About Ranthambore

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Being considered as one of the famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination.

Ranthambore National park is spread over an area of 392 sq km. along with its nearby sanctuaries like - the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary.The park is majorly famous for its tigers and is one of the best locations in India to see the majestic predators in its natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones.

Ranthambore is also counted as the famous heritage site because of the pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park. Certainly, a visit to Ranthambore National Park is a treat for every wildlife and nature lover. The time spend on watching tigers roaming around, verdant greenery, a gamut of other species of chirpy birds and animals is priceless and worth enough to be explored at least once in a life.

FAQ's for Ranthambore National Park

Q. What is the best time to visit Ranthambore Park?

The winter months from October to March and summer months from April to June are the best time for planning a visit to Ranthambore National Park. The park remains closed during the monsoon season i.e, from July to September.

Q. How many safari zones are there in Ranthambore?

There are 10 safari zones in Ranthambore National Park. You can get detailed information about all the zones on our website.

Q. What are the best zones for tiger sightings in Ranthambore?

The zones from 01-06 are the premium ones for tiger sighting in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Can I choose the safari zones in Ranthambore National Park as per my preferences?

You can only choose the safari zones in Ranthambore National Park as per your preferences when booked one year prior to the trip.

Q. What is the nearest airport, railway station & bus stand to reach Ranthambore Park?

The nearest airport is Sanger Airport in Jaipur which is located at a distance of approx 182 km from Ranthambore National Park. The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur Railway Station which is located at a distance of approx 14 km from the national park. There is no such bus stand located near Ranthambore National Park.

Q. What are the popular bird species found in Ranthambore Park?

There are more than 270 bird species in Ranthambore National Park some of them includes Woodpeckers, Indian Gray Hornbills, Cuckoo-Shrikes, Ibis, Treepies, Mynas, Flycatchers, Wood Shrikes, Finches, Wagtails, Munias, Graylag Goose, Bayas, Flamingos, Common Kingfishers, Orioles, Minivets, Drongos, Ioras, Pipits, Falcons and a lot more.

Q. What is the duration of a wildlife safari in Ranthambore Park?

The duration of one safari lasts for 3 hours in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Am I allowed to bring my pet with me on the safari?

No, you are not allowed to bring your pet on the safari in the Park.

Q. Will I get an exclusive or shared Jeep Safari?

The jeep requirement for the wildlife safari totally depends on client's requirement. One can either book the entire 6-seater jeep or choose to opt for sharing jeep safari.

Q. When does Ranthambore Park open and close for tourists?

The Ranthambore National Park for tourists opens from 1st October and closes on 30th June.

Q. Where is Ranthambore Park located?

Ranthambore National Park is situated at the Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan and approx 191 km from the capital city Jaipur.

Q. Apart from the safari, what else is there to do at the Park?

Besides wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park, you can visit the other nearby tourist attractions like Ranthambore Fort, Jogi Mahal, Village Women Craft, Ranthambore School of Art and more.

Q. Are there any restaurants or hotels located close to the park?

Yes, there are standard restaurants and hotels located at a distance of 6-12 km from Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Are tourists allowed to bring food inside the park to feed the wild animals?

No, tourists are not allowed to bring food inside the Ranthambore National Park to feed the wild animals.

Q. Is it safe to take the Ranthambore Tiger Safari?

Yes, it is absolutely safe to take the Ranthambore Tiger Safari along with our tour representative who will guide you throughout the trip.

Q. How can I book my Safari online?

You can book the safari for Ranthambore Park by visiting our website. Fill up the mandatory form and your preferences. Once you are done with filling up the form, our tour expert will get back to you with the necessary information related to the safari in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Is Ranthambore the best destination for a wildlife photographer?

Yes, Ranthambore is the best place for a wildlife photographer which lets one capture the best shot of tigers, Sambar deer, Ungulates and a wide variety of bird species.

Q. Can we bring our car inside the park or up to the entry gates?

Cars are allowed only up to the entry gates of the Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Are drinks provided during the safari in the vehicle?

No, drinks are not provided during the safari in the vehicle but you can carry your own water bottle.

Q. Are we allowed to walk around the National Park?

No, you are not allowed to walk around the Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Will I face any danger during the safari in Ranthambore?

No, as it will be a guided tour you will not face any danger during the safari in Ranthambore.

Q. What documents should I carry with me for & during the safari?

Indian tourists can carry any valid ID proof like a copy of voter card, PAN card, driving license and passport. International tourists have to only carry a copy of their passport during the safari in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Do kids require any ID proof for taking the safari?

Kids below the age of 05 years do not require any ID proof for taking the safari in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Can we take our kids with us to the safari?

Yes, you can take along your kids to the safari in Ranthambore National Park.

Q. Do I need to purchase tickets for kids to the safari?

You need to purchase tickets for kids above the age of 05 years to the safari in the National Park.

Q. What is the distance from Ranthambore to Agra and how much time will it take by road to reach?

The distance from Ranthambore to Agra is approx 270km and a minimum of 6 hours is taken by road to reach the National Park.

Q. How much time will it take to reach Agra from Ranthambore by train?

The minimum time a train takes to reach Agra from Ranthambore is approx 4 hours.

Q. How many tigers are in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve?

More than 60 tigers are there in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.

Q. What are the most famous tigers of Ranthambore?

As of now, Arrowhead (T-84) and Noor (T-39) are the most famous tigress of Ranthambore National Park.

Q. When Ranthambore's queen Tigress Machli Died?

Once the pride of Ranthambore National Park, Machli (T-16) passed away on 18th August 2016.

Q. Is it safe to do Safari with kids below 02 years?

Yes, it is absolutely safe to enjoy Safari with kids below the age of 02 years.

Q. Can I take my still camera inside Ranthambore National Park?

Yes, you can take along your still camera inside Ranthambore National Park.

Q. What charges do I have to pay for videography and photography?

There is no fees for photography but for videography, you need to pay a certain amount which varies year to year.

Q. What is the location to arrive for the safari at Ranthambore Park?

If you haven't booked hotel with us and is at Ranthambore for a day-trip, you can arrive at the Welcome Heritage Mount Valley Resort for the safari. However, if you have booked your stay at one of the hotels provided in our package, you will get the pick up service from the hotel for the respective safari zone gate.

Q. Can we get pick up service from our hotel in Sawai Madhopur?

No, we don't provide pick up services from the hotel in Sawai Madhopur. Our pick up services are only available for the nearby hotels of Ranthambore.

Q. We are traveling with kids of this age (2,3,4). Do you have any age restrictions?

No, there is no age restrictions and you can freely travel to the Ranthambore tiger reserve with your kids of the age 2,3, and 4.

Q. Could you please explain what do you mean by 'naturalist at the time of the safari?

By the term 'naturalist at the time of the safari' we mean a wildlife expert who would guide you about the flora, fauna and avifauna at the time of the safari.