Ranthambore National Park is one of
India's frequently visited wildlife reserves. The park is spread over a
massive area of 392 sq km in the town of Sawai Madhopur, in the state of
Rajasthan. The prime assets of the park are the extinct tigers that are
slowly diminishing. Getting back into time, these forests formed the the
private hunting grounds of the Maharajas of
. The Ranthambore
National Park is regarded as the most suitable place for wildlife
photography in the world. Here you can capture the tiger in its various
moods and moments.
A Walk In The Wild:
A walk down Ranthambhore will ensure some spectacular sight. If one
notices, you will find open shrubs, lush grasslands and calm lakes. This
park one witnessed the majestic Ranthambore Fort, today however only the
ruins and remnants remain. The entry point to the Ranthambore National Park,
goes straight to the foot of the fort and the forest rest house, Jogi Mahal.
The highlight of the place is extinct species of tiger. Year after year,
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve continues to attract numerous tourists worldwide.
The tigers can be spotted even during daytime, quite often hunting and
taking care of their cubs. Even Bill Clinton took out time from his busy
schedule to visit this park and watched the tigers trailing in their
Of The Entity:
Besides these majestic predators, it is a sheer delight to see the
other creatures of nature. A pack of langurs hopping from one tree to
another is a common sight. The "Chinkara", is the the Indian
Gazelle and the smallest gazelle in the world is also found here. The
park has some calm lakes, one of them is the "Malik Talao"
where one can get to see a large variety of birds there. There are about
264 species of birds found within the park. It has its fair share of
marsh crocodiles as well. Other inmates of the park are the Antelopes,
Nilgai, Sambhar and Chital, which are easy to spot. The amazing variety
of the terrain and also the vegetation present a fascinating display of
contrasting colours. The park can be toured in a jeep or lorry-van. A
guide and a park ranger generally accompany tourists. There is a network
of four travel tracks inside the park for safaris.
Earthy colored clothes (greens and browns). Can get extremely dry and
hot in summer months. Cap with sunshade. Be extremely warmly clad for
early morning drives into the park in the winter months.
By virtue of its proximity to the Thar Desert, the region has
extremities of climate. Summers (April. June) are particularly harsh
with temperatures above 38°C. The area receives rainfall in July
and August. The onset of winters (October. March) brings down the
temperature and encourages tourists to visit Ranthambore.
Timings- Morning Safari: 0730 hrs-1030 hrs
Evening Safari: 1500 hrs- 1730 hrs
Wheels To Ranthambore:
» By Air: The nearest airport is the Jaipur Airport, about
145 km away. Regular flights are available from Jaipur to other
destinations in Indian including Delhi, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Jodhpur, and
» By Rail: The nearest rail junction is the Sawai Madhopur
Railway Station at a distance of 11 km from the park. It is on the main
Delhi-Mumbai railway line and some of the major trains stop here.
» By Road: An excellent road network links Ranthambore will
the other major cities of Rajasthan. tourist places in india can arrange
for you all types of land transport for your comfortable journey in
Ranthambore and throughout the Indian state of Rajasthan.