Experience the Vibrance of Jaipur Like Never Before At Dera Amer
“When in Rajasthan, live like a king/queen.”
Jaipur unfolds as a city that seamlessly merges tradition with contemporary living. If you're seeking a mindful escape, Dera Amer in Jaipur invites you with the promise of purposeful luxury. Your glamping experience at Dera Amer is a delightful immersion into the heart of nature without sacrificing the comforts of home.
Dera Amer goes beyond the mere luxury of glamping; it invites you to delve into the wonders of preserving and cherishing the natural world that surrounds you. It’s a proud RARE India property and offers you rare experiences like never before. While staying here, you go beyond a mere retreat – it's an opportunity to play a part in fostering positive change, placing value on sustainability and community empowerment.
Dera Amer genuinely cares for their elephants and camels. Upon your arrival here, you’ll receive a warm welcome from the resident elephants. Feed them a banana or two, then walk to your exclusive venue illuminated by diyas and lanterns, thoughtfully arranged in the secluded jungle.
The Inspiring Story of Dera Amer
In 1981, the Singh family acquired 180 acres of neglected scrubland with a commitment to restoring it to its original untouched state. Dera Amer wasn't driven by profit. Despite lucrative offers from developers, the Singh family remained steadfast in their dedication to protecting and preserving the local environment. Today, over 30 years later, Dera Amer stands as a sanctuary for both domestic and wild animals, offering a tranquil escape for visitors seeking a break from the city.
The devoted staff at Dera Amer hails from the neighbouring villages, with some having been part of the journey since its inception. Through their dedication, Dera Amer contributes both direct and indirect income to these local communities. Beyond the camp, the commitment extends to funding the nearby junior school and supplying computers, stationery and books. This not only enriches the education of the children but also ensures a brighter and more promising future for their families.
While immersing yourself in the inspiring stories of this place, take a stroll through the village and engage in conversations with the locals.
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Take a Leisurely Village Walk and Engage in Local Stories
Go on a simple and enriching village walk near Dera Amer. As you wander through the villages, discover the nearby Meena tribe, rooted in this land for centuries, long before the times of the Mughals or Rajputs. Explore the local school, visit the nearby settlements, and you'll certainly be warmly welcomed for a cup of tea or a taste of some flavourful chutneys.
Exploring the villages is an opportunity to witness life beyond Jaipur, where communities are self-sufficient and deeply connected to the land. This heartfelt interaction unfolds miles away from the bustling tourist crowd of the city. You can even extend your exploration by jeep, cruising through the nearby surroundings of Amer.
Following this meaningful exploration, make your way back to the camp for a satisfying lunch or dinner.
Indulge in Exclusive Farm Fresh Meals at Dera Amer
At Dera Amer, you’ll enjoy an exclusive dining experience, where the surroundings elevate your enjoyment of the food. The gentle breeze complements the authentic, locally prepared cuisine that unfolds right before you, enhancing every bite.
Gather under the blue sky or around a campfire with barbecued snacks, accompanied by your private chef and butler, exclusively for you and your companions. Customise your menu by selecting from farm-fresh vegetables, and if desired, opt for fresh meat or chicken brought in directly from the market.
At Dera Amer, you’ll have the opportunity to share a meal with the elephants who, like their human counterparts, have a fondness for food. The key to their heart is a delicious and ripe banana. Join Laxmi and Rangmala for an unforgettable lunch, dinner or high tea.
After relishing your delectable meal, walk back to your camp and immerse yourself in moments of relaxation.
Slow Down and Relax in Your Camp
Your glamping experience at Dera Amer goes beyond being a mere shelter; it's a sanctuary with all the contemporary comforts. Crafted by skilled local artisans, the furnishings in your tent effortlessly blend elegance and practicality, adding a timeless touch to your Rajasthani tent. Enter the connected shower room where complimentary Forest Essentials toiletries await, promising a touch of opulence in the wilderness.
As the evening unfolds, find yourself by a crackling bonfire, drink in hand and the aroma of a live barbecue permeating the air. For an exotic touch, enjoy private musical and dance performances by local folk artists, serenading you into the night. In this secluded wilderness camp, accompanied by the amiable elephants of Dera Amer, every moment becomes a unique fusion of peace and adventure.
Your presence at Dera Amer signifies more than just a visit. It symbolises a mutual commitment to their animals, their team, the local environment and the surrounding community.
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