Bishnoi village Safari & Culture Trip
Bishnois are one of the different group of people of rajasthan who are popular for their rich cultural rajasthani life and their affection for animals and nature. Bishnoi village is an ideal place to experience bishnoi culture and a village is famous for scenic landscape and wild animals like blue bulls, desert foxes, peacocks, black bucks, chinkara, partridges etc.
Duration: 3 Hrs to 6 Hrs
Destination Covered: Guda Lake, Bishnoi Family, Weavers Family, Block Print, Potter Making,
Tour Price: On Request ( Call for Price : +91-98298 04494 )
Pickup could be from the hotel or place of one’s choice from anywhere in Jodhpur. A brief detail of safari is as below.
Village Safari Itinerary
Guda village & Lake SideThe walking tracks around the Guda Lake and the smaller ponds around the area is where spotting of the varied wildlife like the black bucks, chinkaras, blue bulls, desert Fox, Indian Jackal, Migratory Birds, local bird species etc could be done. The accompanying guide has a fair knowledge of the various spotting. The species of Birds varies from summer to winter but the lake remains a hosting ground throughout the year.
Bishnoi Community Bishnoi’s are an eco friendly community famous for their rich culture and are staunch worshippers of nature in all its forms specially the sanctity of plant and animal life. It is a Hindu religious sect found in the Western Thar Desert following a set of 29 principles/commandments given by Guru Jambheshwar There are an estimated 10,00,000 followers of Bishnoi sect residing in large number in states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. They even pray the green trees and animals that inhabit their land. They make every effort to conserve the environment and the natural way of life. The Bishnoi worship Lord Vishnu and are vegetarians.
Salawas Durry -Weavers Family :- Salawas, a land magic carpets; a land where fantasy and reality joins forces to keep alive one of its most famous traditions: the durry (Rugs). The durry (Rugs), weather weaved out of cotton or wool, spreads colourful tradition and heritage from its primitive form of weaving in the villages of Rajasthan. Make your home a cosier place by adding to it the magical glamour of India, with the colourful folklore of the durry (Rugs).Here you can buy or can see how these rugs are being manufactured. And this is our Home so we don’t pay to middle man. So you can get best quality and best rates.
Hand Block Printing : Block Print is making use of a carved piece of wood or any other type of wooden block to imprint an image on fabric or paper. Fantasy and printers creativity is carved as stencils on blocks of wood which are them immersed in dyes to draw patterns on fabric in an organised manner leaving spellbinding symmetry. Master craftsmen come from a community called the CHIPAS. In the early days of printing, it was used to print entire books. Today the process of block printing is popularly associated with making designs on fabrics by printing on them, with the help of a block made for that purpose. Believed to have its origin in Indian, block printing has been in use around the world now, for quite some time.
Pots on Wheel : Place where with a spin of the wheel the earth, throw up shapes kakani is a village that has pride in its tradition of pottery, one for which it is famous throughout, the state of Rajasthan. The potter by his creative artistry presents variety of products by the magic of his hands, over the spinning wheel. The spinning wheel is also a reminder of how rich our civilization owes to the, development of the wheel go on; try your hand at it.
Safari ends and the drop are back to the pickup point.
Please Note:- The safari is organised for a minimum of two travellers and if there are more it becomes merrier. Safari could be for three hours to five hours and depends on the travellers areas of interest.