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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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Private evening of royal treatment

We visited Dera Amer in Aug 2017. India was hot, humid, and the days could be tough outside for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Every visitor to Jaipur should visit Dera Amer

Our travel agent arranged the evening at Dera Amer for us so off we went (we never asked the price... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Jerrold L
Buffalo, New York
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2 C Scheme Yudhistra marg, Jaipur 302001, India
+91 98290 12512

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 15 May 2017

No problem gaining access to these beautiful animals, as it is one flight of stairs to a platform where we were helped aboard. The ride can last 45 minutes but we opted for much shorter time as it is a bit bumpy. All of the...More

Thank terimbi
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I love India for how animals, big and small, co-exist with humans. Dera Amer is home to a handful of working Asian Elephants. My friend for the day was a beautiful, kind lady elephant named Ramballa. I got to scrub her trunk to her pure...More

1  Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was included in our itinerary on our tour with Enchanting Travels (see separate review on them - really excellent) and we didn't know anything about Dera Amer except that we would have an elephant ride which is what we had requested. We arrived at...More

3  Thank hobart_10
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We loved our time here. Most importantly we felt the animals were well cared for and we were recommended Dera Almer by our Tour Company Abercrombie and Kent for this very reason. We arrived with our car and driver and were greeted nicely. We fed...More

1  Thank PFNottingham
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were booked for this ride by our independent tour operator and were somewhat concerned that it would be a kind of carnival experience, similar to the elephant rides up to the fort in Jaipur. The owners of this preserve are really trying to do...More

2  Thank Gratontraveler
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We signed up for the Rhythm With the Elephants program at a cost of $99 American on February 18. The program offered a chance to feed, wash, paint and ride our "own" elephant on a safari in the reserved forest area, followed by a meal....More

3  Thank Goose275
udaijit, Owner at Dera Amer Elephant Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

This is a clear case of a crooked tour operator meesing up an experience for you!We biiled the operator only about 30 US per head inclusive of all taxes because he had requested for an hours experience with 3 elephants without a meal!Infact we had...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We did this the other day - only a ride and lunch unfortunately (did this thru a tour company - thought I had advised we wanted to wash and paint the elephant) regardless it was a really neat experience that is not to be missed...More

Thank David L
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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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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