Ranthambhore National Park Ranthambhore National park is the biggest & most renowned national park in northern India. The park is located in SawaiMadhopur district at Southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 Km from Jaipur. Being considered as are at famous and former hunting grounds at the Maharaja's of Jaipur, today the Ranthambhore National park territory is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wild life photographers and love in this destination. Wild Animals Ranthambhore National Park contains a huge variety of Animals Birds & Reptiles within it. Primarily the popular consists of... Animals: Tigers Leopards, Striped, Hyenas, Sāmbhar deer, Chital, Nilgai, common & uncommon langurs macaques, jackals, jungle cats, caracals sloth beers, Black bucks, Indian wild beer, Chinkara, common palam civets or today cat, common yellow bats Desert cats, five striped palm squires, Indian false Vampire, Indian claying foxes, Indian foxes. The Amphibian species only consist of the common India toad and the common frog. The park is most famous for its Tiger. The park also has a large number and marsh crocs reptiles Snub nosed, marsh crocodiles, desert monitor lizards, Tortoise, Banded kraits cobras, common kraits Ganga soft shelled turtles, Indian pythons, North Indian Flap Shelled turtles, Rat snakes, Russels vipers, saw- scaled vipers & Indian Chamaeleon Birds: Ranthambhore due to its variet terrain & abundance of its water bodies, has an excellent population of birds, resident & migrant in total alist of 272 species has been documented. Some of the best location to water birds are mark talao The Ranthambhore Fort, Rajbagh talao,Padam Talao, and in the Jhalra area the most important birds in Ranthambhore, includes graylag goose, wood peacker, Indian grayhornbills, common kingfishers, bee eaters, cuckoos, parakeets, asian palam swift, night jars, pigeon, dove, crakes, snipes, sandpipers, Gulls, Terns, Great crested Grebe, Eagles, Darters, Cormorants, Egrets, Herons, Bitterns, Flamingo, Ivis, Pelicans, Storks, pittas,Shrikes, treepies, crows, orioles, cuckoo shrikes, Minivets, Drongos flycatchers, Iorals,Wood shrikes, Pipits, Bayas, Sparrows, Finches, wagtails, Munias, Bulbul, Mynas, Falcons etc. Safari Timings Timings for entry into, and exit from, the park vary according to the season. In winters due to the shorter duration at daylight hours, the morning entry time is later & evening exit time is earlier.
Ranthambore museum is worth to visit during your Ranthambore tour. Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History located at Village RamSingh Pura in historical city sawai madhopur of Rajasthan. It has the distinction of being the country's fourth regional museum of Natural History in Sawai Madhopur, India. Ranthambhore museum is around 9 km from sawai madhopur railway station and it demonstrates flora, fauna and geology of the Western region of India.
Situated in the south western fringes of the Ranthambhore National Park, 20 kms from the main city, the formidable structure of Mansarovar Dam creates a walled boundary for the national reserve. A perennial water source, it attracts birds, both native and migratory to quench their thirst at the clear waters and breed at its banks. With a delightful view of the rugged mountainscape in the backdrop, clear azure skies almost all year round and a still water body, this site is a fantastic one for photography enthusiasts who want go up close and personal with nature.
ART & CRAFT VISIT
If you are looking the Art of Ranthambhore then there is a Ranthambhore School of Art located in Ranthambore. It is worth to visit and just couple of kilometer from sawai Madhopuer junction. The main aim of the art school is save wildlife through their paintings. Mostly artist of The Ranthambhore School of Art belong to nearby adjacent villages.
If you are in Ranthambore for Tiger safari tour then it is very good opportunity to discover culture and traditions of Rajasthan as well. Village Women Craft located at RIICO Industrial Area, Gas Plant Road in Ranthambhore. You should visit Village woman craft at Ranthambhore. Village Women Craft supports pastoral women in Ranthambore and around the area to become independent and financially stable.
It is hailed as one of India's finest wildlife destinations. Earlier the hunting reserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur, the park at Ranthambore was once the scene of royal hunting parties. Today, it is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The Park covers an area of nearly 400 sq. km. and is set between the Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India.