Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary

The exclusive wildlife sanctuary Ranthambore is located near the town of Sawai Madhopur of north western India at the state of Rajasthan. This sanctuary surrounded by the Arawali and Vindhya mountain ranges. It was situated in the 1955 by government of India and declares in 1980 as a tiger reserve. The other attractions around this sanctuary are Jogi Mahal, Raj Bagh Talab, Malik Talab and lakes. The climate of this place is extreme. The temperature gets extremely hot during the daytime in summer and the nights are freezing cold in winter. This sanctuary is 11 kilometers far from the district of Sawai Madhopur and 145 kilometers from Jaipur. Ranthambore National Park is adjoined by two other sanctuaries, i.e. the Kaila Devi Sanctuary and the Mansingh Sanctuary. Ranthambore National Park has a great variety of flora and fauna including 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, over 300 species of birds, 12 reptiles and 30 mammals.
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Places to see

General Information

Best time to visit: The best time to visit here October to mid June.

Flora: There are varieties of trees including 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants. The second largest Banyan tree of India is available here. The most noticeable tree in the Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is the 'Dhok'. Some important fruit trees found in the Ranthambore National Park include the Mango (Magnifera indica), Jamun (Syzygium cumini), Ber (Zizyphus Mauritania), and Tamarind (Tamarindicus indica also known as Imli).

Some important Fauna are as follows:

Mammals: Diurnal Tiger, Leopards, Sambar deer, Chital, Striped Hyenas, Nilgai, Macaques, Jackals, Black bucks, Chinkara, Rufous tailed Hare Desert Cats, Five striped Palm Squirrels, Indian False Vampires, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Porcupines, Small Indian Mongoose.

Birds: Peacock, Jungle Fowl, partridge, Kaleej Pheasant, crow, vulture, parakeet, Laughing Thrush, oriole, kingfisher, drongo, dove, woodpecker, duck, teal, stork, cormorant and seagull.

Reptile: Indian marsh crocodile, Gharial, King cobra, common krait, cobra, Russels viper, python and monitor lizard.

Top Hotels: Ranthambhore forest resort, Sher Bagh, Dev vilas, Ankur resort, Jungle View resort, Sanctuary Resort, Tiger Moon resort, The Pug Mark.

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is Jaipur, which is at the distance of 140 kilometers. The nearest international airport is Delhi.

By Rail: Sawai Madhopur which is just 11 Km from Ranthambore National Park is accessible by rail and is on the main route from Delhi to Mumbai.


Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights

Places to Visit: Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park - Delhi

Day 1 (Delhi - Jaipur)

Delhi - Jaipur - sightseeing of Jaipur - back to the hotel

Day 2 & 3 (Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park)

Forest - See the Flora and Fauna of the area - lakes - Raj Bagh - Jogi Mahal - Malik Talab - back to the Resort

Day 4 (Ranthambore National Park - Delhi)

Today return back to the Delhi.
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