Activities: 4 Leopard Safaris.
Tour starts from: Bera Railway Station or Bera Ends at: Bera Railway Station or Bera
Destinations to cover: Bera
Grade: Easy. This is a wildlife trip based on mammal and bird watching in open top jeeps.
Season: Round the season.
Elevation: 282 metres
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Focus Mammals: Leopard, Hyena
Focus Birds: Geese (Bar-headed, greylag), Pelicans, Common Pochard, Northern Pintail, Ruddy shelduck, Spot-billed duck, Indian darter, Indian peafowl, Eurasian spoonbill, Cranes (Sarus, Domosille), Greater Flamingos, Owl (Eagle, Barn), Stork (Woolly-necked Stork, Painted Stork, Openbill), Kingfishers (pied, white-throated Patridges, Grey-headed fish eagle, Osprey, Robin accentor
Other Attractions: Sand dunes, Rich culture
Day 1 – Arrive at Bera; evening Leopard safari.
Welcome! Once you arrive at Jawai Bandh Railway Station, Bera, you will be taken to your camp for check-in. After you have freshened up, post lunch; you will leave for Leopard safari.
Bera is a village located near the Jawai Dam in Rajasthan. It is famous for an amazing sightings of leopard. If you are exclusively fanatic about leopard sighting then, this is just the right place for it. It is a non commercial place located in the core of the district of Pali. Bera is basically home to lot of wildlife mammals, birds and also features varied vegetation. Bluebell, Crocodile, Hyena, Barheaded Goose are few animals you might get to witness in this place. With less interference of human, here animals are less shy and come out easily from their hiding. Thus, gives ample of opportunity to click picture in their natural movements.
You will return back to your resort at 2000 hrs. Freshen up and retire for the day and spend some leisure time in the resort.
(Meals included – Lunch and Dinner)
Day 2 – Morning and evening Leopard safari.
Starting quite early in the morning at 0430 hrs. your day begins with Leopard safari. Post safari, you will return back to your resort and freshen up and have breakfast. During the day, you may choose any activities of your choice from the list (on an additional charges) or you may choose to relax and enjoy yourself amidst the of the nature.
Bera is completely surrounded by the forest, and the most exciting part is, leopard roam freely around here. With Jawai Dam nearby, flows the river Jawai; which is habitat to the biggest crocodiles. Since, Bera is not a part of any sanctuary or National Park, you can feel easy about the uncomfortable crowd in most national parks in India. As much as it sounds thrilling, being here alone is taking your own risk.
Some of the most common animals and birds that can be spotted easily are – Large cuckoo shrike, Asian openbill stork, Indian pond, Black shouldered kite, Red throated flycatcher and Indian robin among few others to name here.
In the evening you will head for another safari; returning camp at 2000 hrs. Post dinner, you can have a good night’s rest.
Day 3 – Morning leopard safari; departure from Bera.
Your last day starts with an adventurous morning leopard safari. Once you return, you check-out from your respective room. Depending upon the schedule of your departure times for your train reservation, additional activities will be arranged.
It is highly recommended by us, that you listen very attentively to what your guide has to say. You might just encounter and witness to some incredible sighting, and also get to hear some real interesting stories and personal experiences from them. Not only will it add an extra flavour of thrill but also give you some great memories of your safari.
You may opt for any activity such as Birdwatching and Crocodile safari, Visit to a village, Tribal visit, Temple tour. As per your scheduled departure time, you will be dropped to the station and you will head home.
– The activities mentioned above in the itinerary, will be conducted during the trip and are subject to changes as per the unforeseen natural reason.
– Above itinerary is subject to change at the time of operation due to any unforeseen reason, keeping the best interest of a traveler, however, all the services possible that time will be provided according to the situation. Forest Department can cancel / change safari booking at any point of time.
– Safari timings and duration will differ according to different seasons and destination.
– Above itinerary is focused on mammals; if you wish to focus more on the birds, please notify in advance. Specialist in particular can accompany during the safari.
– A list of suggested items to pack is included in the pre-departure guidebook that will be mailed to you after the time of booking confirmation.