- A luxury tented camp, combining faultless service with the magnificent wilderness of rural Rajasthan: one inhabited by leopards, abundant wildlife and nomadic communities, and surrounded by an otherworldly landscape.
- Jawai redefines sustainable luxury in the wilderness with just ten luxurious tents and one Royal Tented Suite which are nestled amongst caves, kopjes, meandering sand riverbeds and mighty granite formations. Fantastic views from your own private deck off your tent.
- Spend unforgettable days on wilderness adventures and tracking leopards; breakfasts in the bush, yoga outdoors and delicious dinners under constellations of an unending starry sky.
- It is the most sophisticated and ecological way to discover a truly enchanting landscape. A wander to outlying villages allows immersive experiences of local culture and insights into some of the camp’s brilliant community projects.
- Jawai is one of the best places to spot leopards in the whole country and guests will embark on daily early morning and afternoon safaris on the lookout for these big cats in their natural surroundings.
- Guided walks with a Rabari herdsman. Balance your chakras in the wilderness with invigorating yoga sessions.
- Be captivated by breathtaking sunsets from atop a hill with mesmerising views of Jawai Lake and villagers cultivating their land.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
‘Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.’ – Robert Frost.JAWAI’s leopards, birds and people are a great attraction across the region. The mystery of JAWAI is unravelled for guests by informed guides, and a measure of that mystery remains long after an excursion is over, to be relived forever. Trying our best to follow the schedule of our wild neighbours, we recommend an early start for your morning game drive, certainly before the sun is up. Our customized 4×4 jeeps, with a guide on board will convey you expertly to every corner of JAWAI. An experience to discover new areas, new animals and create memories with people. As wilderness enthusiasts, some of our happiest moments come when we stumble upon one thing, whilst in pursuit of something else.
Off-road cycling expeditions allow you to explore this beautiful landscape outside the confines of a jeep. This rigorous activity not only pushes you to the limit but also allows you to explore areas that are usually out of bounds while on a jeep. You will be accompanied by one of our expert guides who will tell you about the flora and fauna of the region. A typical biking tour will last a couple of hours depending on the route, your preferences and the guide’s advice.
The greater JAWAI area is a country made for walking and ramblers are guaranteed to have a field day out, to relax and tune those muscles tired by long hours spent on trains, planes and automobiles. They say the only way to truly understand someone is to walk a mile in their shoes. We invite you to take up the unique opportunity to walk around the area with our guides, discovering wildlife, people and history.
Depending on your aptitude, we offer a variety of hikes and treks. These include the choice of a leisurely stroll looking for nomadic shepherds or a gentle hike through the fields, bush and rocks of JAWAI, or a challenging trek to one of the neighbouring hills around the area.
JAWAI’s Field Team has set a benchmark in JAWAI’s research and development of wildlife. With the use of state of the art equipment, we have made discoveries in the field of wildlife and culture over the years we have been here. Your ranger will take you for a walk through our field area in camp. You will be guided through the equipment and procedures used in the field. We are happy to show you videos, graphs and the valuable documentation done by us.
Inclusive of drives (accompanied by parents), Wildlife Talk, Ranger T-Shirt and Cap, Bird List, Field briefings, Observation List.A unique programme runs in JAWAI for young ones to develop an interest in wildlife. Complete with a junior ranger’s uniform, a bird book and list, a mammal book and an observation list, set out on an educational adventure with a Ranger. Discover JAWAI through exciting 4X4 off-roading in our jeeps, ranger discussions, knowledge about wildlife and culture, and tips on photography. Have a perfect vacation while keeping children engaged in a unique fun filled learning process during your stay in JAWAI. The Head of Experiences JAWAI, on completion of this programme, will award a certificate of participation.
Immersed in the magnificent wilderness of Rajasthan is the sophisticated Sujan Jawai. Eight luxurious tents and one Royal Tented Suite are nestled amongst caves, kopjes, meandering sand riverbeds and mighty granite formations.Suites are decorated in a chic palette of grey, black and white with a dash of scarlet red, symbolic of the nomadic Rabari turbans. Designed in canvas, stainless steel and leather spacious luxurious tents feature an ensuite bathroom and hot shower, writing desk, seating area looking out onto the vast natural beauty and a private veranda. The Royal Tented Suite offers the ultimate opulence in the bush, and features a private heated swimming pool, private butler and private jeep for your own personal game drives. Guest areas feature tubular brushed steel furniture embellishing the space, and gorgeous décor including unique candleholders and lamps.
