Ranthambore National Park
Visit Ranthambore to watch the Royal Bengal Tiger in action & explore its rich heritage & wildlife.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur.
Once considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is a major wildlife tourist attraction that has drawn the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers.
How to reach Ranthambhore National Park
The easiest way to reach Ranthambore National Park is to take a train to Sawai Madhopur Railway Station, which is connected to big cities like Jaipur, Mumbai, Delhi, Kota , Udaipur , Surat and many other major cities. If tourists are travelling by air, then Jaipur is the nearest airport, which is well connected to the major cities of India.
If by road is your prefered way - Cabs can also be taken from Major cities such as Delhi ( 390kms) | Kota( 120 kms ) | Jaipur ( 175 kms ).
Other famous attractions in and around the park
Ranthambhore came into existence after Prithvi Raj Chouhan who was last Hindu king of Delhi,Prithvi Raj Chouhan's descendents came to Ranthambhore and made this place their capital, but the actual fame of Ranthambore came when most known ruler of this period Raja Hammir Dev was crowned in 1283 A.D.
The fort was attacked by a number of big powers at different point of time in history.Prominent among these were Qutub-ud-din (1209), Allaudin Khilji (1301), Feroz Tughlaq (1325) and Bahadur Shah of Gujarat (1530).
Finally, the fort was captured by the Mughals who earlier used it as a staying place and then later as a prison fortress.In the 19th century, the fort was given back to the Maharaja of Jaipur and it remained with them till the time India gained independence in the year 1947.
Tri Netra Ganesh Temple
Located in Ranthambore fort of Rajasthan state of India, The Trinetra Ganesha Temple is the famous and oldest temple of Lord Ganesha in Rajasthan that comprises his whole family all together at one place.
The temple is about 12 kms from Sawai Madhopur and is well established in Ranthambore fort. The temple is built with red Karauli stone and has been one of the most popular religious tourist attractions for ages. Lord Ganesha in Hindu Mythology is said to be the god of wish fulfillment.
Chambal River Safari
The best way to experience the Chambal Sanctuary is to take a boat safari in Chambal river, experiencing the magnificent Ravines on one side of the bank and happening wildlife on the expanse of the river, the other side.
The safari is for one hour (extendable on prorata basis) and your boat escort takes you quite far in to the river bed to experience the natural habitat of Ghariyals, Crocodile, turtles and close to 300 species of resident and migratory birds.
List Of Hotels
- Oberoi Vanyavilas
- Khem Vilas
- Aman I Khas
- Six Senses Fort Barwara
- The Sawai Madhopur Lodge
- The Ranthambore Heritage Haveli
- Ranthambore National Resort
- The Ranthambhore Bagh Palace
- Welcome Heritage Mountain valley
- The Tiger Moon Resort
- The Sawai Vilas
- The Alsisar Nahargarh Palace
- The Anuraga Palace
- Regenta Vanyamahal
- Fateh's retreat
- Ananta The Bagh Elite
- The Ankur Hotel & Resorts
- The Raj Palace
- Jungle View Resort