The hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur of yesteryears, the Ranthambhore National Park lies nestled between the Aravalli Hill ranges and the Vindhyan plateau. The most renowned National Park and Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan and India, it is criss-crossed by a network rivers - the Chambal river in the South, Banas river in the North, six artificial lakes and perennial streams. A merger of Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary, Keladevi Sanctuary, Kualji Game Reserve and other Reserve and Protected Forests has formed the Ranthambore National Park. The park is just 14 kms away from the nearest tourist destination and town, Sawai Madhopur in Eastern Rajasthan. The best time to avail ranthambore tour packages and visit national park is during the months of October - March and April - June. Tourists travel to Rajasthan, India to see the magnificent tigers of Ranthambore.
The park that sprawls in the dense and wide Dhok forest has varied and amazing landscapes within its precincts. The sharp contrasts of the sharp and conical hills of the Aravallis and the gentle and steep slopes of the Vindhyas create natural wonders. An aquatic vegetation including duckweeds, lilies and lotus is also found in the lakes at the park. A dilapidated fort that has survived the ravages of time, also a Ganpati Temple dedicated to the Lord of Wisdom and Good Fortune constitute the tourist places within the territory of Ranthambore National Park, which you'll see when you travel to Rajasthan on our award winning Ranthambore tour packages .
Major Wildlife Attractions at Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park is a photographer's paradise and is considered as one of the best national parks to click photograph rare animals and birds. Covering a range of diverse flora and fauna like 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds, 12 reptiles including the Marsh Crocodile & amphibians and 30 mammals; it is the best place to watch tigers. Large numbers of Sambhar, Chital, Nilgai, Gazelle, Boars, Mongoose, Indian Hare, Monitor Lizards and other animals and birds are found in the park, as you'll see when you travel to Rajasthan, India.
Flora in Ranthambore National Park
The forest at the national park is dry and deciduous covered with Dhok trees. The ancient Banyan Trees, Dhok & Pipal trees, clusters of mango trees and evergreen belts make the floral wealth of the national park. From impregnable forests to open bush land, the dense forest surprisingly changes into the large areas of Savannah.
Tourist Attractions In Ranthambore
The park is named after the gigantic Ranthambore Fort covering an area of 392-sq-kms. Dating back to the 10th century, the fort is probably the oldest existing fort in Rajasthan.The entrance of the Ranthambore National Park takes you to the fort and the forest rest house, Jogi Mahal that is home to of the second-largest Banyan tree in India, which you'll see when you travel to ranthambore in Rajasthan, India.