Indulge in magnificent dishes with meals prepared from the home-grown garden, or fresh produce and ingredients purchased from local farmers. Enjoy eating in the dining tent with stunning vistas of the hills and tuck into delicious fresh salads, pasta and fish. Engage with the chefs as they cook in front of you in the live kitchen. Congregate around the campfire or boma for dinners under the twinkling stars and swop stories of your journey so far. Savour beautiful private dining dotted around the wilderness and appreciate the tranquillity. Relish breakfast in the bush, lunch on the water’s edge and picnics in the wild.
All of the 10 tents at Jawai Leopard Camp are decorated in such a way that combines abundant adventure with luxury and comfort. The private deck attached to each provides unobstructed, spectacular views of the dramatic wilderness around. The Royal Tented Suite includes its own pool, sunbathing deck and offers even more space to unwind.Created with canvas, stainless steel and leather accoutrements, each luxury tent at JAWAI is designed with its own private veranda, equipped with a writing desk and seating area that looks onto unobstructed, spectacular views of the dramatic wilderness around. The use of local stone and stainless steel brings an understated elegance to the camp. Each tent is equipped with a smart and efficient, en suite bathroom.
There are eight spacious luxury tents. Each double tent has its own private sit out and en suite bathrooms with powerful hot showers. The spacious, creamy-white tents are hand stitched, dotted with red throws and pillows, a nod to the signature turban of the local Rabari, nomadic herders. Enjoy the views and peace from the stillness of your veranda.
Royal Tented Suite
JAWAI’s Royal Tented Suite is our latest addition and redefines luxury in the wilderness. With unrivalled privacy; a private heated swimming pool, your own private butler, a private jeep for wilderness game drives and spectacular views of JAWAI’s dramatic, granite hills, it doesn’t get more spoiling than this.
The food at Jawai leopard camp is delicious, where meals made from organic home grown produce can be enjoyed at a vast choice of private dining setting. Why not try breakfast in the bush or dinner under the stars, overlooking the Jawai wilderness.
At JAWAI guests can enjoy access to unique and secluded locations for private dining. What could be more dramatic than a granite kopje, which serves as a private dining room overlooking the expanse of the JAWAI wilderness? Breakfasts in the bush and picnics in the wild, luncheons by the lakes and embracing dinners under constellations of an unending sky, make for stunning options. Meals are created using homegrown produce from our own kitchen garden or fresh-farmed ingredients sourced from local farmers.
Mealtimes at JAWAI follow the rhythm of safari drives and excursions, with no ‘set time’ for when guests have to eat. Our stylish dining tent offers inspiring views of the hills. Enjoy delicious buffet style salads and fresh pasta or fish procured from local fishermen, cooked right in front of you in our live kitchen. Dinners around the campfire or the Boma are a time for sharing tales from the day of exploring and for making new friends.
The camp also includes various relaxation areas as well as a discreetly located spa.
A serene atmosphere is created by the tranquil still water of the lake that blends in to create perfect harmony of mind, body and nature. Our wellness expert offers meditation, yoga and the channelling of latent energy by the lake. This experience can also be conducted at our poolside or in the privacy of your tent. You will be taken through a traditional route of wellness and yogic practices that could enhance your well-being and fitness levels. Wellness at JAWAI is as unique as the region’s peace and tranquility and promotes the learning and practice of these age-old methods. The best part of this programme is the learning that you will take home easy – practices that can be performed in your daily routine for enhanced living and well-being.
Dramatic views and an idyllic location make the Spa at JAWAI a perfect spot to unwind, relax and heal yourself from within. A diverse menu of therapies is available for you to choose from or simply ask one of our therapists to recommend what may be best for you. Whatever your choice, be sure you will feel reinvigorated and revitalized. Yoga and wellness excursions at remote and stunning locations in the wilderness are also on offer if booked in advance.