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, Rajasthan

(Ranthambore is also known as Ranthambhore / Ranthambore National Park / Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary; also spelled as Ranthambor / Ranthanbhor)
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Fast Facts
State: Rajasthan
District: Sawai Madhopur
Famous for/as: Wildlife
Languages: Mewari, Hindi, English
Best Season: Oct - Apr
Weather: Summer 23 to 45°C, Winter 4 to 32°C
Altitude: 215-505 m
Pincode: 322001
STD code: 07462
A tiny village that derives its name from two hills - Ran and Thambor, Ranthambhore in the state of Rajasthan is endowed with a magnificient environment. Its deciduous forests are rich in flora and fauna that inhabits a wide span of all species. A land, which boasts of a legendary history, was the stronghold of the Yadavas in the 8th century. Later in the 10th century, it came under rule of the mighty Chauhans, which continued as such till the Mughals acquired its possession.

Rathambore is a dream destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Famed for its avid wildlife, Rathambore proffers a picturesque ambiance with rocky smudges, lovely hills, pretty lakes, ponds and beautiful ravines. Its rugged terrain and strategic location in the midst of Vindhya and Aravalli ranges makes it a perfect asylum for those estranged and exotic breeds in the Animal Kingdom.

Rathambhore is famous for the Wildlife Sanctuary by the same name where one can witness the juxtaposition of wildlife, history and nature. Dotted with so many structures of the past, Ranthambhore offers the fabulous mixture of a heritage site as well as the magical charm of a rich wild life. The ruins of yesteryears, which are spotted through out the length and breadth of the forests give Rathambhore a unique and invigorating appeal.

A pictorial place with extensive range of dazzling landscapes, Rathambhore offers something unusual to its visitors. The mesmerizing ride through the undulating grasslands, gushing streams, open scrubs, densely wooded valleys, deep ravines flanked by steep peaks would definitely provide one with a rejuvenating vigor.

Ranthambhore would be the best place to squander if the traveler in you is quite proud of the rich legacy of an ancient township. Its majestic relics like the ruined pavilions, crumbling walls, wells, and other glittering edifices of kingships quench your thirst to be in the midst of a glorious past.
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People Living in Wildlife Areas Causing Tiger Death, MP Govt. Tells SC

   Feb 17, 2012 03:39 PM
The blame game between the MP state government and WTI has moved to the Supreme Court. The question was whether tourism or the residents living in that area were leading to the downfall of tigers in the reserves. Read on to know more…

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The Ranthambore National Park is one of the most famous national parks in India, and this is mainly because Ranthambore National Park is a world famous tiger reserve that attracts tourists from not only from across the country, but across the world.

Travelling around Ranthambore can be quite exciting, as there are a million things to see and hardly enough time.


Sawai Madhopur is the nearest town to Ranthambore, and buses are available regularly from Sawai Madhopur to Ranthambore. You can opt for one of these deluxe or semi deluxe buses in order to travel to Ranthambore, for fares ranging around Rs 100 to 125.


You can also opt for cabs to travel from Sawai Madhopur to Ranthambore, and this may cost you anywhere around Rs 200 to 500, depending on the type of car involved. This is an alternative mode of travel that you can opt for in case you are traveling in a group.

Jeep Safari

The safaris provided in Ranthambore National Park are very famous, and you can opt for these in order to explore around the park and catch a glimpse of all the species present there. The safari rides in Ranthambore National Park have duration of about three hours and the ride will cost around Rs 400 to 500 per head. The safari rides are provided in two batches – during 6:30 in the morning and during 2:30 in the afternoon.


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