NATURE AND HERITAGE TOUR - KOTA, RAJASTHAN

NATURE AND HERITAGE TOUR - KOTA, RAJASTHAN

NATURE AND HERITAGE TOUR - KOTA, RAJASTHAN

Overview

-Stay in a 19th Century Heritage Colonial Bungalow in Kota. -Delectable and authentic Rajasthani Cuisine. -Chambal River Safari with Expert Naturalists.Visit to one of two remaining villages where Kota Doria Saris are still hand Woven. -Visit to Garadia Mahavdev (panoramic view of Chambal river and gorges). -Visit Kota’s historical heritage, namely the Fort and the Museum.Birding & Photography around Kota.

Daily Schedule

    Day 1 Meals: D
  • ​Check in to the 19th Century Heritage Colonial Bungalow.
  • Explore the five-acre green heritage lodge and meet your hosts. In the evening, join your hosts, get to know each other over drinks, dinner and a camp bonfire.

    Day 2 Meals: B, L, D.
  • ​Camera check? Binocular check?
  • Early morning, we will take you on an adventure ride on one of India’s cleanest river eco-systems – the Chambal River. We will be accompanied by a team of expert naturalists. Our naturalists know every wild living being and where they resides in this part of the river. You may see crocodiles sunbathing on the river banks, several species of migratory and local birds, many of which are endangered and perhaps even a leopard.
  • Back to the lodge for breakfast.
  • After lunch, we drive towards the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve and towards Garadia Mahadev Temple (this location was featured in the Rajasthan Tourism commercial) for spectacular views of the Chambal River and it’s deep gorges.
  • Back to the lodge followed by dinner.

    Day 3 Meal s B, L, D.
  • ​After breakfast we visit the village of Kaithoon, which is only one of two remaining villages where the Kota Doria Sari is still woven by hand. The doria or thread is made by combining cotton and silk and was introduced by Rao Kishore Singh of Kota, when campaigning for Aurangzeb in South India. He introduced the weavers from Mysore to Kota and the new weave was called Kota Mysoria. During our visit, we will meet a women’s cooperative and get to know more about the process of making the famous sari.
  • Back to your lodge for lunch.
  • After lunch, discover Kota’s lesser known Historical Heritage, it’s Fort and Palace Museum and / or some retail therapy where our local hosts will take us to trusted shops that sell authentic hand woven Kota doria saris.

    Day 4 Meals: B, L.
  • Enjoy a relaxed breakfast and enjoy the property. Or you have the Option of going Birding or for a Tiger Safari this morning.
  • Check-out and get dropped to the Kota Railway Station for your journey back home.

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