Take an excursion trip to Bishnoi Tribal Village
For those who are interested in the exotic local culture in Rajasthan, an exursion to Bishnoi Tribal Village in Jodhpur is a must-do experience. Located about 22 km from the city centre of Jodhpur, Bisnoi village is the home to locals that are basically hardcore worshippers of nature. Most of the village's principles are about protecting of the environment and the conservation of nature and wildlife. As true nature lovers, Bishnoi villagers are particularly keen to the environment, hence their ways of daily life are mainly to avoid hurting the nature such as using pure vegetarian dishes in all meals or using colored clothes that do not use the colors burned from nature too much, etc. People in Bisnoi live in little huts with thatched roofs and they always keep everything inside their huts neat and tidy. Besides learning about the traditions and encountering the local life, your visit to Bisnoi village would be incomplete if you miss the chance to witness the quaint and famous opium ceremony performed by villagers here. While using Opium is prohibited by the government, the tribe still plants and consumes it for ‘religious’ purposes and the ceremony itself is a unique attraction of the village. A glimpse of amazing cultural life in Bishnoi Tribal Village is indeed an off-beat thing that can ensure a great outing in Jodhpur.