THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE , RANAKPUR.

  The Mountbatten Lodge, Ranakpur shares its boundary with The Kumbalgarh wildlife sanctury and can boast of having two of the more important historical sights of the country at its backdoor - the famous Ranakpur Jain Temples and The Kumbalgarh Fort (famous for having the second longest wall after the great wall of China). Besides the temple and the fort, the sanctury is a haven for Leopards, Sloth Bear, Barking Deer, Wild Boar , Blue Bull, Grey Jungle Fowl and a host of bird life.

The Lodge is an exclusive 4 suite property in a stunning location. It is definitely a 2 night destination for guests staying in Udaipur or driving between Jodhpur and Udaipur. Here one can take a safari/ trek to the Ranakpur Temples or The Kumbalgarh Fort. Picnic lunches ,Champagne sunsets either by Elephant or Horse along with a tribal village visit can be also be organized. Day trip Safari Lunches from Udaipur can also be done here as we are only 80 Kms away ( an hour and a half drive).

SAFARI ITINERARIES-

TENTATIVE ITINERARIES FOR STAY AT THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE RANAKPUR.

A. 2 DAY / 1 NIGHT STAY AT THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE, RANAKPUR.

DAY 1 - Arrival at the Lodge in time for Lunch. This evening do a short safari to a nearby tribal village ( by Jeep, Trek, Horse or Elephant) after which end with a Champagne sunset or alternatively take a Jeep Safari to either Ranakpur temples or the Kumbalgarh fort. Later return to the Lodge for Dinner. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge, Ranakpur.

DAY 2 – After Breakfast check out.

B. 3 DAY / 2 NIGHT STAY AT THE MOUNBATTEN LODGE, RANAKPUR.

DAY 1. Arrival at the Lodge in time for Lunch. Later that evening take a Jeep safari to the famous Ranakpur temples. Return to the Lodge for Dinner. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge, Ranakpur.

DAY 2. After breakfast either enjoy the Lodge or take a Jeep Safari through the Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctury to the Kumbalgarh fort. Back to the lodge for lunch. This evening one could do a short safari to a tribal village ( by Jeep, Trek, Horse or Elephant) ending with a Champagne sunset . Dinner back at the Lodge. Night at The Lodge.

DAY 3. After Breakfast departure.

PRIVATE MOBILE TENTED SAFARIS FROM THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE RANAKPUR.

C. 3 DAY / 2 NIGHT ELEPHANT MOBILE SAFARI FROM THE MOUNBATTEN LODGE, RANAKPUR (Can also be done by Horse or Trek).

• DAY 1. Arrival at the Lodge in time for Lunch. Later that evening take a Jeep safari to the famous Ranakpur temples or take a 4 wheel Jeep to the nearby tribal village. Return to the Lodge for Dinner. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge, Ranakpur.

• DAY 2. After breakfast take a Jeep Safari through the Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctury to the Kumbalgarh fort. Back to the lodge for lunch. Late afternoon drive to the Elephant post and start your Elephant Safari through the stunning Arravali countryside. Ending intime for a Champagne sundowner at your very own private mobile camp. Night in private tented camp.

• DAY 3. Departure after breakfast.

D. 3 DAY / 2 NIGHT LEOPARD SAFARI FROM THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE RANAKPUR:

• Day 1. Arrival at The Mountbatten Lodge Ranakpur. This afternoon we take you for a short Elephant Safari with a Champagne sunset or take a 4 wheel Jeep to the nearby tribal village. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge Ranakpur..

• Day 2. After breakfast with our convoy of jeeps and trucks (carrying our tents, staff etc) we head for siteseeing of the famous Ranakpur temples. From where we drive on for Village Bera ( an hour and a half drive from The Mountbatten Lodge) and proceed to the Castle for lunch with the Chieftain of Bera. (The camp is set up whilst having lunch.) Post lunch head for your private exclusive mobile camp setup in the bush. The tents are well furnished with ensuite toilets.After a short siesta around 5 pm we drive out looking for Leopards. Later return to the Camp for local folk entertainment followed by a Bbq dinner. Night in private mobile tented camp.

• Day 3. This morning after breakfast either depart for your next destination or you have the choice of also visiting the Jawai Dam- one of the biggest artificial lakes of Rajasthan. The Jawai is flocked with a variety of migratory birds along with being the home for some of the biggest crocodiles in the country.

E: 3 DAY / 2 NIGHT LEOPARD SAFARI FROM THE MOUNTBATTEN LODGE RANAKPUR:

Day 1. Arrival at The Mountbatten Lodge Ranakpur. This afternoon we take you for a short Elephant Safari with a Champagne sunset or take a 4 wheel Jeep to the nearby tribal village. Night at The Mountbatten Lodge Ranakpur..

Day 2. After breakfast with our convoy of jeeps and trucks (carrying our tents, staff etc) we head for siteseeing of the famous Ranakpur temples. From where we drive on for Village Bera ( an hour and a half drive from The Mountbatten Lodge) and proceed to the Castle for lunch with the Chieftain of Bera. (The camp is set up whilst having lunch.) Post lunch head for your private exclusive mobile camp setup in the bush. The tents are well furnished with ensuite toilets.After a short siesta around 5 pm we drive out looking for Leopards. Later return to the Camp for local folk entertainment followed by a Bbq dinner. Night in private mobile tented camp.

Day 3. This morning after breakfast either depart for your next destination or you have the choice of also visiting the Jawai Dam- one of the biggest artificial lakes of Rajasthan. The Jawai is flocked with a variety of migratory birds along with being the home for some of the biggest crocodiles in the country.