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.
Meals: Lunch at the village
Activities: Rural Living