Ranthambore


RANTHAMBORE

Lying at a distance of 180 km from Jaipur in Sawai Madhopur district is the Ranthambore National Park. Back in 1955, it was found as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary and became a Tiger Reserve in 1973. If on your vacation you want to make an eye to eye contact with the jungle king then lets just get started.

Location
This location is bound by the Chambal River and the Banas River and houses several lakes. It gets its name from the Ranthambore fortress and covers over 392 km of land. If watching the activities of wildcats is your liking for them, then you must include Ranthambore as a part of your Rajasthan tour.

Sightings

Your tour to Rajasthan is a perfect remembrance if you plan out this vacation between the months of June to October because it is this time of the year hen the decidous forests give you full view of the wildcats.

You might love to watch the Ranthambore fort which was built in the 10th century and stands 700 feet tall. It houses 3 Karauli stone temples devoted to Shiva, Ganesh and Ramlalaji. The Padam Talao is the biggest lake inside Ranthambore and on its shore lies the Jogi Mahal.