In the evening, students were gathered in the college and welcomed with a speech delivered by the trip organiser to boost up the students. Later the students were taken to the railway station. The train was at the right time and had to leave at 7:40 pm from Sarai Rohilla, new Delhi.
Everyone was very joyous as it was the first trip for some in the group and all were curious for the adventures to follow. There were 20 of us with 18 students and 2 trip organisers. The journey started with a happy heart.
Students were playing games like cards, dumb charade, Antakshri and kept enjoying the journey one way or another before everyone felt asleep.
We reached Udaipur at 8:00 am as the train was late by 2 hrs. Since there was no pantry in the train, therefore everyone was hungry. We reached the hotel by a tempo traveller, all of us got fresh and sat for breakfast. Then we left for lake Fateh Sagar.
Next we saw Maharana Pratap statue with chetak which was made of five metal elements. Then we went to the Nehru garden by boat as it was located between water and spent 2 hours in garden seeing the natural views enthusiastically.
We came back to the hotel and had lunch. After that, we visited city palace. Later we visited Pichola lake and saw a heartwarming sunset. Then we trekked to Karni Mata mandir in the afternoon and attended sandhya Aarti.
Mandir was at a very great height therefore whole white city was visible, it was giving a hill station feel. We came back to the hotel and spent the night dancing and playing cards and lastly after a thrilling experience, everyone retired to bed.
All got up late in the morning; had breakfast and then left for beautiful Rajasthan shopping.
We left for jodhpur around 2 pm via Ranakpur and stopped at Jain Digambar mandir. The view was very beautiful throughout the journey. Tribes lived on the way. There was a lot of threats of steals so everyone was very cautious. We stayed at a restaurant at night.
Reaching jodhpur by 10 pm we had dinner and then everyone danced to the grooves of DJ night. Getting tired everyone slept. In the morning around
In the morning around 8, we set out for Umaid Bhawan which is the world’s number one heritage hotel. We had lunch and left for Mehrangarh fort and students were left for shopping in jodhpur which was very cheap, after shopping we got back to the hotel.
We left for Jaisalmer around 6 pm, we had dinner at a Dhaba on the way, reached Jaisalmer at 3 am and slept. Everyone woke up and went to Jaisalmer fort, then to Patwo haveli and then came back hotel and had lunch.And
And finally, we all left for the Thar desert. On the way, students did parasailing and reached Payal safari, there we stayed in camps, did camel riding to see the sunset and were enlightened by the cultural dance and music show of Rajasthan.
Later during DJ night, everybody danced together and had dinner around a bonfire sharing views and memories of the trip. Everyone got up early in the morning to enjoy jeep safari ride in order to witness the sunrise. All had tea made of camel’s milk in the Thar early in the morning.
We returned back to Jaisalmer city via Kuldhara village. Coming back to Jaisalmer, we had a late lunch and walked to Jaisalmer railway station. We had our train at 5:40, the trip organisers got down at jodhpur for buying dinner and chain was pulled by one of the students as the train started. Finally, after an eventful trip, we reached Sarai Rohilla, new Delhi by 11 am. Students were seen off from the stations to their homes with a thank you Hardy speech.