“Off The Radar” Rann on Motorcycle

“Cultural and Vibrant Gujarat on Motorcycle” is an offbeat Motorbike tour to Western India through which Indian Rides takes you to the most scenic spots unreachable on standard paved tours, letting you experience the cultural richness and the incredible heritage of Western India on Royal Enfield.
Dive into the history, and get a comprehensive insight into the land of Western Peninsular Gujarat - SAURASHTRA. Get introduced to the nomadic tribes of Gujarat known for their embroideries, silk- weaving, tribal arrow crafting, and terracotta make. 


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Travel in small group
(2 to 8 bikes)

KEY INFOMATION

Rider 3285 £ Pillion 2885 £
DISTENCE 1680 kms
DURATION 14 Days
RIDING LEVEL Easy / Moderate
BEST TIME Oct to March

Sit behind the bar of your Royal Enfield and Enter Into the World of History, Culture, and Architecture, all in a Symphony with a grand Motorcycle Holiday Tour to Gujarat and Rajasthan with Indian Rides!!

“The Vibrant Gujarat”- a land of great divergence, sitting on the Western Coast of India with the longest coastline stretching from the salt deserts of the Kutch in the northwest, across the generally arid and semiarid scrublands of the Kathiawar Peninsula, to the wet, fertile, coastal plains of the southeastern part of the state brimmed with virgin beaches, rich wildlife, medieval monuments, lip smacking delicacies, vibrant tribal life, and the colorful festivals.

The Western India Motorbike Trip lets you cross through the land of Royal Rajasthan- A Land of Kings and Maharajas, the brave Rajputic chivalrous warriors, Glorious forts, palaces, and the stunningly peaceful desert sand dunes.

Why to Choose “Motorcycle Tour Western India”?

  • An exquisite tour covering ample of the natural splendor of two western states of India.
  • A large variety of Wildlife in Western India is nature’s troughs.
  • An adventure trip with the flavors of cultural and heritage ecstasy of India.
  • Share trials and tribulations with a great bunch of guys with excellent backups.
  • We are a team of native passionate riders, who have been riding the world’s thrilling terrains for more than 16 years.

Chase your dream of having a real adventure on the winding suburban to raw roads of India with a guided Motorcycle trip to Western India. Meander through the “Melting pot” of India’s History and Culture- Rajasthan and unexplored and rural Gujarat. 

Highlights of the tour

  • The attractive highlights of the trip start from Poshina, a tribal village inhabited mainly by tribal communities that include the Rabaris, Garasias, Bhils and other indigenous people to the royal residences of Thakurs
  • Visit the last bastion of the rare wild ass or flamingoes in Little Rann Of Kutch-  “The white salt desert” of India
  • Explore the great European and Indian architecture as you gaze the robust sandstone walls, latticed windows, and vibrant paintings in Wakaner palace.
  • Go for some lazy exploration in the orchards, and capture the sight of gardens inhabited by frolicking deer, a variety of birds, and peacocks in Gondal.
  • Get involved in Gujarat’s glorious history and explore the enchanting heritage of the state in Muli.
  • Climb through 3950 steps to the largest cluster of Jain temples on a  hill, the holiest sites of Jainism in Palitana 
  • Hear the roar of an Asiatic Lion echoing across the Jungle with an open jeep safari through Sasan Gir Forest.
  • Experience the city of Lakes, Udaipur - a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis.

On this Motorcycle Adventure Holiday Trip to the Western part of India, explore the colors and contrasts of Vibrant Gujarat and Royal Rajasthan.
A fascinating blend of sights, sounds, and experiences from gigantic forts, castles, and intricately carved temples to throttling your  Royal Enfield on the un- metalled roads of  Western India with offbeat Motorcycle tours.

Encounter the beauty of India as the wheels of your Royal Enfield kiss the golden sands of Thar to the white Salt deserts of the Kutch!

List
D1

Udaipur

A cordial welcome by the representative of Indian Rides at the Udaipur airport. Reach the pre booked hotel in Udaipur to relax.
After a sumptuous lunch, get acquainted with the Team of Indian Rides, your travel partners on your motorcycle tours in Gujarat. The owner of Indian Rides, Mr Naren himself will let you know the road map and all the details of the tour, he along with his team of support will be your constant companions for the upcoming Motorcycle tour to Western India.

