When it comes to Forts and Palaces there is no other better place than Rajasthan. Huge majestic forts, magnificent palaces, brilliant heritage sites, and glittering divine temples are the jewel of the state. But it is not only the cultural heritage for which Rajasthan is known, but the place is also blessed with a bounty of natural beauty. One of the most amazing places in Rajasthan which are filled with natural abundance is Ranthambore.
Nestled in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in Northern India. Blessed with exotic species of animals and birds, this national park offers you a journey under Ranthambore Tourism which would be memorable and amazing.
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Past In The Glance
1. Established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by Indian Government.
2. Declared as Project Tiger in 1973.
3. Became National Park in 1980.
4. Adjacent forest merged and declared Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary.
5. Both sanctuaries were merged in 1991.
Famous for Bengal tigers, Ranthambore National Park is one of the huge forest areas which comprise with many exotic species of animals, birds and rich flora and vegetation and which make your Wildlife Tour Packages thrilling and memorable. Ranthambore National Park is one of the best India Holiday Destinations to enjoy vacations with your family and friends.
Species of Fauna – Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Chita, Neelgai, Hanuman Langurs, Jackals, Sloth bears, Indian Wild Boar, Yellow Bats, Indian Flying Foxes, Small Indian Mongoose and many more.
Species of Birds – Park houses more than 272 species of locals and migrated birds such as Graylag Goose, Woodpeckers, Indian Gray Hornbills, Bee Eaters, Cuckoo, Asian Pam Swift, Owl, Dove, Eagles, Darter, wagtails and many more.
Best Tiger Spotting Zone in Ranthambore
The area of Ranthambore National Park is amazing and magnificent, to understand the subtropical dry climate, rich flora and wetlands and grasslands you have to understand the different zones that are marked to spot the exotic species of striped cats. In total there are 10 Zones specially marked for spotting the tigers and other species.
Zone 1 to Zone 5, is nestled in the core area and Zone 5-10 are in the surrounding of the buffer zone. If you are planning to start your Ranthambore Tours with watching the wild cats, then you should go for Zone 1 to Zone 6, where you have a higher chance for tiger sightseeing.
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Suggested Tour: 7 Nights 8 Days Golden Triangle Tours With Ranthambore
Ranthambore Tiger Safari Zone
Zone 1 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Singh Dwar (Entry point)
- Tuti Ka Nala
- Kala Peela Pani
Tigers Spotted – T 39, cubs and T57, T-72(Sultan), T-39(Noor) T-24(Ustad)
Zone 2 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Jogi Mahal
- Nal Ghati
- Phuta Bandha
- Phuta Ko
Tigers Spotted – T 19(Krishna) her cubs and T-22(Gayatri), T-24(Ustad), T-39(Noon), T72 and T-20(Jhumru)
Zone 3 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Padam Talab
- Rajbagh Lake
- Rajbagh Platform
- Rajbagh Boring
- Kadam Khandi
Tigers Spotted – T19, Cubs and T28(Star Male)
Zone 4 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Gular Kui
- Tamba Khan
- Malik Talab
- Baba ki Gufa
- Bhoot Khurra
Tigers Spotted – T25, T28, T64, T19 with cubs and T64, T75, T41
Zone 5 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Takiya Kui
- Pili Ghati
Tigers Spotted – T28, T25, T41, T64, T73, T74 and T 75
Zone 6 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Soles wear
- Saran Ka Pattha
- Patwa Ki Baori
- Kala Pani
Tigers Spotted – T 39, T 57, T34, T8 along with Good Sloth Beer and Leopard Species
Zone 7 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Sitamata Hill
- Kala Khel ki talai
- Kedi Kund
Tigers Spotted – T34, T58 and T8
Zone 8 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Kali Bhaat
- High Point
- Ratan Ka Nala
Tigers Spotted – T58 and T61 and Cubs
Zone 9 – Important Sightseeing Points
- Faludi Range
- Qual Ji game reserve
- Chakal river
Tigers Spotted – T42 and T59
Zone 10 – Important Sightseeing Points
Tigers Spotted – T13, T43, T42 and cubs
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Ranthambore National Park – Major Attraction
Regal cats, exotic mammals, and Charming birds are the jewels of this national park. Yet there are some places which make your Wildlife Tourism more rousing and memorable. Ranthambore National Park offers you many interesting spots which are tourists’ charm and Photographers’ delight.
Here is the list of the exotic places at and around Ranthambore National Park –
1. Bakula – An area that is spotted with little water bodies and thick foliage. Always breezes with cool air and pleasing environ due to the presence of water bodies.
2. Kachida Valley – house of many rocky outcrops and low hills that are located close to the park. Tourists can spot panthers here.
3. Padam Talao – It is the largest lake present in the Park. The famous and beautiful Jogi Mahal is nestled on the edge of this lake.
4. Malik Talao – This is the smallest lake in Ranthambore National Park. Compact with the healthy bird population of all species. You can easily spot Kingfisher on a hunt of Small fishes.
Some Other Major Ranthambore Attractions Are –
- Lakarda and Anantpura
- Raj Bagh Ruins
- Ranthambore Fort
- Malik Talao
So now you have come to know about every single point from where you can gaze into the eyes of the regal cats. Or you can watch them lazing under the sun, or rolling on the grass hills and in hot pursuit of a deer. We promise that you won’t get disappointed by being on your Wildlife Tour.
Suggested Tour: 10 Nights 11 Days Rajasthan Wildlife Tour Package