There are times when hot places are the best places to be on a holiday, if you make the right choice. Ranthambore in Rajasthan is one such place, which has a lot to offer other than a hot climate on peak summer months. It is situated on the border of the famous Thar Desert. It is a wonderful place that offers you a great chance to observe ferocious tigers and enjoy the beauty of nature in its fullest form. Here are the most popular 5 places to visit in Ranthambore you need to see on your tour.
If you love tigers and love watching them in action, Ranthambore National Park could be your natural destination. The park is considered to be one among the finest parks for conservation of the undefeatable predators. The park is located in a scenic environment surrounded by Aravali and Vindhya hill ranges and very close to Thar Desert.
Located on hilltop, Ranthambore Fort was constructed in the year 944 AD. From this fort, you could have a breathtaking view of Ranthambore National Park. The massive construction of 7 kms circumference is one among the oldest forts in India. It had remained a powerful fort that was hard to conquer owing to its topographical advantage.
You are sure to be enchanted by the beauty of the lake, which enjoys the generosity of Mother Nature in abundance. The best time to be here is between November and March, as during the migratory season you will find birds from all parts of the world spread their wings to reach here.
You will love the valley at first sight. It is located on the border of Ranthambore National Park. You will find panthers in plenty here. Leopards avoid the thick inner forest owing to the domination of tigers. You could have a great time going Jeep Safari and viewing various wild animals including dear, wild boar and sloth bear.
Sanganer Airport is the nearest airport and is located at Jaipur. The distance from Jaipur to Ranthambore is about 180 km. Regular flights are available for Jaipur from all major cities of India so tourists can land at this place smoothly. Tourists from Sanganer Airport can take taxi or bus to reach the place comfortably. The charges of the bus are affordable in range.
The nearest township of Sawai Madhopur is only 15kms away from Ranthambore. One can reach Sawai Madhopur from Delhi, Jaipur or Agra.
Sawai Madhopur is the nearest railway station located at a distance of 10 km. The Sawai Madhopur railway station is well connected from all major cities and towns so tourists can take train from anywhere to reach the place smoothly. From outside railway station the tourists can take local bus, taxi or cab to reach the RNP smoothly.