Ranthambore Tiger Resort

Planning to have an adventurous trip in Rajasthan?

The most adventurous experience which you can relish in Rajasthan is Tiger Safari in a wildlife reserve. With Ranthambore Tiger Resort, get a chance to enjoy Tiger Safari which is the most important attraction of Rajasthan. The safari is practiced in Ranthambore National Park that is located in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan which is about 130 kilometers away from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and the most notable national parks in India which is an abode of various wildlife species. Formerly, it was a hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur which later known as a Ranthambore National Park. The wildlife reserve is a major tourist attraction that has pulled the attraction of many nature lovers, adventure lovers, wildlife enthusiasts, etc.

Spread over an area of 392 sq kilometer, the wildlife reserve is popular for its Royal Bengal Tigers. The National park is also counted as a famous heritage site which is a home of wild animals such as Indian Leopard, Nilgai, Striped Hyena, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Southern Plains Gray Langur, Chittal, etc. wildlife reserve is fully surrounded by trees, plants, birds, reptiles, as well as Banyan tree.  

Major attractions of Ranthambore-
Here is enlisted some of the best places to visit in Ranthambore that you must visit in Ranthambore-

Ranthambore Fort-
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The impressive architecture of Ranthambore National Park is a major attraction of the visitors. This marvelous fort is located 5 kilometers inside the reserve, which is a jewel created by Chauhan Dynasty. The splendid fort was recognized by UNESCO’s World Heritage Site with a title of “Hill Forts of Rajasthan”.

Surwal Lake-
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The most beautiful lake near Ranthambore National Park which is best for sightseeing and relaxing. A lake is an ideal place for capturing the best photographs of migratory birds over the lake, catching fishes, especially during the winter season.

Padam Talao Lake-
padam talao lakeThe largest lake in this wildlife reserve is Padam Talao lake which is a main source of water for the wild animals in the national park. The early morning view of the lake is a mesmerizing one, the lake looks more beautiful during the season of water lilies.

Kachida Valley-
Located close to the outskirts of the national park, Kachida valley is surrounded by low jagged hills, which has played a major role in enhancing the beauty of this place. You can spot some of the wild animals such as deer, wild boars, sloth bears, etc.

Best time for Tiger Safari at Ranthambore-
For enjoying Ranthambore tiger safari, the best time is during winters season during the months of October to March. The main reason behind this is during summers it becomes very hot and in the Monsoon season, it is prohibited to enjoy tiger safari as the national park remain closed.

Accommodation in Ranthambore-
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Ranthambore is not only popular for its national park or enriched wildlife species, but there are various accommodation facilities which you can choose in your Ranthambore Tour for accommodation purpose. Along with enjoying tiger safari, you can also relish the activities of the resort. While discovering the diverse land of Ranthambore, get a chance to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the town at the Best Accommodation in Ranthambore.

So, plan your next trip to Ranthambore and enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the town and wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park. You can also enjoy the most wonderful experience of your stay in a Tent in Ranthambore which will make you relish the pleasing, serene, and magic in the aura of Ranthambore.

Ranthambore Travel Guide

Ranthambore Travel Guide

Ranthambore National Park is home to a rich flora and fauna where 40 species of mammals, more than 40 species of reptiles, 320 species of birds and more than 300 species of plants can be witnessed. Being situated in the desert state of Rajasthan, this reserve remains dry for a long time and hence, here chances are more for spotting wild animals.

HistoryRanthambore Safarai

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve had been a hunting lodge for Jaipur royal family until it was declared as Sawai Madhopur Sanctuary in 1955. In 1980, some inner parts of the sanctuary were converted into the national park in order to seek protection to the forest area.  Post that, several areas were declared as the parts of the sanctuaries like Kaila Devi Sanctuary and Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary. Finally, a larger part is now known as Ranthambore National Park.

The rich bio-diversity of Ranthambore is there due to the presence of Aravalli and Vindhyan hill ranges. The Vindhyan ranges are featured by flat tabletops whereas the Aravalli has sharp and conical hilltops. The Great Boundary Fault is a geological fault line which runs from the meeting of Aravalli and Vindhyan to the Ranthambore National Park.

Ranthambore National Park is bestowed with water bodies which are great relief for inhabitants in the scorching summers. Also, these lead to a good probability of spotting animals near the water bodies. One can find several structures in the park that will remind you of the bygone era. A majestic fort in Sawai Madhopur was named as Ranthambore Fort after the park was named. The ruins of bygone era, nature, exotic flora and fauna, altogether make a perfect experience for every traveller.

