Jawai Hills, Rajasthan : Leopard, Leopard, Leopard everywhere

Jawai Hills is a picturesque location in the Pali district of Rajasthan . It is home to the most adaptable Indian Leopard of the subcontinent as well as the Rabari Tribe.


Jawai is one of the few places in India where one can easily sight leopards and also other wild animals and migratory birds.

The name Jawai is derived from the dam built across the Jawai river which is a tributary of Luni river and is also called the Jawai Bandh or Jawai Dam. The dam was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur in the year 1957.

Places to stay in the area are:

Jawai Hills has Leopard, Leopard and Leopard every where. Since they are solitary animals, Jawai leopards coexist humans peacefully.

Possible excursions in the area –

Tehla, Rajasthan

Tehla is a small village near Alwar, Rajasthan . It is tucked between the foothills of the Aravalli mountain ranges.

 

Aravalli mountain range
Aravalli mountain range

The authentic village has a lot of experiences to offer and is within easy access from Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore), Jaipur, Agra and Delhi.

Start your experience with a stay at Vanaashrya Resort which offers Cottages as well as Deluxe Tents.

Experiences while staying at Vanaashrya – Hiking, Cycling, Camel Cart Ride, Plantation, Cultural Evening, Kitchen Garden, Yoga and Meditation and Bathing in Open Air.

Experiences while exploring Tehla –

  • Village Walk,
  • Dam Visit,
  • Bhangarh Fort,
  • Visit to a Local School,
  • Mansarovar Lake,
  • Neelkant Temple,
  • Pandupol Temple and
  • Jeep Safari through the Sariska National Park.

Enroute to Jaipur visit to Abhaneri Stepwell – Chand Baori.

Abhaneri Step well
Abhaneri Step well

Above all experience staying in a rustic rural settings.

Most interesting is to visit the Pandupol Hanuman Temple (Monkey God) situated inside the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan.

According to legend, this ancient temple is related to the period of the epic. Continue reading “Tehla, Rajasthan”