Take a Wildlife Safari at the Ranthambore National Park

The incredible Ranthambore National Park is situated at a distance of around 158 km (98miles) in the Southeastern Rajasthan. This place is known as one of the prominent places to explore the wildlife in their natural habitat. The place surrounded by rich flora and fauna, with numerous conservation programs to save and preserve precious beasts and unique flora. This area covers the area of 392 sq km (96865 acres) and surrounded by other sanctuaries like Mansingh Sanctuary & Kaila Devi Sanctuary. The Ranthambore National Park is known to be the biggest national park in Northern India because of the diversity of species in flora and fauna. You will love to explore the wilderness in this place; here are some more details about the wildlife sanctuaries.

Keynotes on Ranthambore National Park

Famous for

This National Park is well-known for spotting the tigers, as the area is focused on inhabiting the royal predators.

Timing

Month
Morning Trip
Evening Trip
1st October to 31st October
6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.
2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.
1st November to 31st January
7.00 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.
2.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M.
1st February to 31st March
6.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M.
2.30 P.M. to 6.00 P.M.
1st April to 15th May
6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.
3.00 P.M. to 6.30 P.M.
15th May to 30th June
6.00 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.
3.30 P.M. to 7.00 P.M.

Entry Fee

Entry Fee for Foreigners with Canter: 1,250 Rs.
Entry Fee for Foreigners with Gypsy: 1,350 Rs.

Wildlife Safari in Ranthambhore

There are two ways to explore this incredible location; the wildlife in Ranthambore is the best thing to watch from a Jeep safari or a canter safari. The timing is different for both the safaris and you will be taken deeper into the national park with a trained guide to help you spot the ferocious wildlife of the area. They have limited the jeeps, only 16 vehicles can move about at a time to make sure that you are getting a good opportunity to spot the wildlife in their natural habitat.

Jeep Safari

This safari is suitable for a small group of people, 6 people can be easily go around in the jeep. It is also recommended for people who want to do wildlife photography, Jeep safari is perfect for carrying out the act.

Jeep Safari Ranthambore National Park
Jeep Safari Ranthambore National Park

Jungle Walk
Canter Safari

Canter Safari

For a large group of people, a canter safari is a perfect option. This safari can fit over 20 people at a time.

There are enough opportunities to spot the wild animals from Jeep and Canter safari, keep your cameras ready if you don’t want to miss the glimpse of royal predators. There are many other animals that you love to spot and capture in your camera, they are mostly spotted near the water bodies and lakes in the area where they come to quench their thirst.

Safari Timings

You can enjoy the unique wilderness of Ranthambore twice in a day as two trips are conducted every day. There safari timing alters time to time keeping the visitors and the seasons in mind.

Flora and Fauna

The Ranthambore National Park is known for its rich and diversified flora and fauna. There are plenty of Water bodies with over 300 plant species, the region being close to the Thar Desert receives very less rainfall. The inadequate rainfall has given rise to a dry and deciduous type of vegetation. Dhok (Anogeissus pendula) is a kind of vegetation that covers 80% of the park.

Since the region received less rainfall, most of the area is covered with dry and deciduous vegetation, and many areas are left underdeveloped, which is an incredible region for the wildlife to take shelter. When you take a safari in the Ranthambore National Park you will know how this area is rich in flora and fauna.

The park is sheltered with numerous trees like Babul (Accasia nilotica), Am (Magnifera iIndica), Banyan (Ficus benghalensis), Dhok (Anogeossis pendula), Kadam (Authocephalus cadamba), Jamun (Syzygium cumini), etc.

Flora and Fauna
Flora and Fauna

Ranthambore Tiger
Ranthambore Tiger

Best Time to Visit Ranthambhore National Park

Knowing the climate of the National park will help you a lot in decision making. Here are some of the important details about the three major seasons.

Winter

The winter months are good for people who hate going for a safari in the sun. Winter months are comparatively pleasant, however, very cold. The temperature at night in this area goes below 10°C, while the day temperature rises to 20°C. The time between November to February are the winter months, and if you are planning to visit during this time, then take an afternoon trip as the mornings in Ranthambore National Park are very cold.

Monsoon

The area receives monsoon from July to September and the weather is very humid during this time. There are thundershowers in this region, and due to not receiving rain for ten to fifteen days, some of the surrounding areas of Ranthambore experience drought.

Summer

Ranthambore has a very hot and humid climate from March-June. The dry and hot season at Ranthambore National Park can be difficult to bear because during the daytime the area experiences loo.

After going through the seasons and its important aspects, you can consider visiting this wildlife sanctuary between October and June to explore the most in the area.

Distance from Major Cities to Ranthambore

•  Delhi to Ranthambore- 381 Km, 236 miles (Approx. 6 Hours)

•  Jaipur to Ranthambore 180 Km, 111 miles (Approx. 3 Hours)

•  Agra to Ranthambore- 239 Km, 147 miles (Approx. 4h 23 Minutes)

•  Bharatpur to Ranthambore- 202 Km, 125 miles (Approx. 3 Hours 37 Minutes)

•  Ahmedabad to Ranthambore - 640 Km, 397 (Approx. 9 Hours 47 Minutes)

•  Udaipur to Ranthambore- 388 Km, 241 miles (Approx. 6 Hours 10 Minutes)

•  Mumbai to Ranthambore - 1031 Km, 640 (Approx. 16 Hours 51 Minutes)


How to Reach Ranthambore National Park?

This place is easily accessible from the major cities and well-connected with all the three major transportation platforms. Here are some details of how it’s easy to travel to this location from any transport.

Airways

The Sanganer Airport is very close to the Ranthambore National Park and it is easily accessible from international flights.

Railways

The Sawai Madhopur railway station is located in a very close distance from the Ranthambore National Park, you can easily reach the park with the help of a cab, or any buses because the railway station is located just 10km (6.2miles) away from the park.

By Road

You will not face any problem if you want to travel to Ranthambore National Park by road. There are many public and private buses from most of the major cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur, Delhi, Ajmer, etc.

If you love photography, then the Ranthambore National Park will give you enough opportunity to capture the beautiful beasts in your camera. Since Ranthambore is the biggest and renowned sanctuary in Northern India, you will love the wilderness vive on visiting this place.


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