Thrilling Tour to Ranthambore National Park Safari- Land of Tigers!

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Thrilling Tour to Ranthambore National Park Safari- Land of Tigers!

Ranthambore National Park or Ranthambhore is one of the largest national parks in Northern India and covers an area of 392 Square Kilometre. The park is known for its Ranthambore National Park Safari. It is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. The park is close to Kota Railway Station and bounded to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River.

Let’s Know more about Ranthambore national park Safari

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Ranthambore Safari

Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for its tigers and is one of the great places to see animals in their natural jungle habitat in India. Ranthambore was authorized as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India and was claimed as one of the Project Tiger reserves in the year 1973. Ranthambore got called as a national park in the year 1980. A visit to Ranthambore National Park is a treat to every wildlife and nature lover.

Other major wild animals consist of Leopard, Wild Boar, Nilgai, Hyena, Macaque, and Sloth Bear. This sanctuary is home to many varieties of plants, trees, birds, and reptiles, as well as one of the massive Banyan trees in India. The park has lots of peacocks and langur monkeys. The park is filled with many inclines and stairs.

It is one of the biggest homes for wildlife in India.

Guidelines for Ranthambore safari

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Ranthambore National Park Reserve

The tigers can be easily sighted during the day time engaged in their ordinary quest- hunting and caring for their younger ones. It is said that the sight of tigers is 99% luck and 1% preparation. It is reported that the gate number from 1-5 are the best spots to watch a tiger from gypsy. So, it is a better idea to be ahead and book your seats for better sightings.

The preferred vehicle to travel in Ranthambore national park safari is considered to be gypsy as it scales the forest terrain easily and gives deeper accessibility.

The tiger safari India guide keeps allocation with other vehicles in the park so that if the other vehicle spots a tiger, it is easy to drive up to the same point. The vehicle takes you to the small water reservoirs where tigers prefer to rest on a hot day. Canters are another type of vehicles used in the national park, best suited for the kids, and has bigger seating space as compared to the gypsy. But canters follow a limited route and restrict you from visiting different terrain in case of a sighting.

Following a local guide to take a tour of the national park would be a good idea.

Ranthambore National Park safari timing

There is a timetable followed by the authority of the Ranthambore National Park Safari. The timings vary according to the seasons. The best timing for sighting tigers at Ranthambore National Park is in the month of May and November. The Ranthambhore Safari timing is given.

Time Table Ranthambhor National Park



Morning Trip

Evening Trip


1st October to 31st October

7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.

2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.


1st November to 31st January

7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.

2.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.


1st February to 31st March

6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.

2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.


1st April to 15th May

6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.

3.00 P.M. to 6.30 P.M.


15th May to 30th June

6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.

3.30 P.M. to 7.00 P.M.

The timing in the month of November is from 7:00 am to 10:30 am in the morning and from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm in the evening. The timing in the month of November to January is from 7:00 am to 10:30 am in the morning and from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the evening. The timing in the month of February to March is from 6:30 am to 10:00 am in the morning and from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm in the evening. The timing from April to mid-May is from 6:00 am to 9:30 am in the morning and from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm in the evening. The timing from mid-May to the end of June is from 6:00 am to 9:30 am in the morning and from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the evening. The park is also known as Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

Places to see in Ranthambore safari

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Trinetra Ganesha Temple- Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park has three red Karauli stone temples devoted to Shiva, Ganesha, and Ramalalaji. There is a very famous and the only temple in the world Trinetra Ganesha Temple which was constructed around the 12th century and attracts a lot of devotees. Devotees send their first wedding invitation card to the Trinetra Ganesha Temple. On the way to this temple, many small houses like idols are created on the path by raw flat stones. The park also has Digamber Jain temple of Lord Sumatinath and Lord Sambahavanath. These temples were built in the 12th and 13th centuries.

There is a huge fort (after which the park is named) that towers over the entire park up on a hill. The tigers in this park are known to hunt in the full view of human visitors. Ranthambhore Safari adds to the fun of visiting this park as this place is known for providing tiger safari India.

Dastak Ranthambore is a place for shopping and these places sell tiger printed t-shirts, decorative fabrics, hand painting, bangles, traditional Rajasthani dresses, carpets, and etc. Ranthambore National Park also provides an excellent accommodation and internal transportation facilities.

Travel charges of tiger safari India

The charge for the complete tour is 200-300 INR. The premises of Ranthambore National Park allow the visitors to carry DSLR, cameras. There is a separate charge of INR 400 to carry video camera inside of the park. Always remember to check the weather forecast before visiting the park as the rain would disturb the tour. Have your tummy full before the safari as there will be no places to rest or stop once the Ranthambore Safari starts. There will be many spectacular sights you wouldn’t want to miss at Ranthambore tiger reserve.

The best way to reach Ranthambore is by train. It is not easy to get tickets, so it is always a great idea to have it all pre-planned. For tiger safari India, you can write to us and get informed about the safari details. The tickets must be collected from the ticket counters physically. The prices of safari are 20-25% higher for Non-Indians.

Final words about  safari of wildlife in India

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Wildlife in India

Over the past few years, there has been a decrease in the population of wildlife in India and tigers in Ranthambore National Park because of poaching and many other reasons. Until chase occurs, explore it. Ranthambore National Park Safari is sure to make the tour a memorable one. 

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1 Comment

  1. on August 13, 2016 at 4:10 pm
    Jiya Dutt said:

    The generosity of National park is enhanced with some of the magnificent and luxurious hotels with world class amenities that encompasses adventurous environment.


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