SightingBest time to experience Ranthambore safari

Ranthambore gets least rainfall and the forest is mostly dry-deciduous with short cover of grasses and shrubs. There are very fair chances of sighting tigers as the wide tracks allows for superior tracking of animals. Especially, the Tigers are comfortable in walking on the soft sand covering tracks as it enable them to walk silently without making their prey alert.

Though spotting a tiger is about a good luck but the local guides and drivers have knowledge of movement of tigers. With the interaction of other drivers and guides and observations from past safaris, they predict and find out the tigers in the best possible way.

ClimateClimate ranthambore Tiger

The three seasons- summers, winters and monsoons can be experienced in a year. The summers last from March to the month of June when there are excellent opportunities for spotting wild animals. From July to September, there are monsoons, when the national park remains closed for safari. From October to February, there are winters and gates are open for wildlife safari.

Ranthambore SafariRanthambore Safarai

The forest department conducts wildlife safari twice in a day across the national park zones. First safari can be enjoyed in the morning and second in the evening. There are two modes of safari: 20 seater canter (or open bus) and 6-seater open jeep.

It is better to book your safari in advance to avoid waiting. Generally, a safari lasts for around 3: 30 hours where morning safari starts post 30 min of sunrise and evening safari ends prior 30 min of sunset.

Ranthambore Safari TimingsRanthambore Safari Timings

S.No. Month Morning Trip Evening Trip

1 1st October to 31st October 6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M. 2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.

2 1st November to 31st January 7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M. 2.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.

3 1st February to 31st March 6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M. 2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.

4 1st April to 15th May 6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M. 3.00 P.M. to 6.30 P.M.

5 15th May to 30th June 6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M. 3.30 P.M. to 7.00 P.M.

AccommodationAccommodation in Ranthambore

There are plenty of the best resorts in Ranthambore where you can enjoy indoor-outdoor activities in your leisure time. These resorts offer you luxurious stay with excellent services. If you love camping and want to experience the rustic beauty of Rajasthan then you can also book your stay in the Tent in Ranthambore. The tents are luxurious and provide basic amenities to the tourists.

These holidays, plan your trip to Ranthambore and enjoy wildlife safari with the Tent accommodation in Ranthambore.

All about Ranthambore

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Ranthambore is situated in Sawai Madhopur district, Rajasthan. Thousands of tourists come Ranthambore to visit a prominent Ranthambore National Park which is known for Royal Bengal Tiger. If you are planning your trip to Ranthambore then read more about Ranthambore-

Local Attractions

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Along with the Ranthambore Tiger safari, there are other tourist attractions that can be explored-

  • Ranthambore Fort
  • Padam Lake
  • Jogi Mahal
  • Raj Bagh Ruins
  • Surwal Lake
  • Kachida Valley
  • Trinetra Ganesh Temple

Where to stay

Find the top resorts in Ranthambore and choose one of them to book your luxurious stay. Enjoy the indoor & outdoor activities of the resort like Pool, Theme based Dinner, Rajasthani Folk Dance etc. Youc an also book Tent in Ranthambore to witness the rustic beauty of Rajasthan. Resorts offer the stay in royal tents with all the basic amenities.

How to reach

The nearest airport to Sawai Madhapur is located in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. After landing to Jaipur by air, you can book car rental to reach Rantahmbore.

The nearest Railway Station is at Sawai Madhopur. You can also reserve your seat in the train which almost runs regularly from Delhi and Jaipur.

Hire a car from Delhi to Ranthambore to travel hassle-free. By car rental, you can easily enjoy the sightseeing in Ranthambore.

Best Time to visit

The Ranthambore Safari can be enjoyed from the Month of October to June. For 3 months, between July and September, the national park is closed due to rains.

Animals to be spotted in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

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Along with Royal Bengal Tiger, some other animals like Chital, Nilgai, Sambar deer, Hyenas, Blackbuck, Desert Cats, Chinkara, Sloth Bear, Common palm civet, Langur, Five striped Palm squirrel, Jackal, Caracal, Common Yellow Bats, Rufoustailed Hare etc.

Birds to be spotted in Ranthambore

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Bitterns, Parakeets, Egrets, Nightjars, Herons, Dove, Sandpipers, Terns, Cormorants, Graylag Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Gulls, Indian Gray Hornbills, Bee Eaters, Asian Palm Swift, Darters, Snipes, Eagles, Crakes, Owl, Woodpeckers, Pigeon, Cuckoos and Common Kingfishers.

