Jodhpur Tour Packages
Bishnoi Village Safari
Bishnoi Village safari is another fascinating safari without experiencing which your Jodhpur tour will not be complete. The safari is done with a view to peek into the lifestyle and cultures of the Bishnois, a tribal community in Jodhpur, Rajasthan known for their unconditional love for nature and wild life. The Bishnoi community has a very intriguing past attached to it. Founded by Guru Jambeshwar, Bishnois means twenty niners, religiously follow 29 principles laid down down by their founder. The beliefs of Bishnois comprise of being vegetarian, not to fall trees, not to kill animals etc. The most outstanding fact is that Bishnois are glued to their roots even till date. Killing an animal and falling trees in Bishnoi village is considered as a punishable offense.
The origin of the Chipko movement can be traced back to the Bishnois. And also the court proceedings against renowned Bollywood actor Salman khan for allegedly killing a black buck and Chinkara in a Bishnoi village is also quite an exemplar of the commitment of Bishnois towards their rituals and community values.
Tourists from all over the world who come to explore Jodhpur, Rajasthan visit Bishnoi village to learn more and more about this fascinating tribal community and their picturesque village setting. The village is wrapped with scenic Khejri trees and deers. Also in the village is the Guda Bishnoi Lake. It is an artificial lake, surrounded by a large number of migratory birds like Cranes etc. The lake is a drinking point for antelopes, black bucks and Chinkaras of nearby area. The Bishnoi village in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is a perfect place to experience the traditions and customs of tribal life and explore the timeless beauty of the area and its surroundings.