Intermediate Ride
The Thar Desert and the Aravalli Split (For Intermediate Ride ) – approx 140 kms.
Khandi Camp - Rohet - Sardar Samand Kotri - Narlai - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh

Day 1:-

AM: Drive 1hr from Jodhpur to Khandi Wilderness Camp. Lunch
PM: Meet your guide and horses, and try out horses this evening.
O/N Khandi Wilderness Camp - a small exclusive tented camp of 07 tents only and set in open semi desert country.

Day 2:-

AM: Ride out visiting Bishnoi villages enroute to Rohet Garh - ( 16kms) (3 hrs ride) Lunch.
PM: Leisure at Poolside ,village walk.
O/N Rohetgarh (Rohetgarh is a unique and exclusive heritage hotel )

Day 3:-

AM: Ride 28kms (5 hrs ride) to Sardar Samand through sandy tracts and scrubland, passing quaint hamlets of colorfully clad tribes of the desert.
PM: Relax in the luxurious Palace with its comfortable rooms, its pool on the terrace, and watch the bird life on the lake. Amazing sunset views.
O/N The Sardar Samand Palace. (This is a property of the Maharaja of Jodhpur, situated at the edge of a huge lake, on a hill overlooking miles of open country around you. Meanwhile horses are trucked to meet you at a point for tomorrow`s ride.)

Day 4:-

Drive ( 2 hrs) past the busy town of Pali, crossing busy highways to reach the Jawali Shiva temples. We meet our horses here for a picnic lunch.
PM: Ride on into low hillocks and open grassland, and by evening arrive at an ancient 200 yr old castle in the middle of a small rustic shepherd’s village. The castle has been provided with modern amenities. (20kms) (4 hrs ride)
O/N Kotri Raola. ( A 250 yr old Castle owned and run as a hotel by the nobility of Ghanerao. This exclusive home is open only to horse riding enthusiasts.)

Day 5:-

AM: Ride out past open farmland, en route to the rocky hills of Narlai. (This is a 3 hrs ride) (15 kms ) Lunch.
PM: Leisure at Narlai, climb the rock of Narad and visit the village.
O/N Rawla Narlai (A Classic heritage hotel of The Ajit Bhawan Group of Hotels)

Day 6:-

AM: Ride out past farms and lakes and you will soon arrive at the Muthana bird lake. (4 hrs ride)( 20 Kms) Here we stop for refreshments. We then transfer to jeeps and drive 10Kms through the merchant town of Sadri bringing us to Fateh Bagh for Lunch. PM: Visit the famous 15th century. Ranakpur Jain Temples by Jeep. (4 kms ).
O/N Fateh Bagh/ Maharani Bagh/ Ghanerao/Jungle Lodge.

Day 7:-

AM: Drive back to meet your horses at Ghanerao. The Castle of Ghanerao is the home of your riding escort. Mount up and ride out past tribal garasia villages and farms along the Aravalli and we enter the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, riding (4 hrs)(18kms)up a Steep trail through the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary climbing 2000ft to the The Aodhi. Lunch at The Aodhi.
PM: Visit the Kumbhalgarh Fort circa 1458, with its huge bastions, 9 gates, and 36Kms of unbroken wall. This historic fort built by Rana Kumbha was so strong that it withstood almost continuous attacks by the Mughals.
O/N The Aodhi Hotel. (A property of the HRH Group of Hotels)

Day 8:-

END Depart for Udaipur