So, plan your trip to Ranthambore, enjoy the wildlife safari and sightseeing of local attractions along with experiencing the Tented Accommodation in Ranthambore.

Wildlife Safari in India

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India houses vast species of flora and fauna in its different regions that can be seen in different wildlife park and animal reserves of different provinces. The government of India provides the facility of jungle safari in the wildlife parks and reserves that help tourists understand the wildlife of India. Golden triangle tour is a famous tour itinerary that is considered perfect for those who visit India for the first time.

If you wish to explore the wildlife of Rajasthan along with Golden triangle tour then Ranthambore National park and Bharatpur bird Sanctuary are the perfect choice as these 2 wildlife reserves lies in the middle of the Golden Triangle tour route. Along with wildlife, you can also find best luxury hotels in Ranthambore and Bharatpur for stay.Tent Accommodation in Ranthambore

The Ranthambore National Park is situated approximately 155 away from Jaipur which is one of the major destinations of Golden triangle tour. This National park is famous for presence of Bengal tigers that can be spotted hunting along with small cubs and roaming in streaks.

This National park is part of arid grasslands of Rajasthan. The Padam Talao lake fulfills the water needs of the animals inside the park. This national park houses more than 539 species of Flora, 272 species of Aves, 40 species of mammals and 35 species of Reptiles can be spotted in Ranthambore National park. Travelers can also choose tent accommodation in Ranthambore for fun.Jungle Safari With Tiger at Ranthambore

The Keoladeo National park name is derived from the Keoladeo Temple of Hindu God Shiva and Ghana which means Dense in local language. This National park is well known as the Baratpur Bird Sanctuary that is a paradise for birdwatchers during winter season. Binoculars are recommended during the Jungle safari, as there are more than 380 migratory and resident Ave species including the Common, Demoiselle and the rare Siberian Cranes.

This national park also houses mammal species like Golden Jackal, Striped Hyaena, Fishing Cat, Jungle Cat, Nilgai, Sambar, Blackbuck and wild Boar. During winter season, travelers can also spot large Indian Pythons which is very rare and dangerous specie of serpents.  

7 Things to do in Ranthambore

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Ranthambore is a home to the biggest national park in India. The natural beauty of Ranthambore and its history entices tourists in large number every year. Well, everyone knows Ranthambore is famous for jungle safari but we are sharing some more things to do along with enjoying the safari in the park.

Ranthambore Jungle SafariRanthambore Jungle Safari

The safari can be experienced in the evening and morning via open jeeps or canter. As, the name says everything- Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is popular for Royal Bengal Tiger but some other wild animals can be spotted too- leopard, chital, nilgai, barking deer and many more.

Tent accommodation in RanthamboreTent accommodation in Ranthambore

Experience the stay at the Tent in Ranthambore and enjoy camping over the glorious lands of Rajasthan. Away from the hustle-bustle of busy life, one can enjoy the relaxing and soulful days in the lap of nature here. Book tiger safari resort Ranthambore, in advance, to avoid the rush.

Climbing upon the Ranthambore FortClimbing upon the Ranthambore Fort

Explore the majestic architecture of Ranthambore and offer your prayers at Ganesh Temple. Watch the beautiful panoramas of Ranthambore at the top of the hills and click the stunning pictures.

Bird Watching in RanthamboreBird Watching in Ranthambore

Ranthambore is a paradise for bird lovers. Early in the morning, you can spot the popular birds like- quails, woodpeckers, nightjars, larks, pipits, Indian courser, Indian skimmer, painted spurfowl etc.

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Experience the heritage tour of Ranthambore by exploring the following local attractions in Ranthambore- Jogi Mahal, Raj Bhag Ruins, Trinetra Temple, Nahargarh Ranthambore and Ranthambore Fort.

Excursion to Kachida ValleyExcursion to Kachida Valley

If time permits then plan an excursion to Kachida Valley which enables the tourists to witness the rich flora and fauna. Animals such as, deer, tigers and wild boar had been spotted before by tourists.

Horse Safari in RanthamboreHorse Safari in Ranthambore

You can book horse safari holiday packages to enjoy the ride on the un-spoilt terrains over the Marwari horses. The ride routes are chosen randomly by including sandy terrains and hills to get you ride more thrilling.

With the Booking the stay in the best resorts in Ranthambore, plan your trip to Ranthambore and enjoy the above things there.