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Dera Amer Elephant Safari

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2 C Scheme Yudhistra marg, Jaipur 302001, India
+91 98290 12512
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Caring place in need of support

We did not want to go to one of the elephant places which uses their elephants at the Amber Fort... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim H
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York, United Kingdom
Opportunity to ride an abused Elephant, who has now been rescued (or camel)

Miles of dire drive to get here, feed the poor thing, go for a walk with it (I refused to ride... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Safariholic
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 C Scheme Yudhistra marg, Jaipur 302001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not want to go to one of the elephant places which uses their elephants at the Amber Fort for the controversial rides so asked at our hotel - the Royal Heritage Haveli - for a recommendation for a place where the elephants were...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miles of dire drive to get here, feed the poor thing, go for a walk with it (I refused to ride), had dinner (nice but nothing wow) outside in the bush beside a firepit that fed us a steady stream of smoke/soot, covered with blankets,...More

Thank Safariholic
udaijit, Owner at Dera Amer Elephant Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The answer to this review is with next guest review who has understood what we are about and our philosophy about our elephants. The bush dinner by the bon fire is what almost all our guests have appreciated as mentioned in the earlier reviews. ''soot...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Also dinner with champagne and a lot of food! You won’t leave hungry or thirsty!!! They even provide water during the ride! Very nice friendly stuff and owners!

Thank Marina L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I visited Dera Amer with two more friends at the end of October and I would do it again. The visit started by warm smiles of Dera Amer staff members, who encouraged us to feed our elephants and introduced us to them, followed by 30min...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my friends and had a lovely time , highly recommended , the whole camp is very well kept and the food and service above my expectations , the elephants are a joy to see and are very well taken care of , will...More

1  Thank devi19
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I went to this safari expecting to see “elephants as close the their natural habitat”. Yet when I arrived the elephant had a saddle on its back and a man sitting on its head with a stick poking him. There is nothing natural about this....More

2  Thank pollockwise
udaijit, Owner at Dera Amer Elephant Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

We appreciate your concern for animals just as we are equally involved in ensuring the welfare of our elephants which are part of our family. You were the only guest with us that evening I was personally there to take care of you.if you had...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been to Dera Amber thrice now. Everytime over business though, I implore every visitor to Jaipur to enjoy a private dinner here. If you are traveling in a group, a camel polo match can be arranged. Dera amber is certainly an experience of...More

Thank chaitanyam19
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited Dera Amer in Aug 2017. India was hot, humid, and the days could be tough outside for too many hours. But the evenings were lovely and for sure the best evening our 15 day trip was spent at Dera Amer. We are a...More

Thank Boston-travelguru42
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Our travel agent arranged the evening at Dera Amer for us so off we went (we never asked the price of the evening, but it didn't really matter because the experience should not be missed at any cost. About 30-40 minutes out of Jaipur, we...More

2  Thank Jerrold L
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This experience was a gift from my daughter stateside to her younger sister and myself. It was a glorious experience from beginning to end. We had a comfortable ride from our hotel in Jaipur, a wonderful experience with the elephant Laxmi, the honorary matriarch of...More

Thank angmarsh
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squeezylu83
4 December 2016|
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Response from wakosh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the very late answer.. We payed 20,000 rupies if I remember correctly. That is roughly 240 £ Check their site or contact them and ask, they answer really fast. Hope you have a nice trip!
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Travelbugs1111
18 January 2016|
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Response from GILL W | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I think your son would love this experience. The elephants are well cared for and the ride is very short so he will not get bored, and may see some other lovely wildlife. The food here is excellent so a good treat... More
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