3 DAY / 2 NIGHT ELEPHANT MOBILE SAFARI FROM THE MOUNBATTEN LODGE, TO A PRIVATE MOBILE CAMP AT “JAWAI”.
DAY 1. Arrive at the Lodge in time for lunch. In the afternoon choose to take a jeep to the famous Ranakpur Temples or drive to a nearby tribal village to get a rare glimpse of rural life. In the evening, we will drive to a special vantage point to watch the sun dip below the hills while enjoying Sundowners – an old colonial Indian tradition. Return to the Lodge in time for dinner. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge Ranakpur
DAY 2. After breakfast take a Jeep Safari through the Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary to the world-renowned Kumbalgarh fort, or alternatively, you might like a two hour escorted trek in the neighbouring countryside. Return to the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch, your car and driver will join our convoy of jeeps and trucks as we drive to leopard country, approximately an hour and fifteen minutes from The Mountbatten Lodge. On reaching Jawai, you will be met by your jeep and tracker and head out into the jungle in search for the elusive Leopard.
Meanwhile, the convoy carries on to set up your luxury private mobile camp in the bush. Just before sunset, we drive to the elephant post at Jawai. Mount your elephant for a 40-minute ride to a specially chosen location to watch the sunset while enjoying Sundowners – an old colonial Indian tradition. Return to your luxury private mobile camp in time for dinner under the stars. The tents are beautifully appointed, with campaign furniture reminiscent of safaris of old, and ensuite bathrooms.
DAY 3. Rise to the sound of birdsong and mount your elephant for a leisurely one hour trek through the neighbouring bush. A special breakfast has been set up for you near the lake at Jawai, one of the biggest artificial lakes of Rajasthan. and home to a variety of migratory birds as well as some of the biggest crocodiles in the country. Your car will meet you back at the camp to take you on to your next destination.