Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve is the among the best know places where can sight tigers in the wild. Located near the city of Sawai Madhopur the park is well connected with the entire country. The nearest railway station from Ranthambhore is at a distance of 12 km and airport is located about 180 km away is the beautiful city of Jaipur. The park is open for tourist for safaris from 01st October to 30th June every year.Apart of tiger which happens to be the main attraction of the tourist coming here, the park has a very healthy population of leopards, black bears, Hyena, Jackal. Among the ungulates Sambur Deer, Spotted Deers, Wild Boars, Chinkaras ( Indian Gazelle) to name the few. There are crocdiles and snakes as well. The park also has a vast variety of both migratory and resident birds.
The jungle safari takes place twice in a day. One in the morning and second one in the afternoon. Ideally the day would start very early in the morning with a bed tea. One needs to be ready for 3 hour jungle safari at the crack of dawn. The safari begins at sunrise.
After return from safari there is free time either to rest or explore the town of Sawai Madhupur. One can even visit a very famous Lord Ganesh Temple located inside the Ranthambhore Fort. To visiting the temple one needs to pass through the tiger reserve.
The second safaris happens after lunch and generally starts at 15.00 hrs. The duration of both the safaris is about 3 hours and there is a fairly good chance of seeing a good variety of wildlife.
On return in the evening at 18.30 to the hotel or resort there is free time to rest and relax.
One has the option of going for both the safaris or even one depending on the time and interest.
The safaris are generally done is two types of vehicles : a ) Canter : This is a open top mini bus which can take about 22 persons. The advantage of this vehicle is that it is cheaper then the jeeps, easily available and has good vantage point to sight animals. The second option is that of open top jeep. The jeep can accommodate a maximum of 6 tourist. 1 guide and a driver.
Age range, type of group
The safaris is open to all age groups.
For children above 5 years separate ticket for the safari is required to be purchased.
Sleeping and meals
The package includes staying in hotesl / wildlife lodges or Swiss Tents. They are double sharing and can be changed to triple or other as per the guests requirement.
Policies & Restrictions
The Tiger reserve is non-smoking and non alcoholic drinks area.
USD 85 per person to USD 200 per person
We can also arrange surface transfers from any part of the country and also arrange to visit other places of interest near the National Park
Only Group Booking (Minimum 5 adult)
Sharad Khanna (View My Profile)
An Ex banker, the love for wildlife and adventure has taken Sharad from High in the Himalayas to deeper depths of the seas, from the jungles of Central India to the rain forests of Silent Valley. A corporate trainer and wildife consultant are not two diverse profile of him but two sides of the same coin (read person)
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