One of the leading national parks in Northern India, Ranthambore is famous for its tigers and it is the solitary place in India where these royal predators can be spotted in the jungle, even during the day. The park is home to a huge tiger population. Other wild animals that can be spotted in the park include the leopard, nilgai, dhole, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and chital. Moreover, Ranthambore also has a vast range of plants, trees, reptiles and birds.
The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area,it is around 500 Sq km.
Ranthambore is also reckoned as the famous heritage site because of the pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park. Certainly, a visit to Ranthambore National Park is anindulgence for every wildlife and nature lover. The time spend on watching tigers roaming around, verdant greenery, anarray of other species of chirpy birds and animals is priceless and worth enough to be explored at least once in a life.
MAIN TOURIST SPOTS IN RANTHAMBORE
LAKARDA & ANANTPURA
Raj Bagh Ruins
HOW TO REACH
The nearest airport from rRanthambore is Jaipur, which is 145 km, which has daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Jodhpur.
The nearest railway station is SawaiMadhopur, which falls on Delhi-Mumbai railway route and is hardly 11Km from Ranthambore. SawaiMadhopur is well connected to all major cities of Rajasthan and India as well. Some of the major trains from Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur stop here.
Regular bus service connects Ranthambore to SawaiMadhopur. SawaiMadhopur is well connected with all the major cities of Rajasthan. Rajasthan Roadways operates very comfortable deluxe buses from Jaipur to Ranthambore.