Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is probably the widest and the best renowned national park within Northern part Of india. The park is situated just 14 kms from the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, and that is about 130 km from Jaipur. Ranthambore had been the erstwhile hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Jaipur until 1955 when it was announced as a game sanctuary.

With the emergence of Project Tiger, it had been announced a national park and even mentioned among it’s protected reserves in 1980. Nowadays the Ranthambore National Park terrain is leading wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the interest of numerous wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination. A Jeep Safari within the national park, a cultural and customary past experiences together with the Meena tribes, and also for the much more adventurous, a night-out within the hideouts of the park makes Ranthambore the best option to travel.

A significant geological feature inside the park is the ‘Great Boundary Fault’ exactly where the Vindhaya plateau touches with the Aravali range. The Rivers Chambal in the South and also the Banas in the North bound the National Park. The park is dotted with steep rocky hills and the prominent architecture of Ranthambhor Fort (built in the 10th century), contributes to its landscape. The rugged park terrain alternates between dry deciduous forest, open grassy meadow, dotted by a number of lakes as well as rivers that are only made passable by rough roads constructed and managed by the Forest Service.The tiger isn’t the solely attraction at Ranthambhore even though it is the one park resident that people reach out to see. A wide range of birds including Owlets, the ubiquitous Langur (monkey), Leopard, Caracal, Hyena, Jackal, Jungle Cat, marsh Crocodiles, Wild Boar, Bears and various other species of Deer are the additional points of interest.

How To Reach Ranthambore National Park

By Air : The nearest airport to Ranthambore is Jaipur i.e. 180 kms far, it has daily flights to and from Delhi and Mumbai. It is also well connected with Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and Calcutta.

By Train : Ranthambore National Park is approx 11 km away from Sawai Madhopur railway station,which falls on Delhi-Mumbai route and hence some of the major trains stop here on their way.

By Road : A good network of buses connect Sawai Madhopur, the nearest town from Ranthambore to all the major cities within the state of Rajasthan. Delhi – 480 km (via Dausa), Jaipur – 180 km (via Tonk)

Climate In  Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore offers ultimate desert climate having dry along with scorching summers and cool to freezing winters. The temperature in summer (from April to June) is approximately 40ºC. During winter seasons (from October to March), days are usually sunny and pleasant yet in nights, temperature can be quite low.

Safari Timing In Ranthambore National Park

Oct 1-Oct 31: 6.30am-10.00am & 2.30pm-6.00pm
Nov 1-Jan 31: 7.00am-10.30am & 2.00pm-5.30pm
Feb 1-Mar 31: 6.30am-10.00am & 2.30pm-6.00pm
Apr 1-May 15: 6.00am- 9.30am & 3.00pm-6.30pm
May 16-Jun 30: 6.00am- 9.30am & 3.30pm-7.00pm
July 1 – Sep 30: Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve CLOSED

Tiger Safari’s in Ranthambore

Ranthambore NP Zone

Tariff Per Seat in
Indian Rupees.
Visit Charges For Canter (Diesel)
Indian 75.00
Non-Indian 475.00
Visit Charges For Gypsy
Indian 131.00
Non-Indian 530.00
Visit Charges For Canter (Petrol)
Indian 78.00
Non-Indian 478.00

Ranthambore wild life senctury contact no : 07462 220479

Ranthambore National Park Hotels

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Ranthambore National Park