Ranthambore National Parks

Ranthambore NATIONAL PARK

Ranthambore National Park is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan and is surrounded by two famous hill ranges-the Vindhya and the Aravalli hills. It is only 130 kms from Jaipur which is the nearest airport and 11 kms from Sawai Madhopur which is the nearest railway station and town. River Chambal in the south and Banas river in the north flows through the Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore was declared a wildlife Santuary in 1955 and became a part of the Tiger Reserve in 1973. In 1980 it was declared a national park and in 1984 Sawai Man Singh Santuary and Keladevi Santuary became a part of it. Covering a circumference of 400 sq. Kms, Ranthambore National Park is the largest forest reserve of Rajasthan. The topography includes rugged terrain, lofty hills, rocky landscape, narrow lanes and valleys with small and large rivers and lakes. The vegetation of Ranthambore National Park is of tropical dry deciduous type and were once a part of the dense jungles of the Central India. Dhok is the most prominent and the oldest tree in the Ranthambore National Park and has the capacity to withstand dangerous droughts. There are many lakes in this forest of which the most prominent are the Padam Talab, The Malik Talab and the Rajbagh.



Ranthambore National Park has intense diversity of flora and fauna. Peacocks, languars, wild boars, spotted deer, samber deer, blue bull, Indian gazelle, black buck and crocodiles are common species of wildlife observed. Ranthambore National Park is mainly famous for its Tiger reserve. Here tigers are seen in large population spotting even during the daytime . Visitors are seen in large number been indulge in taking photograph of these wild predators.

The best time to visit this place is in the month of November and May when the climate is favourable for the wild species.



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