The Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Bird Sanctuary, India’s most famous bird sanctuary, is a mere three-and-a-half-hour drive away from Savista. A day trip from Savista is possible, combining it with a visit to the Abhaneri step well – an architectural gem[…]
The following list contains over 80 varieties of common birds of the northern Indian plains that can be seen in and around the Savista estate. Guests are invited to identify more that can be added to the list. Every year or so we[…]
Visit to an elephant sanctuary – ‘Elefantastic’ in Jaipur to interact with elephants and learn how to communicate with them, help bathe and feed them, and enjoy short rides on them.
The camel is an icon of Rajasthan. For centuries before tractors, buses and cars penetrated the interior countryside, camels and camel carts were the main mode of transport for both people and goods, and as draft animals for crop cultivation[…]
For those who wish to go beyond the standard sights of the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and Jantar Mantar (observatory), walking is one of the best ways to experience the crowded and energetic “Pink” walled city. Although walking is a[…]
Pushkar, located around two and a half hours by road from Savista, with its holy lake and the hundreds of whitewashed temples built around it is one of the holiest cities of the Hindus. If you are keen to get[…]
The stepwell known as Chand Baori in the village of Abhaneri (a corruption of Abha Nagari meaning “City of Brightness”) can be done as a comfortable day trip from Savista, being a 95 km drive each way on the Jaipur-Agra[…]
River bed / ravine hikes and biking along the Sujalam river bed as well as village walks, are among the special outdoor activity options at Savista. The Sujalam is a now-dry river that once used to flow alongside the Savista[…]