Private Excursion to Bishnoi Village from Jodhpur

Day Trips & Excursions in Jodhpur

Tour description provided by Viator

Take a break from the busy city on this 5-hour private tour in the countryside of Jodhpur, strewn with villages. See mud and thatch huts inhabited by the Bishnoi (Vishnoi) tribe and visit with communities of potters and weavers. You will be greeted with a traditional ceremony and have the opportunity to interact with the locals.
At your selected departure time in the morning or afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel in Jodhpur. Your personal guide will drive you to the suburbs and onward to a Bishnoi (Vishnoi) village, whose inhabitants are considered to be the oldest living environmentalists in the world. The religious Bishnoi people of western Rajasthan have lived on the fringe of the Thar Desert for centuries, protecting the flora and fauna to the extent of sacrificing their own lives.Observe the local lifestyle during a tour interwoven with myriad activities, ranging from creative pursuits to nature conservation. On a walking tour, catch a glimpse of creative skills passed down through generations of families that remain within the community. Meet and interact with village men and women dressed in their traditional attire and ancestral silver jewelry. Take part in a traditional ceremony and learn about unique customs in addition to the cottage industry craftsmanship of the potters and weavers.  After your private tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Jodhpur.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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