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Experience Nature & Culture with Adventure

Introduction

  • 2 nights accommodation in twin sharing room at Dera Village - The Clement retreat
  • All meals included at the retreat (2 Breakfast & 2 Dinner)
  • Camel cart ride in Gadoli
  • One Sundowner at Gadoli (Tea/Coffee, Soft Beverages and Vegetarian Snacks)
  • One Farm Dinner at Gadoli
  • All currently applicable taxes.

Destinations Covered

Gadoli Village Rajasthan

Gadoli, Aravali Hills

The Classical Indian Village in the Golden Triangle

Set in the heart of India and nestled amidst the Aravalis, Gadoli village is located in the rural countryside of Rajasthan. One can easily move around on camels or by camel carts. Marvel at the beautiful scenery and potentially spot some of the desert wildlife. The vibrant culture and rich heritage of this place draws innumerable tourists from across the globe.Tucked away within a valley inside the Aravali Hills, home to the community of Meena Tribals, the joy and spirit of rustic life is palpable on the  lively faces of the village folks.

Delhi

Delhi

The City of Glory

Delhi is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the world, along with Jerusalem and Varanasi. It is the Capital Territory of India and a modern-day citadel that's dotted with ancient monuments.

History and Culture

Legend estimates it to be over 5,000 years old. Over the millennia, Delhi is said to have been built and destroyed 11 times. The oldest alleged incarnation of the city shows up in the Indian mythological epic Mahabharata as Indraprastha. 

Detailed Itinerary

  1. Day 1 Delhi - Gadoli by road (Approx. 264 kms / 5.5 hours drive)

    Gadoli, Aravali Hills

    Morning, drive from Delhi to Gadoli.

    On arrival, check-in to Dera Village - The Clement Retreat. An eco-friendly Retreat, located in the lap of nature - where "Simplicity forms Art of Living" palable in Thought, Expression and Comfort. Away from hustle-bustle of the crowded cities, towards pristine and untouched lives of the real people of the land.

    Set in the heart of India and nestled at the base of India's oldest range of fold mountains - the Aravali Hills, Dera Village - The Clement Retreat is located in the rural countryside of Rajasthan. The retreat is located near alake, which is dry in the winter months but lush again in the monsoon months of July and August . The green paddy fields surrounding the Retreat, the bonfire place, the well-planned garden and organic farms– all add to make the retreat a perfect oasis of calm, away from the hustle and bustle of cities.

    To explore the bounties of the retreat and its surroundings, one can comfortably move around on foot or on camel carts. The local community members of the village have been employed for various tasks at the Retreat including the supplying of camels.

    Evening at leisure. You have options to explore the indoor activities (Playing cricket, Badminton etc) or enjoy a leisurely walk around the retreat.

    Dinner at the retreat.

    Overnight at Dera Village - The Clement Retreat (D)

  2. Day 2 Gadoli

    Gadoli, Aravali Hills

    Wake up to a relaxed morning. You may choose to either relax inside and explore the indoor activities or take any below optional experiences offered by the retreat on direct payment.

    • Organic farming : Duration 3-4 hours (8 am - 12 noon) - There is a popular slogan that swells every Indian's heart with pride - Jai Jawan Jai Kisan, which translates to, "Hail the Soldier, Hail the Farmer". You will get a hands on experience with the field workers and the toiling that goes into keeping this country well-fed. Your hosts will introduce you to the entire farming process, right from crop selection to harvesting the farms, which are spread over 15 Acres around the retreat. And finally no village experience in the summertime, is ever complete without the surprise of a unique and refreshing rural bathing experience! – INR 699 per person (minimum 2 persons)
    • A Day in the Village : Duration 4-5 hours - Travel back in time as you explore the village on the Ship of the Desert- the camels. In India, traditional welcomes feel like a long awaited homecoming, yet royally bestowed with respect. Warm yourselves with honest to heart interactions with the people of the land, the villagers. Listen to their stories, learn about their culture and traditions, testing the sands of time over 5000 years. Visit the village school and interact with happy, curious minds. Teach them something new if you'd like or play the games which we left behind. This is all for the child in you to take the call - so bring him or her out! – INR 950 per person (minimum 2 persons)
    • Explore by Pedal : Duration 3-4 hours (6 am - 10 am) -Rise with the birds this morning and take to two wheels to observe the pulse of early morning village life. Interact with the locals as they set their day in motion. Explore the Aravali ranges and the pathways hidden in its folds, all on a bicycle. Enjoy a picnic breakfast over one of its hillocks and behold a stunning panoramic view - a vivid polaroid of bygone eras. INR 3099 per person (minimum 2 persons)
    • Hiking & Birdwatching : Duration 3 hours (6 am - 9 am) -Trace the pathways of the oldest fold mountain ranges in the world, the Aravalli Hills, by foot. Along the hike, enter the timorous world of vibrant and musical avifauna, that are beloved to these ranges and make for sightings ever so soothing. Enjoy a rewarding spread of picnic style breakfast upon a hillock. INR 399 per person (minimum 2 persons)
    • Drive-in Mysteries and History : Duration 7 - 8 hours - Meet with your local guide and in an air conditioned car, head towards the iconic fort that takes the claim for the most haunted place in India - the renowned Bhangarh Fort. Thereon, about an hour and a half's drive away lie the Abhaneri Stepwells. Explore the lesser known architectural marvel that it truly is and was also termed by BBC as "one of the ten great unknown wonders of the world". Enjoy a sumptuous packed lunch. – INR 4999 per person (minimum 2 persons)

    Breakfast & Dinner at the retreat.

    Overnight at Dera Village - The Clement Retreat (B,D)

  3. Day 3 Gadoli - Delhi by road (Approx. 264 kms / 5.5 hours drive)

    Delhi

    After breakfast, drive to Delhi.

    (B)

    Accomodation

Dates & Prices

Day City Hotel/Accomodations Meal Plan
1 Gadoli, Aravali Hills Dera Village Retreats - The Clement Retreats
Deluxe Cottage
D
2 Gadoli, Aravali Hills Dera Village Retreats - The Clement Retreats
Deluxe Cottage
B, D
3 Delhi
B

B – Breakfast, L-Lunch & D- Dinner

Prices

Valid from 1st October 2020 till 31st March 2021

Not Valid from 20th December 2020 till 5th January 2021

Particulars Prices Per Person
Per Person prices for minimum 2 paying guests staying in twin sharing INR 10520
Single Room Supplement INR 5614

 

 
Inclusions
  • 2 nights accommodation in twin sharing room at Dera Village - The Clement retreat
  • All meals included at the retreat (2 Breakfast & 2 Dinner)
  • Camel cart ride in Gadoli
  • All currently applicable taxes.
Exclusions
  • Expense of personal nature like laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic beverages, medical expenses, etc.
  • Any Insurance. We highly recommend that you get your travel and health insurance done prior to your trip.
  • Any meals or beverages that are not specified in the above inclusions.
  • Vehicle for intercity transfer
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and air plane delays, roadblocks, vehicle malfunctions, political disturbances, taxes etc.
  • Any tipping
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any further taxes levied by the government of India

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