The uber rich in India and
elsewhere have once again a reason to smile and strap up for an adventure
filled time in their cars. India’s first luxury self-drive organisers, Cougar Motorsport
Pvt. Ltd, are back with the sixth edition of their desert safari – The Desert
Dash. Designed as a self-drive expedition for business owners and corporate
executives owning SUVs and premium cars. The Desert Dash 2015 is India’s most
luxurious road trip through awe-inspiring sand dunes and across royal palaces
So if you are rich and you
have a valid driving license recognised in India, you can register to
participate in The Desert Dash 2015. Any four wheeled vehicle, with either 2WD or
4WD can be driven. Participation slots are limited; the charges for
participation for Indian Nationals are Rs 100,000/- per head, inclusive of
Service Tax. The single room supplement payable in case a participant does not
want accommodation on a twin sharing basis will be Rs 25,000/-.
One can visit www.cougarmotorsport.in to register
for this luxury drive. ?Participants in this 5 night long event will cover a
total distance of around 1200 kms from Jaipur to Jodhpur wherein they will also
get to drive through off-beat tracks in the desert. The destinations to be
covered include Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Khimsar and Jodhpur. The thrill of
driving will be combined with a stay at some of the finest heritage hotels in
the region including the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, Khimsar Fort,
Suryagarh Jaisalmer, Laxmi Niwas Palace Bikaner and the Taj Jai Mahal Palace
????Comfort will be paramount
and luxury the watchword throughout The Desert Dash 2015. This is the ultimate
desert safari for driving enthusiasts who want to experience the thrill of
driving across sand dunes, salt lakes and seldom used scenic routes in their
???The route map: This
experience of a lifetime will start on December 1 with cocktails and dinner at
the Taj Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur. Next morning, the convoy will move towards
Bikaner through some scenic routes that will include a drive across the Sambhar
salt lake where there are no landmarks for navigation! That night, the participants
will get to stay at the magnificent Laxmi Niwas Palace in Bikaner where they
will be served sumptuous Rajasthani delicacies for dinner along with cocktails
and traditional entertainment. On 3rd December, participants will drive across
desert tracks towards the border. This is one of India’s most beautiful drives
with huge sand dunes and a flowing water canal on either side of the road.
Special entertainment will be in store that evening at Suryagarh in Jaisalmer
with a live performance by Queen Harish, the dancing whirling Queen of the
desert of India.
The convoy will move onwards to Khimsar via
Pokharan and the bird sanctuary at Khichan after an early morning dune bashing
session. After watching the sunset over high tea at the Khimsar Dunes Village,
participants will check in to the Welcomheritage Khimsar Fort that also houses
the Raja of Khimsar’s impressive collection of vintage cars. The last day of
the drive will take the participants to Jodhpur where they can explore the
Mehrangarh Fort and try the Flying Fox before settling in at the Taj Umaid
Bhawan Palace for the final evening of cocktails and dinner.
Source: Cougar Motorsport / Motown India
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