Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most renowned national park in Northern India. It is situated in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. The park is nested at the meeting point of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill ranges and is one of the finest places to spot wonderful wild animals in their natural habitat.
The park was declaration as the Tiger Reserve forest in 1973 and obtained the title of National Park in 1980. In Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary, you can easily spot out Bengal tigers during the daytime. Ranthambore National park is spread over an area of 1,334 sq km along with its nearby sanctuaries like – the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary.
Ranthambore National Park is a breeding ground to a number of wild animals such as Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Common langurs, Macaques, Jackals, Jungle cats, Caracals, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Rufoustailed Hare, Indian Wild Boar, Chinkara, Common Palm Civets or Toddy cat, Common Yellow Bats, Desert Cats, Civets and Common mongoose.
The park is acclaimed for its diurnal tigers and a range of fascinating reptiles such as Snub Nosed Marsh Crocodiles, Desert Monitor Lizards, Banded Kraits, Cobras, Common Kraits, Indian Pythons, Rat Snakes, Russel’s Vipers, Saw-scaled Vipers and the Indian Chameleon. The Ganga Soft Shelled Turtles, and North Indian Flap Shelled Turtles are among the famous amphibious species commonly spotted here.
While in Ranthambore, you will also get an opportunity to visit the other tourist attractions in Ranthambore National Park such as Bakaula, Kachida Valley, Lakarda and Anantpura, Raj Bagh Ruins, Padam Talao, Ranthambore Fort, Rajbagh Talao and Malik Talao.