It’s time to get acquainted with your Royal Enfield Motorcycle for An Adventurous Motorbike Expedition to Gujarat. Become familiar with control layouts and safety precautions.  Understand your motorcycle better with a test drive.
In the evening explore picturesque Udaipur,“ the City of Lakes” India's most romantic city located between the famous lakes and ancient Aravalli hills. The famous Lake Palace, located in the middle of Lake Pichola, is one of the most magnificent sights of Udaipur. 

D2

Udaipur – Poshina

This morning, after breakfast set off for your Royal Enfield tour in Western India from Udaipur to Poshina, which is home to the colourful tribal communities Of the Garasias, Bhils, and Rabaris. The quaint village is surrounded by the Aravalli mountain ranges.
On the way to Poshina, explore the tribal villages and get acquainted with tribal people and their fascinating and traditionally rich lifestyle. Observe tribal people in their unique customs and tattoos. Your fully guided Western India Bike trip itself is amazing as you ride your Royal Enfield through the rugged mountains of the Aravalli ranges, crossing lots of tiny little hamlets villages, and glistening streams of rivers. 

Your abode for tonight would be Darbargadh, a wonderful family run heritage Palace set in an exquisitely mesmerizing setting surrounded by stunning Aravali hills and lakes. The Palace itself is a haven of beauty and tranquillity. The ones who love nature, craft, and heritage are really going to love the place. 

In the evening take a ride around the village and explore the local market where you can see the beautiful Terracotta horses made by locals.

D3

Poshina - Bajana

After breakfast embark on a motorbike trip in Western India to Bajana, situated on the southern shore of the Little Rann of Kutch. Bajana is famous for its Royal safari camps to the unique terrain of the Little Rann of Kutch. The Little Rann of Kutch is one of India’s largest reserves and is a white salt desert offering picturesque views of the diverse landscape where you can see the rare species of the ‘Indian Wild Ass’.

Your abode for the next two nights would be Royal Safari camp. Take out your bikes to the nearby villages to see the local tribes such as Rabari, Koli, and Bajania maintaining their rich heritage of lifestyle. Watch locals clad in clothes decked with colourful embroideries and wearing silver oxidized jewellery. Make your stay fascinating by visiting the Rabari and Bhairwad tribal villages known for their embroidery & silk weavers. The unique art form of Tangalia is the handwork that the Dangasia Community practices in Bajana. Dangasia is the only community knowing the Tangalia weaving technique.

D4

Bajana

The Little Rann Of Kutch, a salt marsh in Western Gujarat, is a pristine, vast plain sprawled over 3,570 sq. km, and is famous for the endangered Asiatic wild ass or “Khur” and a variety of migratory birds.
Today after breakfast a jeep safari will take you to the Little Rann of Kutch to see the rare species of the ‘Indian Wild Ass’- Khur and various other animals like Nilgai, Black buck, Chinkara, Indian Wolf, etc. The Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary is also home to many species of migratory birds, such as the sarus crane, ducks, pelican, flamingos, and storks as well as land birds like sandgrouse, francolin, and the Indian bustard.
In the evening visit the picturesque intricately carved Shree Shantinath Jain Mandir, the temple is dedicated to Shantinatha and is an important place of pilgrimage for the followers of Jainism.

Next, ride to the salt site -“The Great Rann of Kutch”- “The white salt desert” of India, a white extreme landscape stretching as far as the eye can see. You would not only get a chance to experience the white snowy look of salt deserts but also get a taste of the local culture, traditions, cuisine, and hospitality. Witness the mesmerizing sunset and experience this beauty of nature like never before as the colour of the land started changing from white to orange and the land started shining as the sun settled down.

