Ranthambore National Park – The Tiger Reserved in Rajasthan, India.


Ranthambore National Park - The Tiger Reserved in Rajasthan, India.

Ranthambore National Park safari - Best time to visit, entry fee and how to reach at Ranthambore. Detailed information given here, List of wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan.

Ranthambore is a national park in the Sawai Madhopur district of Indian state of Rajasthan, it is located at a distance of 160 km from state capital city of Jaipur. It is very well connected to Jaipur via road & railways. Nearest Railway station is Sawai Madhopur Railway Junction which is located at a distance of 10 km which can be covered in 15 minutes drive, the nearest airport is Jaipur airport located at a distance of 160 km.

Ranthambore National Park is the most celebrated national park in India because of large number animals living here in their natural habitat, but the glory of Ranthambore is because of the tigers living in this park. This giant park is spread over a whopping area of 395 km2, although Tiger is the main attraction in this park animals like Indian wild boar, crocodiles, bear, Sambhar deer and spotted deer are also found abundantly here. A large species of birds & snakes live in here. “Machli” a tigress from this forest is world famous as the most photographed big cat in the world; also “Machli” got her fame as the longest living tigress in natural habitat.
Formerly Ranthambore National Park was known as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary of Royal family of Jaipur, Ranthambore has a fort which was built by the Rajput ruler hailing from Chauhan clan of Rajputs. Ranthambore Fort is famous for the valor & sacrifice of King Hammir Dev of Chauhan dynasty; the glory of this fort is also because of the only fort who has witnessed Jal Johar (Sacrificing life by Rajput women by drowning in order to intact their respect) after losing the war against Allauddin Khilji during his third military operation to win over Hammir Dev. Ranthambore Fort is standing proudly in between of nowhere with its great architectural & military significance. Apart from Ranthambore National Park, there is an old temple dedicated to Hindu god Lord Ganesh is very famous in the region. There are many folklores praising the legends of Hammir Dev & his bravery.

Ranthambore National Park Safari Timing - An array of luxurious & budget resorts is present in the closest vicinity of Ranthambore National Park providing the best accommodation to tourists & wildlife enthusiasts. Everyday 6:30 & 14:30 two safaris are allowed to spot tiger & enjoy the wildlife of this national park. Every year from 1st July to 30th September park remains closed because of monsoon.

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There is another Famous National Park of Rajasthan is Keoladeo National Park Bharatpur - The Bird Sanctuary.

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