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Rusirani Village

| Near Abhaneri Stepwell, Jaipur, India
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Amazing Experience - the real India!

I did read about the Rusirani Village on Tripadvisor and actually this was the main thing I wanted... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2015
Heiko S
Rheinstetten, Germany
Awesome experience with the kids!

On the way from Agra to Jaipur, we stopped about 2/3rds of the way to go on this village tour - a... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2015
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Rusirani is a village near Jaipur which is about 2500 years old. The culture, people and ancient remains in the village have been appreciated by almost every traveller who visits the village. If you are a couple / family / university student who want to experience and learn about the real authentic Indian living like hundreds of years ago, Rusirani villagers are ready to welcome you in their families for a day ( three hours).
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Near Abhaneri Stepwell, Jaipur, India
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

I did read about the Rusirani Village on Tripadvisor and actually this was the main thing I wanted to see when travelling around Jaipur. A big thank you to Girdhari, who did support with translation in the village and did lead me around. I enjoyed...More

1  Thank Heiko S
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

On the way from Agra to Jaipur, we stopped about 2/3rds of the way to go on this village tour - a small, cooperatively-run set of communities in the hills. They said that the don't have many families, so especially appreciated seeing us with our...More

3  Thank klorigan
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

If you really want to do something special while visiting Jaipur this is a must. You need all day in order to get there over back country roads as well as have enough time to interact with the village people. There is a fabulous 2000-year-old...More

6  Thank drl_smit-may
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Tired of busy Jaipur with the horns, the traffic jams, the pushing sellers and old forts? Treat yourself with a day to a rural visit and experience the true hospitality of the people of Rusirani village. Yes you can go by yourself and save a...More

9  Thank SandraRodriguesBR
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Situated in between Agra & Jaipur a village expressing the real traditional India,the school ,the small market ,i hope the Govt. gives it some extra attention and certainly can be a great spot for all

6  Thank rakeDelhi
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I read about the village on Tripadvisor and decided to check it out by myself, since I wanted to have a more authentic experience watching life in the countryside of India. I can say that I am very grateful I did! Being a lone woman...More

12  Thank Hilda A
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I've traveled to several villages in my life, but I found this Village to be very organized! By my experiences, this means it is becoming commercialized. By all means, as of now, this is still a meaningful Village to experience. A few things that I...More

4  Thank WorldWidePlayer
Reviewed 17 May 2014

It's an amazing place, for those who want a different Indian experience. If you intend to visit the school that they have there, will be nice to bring with you, if possible, some pencils and/or notebook, to give to the kids. I'm sure they'll love...More

2  Thank camilapimenta
Reviewed 15 May 2014

One of the highlights of my trip to India was spending time at Rusirani. I was not sure to go, but I'm really glad I did. The village is around 2.5 hours from Jaipur on the way to Agra, and has a challenging road up...More

7  Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 18 April 2014

I can't put into words how incredible the day spent at Rusirani village was. The drive from Jaipur took just under 3 hours but half way there we changed from an AC taxi to an SUV. On route, we stopped at local baths and temple....More

7  Thank EmmaGrew83
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Can we visit as a couple tomorrow please?
28 October 2015|
Response from Rusirani_villagers | Property representative |
Dear Guest, we feel sorry as we couldn't reply on time. We operate from our village. In Rusirani, there is no internet, telecom facility and electricity. So we need to go to certain places to have internet access. We check... More
Greetings, Strouthos and others who have been to Rusirani. I'm having trouble understanding the logistics of visiting Rusirani, so would like to ask you a few questions, if I may. We plan on taking a small group of American travelers to Rusirani in November/December. I see that there are some package offerings that start in Jaipur - visit Rusirani by day - then return to Jaipur in the evening. Did you travel that way or did you simply begin your exploration of Rusirani at the Village itself? Is there any chance you stayed at Abhaneri Village Safari Camp? Is one day sufficient to spend at Rusirani or would you suggest more? And was seeing the step wells part of your day at Rusirani? While at Rusirani, were you able to see quite a bit of Village life and get a cultural experience, in addition to having time to shop for some art/craft pieces? I very much appreciate your time in answering these questions.
5 August 2015|
Response from Rusirani_villagers | Property representative |
Most people visit Rusirani when they are going from Jaipur to Agra ( or Agra to Jaipur). You need to book ( you can book directly or you can ask your travel agent to book) with the village committee in advance as only one... More
We are traveling by car from Jaipur to Bharatpur as part of our trip around Rajasthan and had anticipated a visit to the Abhaneri step well along the way. What is the best way to book a tour of Rusirani Village? Can you do an overnight stay, or is it just a day tour?
8 July 2015|
Response from Rusirani_villagers | Property representative |
You can book through email or face,book page. It is a day tour but some families provide homestay.