THIS PLACE NEAR JAIPUR IS PERFECT FOR OUT OF THE BOX EXPERIENTIAL TRAVEL
Much loved and awaited sugar fest is here! And while you are still wondering where to go this Eid vacation, we got your vacation plans sorted. Think no further as it’s the time to delight and take a vacation with the people you love.
Experiential travel can be experiences that connects you with the essence of a destination and its people. This Eid vacation, take an escapism from the chaos of city and head to this place for some dose of rural living. Tordi, near Jaipur, is a perfect blend of history, culture, and adventure. If you are looking for a haveli stay along with gazing at the stars at night, and some adventure, this place is a perfect visit for you.
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THE ROYAL STAY AT TORDI PALACE
Image: tordipalace.com/Hotel Tordi palace
This impressive Haveli is located in a cozy village, surrounded by the Aravali hills. Owned by 17 generations, Tordi Haveli was developed into heritage hotel over time. Your stay here is accompanied by the dancing peacocks in the garden, while your mornings start with the chirping of birds.
Ain’t it a perfect getaway from the hustle of city life?
What else? Well, while your mornings are soothing, your nights are more pleasant. The dinner is served at the fort wall as the local artists enliven the atmosphere with the folk music. A perfect environment to relax and enjoy the breathtaking view of the surroundings. And of course, gazing at the stars!
MORNING TREK TO TORDI FORT
Image: tordipalace.com/ Tordi Fort
The early start of the day marks the Tordi mountain trek to reach up to the Tordi Raisingh Fort. The fort on the top of the mountain was built back in 1652 AD. The first four generations of the Khangarot clan made their home in this impressive fortress. The fort has got a magnificent view of the surrounding scenic beauty. As you climb up the mountain, you will encounter ancient wells still in use by the locals, and century old temples.
Plan to visit in the monsoon and you will pass through lush green flora and thriving forest nurtured by waterfalls.
Image: tordipalace.com/ Village Way
The place offers an array of activities, from the village walk to culinary workshops. The village is still untouched from the hustle & bustle of city life and offers a superb opportunity for all those want to experience the rural life. You can interact with the locals and participate in their routine too. The kids of this place are super-friendly and are a great host to your village walk.
P.S.: The kids are photogenic too! Click as many selfies as you can!
TREKKING AT SAND DUNES
Image: tordipalace.com/ Sunset at Sand Dunes
If you think only Jaisalmer has got those high sand dunes, think again!
How amazing it would be to track the sand dunes and have that magnificent view of the sunset from the top! All adventure enthusiasts can well relate to that amazing feeling. For all the nature lovers, this is one heavenly feeling. To add more to your experience, they offer a camel ride from the haveli to the base of sand dunes. So while you sit back and wave to the locals from the camel cart, trek to sand dunes is a double adventure for you!
BIRD WATCHING AT TORDI SAGAR LAKE
Image: tordipalace.com/ Bird Watching
Sand Dunes, Haveli, Village and Water Body all at one place!
You heard it right!
An excursion to Tordi Sagar Lake and Bisalpur is a delight for the bird-watchers. A great number of migratory birds surrounds these water bodies of Tordi. Among the many species, one can spot, bar-headed geese, gray legs, whistling teals, kingfishers, coots, and spot-bills. You can also spot few highest flying birds all the way from Siberia and Russia in the winters.
Location: Tordi Garh, Tordi Sagar Village, Tehsil Malpura, District Tonk (Rajasthan)
Distance from Jaipur (By Road): 101.5 Km
To know more, visit website: http://tordipalace.com/
Featured Image: Siddharth Singh/ Tordi Sagar
Also Read: http://thedesidiaries.com/weekend-getaways-in-rajasthan/