Skip to content
Architecture

Drops of an Ancient Heritage

Drops of an Ancient Heritage

Duration:10 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I co-founded and manage a cultural agency called Kamalan that crafts immersive experiences in India. I’m passionate about the intersection of art, culture and travel, and love interacting with those who see travel as a means of intellectual nourishment.
Dheeraj
Dheeraj
Dheeraj
Dheeraj

What we’ll do

In this day-long experience, we will discover traditional rainwater catchment systems and discuss their continuing relevance in contemporary times. In the morning, we will begin with an exploration of Rajasthan’s traditional water harvesting systems in Amer, a small village near Jaipur. In the company of a conservation architect, we will spend some time at the village’s stepwells - overgrown,…

What I’ll provide

Lunch
Tea and Water
Car

What to bring

Shoes suitable for long walks and short treks.
Hats and/or sunglasses

Where you'll be

Amer, a small town situated on the outskirts of Jaipur, with its exquisite stepwells and old settlements, offers a glimpse at the traditional rainwater catchment systems of the state. Jaipur, the city of grandeur, is where the old- with bustling markets, forts and palaces- jostles with a rapidly developing new. Abhaneri, a small village that can be reached after a 2-hours drive from Jaipur, is home to palace ruins and a remarkable stepwell.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Dheeraj
Drops of an Ancient Heritage
New experience
$287/person
New experience
$287/person