Jawai Leopard Safari

Bera is small town in Pali district of Rajasthan. This place has become famous for its leopards sightings. Although this area has no wildlife sanctuary status but not less then any potential wildlife destination. Right now, this the best example of a local community caring for wildlife & animals.

This represents the best example of human- wild animal interaction level in a controlled way. Both respect each other & the result is another wildlife sanctuary is ready .

The local community understood the losses of mining & strongly opposed it which yielded another wildlife destination in few years.

Here Arravillis ranges has scrub land vegetation which make it possible to penetrate quite far from sighting point of view. The small caves & dens gives perfect habitat for leopards to survive.

The other important attractions are Jawai river & Jawai Dam. Both together add marvels to the scenic beauty of the place.

Wild stock of Bera/ Jawai !

Leopards are the main attraction  with other wild animals like blue bull, jungle cat, hyena, sloth bear, mongoose, crocodiles .

Along the Jawai Dam common water birds are sure to find like egret, pond heron, Indian robin, black shouldered kite, parakeet, common sandpiper, large cuckoo shrike, pelicans, ruddy shelduck, greylag goose, pelicans,  Asian openbill stork.

How to Reach Bera/ Jawai:

This places is well connected by roads with various cities of Rajasthan . It is 24 kms from Sumerpur, 95 kms from Mount Abu, 130 kms from Udaipur,280 Kms from Ahemdabad,85 kms from Khumbhalgarh,160 kms from Jodhpur, 396 kms from Jaipur, 660 from Delhi & 800 kms from Mumbai.

Three train stations are useful Mori Bera (MOI) 04 kms; Jawai Bandh (JWB) 15 kms & Falna (FA) is 35 kms.

The nearest Airports are Udaipur, Jodhpur & Jaipur.

Safari Timings:

Morning Safari 05:00 am to 08:00 am
Evening Safari – 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm.

Slight changes in timings is possible due to sunrise & sunset difference in various seasons.

Safari booking & Fee structure:

There is no entrance fee for the safaris. Safaris can be booked with hotels, safari providers. Jeeps are used for safaris. 06 people can easily sit in one jeep.

Best Time to Visit:

The leopards safaris are open through out the year but November To February is considered too good for sightings point of view.


As this is new destinations so one can find small hotels/ tented accommodations in this area.  

Other Activities around Jawai:

Beside Leopard safaris one can go to the Jawai Dam for

  • Bird watching
  • Dev giri temple
  • Tracking on Jawai Hills
  • Kambeshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Abhinav Mahavir Dham
  • Rankpur & Khumbhalgarh.