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Ranthambore National Park Safari

Ranthambore National Park holds an important position in India’s tourism sector with its distinctive range and charm. However, Ranthambore National Park is not one of India’s largest national parks, but of course, it is most famous among the wildlife enthusiast. Ranthambore is located in the area around the Aravali Hills and Vindhya plateau, Ranthambore Tiger reserve is spread over an area of 1700 sq. Km, in which 392 sq km of area is in the form of National Park. Highly respected for the significant number of Royal Bengal tigers in natural habitat, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is very popular among wildlife lovers, for the Tiger sighting in daytime during jungle safari, which means that tourists can easily see tigers in the forest during their day safari tour in Ranthambore National Park.

Ranthambore National Park To Jaipur (Ranthambore national park Rajasthan)

The name of National Park is derived from the famous historical Ranthambore Fort, which is located within the park and enhances Park’s pride. This park is located in the Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan and is situated at a distance of approx. 14 km from Sawai Madhopur railway junction. Sawai Madhopur is about 170 km away from Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur. It is also Ranthambore’s nearest international airport. Prior to India’s independence, the forest of Ranthambore was under the Jaipur Empire and was a hunting site for the Maharaja of Jaipur and other royal members. In 1973, the forest was included in the project tiger and in the year 1980 was declared a national park.

Ranthambore not only claims its tiger population in the reserve but also includes powerful Ranthambore Fort, Jogi Mahal, ancient temples and Rajbagh ruins in heritage sites, which are the remainder of the magnificence and splendor of Ranthambore rulers. There are some water sources in Ranthambhore, including Padma Talao, Malik Talao, Rajbagh Talao, which are a tourist attraction in Ranthambore National Park, these beautiful lakes have enriched the landscape of Ranthambore National Park, which includes deciduous forests, small mountains, valleys, and lavish foliage. This wildlife sanctuary enhances the wild environment of Ranthambore forest by two rivers on the Chambal River and the Buns River. Without any doubt, go to the Ranthambore National Park located in Rajasthan, if you really love nature and wildlife, then you will have the best wildlife holidays in Ranthambore. With full experience or explore the majestic tigers that walk independently in the park, your mind will be refreshed after enjoying with breathtaking greenery and the ultimate species of animals and birds. And you will thank yourself for this Ranthambore wildlife tour.

Some quick information about Ranthambore National Park

  1. In 1955, the Ranthambore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary by the Indian government.
  2. In 1973, Ranthambore Forest was included in the Project Tiger reserves by the Government of India.
  3. In 1980, Ranthambore was declared as a National Park in India.
  4. In 1984, adjoining forests of the Ranthambore were declared as Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary
  5. In 1991, the Ranthambore Tiger reserve was expanded to include Sawai Man Singh and Keladevi sanctuaries.

Ranthambore is a natural habitat of flora and fauna

  1. In Ranthambore National Park, 40 species of mammals are found.
  2. In Ranthambore National Park,320 species of birds are found.
  3. In Ranthambore National Park, 40 species of Reptiles are found.
  4. In Ranthambore National Park,50 species of Butterflies are found.
  5. In Ranthambore National Park,300 species of plants are found.

Ranthambore National Park Images

Ranthambore National Park

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Ranthambore national park Safari cost

Ranthambore national park entry fee is 1400 per person if you hire a jeep. and 1000 for canter.

Jeep (max 6 people) INR.1400 per passenger INR 2600 per passenger GST – 5% TAX
Canter (max 20 people) INR 1000 per passenger INR 2000 per passenger GST – 5% TAX

Ranthambore National Park Timing

Ranthambhore National Park Timing

S.No.

Month

Morning Trip

Evening Trip

1

1st October to 31st October

7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.

2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.

2

1st November to 31st January

7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.

2.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.

3

1st February to 31st March

6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.

2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.

4

1st April to 15th May

6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.

3.00 P.M. to 6.30 P.M.

5

15th May to 30th June

6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.

3.30 P.M. to 7.00 P.M.

Other Tourist Attractions in Ranthambore

Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore fort history:  One of the ancient forts in India, due to historical importance, Ranthambore Fort has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ranthambore Fort is situated on a vast and high hill within Ranthambore National Park, about 14 km from Sawai Madhopur Railway Station. It is widely believed in the assumption that the Ranthambore fort was built in 944 during the reign of Sapaldaksha. Ranthambore Fort is a symbol of the bravery and dignity of the Rajput rulers of various empires. Ranthambore Fort was a martial fort and thus, various rulers had captured this fort at different times. At the time of India’s independence and eradication of the imperial era, the fort was under the Maharaja of Jaipur and Ranthambore Forest was the only hunting site for the Royals of the Jaipur Empire.

