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Orchard Tents & Tranquility
Discover the inner side of yours in Pushkar with soothing chants, mantras and ringing bells everywhere with small hilly range of Aravalli. Orchard Tents is one of the finest and an unexplored beautiful property in Pushkar. The tents are situated in Village Gannahera which takes your experience down to an authentic village. Orchard Tents Resort is surrounded by flowers, home grown vegetables, gardens and a variety of trees which lets you forget everything and to live there forever.
The tents, dinging, multiple activities and their overall hospitality specially from its generous & very polite Mr. Harpal Singh (Resort Manager) give Orchard Tents a 5 star rating from Triptude and recommends everyone to experience it at least once.
Early morning Yoga and Meditation
Get up early in the morning and relax yourself with the cool breeze, pleasant weather & sweet fragrance of flowers and plants all around. You will also hear mesmerising sounds of birds, temple bells and chants which will surely energise your early morning. Do some meditation or just sit for sometime in resort’s lawn closing your eyes to feel the positive energy everywhere.
Specialised Dining & Well Barbeque
Orchard Tents do not serves buffet dinner. Their method to server dinner is completely different and very much enjoyed by us. They respect food and always try not to waste it. They will serve the food on your table itself. They have a variety of delicious food items to be served based on their daily menu. All the food served here is organic and will taste like home made healthy food. They also arrange a personalised Barbeque on Panghat “Artificial Well” in their lawns on request. After having very tasty and healthy dinner in the resort, In summers : Walk bare feet on cold sand around the resort. But do take care of small insects in the sand.
Get a cycle from the resort and go on a village trip and you can even go to Pushkar to roam around the streets and discover its colors. Be cautious not to park your cycle anywhere on the road. Cycles are not allowed inside ghats, so our suggestion would be to see ghats when you are without cycles.
Indoor/Outdoor Games & Activities
Orchard Tents also provide a variety of Indoor and Outdoor games for your leisure time. Must do Archery and Kite Flying if available. Other activities include : Badminton, Volleyball, Chess, Ludo, Carrom, Table Tennis etc.
Camel Ride & Rajasthani Cultural Program
You can also request a camel ride to Pushkar. The resort will happily arrange it for you. You can either choose from a camel cart or camel itself. Orchard Tents also organises Rajasthani Cultural shows in the night for its guests if the occupancy is good. The show involves Rajasthani folk dance, Fire stunts and fireworks in the end by resort.
Pushkar Temples & Cafes/Restaurants
Explore the very colourful and religious hindu town of Pushkar. Pushkar is famously known for Brahma Temple which is located on a hilltop. It is recommended to go there in the early morning to enjoy the beauty. Apart from that Pushkar has hundreds of small and big temples everywhere.
Temples are not the only thing which you will find in Pushkar. The bazaars(markets) are very vibrant and you will see a lot of traditional and ethnic indian/rajasthani stuff being sold there. Also you will find a lot of colourful cafes and restaurants where you can have very delicious food. You can also try some of the street food, believe it : You will find a lot of world cuisines on the streets of Pushkar local market which includes Italian, Irish, Mexican, Continental, Israeli….:) isn’t it sounds interesting!
** List made on author’s personal opinion/experience.
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– By Train
Nearest Railway Station to Pushkar is Ajmer Junction. Ajmer is well connected to major cities of India. You can hire any private cab from Ajmer Railway Station to Pushkar. Pushkar is just 10 kms away from Ajmer. For exact directions to Orchard Tents, you can give a call to Resort directly or ask anybody for Gannahera Village.
– By Road / Self Drive
From Delhi : Pushkar is 430 kms away from Delhi via Delhi – Jaipur – Kishangarh route using NH-8 and Delhi/Ajmer Expressway. The roads are super awesome till Ajmer and distance can be easily covered within 7-8 hrs max. After reaching Pushkar via Ajmer you can follow the below route to reach Orchard Tents :
01. After crossing Budha Pushkar and the Toll tax collection point take a right turn once you reach the T point.
02. Move through the town towards Mela Grounds for almost 1.5 kms.
03. Keep moving straight, cross Mela Grounds which comes on your left.
04. Road will turn right on its own and you reach railway crossing. Immediately after the crossing look for Orchard Signage and take a left turn.
05. After left turn move 200 meters to reach Ganahera chowk.
06. Take a right turn from here and move into the village for another 200 meters to reach Orchard through the turning village road.
– By Air
The nearest airport is located at Jaipur. It is almost 135 kms from the airport. You can easily get a private cab to reach there.
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– Luxury Tents : Spacious 590sqft airconditioned tents with a living area, dressing area, beautifully appointed bedroom, a large bathroom (which is a permanent structure) and a private verandah.
– Dining: Buffet meals served on table to avoid wastage. You can also request something special according to your choice. The resort staff is very cooperative and their hospitality is much more better than a 5 star luxury hotel.
– Free Wi-Fi : You can avail free wi-fi in the common activity area.
– Orchard Signature Aromatherapy : Rejuvenate yourself in evening after a tiring day trip to Pushkar with specialised aromatherapy from Orchard.
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[blockquote style=”1″]Best time to visit Orchard is September to March.[/blockquote]
[blockquote style=”1″]Do learn archery lessons from Mr. Harpal Singh (The Resort Manager)….;).[/blockquote]
[blockquote style=”1″]Plan for at least 2 nights to enjoy make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.[/blockquote]