The Jawai Hills are one of the locations which offer rare sights of leopards roaming freely out in the open.

The Jawai hills located in the Pali district of Rajasthan are known as the leopard hills, surrounded by Jawai Bandh and grasslands while the area is enclosed by the Aravali range. Considered among one of the lesser known tourist destinations, this place deserves much more attention than it gets. 

These hills were shaped by lava millions of years ago and now the natural caves house leopards and other wild animals of the area. The leopards of Jawai not only live together but also in harmony with humans which clearly contradicts that the big cats are solitary animals. It’s one of the best places where you can easily spot a leopard during the day.

Jawai dam crocodile sanctuary,Jawai hills leopards sanctuary and Kambeshwar ji leopard sanctuary are located in and around Jawai. The picturesque location around the Jawai hills and dam is home to number of wild animals such as Wolf, Chinkara, Jackals and Jungle cats. Wildlife Sanctuaries of Jawai are home to extraordinary wildlife and wild predators such as Indian Wolf,Striped Hyena,Jungle wild cat, Panther and Indian Leopard.Jawai is a unique, mystifying place which stands as a testimony to the harmony between animals and humans. The fact that leopards of Jawai exhibit an uncommon behavior makes it all the more fascinating. There are several safari camps for those who wish to take a stroll around the jungles and witness the wilderness of Jawai. Besides, you can also peek into the lives of the rural populace, the herds grazing in the fields, and the picturesque location which is a treat to the eyes.


Although Jawai is open from early September to mid of May, the best time to come here is from October to early April as the weather is less humid while the nights could be chilly. 

Best Time
  • October - April

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