Punjab Horse Safari (Delhi, Chandigarh, Manaswal, Hoshiarpur, Chandigarh, Delhi)
- Season: Year Round (Except peak summer and peak monsoon)
- Duration: 09- 10 days of ride and Leisure. Minimum 05 Riders
- Meals: Full Board with fresh hot meals on Road and camps and half board in Hotels in Delhi.
- Wow Factors: Ride through privy jungles, river beds, Rural and Historical trails, River beach night camps, personalized service.
- Transport: Air, Road transport, Horses
- Accommodation: Luxury Resort, Town Hotels, Local Home stay.
Punjab, The land of large hearted , fiery and brave warriors, the land rich in culture, home to ancient Indus valley civilization was also known as “ Sapt Sindhava” or the land of seven rivers. Name Punjab was given by Islamic raiders later on. A ride on a horse back through heritage and rural sites of Punjab not only connects one to the Harrapan valley civilization, but also connects to one’s glorious lineage.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi early morning. Transfer to a 5-star hotel. After check in and breakfast, we embark on our firsthand experience of “Incredible India” for a guided tour to the most interesting and intriguing sights of the capital City of Delhi. A thrilling Rickshaw ride while negotiating the labyrinths of Old World Charm, will take you to famous Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandini Chowk and Parathe Wali Gali (Fried Indian Bread Lane), where you may be tempted by the aroma of different varieties of Parathas being cooked, to taste some. In the Evening enjoy a sumptuous Dinner at One of the ethnic eateries of the town. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast/ Hygienic Street Food Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: (Chandigarh)
Early Morning transfer to New Delhi station to board the morning train to Chadigarh. Check into the Hotel. Evening enjoy the drive through this beautiful city visiting, famous Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake. Visit the Vibrant Shopping area to have a glimpse of the local colours and flavours. Overnight Hotel.
Day 3: After breakfast, we drive down to Shri Annadpur Sahib, an important and historical place related to Sikh religion. We also visit he Sikh History Museum to know about the Military history of The Brave Sikhs. Later on, we drive down to Gaj Retreat, an eco-friendly resort in the midst of a private estate for our overnight stay. Overnight at Gaj Retreat.
Day 4: Today we drive down to DholBaha- a small town 30 km to the north-west of Hoshiarpur. As per the archeological surveys and discoveries, antiquities, stone tools and fossils show that the early man was here in the region. This village holds importance because of the presence of these age-old remains and was once the habitat to the early man. We meet the horses here and start our ride. Riding thru the river bed and trails we reach the town of Hoshiarpur. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5 : We drive down to another ancient town of Jaijjon. This is where once existed one of the biggest markets of Asia but now it’s an abandoned land. A railway station built in 1917 tells the story of the glorious past. We start our ride along the ridge of lower strata of Shivalik hills, known as kandi and reach Gaj Retreat, overnight Gaj Retreat.
Day 6 : We ride through the privy forest, crossing the river bed, encountering rock like formations of sand, stone and shrubs. After a full-service mid-day rest, we ride through the village trails to reach the river Soan for an enthralling Night camp by the beach. Full service overnight camp.
Day 7 & 8 : We return back to Gaj retreat after a sunrise breakfast. After change and wash, the day at leisure or the guests can opt for an optional ride through the village trails, staying overnight in village home stay and reaching Shri Annadpur Sahib on day 08. Overnight Town Hotel or drive back to Gaj Retreat.
Day 9 : An early breakfast and drive back to Chandigarh to board the afternoon train back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi late evening. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10 : As per the flight schedule, spend the day soaking in the old-world charm of Old Delhi to catch late evening/night flight back home or check out as per your schedule.
Important: This is only a suggested itinerary. The route, transport, halts and accommodation may change subject to weather and natural conditions prevailing at the time of the tour.