Why This Trip ?
In the rustic trails exploration series we are presenting you a unique experience( Kanota camping in Jaipur ) which is still not present on Google maps. It is located near Fort Naila and around 21Kms from the Jaipur City Centre. When you are on a Rajasthan Tour or visiting Jaipur then this trip is the perfect way to Experience the authentic Rajasthani culture, village life and wildlife.
We will set our camp on the banks of the Kanota on Naila Fort side. See the authentic way of cooking in Rajasthan Chapati on “Chulha” and Daal Bati and Choorma on “Jagra” on our trip. We also go for Birding on a trail running alongside the marshland from Dangarwada Khurd to the Temple. At night we can indulge in night photography and spend the night in cosy tents with foam mattress and quilts.
Destinations Covered during Kanota Camping in Jaipur : Jaipur, Naila, Kanota Dam
What’s Included :
- Veg meals (1 Dinner and 1 Breakfast)
- 1 Night Tented Accommodation on triple sharing basis.
- Morning, evening Tea/Coffee
- All necessary fees and permits.
- Qualified and experienced Guide and support staff.
What’s Not Included :
- Any meals during transit.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- Insurance of any kind.
- Any cost incurred due to natural reasons.
- Surface transfer
- Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.
Here’s a short Kanota Camping in Jaipur Itinerary:
Day 1 : Arrive at Jaipur at 2 PM and drive to Kanota.
Day 2 : Drive from Kanota Campsite to Jaipur
Detailed Kanota Camping in Jaipur – Weekend Trip Itinerary
Kanota camping in Jaipur Day 1: Meet and Greet at Jaipur at 2 PM and drive to our Kanota Campsite (21 kms).
Meet in Jaipur at Masala Chowk at 2 PM and after a brief introduction and briefing we will drive towards our destination through beautiful village back roads. We will be crossing Hatwara which is famous for the weekly cattle market. After arrival you will be greeted with a Welcome Drink. We proceed to pitch our own tents and proceed towards the birding trail along the banks of wetlands. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and return to camp. Now we will set up the bonfire and prepare the dinner. If you are fond of cooking then you are most welcome to join our team in the kitchen and help them in preparations of Daal Bati Choorma, Laal Maas and other Rajasthani delicacies. After a sumptuous dinner it’s time for a good night sleep at our camp.
Kanota camping in Jaipur Day 2: Explore the surroundings of Kanota Dam and Drive to Jaipur by 5 PM
Get up early with hot cup of tea and it’s time to go for short birding trip. This place is home to many local as well as migratory birds like Pond Heron, Greater Flamingo, Amur Falcon, Black Winged Stilt, Bar Headed Goose, Great White Pelican and many more. We return to the camp and then have a sumptuous breakfast of Bajra Roti, White Butter, Raabri, Butter Milk at our local village home. With this the trip approaches its end and we drive back to Jaipur.
Fitness Required for Kanota Camping in Jaipur
This camping in Jaipur is a leisure activity which can be undertaken by anyone.
Fitness and Experience: Ideal Trip for a beginner.
Things to carry for Kanota Camping in Jaipur
Poncho, Rain Coat or Umbrella any one is must
Backpack (Min 25 Ltrs)
Floaters or Sandals
1 Pair of Quick Dry Tees and Track Pants
1 Pair of Socks
1 Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
Water Bottle 1 Lt
Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
Personal Medicine Kit
How big are the groups?
We make it a point not to have more than 15 people in a trekking group as we believe that the best way to enjoy adventure is in small sustainable groups.
What is the minimum number of Trekkers required for Fixed Departures?
Our Fixed departures are guaranteed and a promise to our customer that even if there is a Single trekker we will proceed with the trek at a loss.
I am the only girl in a trek/trip, is it safe?
We generally have a ratio of Male : Female of about 2:1. Mountains on the whole are much safer than the plains. Lots of solo female trekkers join us and we make it a point that only female trekkers share the tent with other female trekkers.
What thing we need to Carry for the trek?
You can follow the list at things to carry
Can I offload my backpack on a mule/porter. What are the charges for the same?
When you are in the mountains you should be self-sufficient and you should carry your own backpack. The charges to offload a backpack of roughly 9 kg or less is about 300 per day.
