Jawai, a small village named after the river of the same name has now become an attraction for tourists. The area is mainly known as Jawai Dam because it is located near the dam and it comes under Sumerpur Tehsil of the Pali district in Rajasthan. The famous dam was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur and the village cover an area of 500 square kilometers. Being located at the embankment, Jawai gives you an amazing view of the river.
Adding to its beauty is the granite rocks and hills which surround the whole area. Jawai is also known for its sanctuaries for leopards, birds, and crocodiles. It is also called the winter paradise for migratory birds with more than 100 species frequenting every year. Along with a great variety of birds, Jawai is home to panthers, hyenas, chinkaras, nilgai, bears, and wolves as well. However, it is chiefly known for its human-friendly leopards. know more about this area, read our blog about the history of jawai.
THE SAFARI AND THE GAME
The first look at the chain of hills in Jawai will disillusion you with the richness of wildlife it hides. You need a pair of trained eyes and hands who will steer you to unearth these secrets.
The Leopards here are of prime attraction, and it requires an intensive knowledge of the place to offer you the best viewing experience. The safari organized will be in tune to that. We scan every possible nook and corner of the landscape to best serve you with the wild wonders of Jawai.
Working as a team and knowing the terrain like the back of our hands, no stones will be unturned to ensure you return the camp with a sought after sighting. Come, experience Jawai with the people from its land, who knows it the best.
ON THE WHEELS, UP THE MOUNTAINS- FOR THE ADVENTURE SEEKERS
Jawai offers an unlimited visual treat and with it a dash of adrenaline rush. The safaris organized here doesn’t fall within the bracket of usual, as mostly you would be traversing through steep climbs along with the granite faces of the Leopard Hills. A complete off-roading experience comes alive here, making your wildlife viewing worth a thousand memories. Here, with us, you are in trusted hands, who knows the balance between caution and thrill, because in coming together of both, lies the recipe of magic that this place has to offer.
THE DIVERSITY IN ONE
This place has many layers of surprises. From the hills that hide the Leopards to the backwaters of the Jawai dam that shelters the Crocodiles. From the secretive Hyenas to the winter migrants that fill the skies, in this place opportunities galore for great wildlife viewing. While the avian wonders will thrill you, the fauna will surprise you with its beauty and adaptability. The landscape is so unique that even in the apparent nothingness, Jawai can make you wonder about our country’s diverse wildlife and the landscapes it thrives in.
STORY OF THE OTHER SIDE - THE VILLAGE WALK
Jawai is a special place for varied reasons. One of the main highlights of this place is that the animals here thrive in close proximity to humans. The safaris take you closer to the wildlife, but we also provide you the chance to know the other side of the story. Visit the villages, meet the traditional and the tradition, and learn what makes the place an example of co-existence in times of conflict. The Rabaris are a nomadic herd of people who are an integral part of the landscape along with the Leopards gifting Jawai its distinct signature or identity that has charmed the world. Come weave your own story with us.
HOMESTAY AND SAFARI VEHICLE
We own a homestay with all modern amenities at Sena, a village in Jawai that hosts some of the most exotic wildlife in our country. Surrounded by the Leopard hills, it is not an uncommon occurrence to see Leopards from your window, while you sip your morning coffee or when you laze around in the room at night.
Our Safari Jeeps are customized to be photographer friendly as we keep in mind every small detail that shall further enhance your experience here with us.