Ranthambore Overview

"Rare and Unique Confluence of the Forest"

Ranthambore Overview

Ranthambore is located 12 km from Sawai Madhopur city. The name of this place is named after the name of two hills and run by Thumbor.This place is famous for its 'Tiger Reserve' and is known all over the world for the Ranthambore National Park, a well-known tourist destination.

In Ranthambore and surrounding areas, deciduous forests are included with flora and fauna. This forest is a natural habitat for many different species of animals and birds. In the reserve, tourists can get a chance to see sambers, leopards, wild pigs, lazy bear, striped hyena and many other wild animals. There are several lakes in Ranthambore, which are the Padam Talav, Surwal Lake and Malik Lake, the biggest lake in the Padam Lake National Park, and is situated on its shore, Jogi Mahal, which is an ancient guest house.

Best Time To Visit Ranthambore

Ranthambore in Summer (March-July)

Ranthambore experiences a very hot summer season which starts in the month of March and lasts till July. During this season, the maximum temperature is 23 degree Celsius and the maximum temperature is 38 degree Celsius

Ranthambore in Monsoon (July-September)

Monsoon season starts in July and lasts till September. During the night the temperature drops, while the day is very hot.

Ranthambore in Winter (November-February)

Winter is extremely cold, especially during nights. Temperature is minimum 9 C to 29 C maximum. This is the right time to enjoy safari and other adventures in Ranthambore.

How To Reach Ranthambore

1). By Flight

Sanganer Airport is the nearest airport to Jaipur, Ranthambore, which is situated at a distance of 152 km. This airport is connected to all major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Foreign travelers can take flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi to Sanganer Airport. Taxis are available from the airport to Ranthambore for passengers.

2). By Road

Regular bus services from major towns and cities are available for Ranthambore in Rajasthan and its neighboring states. For tourists who want to see more part of India, private bus services can benefit from Ranthambore for tourist destinations, Agra and New Delhi.

3). By Train

The nearest railway station, Ranthambore, is Sawai Madhopur Railway Station, situated about 10 km away and is located on the trunk route between Mumbai and Delhi. This railway station has also been linked to various cities of Rajasthan.

Top Places in Ranthambore

1). Ranthambore Fort, Ranthambore

Ranthambore Fort, which is a powerful fort, was built in 944 AD. It is situated on the top of the hill, which is 700 feet above the surrounding plains. The fort is situated between the Vindhya plateau and Aravali hills, which is spread over 7 km geographical area. The fort has a mosque with various Hindu and Jain temples. A large variety of residential and migratory birds can be seen here, as many water bodies are present around the fort.

2) Kachida Valley, Ranthambore

Kachida Valley is situated on the outskirts of Ranthambore National Park. This valley is the treasure of flora and fauna. The leopard population of the park is most commonly found here. In this part of the tourist park you can see dull bears and deer. Safari jeep is available for the passengers so that they can enjoy the beauty of Kachida valley.

3). Ranthambore National Park, Ranthambore

This wildlife sanctuary spreads in an area of 392 square Kilometer which is known for tiger conservarion. It is one of the best national parks in the country. For the tourists, the Wild Authority has constructed roads so that they can roam the park. The Wild Authority has special arrangements for photography and videography.

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