Which type of shoes should I buy?
Good trekking shoes are a must for the valley of flowers Trek. Read more at “How to Buy Trekking Shoes”
How many trekkers will be in one tent?
We generally have 3-man tents were we accommodate anywhere between 2-3 people.
What level of fitness is expected from the trekkers?
Good physical fitness as well as mental fitness is required for the Kanota Camping in Jaipur . This is an ideal trek for a beginner who wants to familiarize him/herself with high altitude treks.To get into optimum level of fitness you can go through our article How to prepare for a high altitude trek.
What is there in Food menu during a trek?
We server wholesome and nutritious Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Evening Snacks. The food is vegetarian. Vegetarian food is preferable at high altitudes as it is easy to digest.
Is the water on the trek safe?
The advantage of trekking the Himalayas is that your trekking route is filled with fresh Himalayan streams. Your trek leader/guide will direct you to places where you can fill clean water from. We recommend this water but in case you are unsure you can carry water purifying tablets with you.
What type of vehicles are used for transportation?
We use Sumo/Xylo/Tempo for transportation.
What do you do if we encounter a medical emergency during the trek?
Our team at Renok is trained in handling high altitude emergencies. Apart from being trained mountaineers they bring a wealth of experience with dealing with high altitude illnesses. We carry First aid kits and oxygen cylinders with us and in case of other medical emergencies we rescue the trekker till the road head. If any additional cost of evacuation is incurred it is borne by the trekker. Also before the trek it’s your responsibility to get a medical fitness checkup by a doctor which certifies you are fit enough for this trek.
Can we change the itinerary?
Renok Adventures LLP reserves the right to change the itinerary depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra cost is incurred due to rescheduling the trekker is informed beforehand and extra cost if any is borne by the trekker. Please note that we operate treks in some of the most remote regions and harshest conditions where unforeseen events may force us to change the itinerary. In such cases, we or your trek leader will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary.
Can you customize the Kanota Camping in Jaipur ?
Yes Kanota Camping in Jaipur can be customised, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time for any number of people. The Cost for private customized trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.
What if a trek is cancelled at the last moment due to ‘force majeure’?
All the arrangements for the tour are pre-planned and prepaid.
We will offer you alternate trek options of similar value depending upon the weather conditions if a trek is cancelled due to ‘force majeure’. In case of non-completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever there will not be any refund for any unutilized services.
What is your Cancellation Policy?
Up to 24 Days :- 95% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-24 Day :- 70% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-08 Days :- 50% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Less than 7 Days :- No refund
What is your Rescheduling Policy ?
We will reschedule your trek without any extra charge if this is conveyed to us in writing ateast 1 month before the trek starting date.
Between 07-24 Days before start of the trek :- 30% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.
Less than 7 days:- 100% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.
Haridwar is the base location for our Kanota Camping in Jaipur and not Govindghat or Joshimath. Our meeting point in Haridwar is railway station. We will pick you up at 6:00 AM in the morning and start the drive to Govindghat. The entire drive from Haridwar to Joshimat takes around 9 Hours.
Reaching Haridwar by Flights
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Haridwar and is situated 36 Kms from Haridwar. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to Haridwar.
Reaching by train
Haridwar is well connected by railway network with major destinations of India because it’s a major pilgrim centre.
Following is the list of useful trains to reach Haridwar from Delhi:
12017 DEHRADUN SHTBDI
19565 UTTARANCHAL EXPRESS
22659 DEHRADUN EXPRESS
14309 UJJAINI EXPRESS
14317 IND DDN EXPRESS
12055 DDN JANSHTBDI
12687 DEHRADUN EXPRESS
14041 MUSSOORIE EXPRESS
12205 NANDA DEVI EXPRESS
For exact timings & Schedule of trains please check the Indian Railway official site.
Reaching Haridwar by Road (Bus)
Haridwar is well connected with comfortable Volvo buses run by government and private operators. You can catch luxury and normal buses to Haridwar which are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate.
Here’s a short itinerary of the Kanota Camping in Jaipur :-
Day 1 : Arrive at Jaipur at 2 PM and drive to Kanota Camping in Jaipur
Day 2 : Drive from Kanota Campsite to Jaipur