A more recent, and exciting, variation of the camel safari is the horse safri, The Rajputs where born to be horseback reders, and the tradition wsas strongly engorced in the medieval ages when the cavalry formed one of the most important flanks of the desert armies, Special houses were bred at the thikanas or aristocratic homes of the
Thakurs who served their kings which armies of horsemen. The Marwari horse is an indigenous species, hardy agile and among the notables in worlds breeds, In addition, the Kathiawadi and Sindhi horses are also adept at traversing the desert countryside.
Horse safaris are usually conducted in the vicinity of Udaipur where the hilly terrain and forested countryside are ideal for taking to the trail.
Depending on the side of the group, the pack of cavalry can move swiftly or at leisure, moving form the vicinity of one old fort to another, There is additional excitement it that the route you stay in may have been those very ones where the ancient armies once rode and camped.
Horse safari routes can of course, be diverse, but most will pass close to villages, ruined historical monuments, and temples, These are ideal palaces to halt for a bit for rest and relaxation or lunch and a quick snooze , Riders and advised to equip themselves with riding gear the famous Jodhpuri breeches, hat, and boots, Depending on your capability to ride the houses may trot ro canter through the countryside, What matters most however is that each evening you are assured of the comforts of former palaces and forts : no better, or more historic way of exploring Rajasthan is possible