Ranthambore fort Ganesh temple or Trinetra Ganesh Temple

Ranthambore Fort is very popular among devotees of Lord Ganesha since ancient times. Ganesh temple located at the Ranthambore Fort is the only temple of Trinity Ganesha. With his wives, Riddhi and Siddhi, the idol of God Ganesha make a special temple of Ganesha with its entire family. There are several legends related with the establishment of the temple which make this temple an exclusive and famous religious place for Hindu followers. The Ranthambore’ s Ganesh temple is also famous for its unique tradition of receiving the invitation letter sent by devotees to invite Lord Ganesha for any auspicious occasion in their family. Thousands of invitations are received at Ranthambore Fort Ganesh temple on every day and each letter is read before the Ganesh idol by the priest.

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History

The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History, Sawai Madhopur is famous not only in Ranthambore but also in the country, for display on plants, animals, and geology of the western region of India. It is the fourth Regional Museum of Natural History, located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It is situated around 9 km from Sawai Madhopur town, near Ram Singhpurpura village. It is the fourth Regional Museum of Natural History in the country after Mysore, Bhopal, and Bhubaneswar. The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History is an unofficial site for creating mass awareness about nature and natural resources through presentation and academic activities. Its purpose is to understand the diversity of life on earth and the nature and conservation of natural resources while reflecting ecological relations between plants and animals. Visible challenging students can feel the performance of animals in a campus. The museum offers an additional curriculum for schools and promotes environmental awareness.

National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary Palighat Ranthambhore

The National Chambal Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary is a three-state protected area for the protection of endangered species Ganges river dolphin, seriously endangered gharial, and red-crowned roof turtle in northern India. It is Located on the Chambal River at Pali Ghat in Sawai Madhopur. This is a triangle confluence of three rivers. Located on the banks of Chambal River, Pali Ghat Crocodile sanctuary is an attractive destination. However, in abundant crocodile and gharial winter seasons, they can be easily seen at the edge of the river. If you are thinking about the best things to do in Ranthambore (other than Tiger Safari), then you are in the right place for the right reason.

The crocodile safari park is situated at a distance of about 45 kilometers away from Ranthambore, on the banks of the Chambal River in Pilighat. It takes approximately one hour to reach Chambal Safari location in Pali Ghat. During the tour of National Chambal Sanctuary, you can enjoy other wild animals and birds besides Gharial and marsh crocodile (Magar). These wild animals include turtle, jungle cats, striped hyena, Indian wolves, foxes and golden jackals. If you are traveling in Ranthambore and looking for an unforgettable experience along the Chambal River then there is nothing better than traveling to Palighat

Places To Visit In Ranthambore Rajasthan

Jaipur (Approx. 180 km / 3 hrs. by Road)

Jaipur is known as the Pink City, Jaipur is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India for tourists around the world. Jaipur city is famous for many forts and palaces, It is also known as the city of the palaces. City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, and many other famous castles are a wonderful example of splendid architectural achievements. Jaipur city is situated approximately 180 km from Ranthambore National Park and makes the perfect getaway to promote the historic touch of your wildlife tour. With the historic palace, the vibrant culture and customs of the ancient city of Jaipur make your tour memorable.

Agra (Approx. 300 km / 6 hrs. by Road)

The most famous monument among the Seven Wonders of the World – Taj Mahal, Located in the ancient city of Agra does not require any introduction. Agra is one of the main tourist destinations of India. Every day, thousands of national and international tourists visit the Taj Mahal. Agra is not only an important place for any tourist for the mythological architectural wonders of the Taj Mahal, But also for other historical monuments such as Agra Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daula, Akbar Tomb and historical city Fatehpur Sikri, there is an ancient atmosphere along with the culture and traditions of old Agra city. The symbol of eternal love – Tajmahal has located approximately 300 km from Ranthambore National Park, so it can be a good historical turning point from the wildlife tour.

Bharatpur (Approx. 240 km / 5 hrs. by Road)

Indeed, Bharatpur bird sanctuary or Keoladeo National Park a paradise for bird lovers, it is another fascinating tourist place near Ranthambore, where many species of exotic migrants and beautiful domestic birds can be seen. You can explore more than five hundred species of birds including Migratory, Passage, and resident with beautiful lush green landscape and large water bodies in Bharatpur Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Bharatpur is the perfect place to extend the Ranthambore wildlife tour. It is around 240 km from Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.

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