Making its debut on the first dune of the Thar, at Reggie’s Camel Camp in Jodhpur.
A unique festival is making its way to the Desert State for two magical nights and three days! Designed as an intimate setting for just 500 seekers, Mahindra Open Sky will be held from November 24 – 26, 2017 and will be hosted at Reggie’s Camel Camp Osian, near Jodhpur which boasts of a royal lineage.
Housed in a fortified structure, it features a full-size camel racing track, a lush, manicured garden, swimming pool, bars, dining, lodging areas, viewing decks and much more. A specially curated line-up of Indian and international artists will be taking stage over the course of the festival.
“With its immersive experience of culture and adventure, Mahindra Open Sky celebrates the romance of the desert and embodies the spirit of ‘Live Young Live Free’. Set against the backdrop of the mighty Thar, it presents a unique opportunity to be part of a collective of souls with common interests and passions,” says Anand Mahindra, Executive Chairman, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
The ancient village of Osian is located 65 kilometers away from Jodhpur and is the gateway to the beautiful Thar desert. It is well known for its centuries-old temples and proud local tribes such as the Bishnoi and the Bhils and craftsmen including potters, weavers and more. The area is also home to desert fauna with Bluebulls, Gazelles, Foxes, Peacocks, and Partridges.
“Our Cultural Outreach initiatives are carefully conceived to strengthen art forms as well as provide culturally rich experiences. Our newest project, Mahindra Open Sky has a multitude of offerings that unfold against the majestic backdrop of the Thar Desert. From dune bashing in the iconic Mahindra Thar to enchanting performances by contemporary Indian musicians, it promises to be an experience you will want to relive each year,” says Jay Shah, Head, Cultural Outreach, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
The Festival will offer attendees two exclusive Mahindra activities! The Off-road Driver Course is where you’ll learn how to handle the mighty 4x4s in their element while experts introduce you to the basics of off-road driving on advanced vehicles such as the Mahindra Thar CRDe 4×4 and the Mahindra Scorpio 4WD. The other exclusive activity is the Mini Expedition which is a 2-hour guided tour of the countryside through the Thar Desert on the wheels of a Mahindra UV.
You’ll get to start your day with a refreshing and energizing wellness session by Deepika Mehta, which will be followed by camel races, champagne sunsets, sundowner sessions, romantic dinners on the dunes, bonfire and barbecue nights, star gazing, and film screenings under the stars. Your evenings will be filled with some amazing music by artists such as Papon Live, Ayushmann Bhava, Sam Lewis (USA), Anand Bhaskar Collective, Parekh & Singh, Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator and Nikhil D’Souza!
And if you thought we’re done, there’s more! For those travelling from the city of Mumbai, Mahindra Open Sky will be offering an option of an exclusive charter flight for the experience, in partnership with Jet Airways. What better way to begin your journey with fellow adventure seekers on a luxurious flight? And for residents of other cities – don’t fret! You guys can avail special discounts on your Jet Airways flights to Jodhpur!
Check out the official trailer for the festival here:
For more details please visit their website here!
So what are you waiting for? Book the experience of a lifetime here and be a part of the 500!
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