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Ranthambore National Park is in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan state.Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here.The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of sawai man singh sanctuary area,it is around 500 Sq km.

Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It got it's status of a National Park in 1981.

Ranthambore National Park is dotted with structures that remind you of bygone eras.There are many water bodies located all over the park, which provide perfect relief during the extremely hot summer months for the forest inhabitants. A huge fort, after which the park is named, towers over the park atop a hill. There are many ruins of bygone eras scattered all over the jungle, which give it a unique, wonderful and mixed flavour of nature, history and wildlife.Tigers at Ranthambore National park have been known to even hunt in full view of human visitors. These tigers are famous for being seen in the daytime too, due to their lack of fear of human presence in vehicles. This lack of fear of humans is excellent for tourists, as they get to see the tigers often.

This National park is a wildlife enthusiast and photographer's dream. It offers excellent accommodation and internal transportation facilities. The park remains open every year from October to May.Famous for the exciting and frequent tiger sightings captured dramatically in several books, this park is today affected by ecological pressures and poaching.

Tourist Attractions in Ranthambhor

Jogi Mahal

Category : Historical

A superb guest house at the foothills of the majestic Rathambore, Fort Jogi Mahal in Rathambhore offers the visitor a delightful time. This forest guest house provides outstanding and modern amenities to the tourists. The superb building was constructed as a hunting lodge for the members of the royal family of Jaipur. This beautiful Mahal grabs the tourists towards it with its stunning vistas of m...

Ranthambhore Fort

Category : Historical

Located atop of a hill, the Rathambhore fort holds a bloody but brave history of the legendary Rajputs. Constructed in 994 AD, this fort encompasses massive gate, lofty walls, tanks and temples. Its strategic location and finest structural designs with safety measures makes it an impregnable one. This mighty fortress of the Rajputs holds an amazing legend that says that the fort was constructed as...

Surwal Lake

Category : Nature

A shallow seasonal lake that situates nearly 25 Kilometers away from Rathanbhore, Surwal Lake is a pictorial destination, which captivates the on looker with its alluring beauty. A haven of the avian fauna, the mesmerising charm of the lake attracts scores of visitors during November-March.During winters, this lovely water body would serve as a home to birds like Pelicans, Demoiselle Cranes, Bar H...

Ranthambhore National Park

Category : Wildlife

Standing out remarkably in an extensive denuded tract, the Ranthambhore National Park reflects a unique juxtaposition of historical and natural richness. It proffers a winding terrain with slopes, hills, steep ridges, hillocks, pebbly ravines and flat valleys. The park spreads over a vast expansion of 392 sq km and it happens to be the finest example for conservation of Tigers.It is not just the t...