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Big Cat Quest in Rajasthan

Ranthambore, Jaipur, Jawai
Best-Time
November - March
Stops
3
Experience
Family, Wildlife
Length
Days
Type
Tailormade

Highlights

Let us take you inside some of the most iconic jungles of Rajasthan known for its diverse wildlife, to see the big cats i.e. the tiger & the leopard. You will have the opportunity to spot the big cats while on a number of safaris at dawn and dusk to capture the different moods of the beasts. You will also get a chance to get acquainted with the lives of the locals and learn how they survive in harmony with the wildlife and with nature.

What will you cover?

Suggested Itinerary

DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3
DAY 4
DAY 5
DAY 6
DAY 7
DAY 8
DAY 9

Day 1 : Jaipur Arrival - Ranthambore

Upon arrival at Jaipur airport, a private vehicle will transfer you to Ranthambore.

Check into the Jungle Lodge/Camp and explore the property. In the evening, you will be given an introductory talk by camp naturalists on tigers and Ranthambhore.


Where to rest your head ?

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore

Day 2 : Ranthambore

After breakfast, explore the national park by taking a full day game drive.

To optimize the chances of seeing a tiger, you will depart for a full day game drive. This drive is limited to only 4 jeeps in the park, which allows you access across all zones of the park. You will be accompanied by an expert naturalist, driver and a forest guide.

Breakfast and lunch will be served at designated spots within the park.

 


Where to rest your head ?

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore

Day 3 : Ranthambore

Today after breakfast, visit the local women’s cooperative, Dastkar

Dastakar, Ranthambore is a non-profit organization that produces handicrafts created by women from villages around the park. Founded in 1989, this was an effort to empower and provide income to villagers residing on the periphery of the National Park. Interact with the women, speak with them and watch them work.

Return to the camp for an interactive cooking session with the camp chef. After lunch, proceed for a game drive and return after sunset.


Where to rest your head ?

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore

Day 4 : Ranthambore

Today, proceed for a morning game drive to the national park.

After, lunch hike to Ranthambhore Fort.

Hike through this formidable fort that was built in the 8th century and spot langurs, peacocks, parrots, and other wildlife. You will be walking through old ruins and some of the building are still intact. Continue your trek up to the Ganesha Temple, through the very heart of the tiger territory. The views of the reserve from the battlements are breath-taking. Your guide will navigate you through the fort and talk to you about its rich history.


Where to rest your head ?

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore

Day 5 : Ranthambore - Jaipur

Today, proceed for a morning game drive to the national park.

Later, a private vehicle will transfer you to Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in at the accommodation and, later in the evening, walk in the bustling streets of the city. Enjoy rest of the evening at leisure and enjoy dinner at a palace. If you are interested, you can opt for a session with an astrologer.


Where to rest your head ?

Samode Haveli, Jaipur

Day 6 : Jaipur – Udaipur - Jawai

Today after breakfast, a private vehicle will transfer you to Jaipur airport to catch a flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur, a private vehicle will transfer you to the Jawai Camp parking area, where you will be transferred onto safari vehicles. You will then drive deep into the wilderness to reach the luxurious Jawai Camp.

Enjoy a freshly cooked light lunch and prepare for an afternoon safari to spot leopards in the boulder hills overlooking the Jawai Lake. Jawai is a unique wilderness area where leopards have learnt to co-exist with people and their livestocks. The Government and the villagers have come together to make this area into community reserve to bring about balance between local culture and wildlife. Return to the camp for a campfire and traditional Rajasthani dinner.


Where to rest your head ?

Jawai Adventure Camp, Jawai

Day 7 : Jawai

Early morning, enjoy a game drive through Jawai National park.

After lunch, you will be accompanied by the naturalist as you hike to the mountain peak and later, walk and interact with Rabari Shepherds. The tall and proud men, dressed in white with red turbans, taker herds of goats and cows to graze each day. Rabari herdsmen have shared this land with the leopards for centuries. You will embark on this informative rural excursion to see their commitment to wildlife conservation and maintaining their cultural roots. Later, enjoy a campfire dinner.


Where to rest your head ?

Jawai Adventure Camp, Jawai

Day 8 : Jawai

Today morning, proceed for a birdwatching excursion on the Jawai Bandh.

View the abundant birdlife and crocodiles basking on the shore and return to camp for breakfast.

In the afternoon, proceed on a cycling excursion past tribal settlements through landscapes of towering granite formations, caves, kopjes, scrub and winding sand riverbeds.


Where to rest your head ?

Jawai Adventure Camp, Jawai

Day 9 : Jawai - Udaipur Departure

Today, a private vehicle will transfer you to Udaipur airport where you can catch your flight back home.


Where to rest your head ?

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Inclusions

accommodation
4 & 5 Star Hotels
meals
All Meals
transport
Private AC Vehicle
sightseeing
All Entrance Fees
guide
English Speaking Guide

Exclusions

flights
International Flights
travel insurance
9 Days
visa
Indian E-Visa

Starting from
169000 per person