D5

Bajana - Wankaner

Today after breakfast continue your Gujrat Motorcycle Expedition on Royal Enfield towards Wankaner, one of the princely states of India. Today’s Motorcycle road trip in Gujarat is approximately 118 km from Bajana to Wankaner. The word ‘Wankaner’ refers to “river bend" ("Wanka" - bend, " ner" - river) in Gujarati.’ The city was given the name due to its location on the Machchhu River. Visit Ranjit Vilas Palace, situated in the beautiful hills of the city, which is carved and decorated with historic architectural styles of Mughal, Gothic, Dutch and Victorian architecture.

Your abode for tonight would be Royal Oasis, a once in a lifetime encounter, which has stunning interiors done in the art deco style. The Royal Oasis is situated on the banks of the Machchhu River and is one of the finest hotels in the state of Gujarat. It was designed and inspired by European architecture. The property is a treat for bird watchers and nature lovers who can find a wide variety of birds and wildlife like porcupines, civet cats, and blue bulls in the surrounding lemon orchards.
In the evening go for a leisurely walk in the deserted village to interact with the natives and explore its archaeological site.

D6

Wankaner - Gondal

Today After breakfast, gear up yourself for a long leg of the Gujarat Motorbike Tour and head to Gondal, a princely State of Kathiawar Agency in British India.
Your abode for tonight would be Riverside Palace, one of the best heritage properties in Gujarat Where you will get the taste of royal splendour. The Riverside Palace is a European style mansion, built in 1885 as the residence of the Prince of Gondal, the palace is set in gardens beside the town’s river. You can stroll around the garden and riverside to spot birds.

Next Visit the Orchard Palace, a private forest reserve with frolicking deer, a variety of birds, peacocks, and peahens inhabiting the garden and orchards of lime, chikoo, and mango groves, adding to the serene beauty of the place. 
The Gondal town was ruled by a family of automobile enthusiasts across generations whose royal passion resulted in an excellent collection of The Royal Vintage and Classic Cars which are now a part of the museum in the palace premises. 

D7

Gondal - Sasan Gir

Enjoy the scenic and Off the beaten Motorcycle ride in Western India through the rugged ridges and hills to thick dense forested valleys offering a unique panorama of wildlife. On reaching Sasan Gir, check in at the wildlife resort surrounded by dense forest. After resting for a while, explore the exotic wildlife at Gir National Park, the famous national park of Western India. Gir National park and Wildlife Sanctuary are spread over a total area of 1410.30 sq km. The Gir National Park is the last abode where the “Asiatic lion” (Panthera leo persica), an endangered animal species is found in its natural habitat.

Transfer to a wildlife resort and spend the evening relaxing in this incredible accommodation and enjoy a multi-cuisine dinner.

D8

Sasan Gir

Early the next morning, feel the thrill of Wild Life's adventurous Tour to India on Motorcycle as you board the open jeep safari with a private guide for your game drive in the Gir National Park. Explore the sanctuary in search of Asiatic lions. Besides Africa, The Gir Forest is the only place in the world where you can spot lions. There are approximately 600 Asiatic lions in the Gir Forest of Gujarat. Gir Forests form a unique habitat for many birds and animals. Animals like Lion (Asiatic Lion), Leopard, Hyena, Chital (Deer), Spotted Deer, Sambar, Blue bull, Chaushinga, Chinkara, Wild Boar, Crocodile Jackal, Fox, Mongoose, Civets, langur monkeys and over 300 species of birds are found here. You can observe and photograph many species of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects along with a rich variety of flora and fauna.
In the evening, enjoy an evening walk in and around the lodge with some bird watching.

D9

Sasan Gir - Palitana

After breakfast, gear up for another adventurous and close to nature Royal Enfield motorcycle holiday tour to Western India and head to a holy place Palitana - “The City of Temples”, a major pilgrimage destination for Jains. Your Western India motorcycle adventure tour offers stunning forest views and beautiful villages en route to Palitana.
The city Palitana is situated on Shatrunjaya Hill - One of Jainism’s holiest pilgrimage sites. Shatrunjaya is an incredible hill studded with beautiful temples, built over 900 years.

Your abode for tonight would be Vijay Vilas Palace, a charming heritage property with a fascinating history. The Palace offers a magnificent view of the Shatrunjaya hill and Palitana temples which are situated in close proximity.
In the evening you can enjoy walking through the village and witnessing the culture and traditions of the locals. 

