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Ranthambore National Park
Tiger at Ranthambore National Park Sprawled on the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National park encompasses and area of 410 sq km in which a healthy population of about 30 tigers.

The dry deciduous forest provide shelter to a number of species of wildlife including Tiger. A large no of Deer inhabit the area and Leopards are occasionally sighted.This was once the hunting ground of Indian princess. Atop a 600 meter high range, covered in the thorn trees. Scrub and grasslands it is beautiful with ponds, streams, lakes and old ruins.

The shy tigers of the Ranthambore have often been photographed by visitors, Sambar, largest of all Asian deer, are easily seen, as are nilgai and Chinkara, the largest and smallest Indian Antelope. Ranthambore is so excellent for bird watching : Peafowl, grey partridge, quail, sand grouse, flocks of parakeets, eagles, shorebirds and water birds.

The best way to explore Ranthambore is in a jeep as the park is well connected by arterial roads and tracks. Some of the popular sighted areas are Naghati, Bakaula, Anantpur and the Kachida rally.

The morning the twitter of myriad birds greets the dawn. You get ready for the exciting drive through the forest on the trail of a Tiger. You huddle in an open jeep and make your way to the entrance. You will encounter dancing peacocks in their resplendent plumage, magpies whistle and parrots screech as they fly past.

The terrain has deciduous forest dominant are the dhok trees with a scatter of spreading banyans, and occasionally Pipal, salai, ber and palms. Placid lakes - rajbaug, milak talao, and Padam talao cradled in the hills from an idyllic setting. These lakes attract a host of migratory birds of about 100 species.

The jeep glides along slowly with scanning the forest intensely. Suddenly the forest erupts with alarm calls of the sambar and the loud screeching of langurs who hop about on high trees. The jungle echoes with repeated alarm sounds, indicating the presence of a Tiger. A hushed silence prevails !

Deer-at-Ranthambore National Park You get a glimpse of him the flaming orange and black contrasting starkly against the dry Dhok. He stands majestically in a thicket, a thrilling sight to behold. Afternoon drive to the Sanctuary for wild life viewing. Share twilight, the most exciting hour in the jungle, with the wild animals and let you Naturalist tell you the secrets of the forests. At nights folk dances and cultural programs under moonlit skies with a barbecue sizzling temptingly nearby. Overnight at Lodge.

Ranthambhore is the home for wildlife comprising wild boars, sloth Bears, cheetah, chin Kara, neelgai, and a herd of sambar stand in the lake chewing lazily on water plains. The crocodiles bask in the morning sun on the rugged rocks lining the shore. Nestling in the foot of the Aravali and Vindhya ranges in Rajasthan is the Ranthambore National park, one of country's finest Tiger reserves.

Against backdrop of verdant landscape, the Sanctuary sprawled over 400 kms boasts of abundant tiger population. The sanctuary has 30 tigers today and the chances of sighting a tiger here are reputedly the best.

Other wildlife consists of Hyena, Jackal, Solth bear, Chital, Nilgai, wild boar, Mongoose, bird life include great indain horned Owl, painted partridge, painted stork, spoonbill, paradise fly catcher and green pigeon.

Getting to Ranthambore National Park
Access :
By Air : The nearest airport is Jaipur 132 kms away.
By Rail : There are several convenient trains, Sawai Madhopur is situated on the main Delhi - Bombay line and also linked to Jaipur and Agra.
By Road : Sawai Madhopur, 14 km from the park entrance, is the nearest town. From Delhi it is 480 km and from Jaipur 180 km. From Jaipur the drive is south to Tonk 95 km and then to Sawai Madhopur via Uniari, a distance of 85 km.

Temperature :
MIN TEMP. LESS THAN 10 ° C ( October - March) good animal sightings, best time for bird watching.

Birds Watching at Ranthambore National Park MAX TEMP. 40 ° C ( April - June) Excellent animal sightings

(July - September) Rainy season - National park is closed.

Altitude : 215 - 507 M.

Climate : Summer Max 47, Winter min 2 degree

Season : 1st October to 30th June.