Fast Facts :
Placement : Sawai Madhopur, (Rajasthan)
Nearest Access : Sawai Madhopur
Area covered : 1334sq km
Founded in : 1980
Entry Fees : Indian (25 Rs), Foreigners (200Rs)
Entry Time : 6.00am-6.00pm
Best time to visit : November-June
Accommodation : Tiger Den Resort, Vanya Vilas, Tiger Moon Resort, sherbagh resort etc
Ranthambore National Park is in Eastern Rajasthan and is one of the most famous national park. There are six man made lakes in this park. There are trees like peepal, Banyan, Mango being the major trees. This park is basically a dry deciduous forest with Dhok tree being prominently found. Ranthambore National Park is said to have the best tiger reserves in India. So be ready to hear the growling noises of the tigers over there.
This park is famous for its tiger reserves. This park includes 50 aquatic plants, 12 reptiles, 300 trees, 272 birds and 30 mammals. Also including animals like Chital, Gazelles, Mongoose, Sambar, Boars, Indian Hare, Jackal, spotted dear, Caracals, Rattles, Small Indian Civets, Indian Mole Rats, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Porcupines, Five striped Palm Squirrels.
Amphibian Species : Common Frog, Common Indian Toad
Reptiles : Cobras, Saw Scaled Vipers, Banded Kraits, Desert Monitor Lizard, Rat Snakes, Indian Pythons, Snub Nosed Marsh Crocodiles, Indian Chameleons.
Other Attractions :
Ganesha Temple : This Ganesha Temple is inside the park and is always packed with devotees. According to the Hindu rituals, first invitation card of the marriage is given to Lord Ganesha so you will find many invitation card heaped over here.
Ranthambore Fort : This fort was built by the Rajput Chauhans and this fort is in the heart of the Ranthambore National Park and is worth visiting. This fort is known to be the oldest fort in the entire Rajasthan.
Jogi Mahal : This place is a forest rest house and is known to have the second largest Banyan tree in India.
The Padam Talab, the Malik Talab, the Raj Bagh Talab : Known to have the maximum tiger population in the park.