RANTHAMBORE (RAJASTHAN)

  

Ranthambore

“Kindly note Ranthambore National Park remain closed from 01 July to 30 sept for visitors, however forest dept has decided to open zone 6 (Kundal zone) for visitors this year from 01 July to 30 sept, but if there would be rain on any particular day then safari will not take place”

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Being considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination.

Travel Information

Ranthambore national park is well connected with all the major cities and station in india.

The easiest way to reach Ranthambore is to take a train to Sawai Madhopur. This town is well connected with trains to/from Jaipur, Bombay and Delhi.

Nearby Airports – Jaipur and Kota

Distance by rail:
Delhi – 362 km, Agra – 227 km, Bombay 1027 km, Kota – 108 km, Jaipur – 132 km

Distance by road:
Delhi – 480 km (via Dausa), Jaipur – 180 km (via Tonk)

Clothing:

The clothes you should carry with you to Ranthambore are totally opposite depending on the season in which you are visiting it. The clothes you should carry with you to Ranthambore are totally opposite depending on the season in which you are visiting it. The summers are blisteringly hot and don’t expect any let up while you are there. You should expect unrelenting heat day after day if you are there between the months of April and June. With temperatures soaring between 35 and 47 degrees centigrade most of the day, even the lightest of T-shirts feel like warm jackets. Take along your lightest clothes in the summers with the definite inclusion of a cap and dark glasses. In the winter months, specially November to beginning February, the weather is just the opposite.

Morning drives into the park are freezing cold and how many ever layers you wear sometimes feel insufficient. The days however are extremely pleasant and a light sweatshirt can more than suffice. Evenings and night once again get very chilly. Carrying along a pair of gloves and a muffler is advisable. For those who intend to take photographs in the wee hours of the morning without pressing all the wrong buttons on their cameras, take along a pair of gloves that are thin yet warm and provide for sufficient movement of the hands.
Communication Facility:

Communication facilities are not a problem at Ranthambore. Most resorts offer facilities of their own with which you can inter state or Communication facilities are not a problem at Ranthambore. Most resorts offer facilities of their own with which you can inter state or overseas. If their phone lines do not have the overseas dialing facility, most of them have tie ups with the local phone booth operators to get your call through using the conference utility. Even if all these options are not available, the nearest phone booth with an overseas dialing facility will only be a maximum of a ten minute walk from wherever you may be located.

Safari Timing:

Timings for entry into, and exit from the park vary according to the season.In winters due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.

Vehicle used for safari in Ranthambore National Park –

Canter Safari in Ranthambore National Park    Jeep Safari in Ranthambore National Park

Center (20 Seater)                                             Jeep (06 Seater)

Time To Visit:

The Best Time to Visit Ranthambore National park will be from 1st October to 30th June. Rest of the Time Park is closed for the Visitors.
Courtasy by: www.ranthamborenationalpark.com