D10

Palitana

Relish a mouth- watering breakfast and start your offbeat motorcycle touring for a tribal encounter in India to explore Palitana -“The world's largest Temple Complex”, situated in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. Today your fully guided motorcycle trip to Gujarat begins with sightseeing covering the captivating Palitana marble temples. Palitana is the world's only mountain that has more than 900 historic temples. The Palitana temples and Shatrunjaya hill together are considered as the most sacred pilgrimage destination (tirtha) by the Jain community. The most important temple on top of the hill is the first Tirthankara, Shri Adishwara. The Shri Adishwara Temple is a fascinating structure consisting of spellbinding complex carvings and has ornate architectural motifs.

D11

Palitana - Muli

After breakfast, proceed for your Western India Motorcycle Travel Tour to Muli - a historic village located in the Malu Taluka of the Surendranagar District, Gujarat. Muli is a place where people can enjoy historical, cultural, and artistic experiences. The village is famous for its Temples and has a 250 years old Dudhai Vadwala Temple, famous among the Rabari community of Gujarat, and for the Swaminarayan Temple which was built by Brahmanand Swami. 

In the evening explore nearby villages and meet different tribes; witness their lifestyle, culture, and traditions. 
Your stay tonight would be at Ambika Nivas Palace - The heritage hotel in Gujarat, that offers a very serene lush green landscape with an amazing location. Enjoy the warm hospitality of India which feels like home.

D12

Muli - Danta

After Breakfast, get ready for another leg of a Motorcycle adventure tour to Western India by riding ahead to a Princely State, Danta ruled by Parmars. Ride through the amazing countryside roads and small villages with stunning views of the Aravalli mountain ranges.
Danta is a town in the Banaskantha district located about 150 km north of Ahmedabad city, and on the border of Gujarat with Rajasthan. Your abode for tonight will be Bhavani Villa – A colonial style villa situated on top of a hillock surrounded by the lush green Aravallis mountain ranges which are home to two old tribes, The Bhils and The Garasiyas. With a warm and generous hospitable stay and mesmerizing views of Danta and the Aravallis, it’s a haven for nature lovers.

In the evening, you are free to enjoy your leisure time to discover more of the nearby areas. You can go for an evening walk in the jungle and enjoy the flora and fauna or trekking is also possible to enjoy the picturesque views of the lush green surrounding areas.

D13

Danta - Udaipur

This morning after breakfast, steer on your Royal Enfield for a Motorcycle Tour to Gujarat and Rajasthan and ride ahead to “The city of Lakes”- Udaipur”, the most romantic tourist destination of Rajasthan, surrounded by the beautiful lush green hills of Aravallis. The route offers mesmerizing spectacles and variant topography of the Aravalli ranges. “The historic capital of Mewar”, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of India and is known for its history, culture and scenic locations. Besides the sophisticated lake system, Udaipur has a rich cultural heritage - historic forts and palaces, museums, galleries, natural locations, gardens and architectural temples. Once you reach Udaipur, you have the entire evening to explore the local markets and the city. Enjoy and make the best of your night's stay at the luxurious lakeside hotel.

D14

Departure

With today's daybreak, one of our representatives from Indian Rides will drop you at the Udaipur International Airport, to Catch your next homebound flight.

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Dates Rider Pillion Festival
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DEPARTURE STATUS
16-12-2023
29-12-2023
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Our price Include

  • Price are based per person on 2 people with Dbl/Twin Room & breakfast.
  • Motorcycle Royal Enfield 500 CC with mechanic.
  • Include unlimited kilometres and fuel.
  • English speaking guide on the motorcycle.
  • Assistance vehicle with driver for your baggage.
  • Hotels – Taxes.
  • Service of local guides for monuments.
  • All domestic transports.
  • 24 * 7 Assistance by team INDIAN RIDES.
  • 3rd party Insurance

Our prices do not Include

  • International round – trip.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Visa fees.
  • Personal expenses 
  • Tips (no obligation).
  • Entrance fees relating to cameras / video sites.
  • Repatriation Insurance
  • Motorbike Gear & Personal equipment

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