Saturday, May 3, 2008

Ranthambor city information


Ranthambore - the undisputed thrilling destination to spot Tigers and numerous Animals which we might have never heard of. In Ranthambore you don't see a Tiger, you see Jhumroo, Jhmri, Machchli, Bachchi, Sultanpur Mother or Isabelle (named after a BBC's cameraman's daughter). Experts would take you through various Circuits and would also tell you interesting story related to each and every Tiger. Ranthambore National Park has an excellent network of tracks and more than half the core area is open to Visitors. Best time to visit is October to June. Park remain closed for July - Sept



How to reach Ranthambore

By Road : Delhi to Sawai Madhopur (the town closest to the Ranthambore National Park) via Jaipur and Tonk is a 440 Kms/8 hours drive. Private Vehicles are not allowed into Park. Driving from Jaipur would take 3-4 hours (180 Kms.)

By Rail : The Kota Jan Shatabdi Express from Delhi to Kota leaves Delhi Nizamuddin Station at 1.10 pm and arrives at Sawai Madhopur at 6 pm. The Dehradun Express from New Delhi station, which does an overnight run to Sawai Madhopur ia a convenient way to getting Ranthambhore (leaves 9.40 pm, arrives 5 am).

Distance from major cities
Ranthambore - New Delhi 450 Kms
Ranthambore - Jaipur 180 Kms
Ranthambore - Udaipur 405 Kms
Ranthambore - Jodhpur 476 Kms
Ranthambore - Ajmer 272 Kms






Places to see

Ranthambore National Park :: This is a Government project to save the tigers.
Here you can see the tigers, leopards, hyena, jackal, for, blue bull, chinkara & sloth bears. Hotels arrange for Jeep Safaris with a Guide at a very reasonable price but needs to be booked very well in advance.

Ranthambore Fort :: This fort is situated on the top of a hill in the dense jungle.

Mansarovar and Surwal :: Mansarovar is large deep lake, 24 Kms from Ranthambhore Bagh, known for its picturesque sunsets, while Surwal is a shadow lake. Both these water bodies are excellent for winter migratories like Demoiselle Cranes, Pelicans, Flamingoes, Bar Headed and greylag geese.

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