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    Best time to Visit Ranthambore: Jan,Feb,dec

    Category : Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,Forest/Wildlife,River/Lakes/Waterfront
    History/heritage: History & Heritage

    Duration(days) : 1 Days

    Description

    Ranthambore is known as land of Tigers.

    The Ranthambore National Park is one of the renowned sanctuaries of India with an area of 1,334 sq km is famous for its Royal Bengal Tigers that can be seen near the marshes and the lakes even during the daytime.

    The best times for tiger sightings at Ranthambore National Park are from October to June.
    Other major wild animals in the park include leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, striped hyena, sloth bear, gray langur, and chital. The sanctuary is home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles, as well as has one of the largest banyan trees in India.

    The Park terrain alternates between dry deciduous forests and open grassy meadow. 

    Ranthambore was one of the famous former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur.

    Besides the flora and fauna, other attractions of this park are the Ranthambore Fort, The Jogi Mahal and the picturesque lakes.
    There are many ancient ruins scattered all over the park, which give it a unique, wonderful and mixed flavour of nature, history and wildlife.

     

    Safari Rides: 
    • There are many rides available to explore the vastness and wilderness of this national park.
    • There are two options of vehicles for the safari: 20 seater open top canter or 6 seater open top gypsy.
    • Each ride lasts for about three hours. 
    • Each ride costs around Rs 500-700 per person. 
    • The core park area has been divided into several zones and the safari vehicles go to one of those zones. 


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    Ranthambore National Park Safari

    Entry Fees :₹ 500 to 700 Time To Visit :6.30 A.M. to 10 A.M and 2.30 P.M. to 6 P.M

    There are many rides available to explore the vastness and wilderness of this national park. There are two options of vehicles for the safari: 20 seater open top canter or 6 seater open top gypsy. Each ride lasts for about three hours. Timings for entry and exit from the park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier. Approximately the rides timings are: Morning Trip - 6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M. Evening Trip - 2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.
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      Ranthambore Fort

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      The majestic Ranthambore fort was built in the 10th century. It stands 700 feet above the surrounding plain and provides breathtaking view of Ranthambore National Park. The fort lies in a circumference of 7 kms and is counted among the oldest forts in India. Inside the fort, there are three red Karauli stone temples devoted to Ganesh, Shiva and Ramlalaji. There is a Digamber Jain temple of Lord Sumatinath (5th Jain Tirthankar) and Lord Sambhavanath. It is suggested to carry a binoculars while visiting this fort; so that you can increase your chance to spot a tiger in wild - from this massive architecture.
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        Jogi Mahal

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        Jogi Mahal is the red sandstone palace stands amidst the park, next to beautiful Padam Lake. It used to be forest department rest house where travellers take rest after a long days exploration.
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          Padam Talao

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          Padam Talao is the largest of the many lakes located in the park. Jogi Mahal can be found at the edge of the lake. A gigantic banyan tree, considered to be India's second largest, is also near the lake. The lake gets its name from water lilies that are found in abundance in this lake.
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            Rajbagh Talao

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            Rajbagh Talao is the most most picturesque lake of the park. This mostly due to the ruins that can be seen along it's edges. The lake is usually surrounded by large population of animals and birds feeding in it. The sambhar deer at Ranthambore have adapted to eating plants from the lake floor and it is a unique sight to be seen in this lake.
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              Raj Bagh Ruins

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              Raj Bagh Ruins are situated between Padam Talao and Raj Bagh Talao. The place takes you to the past and back to prehistoric period with its collections of prehistoric monuments. The stone structures belonging to ancient period include palace outhouses, arches and domes. Raj Bagh Ruins not only stands as a reminder of the bygone era but it offers the best scenic beauty owing to its location surrounded by jungles and picturesque landscapes. The unique mixture of wildlife and ancient architecture, make this place worth a visit.
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                Kachida Valley

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                Kachida Valley is a beautiful valley located on the border of Ranthambore National Park. There are chances to spot Leopards here; as leopards avoid the thick inner forest owing to the domination of tigers. A jeep would be the ideal mode of transport when trying to visit this area.
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                  By Air: 
                  Jaipur, 160 km away, is the nearest airport to Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary.

                   

                  By Rail: 
                  Sawai Madhopur Railway Station is the nearest railway station. It is at a distance of 11 kms from the park.

                   

                  By Road: 
                  A network of buses connect Sawai Madhopur, the nearest town, to all the major neighbouring cities. 
                  The frequency of direct services to reach Sawai Madhopur is not very great. 
                  The best option is to reach Kota and then hire a car or taxi to Ranthambore. Kota - Ranthambore is a mega highway and can be covered in 1.5 hours.

                  Distance chart From Ranthambore :

                  Jaipur 130 km
                  Jodhpur 450 km
                  Bikaner 476 km
                  Udaipur 401 km
                  Delhi 365 km
                  Ajmer 258 km
                  Jaisalmer 713 km