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view of a section of ranthambore fort onlooking a lake with a deer swimming in it

Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India

Ranthambore

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Majestic Tigers

Ranthambore National Park, located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, is one of the country's most renowned wildlife sanctuaries and tiger reserves. Covering an area of approximately 1,334 square kilometers, Ranthambore is a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and thriving biodiversity. It stands as a testament to successful wildlife conservation and offers visitors an opportunity to witness India's majestic tigers in their natural habitat.

The park's history is steeped in royal heritage, as it was once the hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur. Today, it's a protected area and a vital part of India's efforts to safeguard its diverse flora and fauna.

a bengal tiger spotted relaxing by the pond in ranthambore national park

Ranthambore is perhaps best known for its population of Bengal tigers, and it is one of the best places in India to spot these magnificent creatures. Safari drives through the park's rugged terrain provide a chance to witness these elusive cats, along with other wildlife species such as leopards, sloth bears, striped hyenas, and various species of deer.

The landscape of Ranthambore is diverse, ranging from dense forests and rolling hills to ancient ruins and tranquil lakes. The park is dotted with historical structures, including the iconic Ranthambore Fort, which dates back to the 10th century.

10th Century Fort

Ranthambore offers a unique opportunity to experience the synergy between history and nature. Visitors can explore the park's wilderness on open-roofed safari vehicles, guided by experienced naturalists and park rangers.

view of a section of ranthambore fort onlooking a lake with a deer swimming in it

Apart from tigers, Ranthambore is a birdwatcher's paradise, with over 320 species of birds recorded within its boundaries. The park's numerous lakes and ponds attract a variety of migratory and resident bird species, making it an excellent destination for ornithological enthusiasts.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Jaipur, Rajasthan

flightJaipur International Airport - 160 Kilometers

directions_carJaipur - 164 Kilometers via NH52

trainSawai Madhopur Railway Station - 10 Kilometers

a section of ranthambore fort ruins present within the national park

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