Ranthambore National Park

Price Range

1500 - 72000.00

Overview

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest national parks in North India. It is the protected tiger reserve for this endangered species. Bengal Tiger and other wildlife have their abode here.

The Indian government established the park as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955. In 1973, it was accorded the status of a tiger reserve forest. Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary are the adjacent forests incorporated into the tiger reserve area of Ranthambore Park.

The Ranthambore national park derived its name from the historic Ranthambore Fort inside the park. Van Ki Asha or Banas River in the north and Chambal River in the south surround the park, which borders Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Tiger spotting is more probable because this tiger reserve has a small area compared to other tiger reserves in India. Moreover, the forest remains arid for around 9 months, and it makes it the most visited parks in India. The demeanor of tigers is diurnal, so you can easily spot them during daytime tourist safaris.

The park is habitation to as many as 63 tigers, which are the main draw. The reserve shelters 320 bird species, 40 species of mammals, 50 species of Butterflies, 40 species of reptiles, 2 species of amphibians.

A verdant landscape of 300 species is there in this massive area of 1334 square kilometers. Sambar deer, striped hyenas, wild boars, and sloth bears are the major attractions.

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Monday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Tuesday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Wednesday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Thursday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Friday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm
  • Saturday : 06:00 am to 07:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • Air : Sanganer at Jaipur is the nearest airport from Ranthambore. You can cover this distance of 160 kilometers by road or train. Direct buses and taxis are available from the airport to reach Sawai Madhopur.
  • Rail : The Sawai Madhopur is the nearest railhead from Ranthambore Park. Tourists can board a local bus or hire a taxi to reach Ranthambore Park.
  • Road : You can catch a state transport bus service, private buses, or taxi to reach by road.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • Jeep (6-Seater)- Indian : INR 1500 per passenger
  • Canter (20-Seater)-Indian : INR 1000 per passenger...
  • Half-Day Safari-Indian : INR 33000 per Jeep...
  • Full-Day Safari-Indian : INR 57000 per Jeep...
  • Jeep (6-Seater) - Foreigner : INR 2900 per passenger...
  • Canter (20-Seater) - Foreigner : INR 2300 per passenger...
  • Half-Day Safari - Foreigner : INR 56000 per Jeep...
  • Full-Day Safari - Foreigner : INR 72000 per Jeep...

Things to Do

Jeep Safari

Royal Bengal Tigers are the most famous occupants of the Ranthambore. Jeep Safari is an exhilarating option to discover wildlife. Jeep with six tourists and Canter (open roof bus) with 16 tourists are the options to enter into the park with valid entry permission from the park authority.

Buying Souvenirs

You can buy unique handicrafts at Dastkar Ranthambore, toy tigers, and wildlife paintings. Traditional jewelry, block print bedcover, handloom skirts, and bandhani dupattas are other souvenirs to buy.

Ranthambore Fort

The historic Ranthambore Fort lies inside the national park. Hiking to it will expose you to spot vultures, birds, eagles, and other animals by the lake. Shutterbugs can click snaps on the go.

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning in Ranthambore is the opportunity to suspend yourself in the blue sky for an hour. Mid-September to March is the best season for the thrilling sky ride. It may cost you around INR 12000.

Birdwatching

Malik Talao, the Ranthambore Fort, Rajbagh Talao, Padam Talao, and the Jhalra area are the most famous spots for the avian population. Nightjars, Indian courser, Woodpeckers, Painted Spurfowl, Indian Gray Hornbills, Indian skimmer, quails, larks, pipits, Ibis, prints, and Finches, etc. are the migratory and resident birds of Ranthambore. Monsoons and winters are the recommended seasons for bird watching on the famous spots in the early morning.


Kachida Valley

On the national park's outskirts, visit Kachida Valley to spot panthers, bears, deers, wild boars, tigers, and leopards amidst a green landscape.

Lakarda and Anantpura

Lakarda and Anantpura are the places for wildlife lovers to spot pugmarks of the Indian striped Hyenas, porcupines, monkeys, sloth bears on your vacation in Ranthambore.

Padam Talab

Verdant landscape and hillocks surround the largest lake in the national park. This is the place for nature lovers peace lovers.

Ranthambore Schools of Art

Tiger painting is the main attraction here. It was founded to promote tiger and wildlife conservation.

Location: Sawai Madhopur
Timings: 9 am - 7 pm

Malik Lake

Malik Lake or Malik Talao attracts hundreds of migratory birds, march crocodiles, and bird watching is the activity here in the national park.

Trinetra Ganesha Temple

Trinetra Ganesha Temple houses the idols of Lord Ganesha, wives Riddhi and Siddhi, and sons Labh and Shubh. The temple lies in Ranthambore Fort.

Timings: 6 am to 8 pm.

Explore Jogi Mahal

The red-painted Jogi Mahal served as a hunting abode for the royal family.
Location: It lies on the banks of Padam Talab in the park.
Timings: 6:00 am to 05:00 pm.

Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum

Museum will give you an in-depth understanding of the biodiversity of Rajasthan and India. You will get to know about the rich natural history.

Location: at Ramsinghpura Village, 3.5 km from the national park

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm, on Monday, the museum remains closed.

Address

Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambhor Rd, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India

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FAQs

Yes, tourists can carry their still cameras inside Ranthambore National Park.
Tourists have the liberty to enjoy 10 safari zones at Ranthambore National Park. ...
Before the monsoon months, from April to June is the best time to visit Ranthambore for wildlife. Monsoon is the tricky time to spot animals because this is also the mating season for the animals. ...
Safaris at Ranthambore National Park are safe, provided you follow the instructions of your guide and driver. Stay inside the safari vehicle, and do not harass the wild animals. ...
Ranthambore boasts of its large tiger population. With the increase in inhabitants around parks and surrounding villages, poaching and fatal human-tiger interactions became commonplace. As per the government initiative of project tiger in 1973, it was allotted 60 square meters to park as a tiger sanctuary. ...
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