Ranthambore National Park Tour Package


Overview

State: Rajasthan
Distance: 429 Km SW of Delhi
By Road: 9 hrs
By Rail: 12hrs + 30min by road
Location: Savage tiger country at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges south eastern Rajasthan, 15kms from Sawai Madhopur
Route: NH8 to Jaipur via Dharuhera and Behror; NH11 ti Dausa; State road to Ranthambore via Lalsot

Fast Fact

  • When to go
    Ranthambore National Park

    The Park opens October and closes on end-June, November to February is recommended for those who can't deal with the heat. For tiger lovers, the hot months are October, March and April when tigers are more easily sighted close to water bodies

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Being considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination.

Six man made lakes are the central focus of the park and many perennial streams criss-cross the entire park. The Ranthambore National Park has internal drainage and has no link up with any river system, even though two rivers bound the Park in it's north and south side.

Flora in Ranthambore National Park
The landscape is dotted with ancient Banyan Trees, Dhok & Pipal trees, clusters of mango trees and crisscrossed with evergreen belts. The terrain is made up of massive rock formations, steep scarps, perennial lakes and streams and forest suddenly opening up into large areas of Savannah. The terrain of Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary fluctuates between impregnable forests and open bush land. The forest is the typically dry deciduous type, with Dhok, being the most prominent tree.

  • Places to visit in Ranthambore National Park

    Ranthambore Fort
    Out of the numerous places to see in Ranthambore, the most famous one is the Ranthambore fort. Perched on top of a hill, this fort provides an amazing view of the entire park. The only way to reach the fort is to walk the whole way. Don't forget to carry your binoculars while visiting the fort. Apart from the breathtaking view, the fort is an architectural and historical wonder.

    Padam Talab
    Padam Talab is the largest lake in the Ranthambore National Park. The lake has been named after the water lilies that grow in the lake in season. It is a good place to see the wild animals in the early hours of the morning and just before sunset.

    Kachida Valley
    Kachida Valley is located near the outskirts of the park. Numerous rocky outcrops and low hills make up this place. This area is famous as it consists of a majority of the Panther population of the park, along with a good population of beers.

    Raj Bagh Talab
    The most scenic lake in the park is the Raj Bagh Talab. The ruins scattered along the edges of the lake add to its attraction. Numerous animals and birds feeding in the lake are some of the other attractions of the lake. Apart from being a favorite haunt of the Sambhar deer, the areas around the Raj Bagh Talab are also prime tiger spotting areas.

    Lakarda & Anantpura
    Lakarda & Anantpura lie in the northern and northwestern regions of the park. It is known as the ideal place for spotting Sloth Bears.

    Raj Bagh
    Ruins Located between Padam Talab (lake) and the Raj Bagh Talab, Raj Bagh ruins are ancient stone structures like arches, palace outhouses, domes, steps, etc. They serve as a reminder of the bygone era.

    Malik Talab
    The smallest lake in Ranthambore National Park, Malik Talab is an area full of action. The Malik Talab area is always having a good population of birds of all kinds. Indian Marsh Crocodiles can also be seen at the lake.

    Jogi Mahal
    Jogi Mahal is a rest house in the middle of the forest. It provides a good view of the Padam Talab and is quite near to the national park. It is also said to house the second largest banyan tree in India.

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