Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur, Ranthambore National park is majorly famous for its tigers and is one of the best locations in India to see the majestic predators in their natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones. Ranthambhore is also counted as the famous heritage site because of the pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park.
Certainly, Ranthambore National Park Safari is a treat for every wildlife and nature lover. The time spend on watching tigers roaming around, verdant greenery, a gamut of other species of chirpy birds and animals is priceless and worth enough to be explored at least once in a life. Naturalists studying the fauna of Ranthambore National Park have recorded over 30 species of mammals and over 300 species of birds as resident species.
The animals of Ranthambore National Park are native to the dry deciduous forest environment.The Ranthambore Tiger Reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in year 1957 and in year 1974 it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It received it's status of a National Park in year 1981. It is dotted with ancient Banyan Trees, Dhok & Pipal trees, clusters of mango trees and crisscrossed with evergreen patches. The forest is the typically dry deciduous type, with Dhok, being the most obvious tree found throughout the region.
Ranthambore National Park is one of the most eminent wild life parks. It is consider as one of the best places in the country to see the Bengal Tiger. It also has deserted castle and lakes. It supports a varied series of flora and fauna which makes it a wonderful destination to visit. Ranthambore is commonly known for its large tiger population and it is the prime example of project tiger’s conservation efforts.
Ranthambore is popular for its wildlife and safaris. The park is open from sunrise until sunset, except from July 1 to October 1 when it closes due to the monsoon rains. Safaris run for two and a half hours from 7 a.m. and again from 2 p.m.
The Jeep Safari in Ranthambore takes tourists during the release plain, covering of wilds and added wooded regions inside Ranthambore National park. The visitors can spot wild animals close to these areas. The tourist can also relish the glance of a superb Royal Bengal Tiger in this wildlife sanctuary. The best time to visit Ranthambore national park is during the months of October – March and April to June. One can also visit Malik Talao, the Ranthambore Fort, Rajbagh Talao, and Padam Talao and in Jhalra area are some of the most visited places in Ranthambore. This park is good for birding some of the best birding areas are on the outskirts too.