporting   local development projects related to education and sanitation,  in these villages

What to wear:

It is advisable to dress modestly. Please ensure you have adequate sun protection. You have to take off your shoes at places of worship and people's  home . Bring along a spare set of socks, if you are NOT comfortable  with the idea .  Photography is permitted on this tour. Where photography is NOT suitable  , the explorer will advise you.

Terms & Conditions

  • Tour operates subject to booking
  • Minimum 2 persons are required to confirm the booking
  • Please inform us 12 hrs in advance prior to the scheduled timing .
  • Virasat Experiences  holds the right to club different booking adding up-to a group size of  MAX 8 pax,
  • Please note that arrival and departure transfers from Hotel are NOT included in the mentioned cost.
  • Please pay the remaining  payment to your guide upon meeting to our representative
  • Late turn up for more than 15  min from the schedule  meeting time will be considered as NO SHOW

 Arrival & Departure Transfers

Transport is NOT included in the tour cost   . If you want  assistance PLEASE  CONTACT YOUR HOTEL OR CALL US



Tour Price : INR 2500 PER PERSON (Minimum 2 Pax)
Starting point: From guest Hotel
Finishing Point:  Hotel at Jodhpur
Approximately 4.5 hrs in duration
Tour departs: 3:30 P.M. (4:30 P.M. Jan/Feb/Mar)
Operates daily  subject to local conditions