The main purpose of visiting the Ranthambore National Park, which is advertised in all tourist brochures and catalogs, is the opportunity to watch Bengal tigers in wildlife, and get the opportunity to observe the behavior in the natural habitat of such interesting animals as bears and roe deer, various species of artiodactyls and crocodiles, many bright and beautiful exotic birds that simply observe during of our safari, as for the monkeys, there were so many of them at the entrance to the park that it seemed that there were more of them than tourists.
Attractions in Ranthambore: -
Ranthambore Fort: - Fort Ranthambore is in the immediate vicinity of the city of Sawai Madhopur, in the heart of the wonderful natural attractions of India, the Ranthambore National Park, which was an extensive hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur until the day of India's declaration of independence. Ranthambore National Park got its name in honor of this ancient 10th-century fortress, which dominates the top of the hill in the center of the park. It is believed that the fort got its name from two adjacent hills - Rann and Tambora.
Animals in Ranthambore: -
In addition to tigers, Ranthambore is inhabited by populations of chital (sika deer), nilgau (Indian antelope), jackals, panthers, sponge bears, reed cats, as well as a wide variety of bird species - crested snake-eaters, paradise flycatchers, peacocks, Asian razini storks. One of the best places to watch birds in the fort. There you can see the Ganesha temple. People from all over the country write letters to the god of this temple to invite him to the wedding. The temple priest reads these letters aloud to Ganesha.
Safari in Ranthambore: -
The safari was carried out on an old open bus. The bus travels through the jungle, so you need to be careful to bend your head so that tree branches do not injure your face. For an additional fee, safaris can be made on an individual jeep, also open.
Timing: - Departures to the reserves are carried out in jeeps at the most comfortable hours of the day: from 6 am to 10 am in the morning, and then from 03 pm to 06 pm in the evening.
Best Time to Visit Ranthambore: -
Ranthambore is open from October to June, but it is best to visit it during the dry season (Nov. - Feb.) when a lack of water prompts animals to go to the shores of the lake. The period from March to May is also suitable for observing animals, but these are very hot months with hot winds blowing from the desert.
How to Reach Ranthambore: -
By Air: - The nearest airport is Jaipur (162 km).
By Train: - Sawai Madhopur Station, 11 km from the reserve.
By Road: - Jaipur: on NH12, then along the state road to Ranthambore.