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February, March, October & November

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FARM TO TABLE INDIA TOUR

India is pre-dominantly an agricultural country and agriculture in India is as diverse as the country is. On this tour we take showcase the agricultural practices in Rajasthan, the desert state of India. We will showcase not only the ways of the farmers and traditional and modern agricultural practices across varied landscape, but also the sustainable practices being adopted by the farmers today. This tour will be a heady unforgettable experience of India’s rural landscape and how it is evolving with time. It involves carefully planned study tours to various farms, interactions with the local farmers, an opportunity to indulge in farming practices as well as an opportunity to explore the historical landmarks. You will be staying in heritage hotels that have an old world charm, or in luxury homestays in rural setting run by some of the most hospitable families you will come across. Your hosts are of noble descent and have an extensive understanding of the area and will be happy to accompany you on rural safaris and farm walks.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Cycling

  • Explore the villages around Udaipur on a rural cycling expedition. 

Private Access / Exclusive exploration

  • Experience Mehrangarh Fort by night on an exclusive tour with the curator himself
  • Tour of the private quarters of the City Palace in Jaipur 

Walking tours

  • Early morning walking tour of the old town of Udaipur to witness the city wake up, Old City Walk of Jaipur 

Textiles

  • Block Printing workshop in Jaipur
  • Rural safaris to experience the culture and lifestyle of the village dwellers
  • Visit to farms and understand the traditional methods of farming in India
  • Marvel at the opulence of the lives of the maharajas as you wonder through the Palaces
  • Cook up a curry – learn to make some authentic Indian recipes
  • Visit to local produce and spice markets, take in the sight, smell and sounds of an Indian bazaar
  • Soak up the Rajasthani culture and hospitality.

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Chandelao Garh, Chandelao

    Experience the "real" India with a visit to Chandelao Garh. Only 40 km from bustling Jodhpur this highly rated hotel will enfold you in a different world - the world of the rulers of Rajasthan in a traditional village. Majestic Chandelao Garh is the ancestral home of the landowners of the area and has been tastefully converted to a modern hotel. But do not expect telephones and televisions - the Garh will provide you with an authentic experience of traditional Rajasthani hospitality in a tranquil village setting. Rooms are tastefully decorated with period furniture, while providing 21st century comfort. The kitchen presents the flavours of traditional Rajasthani cuisine in impeccable style using local produce and spices. The well-kept hotel grounds are filled with flowers and the sounds of peacocks and parrots. Enjoy an evening on the terrace with friends old and new and marvel at the starry desert sky at night.

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  • Dera Mandawa, Jaipur

    Dera Mandawa is a family home which offers homestay accommodation in Jaipur. Dera Mandawa was built by Thakur Jait Singhji of Mandawa and further developed and expanded by his sons and grandsons. It is a confluence of influences, adorned with Rajasthani jharokhas (awnings) and arches mixed with British inspired doorframes. Built on two levels, the air-conditioned suites comprise of lobby / galleries, a study and a bedroom. The beds are spacious and comfortable; the baths are clean and have running cold and hot water.

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  • Dev Shree, Deogarh

    Dev Shree luxury hotel in Deogarh, is situated on the edge of the Ragho Sagar lake with the Gokul Fort at the far end, perched on a hill. The sun rises over the Fort streaming through palm trees on the swimming pool. The large verandah overlooking the lawn stretches out to the water infusing a sense of calm. The lake plays host to a large variety of migratory birds in the winter- welcome visitors. Dev Shree has been constructed in a traditional haveli style with deep verandahs, pretty courtyards of Rajput architecture and influence. The interiors are airy and spacious, and the décor has a contemporary twist. In the words of one of the guests “gone is the musty, dusty feel so often associated with traditional rural properties”. The central courtyard is lovely to soak in the warm sun or sit by the cauldron of fire on the cold winter evenings. As the sun sets one hears the villagers returning to their homes with their cows and goats, a golden time of day referred to locally as “gaudhuli”. All the bedrooms offer views of the gardens, some with sit-outs and others with bay windows (gokhras).

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  • Devra, Udaipur

    Devra means the abode of the Gods. The Devra property is home to a 400 years old temple. The house itself is built in the quaint colonial style and is situated on top of a hillock in the lap of the Aravali hills. It overlooks the city of Udaipur and offers grand panoramic views of the city environs, once the scene of many a hunt and battle. There is a mix of double bed rooms and twin bed rooms, each with a unique personality with amenities that include air-conditioning, electric kettles, running hot & cold water, handpicked furniture, linens and contemporary art pieces. All the rooms have large bay windows, beautiful common spaces, patios with easy chairs, courtyards with lily ponds, and living rooms that open up on three sides, where you can read, paint, contemplate, or have a leisurely tea, all this while enjoying the feeling of being outdoors.

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  • Laksh Farms, Delhi

    Spread over 6 acres, Laksh farms is in a picturesque valley nestled in the Aravalli hills, on the once famous Dhauj lake in Village Manger, on the outskirts of Delhi. The farm stay offers 8 rooms, each one handmade in the most eco-sustainable way where architecture meets mother earth in harmony. Each room has personally crafted interiors with vintage furniture, comfortable beds and all the modern fittings to make your stay very satisfying & pleasurable. Laksh offers the best of local cuisine, using most of the ingredients from their own organic farms. All food is prepared and cooked using local and traditional methods. Laksh farms also offers a wide variety of activities you can indulge in during your stay here. You can do anything from morning hikes to enjoying a relaxed afternoon in a hammock, there is something for everyone.

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  • Nimaj Kothi, Pushkar

    Get an exclusive experience with a Colonial - era hospitality at Nimaj Kothi. It is located on an enviable sand dune with a 360-degree view of the Pushkar valley, where you get soaring with the perennial winds blowing above the tree line and get soaked in the fragrance of fresh roses cultivated in the valley. The double storey Villa made in a mixed Rajput - Mughal & European style is a refreshingly quiet place. The building is regal in proportions, majestic in views and widely spaced out to give you the intimacy you deserve where aesthetics runs in the structure too. The rooms with the latest amenities are spacious, airy, with windows in the right directions. The sand dune is elegantly landscaped and has plenty of recreation and quiet zones. The culmination is a feeling of deep comfort and intimacy.

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  • Rohet Garh, Rohet

    Over the course of fifteen years, Rohet Garh has been nurtured and developed with great love and care by the family into one of the finest heritage hotels in the country. No new building has been added in the renovation process, but rather, old edifices have been skilfully redesigned to create a heritage property that has few parallels. Situated on the banks of a lake and set in the midst of rural surroundings, it is a haven of peace and tranquility. Sprawling lawns and manicured gardens, which invite a multitude of birds and dancing peacocks, herald your entry into this oasis where the bird song is the only sound you will hear. Choose from 32 traditionally decorated and air-conditioned rooms including 6 suites with immaculate attached bathrooms. Each room has a personality of its own and speaks of royal splendor. The frescoes and opulent ambience add to the regal charm of these rooms. A superb swimming pool with four charming pavilions entices you for a refreshing dip. Often dinner is served by the poolside as folk musicians enliven the evening atmosphere. An elegant, beautifully appointed lounge, serene verandas, and terraces with breathtaking views, make perfect venues for relaxation.

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