Ranthambore, the name is known across the world as one of the best tiger reserves in India to watch and photograph tigers in the wild. Ranthambore was established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 and became a Tiger Reserve in 1973. The park is bounded by the Banas river in the north and the Chambal river in the south. The historic Ranthambore fort lies within the park. Having a very high density of the big cats, Ranthambore boasts of excellent sightings of tigers. But Ranthambore is not only home to tigers but many other rare and elusive wildlife like the leopard, sloth bear, hyena, caracal etc. Herbivores found in the park include Nilgai, Chital, Sambar deer and Indian gazelle or the Chinkara. Jackals, wild boars, langurs etc are also seen in Ranthambore. Sightings of crocodiles in and around the various water bodies of the park is also common.
Being a park which has got excellent density of the big cats, Ranthambore has it's fair share of famous tigers but probably the most famous of the tigers of Ranthambore is Macchli who is still alive and probably the oldest living wild tiger. Year after year many more tigers have registered their names in the Ranthambore 'Hall of Fame'. The scenic beauty of Ranthambore is also superb and has many hills, plateaus, meadows and lakes. Three famous lakes of Ranthambore are Padam talao, Rajbagh talao and Malik talao.
Ranthambore is very good for tiger sighting both in summers and winters; Though summers are considered the best time for tiger sighting, winters too provide many opportunities where one can get the big cats on the move. Summer sightings are mostly oriented around the various waterholes and in winters tiger can be seen walking on the game tracks and open nullahs.
For good tiger sightings and photographs, we would suggest as many safaris as one can afford. However, 4 to 6 safaris should be a good option, depending on the season.Numerous stay options are available outside the TR, ranging from economy to luxury. Sawai Madhopur is the place where most of the stay options are available and it is also the nearest railhead to the park. Sawai Madhopur has good rail connection to the rest of India. Jaipur (approx 150 kms from Ranthambore) has the nearest airport.
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