Ranthambore National Park is one of the oldest reserve for tigers in India. The park was made a element of Project Tiger in 1973 right after the park’s launch. If you’re looking for the top activities to enjoy in Ranthambore You’ve come to the right spot.
WHERE IS RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK
Ranthambore National Park is located in Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district, about 200 km away from Jaipur.
THINGS TO DO IN RANTHAMBORE
1. SPOT A TIGER
Ranthambore National Park boasts a large number of tigers. As per an estimation by park’s officials it is possible to find approximately 61 tigers living in the park.
However, the majority of them are averse to the spotlight of tourists because they are almost never outside their own territory.
Thus, you can see only tigers whose territory are within the designated areas by safari vehicle. We discovered through our guides that there were approximately 20 tigers roaming in these regions.
The Tigers of Ranthambore are magnificent and being able to observe them in their natural habitat is a moment to remember.
2. ADMIRE THE DIVERSITY OF WILDLIFE
It is blessed by a stunning variety of wildlife. More than forty mammal species and birds of various kinds and reptiles.
In addition to the tiger, other predators in Ranthambore include leopard, hyenas, the jackal, and the jungle cat. Hyenas are animals that sleep at night and are extremely rare to see.
The mammals most frequently seen include sambar deer, chital wild boar as well as nilgai, gray langur
3. SEE CROCODILES BASKING IN THE SUN
When you go to Ranthambore It’s not unusual to spot crocodiles basking in the early morning and late afternoon sun.
The abundant water bodies in the park provide a vital habitat for crocodiles called muggers. We saw quite a few of them, including the young crocodiles (baby Crocodiles).
This park hosts a dazzling range of birds. In addition to the resident birds the park also hosts migratory birds that visit the park in winter. Birdwatching is certainly one of the top activities to enjoy during your visit to Ranthambore National Park.
Grey Partridge, Woodpecker, Sandpiper, Heron, Common Kingfisher, Peacock, Painted Stork, White-Throated Kingfisher, and Darter (snakebird).
5. SOAK IN THE BEAUTIFUL VISTAS OF PADAM LAKE
Padam Lake (Talao) is the largest lake of Ranthambore National Park. When you first get into zone 3of the park, this huge lake is sure to grab your attention.
The elaborately designed Jogi Mahal is also located along the shores of Lake. It was once used as a hunting lodge by royalty of Jaipur.
The area is frequently visited by birds and animals. Thus, many safari jeeps stop near the lake. In addition to seeing wildlife, you can also enjoy stunning images of the natural surroundings.
6. HIKE THE RANTHAMBORE FORT
In the precincts of Ranthambore National Park, the famous Ranthambore Fort was built during the 10th century by Chauhan rulers.
The fort is famous for its architectural beauty. The fort was made as a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with five other hill forts from Rajasthan.
It has massive gates and domes, water tanks as well as a variety of temples. It is a must to hike through this fort. of the best things to take part in in Ranthambore.
The fort offers breathtaking panoramas from Ranthambore National Park. It is nestled between hills, and it is accessible via the main entrance of the park (gate 1-5 Safari point).
It takes around 15 minutes to travel to at the bottom of fort using a jeep. A set of staircases from base will lead into the fort.
7. VISIT TRINETRA GANESH TEMPLE
The Trinetra Ganesh Temple sits inside Ranthambore Fort. It was constructed more than 700 years ago , by the king Hammir Dev Chauhan.
It is a well-known tourist attraction and is frequented by tourists and locals alike.
The temple god is known as Trinetra Ganesh because the idol has three eyes. (Tri is a reference to the number three. Netra refers to eye).
It is necessary to climb the hill by steps to reach it.