Ranthambore National Park is one amongst the largest and biggest wild life parks in North section of India. It is located in the Sawai Madhopur district which is present in the south eastern Rajasthan. This place is 180 km far from Jaipur city and holds the nearest airport to the park. This park is well known for its large collection of Indian tigers. As the tourist population incremented in the last few years, the numbers of villages have also incremented. This park was established as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1955 by the Indian Government. In the year 1973 government declared it as the Project Tiger reserves. Moreover in the year 1980 this sanctuary was given the status of National park.
Forests - The Ranthambore National Park is a mind blowing collection of typical dry deciduous elements with the presence of Anogeissus pendula forests. This specie of trees is highly dominant. Along the water bodies and valleys, you can see the mix form of caduceus elements. You will just love the scene. You will be surprised to know that this park holds 539 flower species making this park a major attraction for flora lovers and nature lovers.
Safari Rides - The Safari rides are available at 2 times a day that is 6:30 in the morning and 14:30 in the afternoon. You will have to pay anything between 400 and 500 Indian currency per person for the ride. You can choose from There a 6 seater open top gypsy and a 20 seater open top canter.
Padam Talao - This is the largest lake present inside the Ranthambore national park. There are several more lakes located inside it. You can also see charming red sandstone Jogi Mahal situated at the edge of this lake. The second largest tree in India is the gigantic banyan tree which is also present close to the lake.
Tigers - All those people who want to see and feel the power of tigers must visit this Ranthambore National park when visiting India. You will see several majestic and imperial predators basking and moseying under the sun.
Ranthambore Fort - This fort appears to be the tower of this lake and was built in the 10th century. It is over 700 feet tall fort. Isn't that sounds majestic? His fort consists of 3 temples made up of red Karauli stones and all these 3 temples are devoted to Ramlalaji, Lord Ganesh, and Lord Shiva. The construction of these temples took place in 12th and 13th centuries.
By Air: The most near by airport to Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is situated at Jaipur and the total distance 180 Km.
By Train: Well, when it comes to railway services to reach the Ranthambore National Park, you will be glad to know that the Sawai Madhopur railway station is located just 11 Km away from the park this station lies at the Delhi to Mumbai trunk route. In present day also this method is the best to get there.
By Road: There is a nice network of busses that link Sawai Madhopur the closes town to Ranthambore to major Rajasthan cities around. Of course the regular buses are not available but still the service is good. You will have to initially take up a bus either to Dausa or Tonk.