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Walk Your Way Into The Life of Rusirani Village      Jaipur

3000 1D/0N

Overview

Rusirani Village is a unique village remotely located on a hillock in rural backdrop of Rajasthan. Mapping its direction in remote North Rajasthan, this destination is approx.100 Km from Jaipur. Surrounded by the desert-like Aravali hills, the villagers live a life rooted in family and friendships. The village is as old as 2500 years. From then till present day the villagers have carried down the legacy of safeguarding their age-old native culture. Untouched, undivided the village is living and reflecting experiences. The village is named after the queen of Alwar. It is said that the queen was upset and she left the Alwar fort to stay in this village, translating it from Marwari (‘RUSI’- UPSET, ‘RANI’- QUEEN) this is so simple yet so catchy Isn’t it?.  What is so intriguing about the setting of this village is that one feels they’ve traveled 200-300 years back in time. There is no electricity, no internet and no phone in Rusirani Village, and only old-fashioned transportation serves its rough, flawed and dirt-track roads.

 

A visit to this earliest rural settlement gives visitors the chance to witness what rural life is like in a traditional Rajasthani village, the locals here are ever excited to receive guests & give them an insightful experience into their simple way of living life particularly by singing, dancing and cooking for them. They may also invite you to sit down and eat with them making you feel a part of their family.

 

DISCLAIMER: You are going to be very thankful for the experience this rustic, old-fashioned village has to offer you. Get ready to feel a connectedness with locals & rural culture, lots of laughter, and lots of rural tales with a pinch of interesting history.

 

The essence of this particular trip is undoubtedly the hospitality and enthusiasm of these villagers who organize singing and dancing programs. Treat your ears with intensely melodious Rajasthani folk tunes sung by them and tap your feet to the authentic Ghoomar style dancing done by them. Moving on; Rusirani is home to an assortment of hand artwork, few attractive temples (Notably 10th Century Harshat Mata Temple), and historic sites (Notably the Abhaneri Step Well an 8th Century Marvel) and lush green fields that add to the beauty of this place. Also, you will love the local market that offers incredible handicrafts and handmade things on display. You will not feel contrite about your decision. A must visit to explore the vibrant colors of India. For part of your journey to Rusirani Village, you’ll need to continue in a jeep because of the bumpy one-lane path over the hills. During the drive, you’ll pass through some stunning natural landscape, including mountains and lakes.

 

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Highlights

  • Experience the rural life From the closest quaters
  • Live the Culture
  • Learn About The History
  • The Hospitility Of Villagers

Meals: Lunch at the village

Activities: Rural Living

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Itinerary

  • Hop onto the Rugged looking Jeep

    Reach Narayani Mata Mandir. This is the where you will proceed to a village in Jeep. Brace yourself for a bumpy ride as it will get a little scary. As you hop on into rugged looking Jeeps, keep yourself uptight while adrenaline will hit you straight in the nerves, start your journey to the top of the hill as it’s a rough beaten up path. Nevertheless, you will enjoy the adventurous drive and the scenery.
  • Arrival

    On finally reaching the up top of the village, the villagers will welcome you with a warm heart, smile and a sweet welcome drink. You will already admire your decision. Start exploring the village with Giridhari Ji, the mastermind behind the concept and the main coordinator, he is also the only English/Hindi speaking guide. He will explain to you the intricate lifestyles of these people as you walk around the village under his guidance. While you stroll the village on foot you will understand that the life here is full of verve, color, and traditional culture.
  • Eat Sing And Dance

    The villagers like to host travelers like their guest. Experience their out of the world hospitality; they will cook authentic & hygienic local food for you. You will be invited by villagers to join in cooking, eating, singing and dancing activities like family members.
  • Homemade Hookah

    If you are a fan on vaporizing you may be able to taste a hookah with homemade tobacco. You will find the villagers to be are very interactive and will participate in discussions, indulge yourself in talks and share yours as well as their experiences
  • School Visit

    Proceed for a school visit later, lay your feet into the shoes of the children studying here. Experience great stories, excitement and become a child again.
  • 9th Century Neelkanth Temple

    After the school visit, proceed to see the Rusirani Fort and also explore the intricately carved 9th century “Neelkanth Temple” – A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. . The Temple is surrounded by lush green trees and is quite similar to an ancient museum. The temple is in a dilapidated state. The exquisite fine work on the shikhara are undamaged and is worth seeing.
  • Artwork And Sunset

    Later proceed on to visit the local market, which has a unique collection of artworks for taking back some mementos. After you have spent an entire day living and capturing experiences. Approaching evening bid farewell to the villagers and descend down by Jeep again watching the much beautiful sunset slowly descending down the horizon.
  • Adieu

    Return to Jaipur with exquisite and everlasting memories & experience.
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Pricing

  • 3000 INR per Person
  • For minimum 4 Person

Inclusions

  • All travel from Jaipur to Jaipur
  • Lunch at the village
  • Guide Charges

Exclusions

  • Any items/services which are personal in nature
  • Travel from your native city to Jaipur
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any medical expenses.
  • Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section.

Other Important Information

  • For minimum 4 person

Cancellation policy

  • 75% Refund if cancelled 30 days before the trip start date.
  • 50% Refund if cancelled 15 days before the trip start date.
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