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Introduction of Ranthambhore

Ranthambore is located about 11 km away from Sawai Madhopur. Ranthambore was the private tiger reserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur. Ranthambore is lying on the easternmost part of the Aravalis. It is adorned with pavilions of towers and watches. The town of Ranthambore is watched over by the huge Ranthambore fort. Ranthambore National Park and Ranthambore Fort are the prominent attractions of Ranthambore. Every year in the month of September an annual fair is held on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in the temple of Lord Ganesha which is situated in the Ranthambore fort. The climate of Ranthambore is about 38.3 degree Celsius in summers and it is about 8 degree Celsius in winters. Best season to visit Ranthambore is from November to April.


Ranthambore National Park

History of Ranthambhore

Rao Hammir Deo Chauhan, the ruler of Ranthambore fought against Alauddin Khilji in 1301 A.D. In the 13th century this land was taken over by Govinda who was the grand son of Prithviraj Chauhan. Later, he was succeeded by Vagbhatta who built a imperial temple at Jhain and redecorate Ranthambore. Many battles were fought. Many rulers won and lost. By the middle of the 15th century, the fort was captured by Rana Kumbha and afterwards it was handed it over to his son by him. Afterwards this glorious fort was occupied by the Mughal emperors, Aurangzeb and Akbar & the Hada Rajputs of Bundi.

In 1754 at the death of Aurangzeb this fort was gifted to Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur by the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam, it was maintained as the private hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur from that time. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh were the part of these hunting parties.

Tourist Attraction in Ranthambhore

Important tourist attractions in Ranthambore are:
Ranthambore National Park  - It is the prominent tourist attraction of Ranthambore. This Park encompass dry deciduous forests which spreads over an undulating landscape of the Vindhya and Aravali ranges. It spreads over an area of 392 square km. It is home of a large variety of animals, Tiger is the important attraction of this park. Ranthambore National Park is one of most prominent tiger reserve in the country under the Project Tiger. Other animals which can be viewed in the park are Wild Boar, Cheetal, Leopard, Sambhar, Sloth Bear, Hyena and Jackal.

Ranthambore fort -
Ranthambore fort is another important tourist spot in Ranthambore. This fort was constructed in 994 AD. It is situated 200 metres above sea level atop a steep high creek. The fort walls have a number of circular bastions. There are two tanks, a palace, a pavilion, chhatris and a few temples inside the fort.  

 

Deers in Ranthambore National Park

Tigers in Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort

Jain Temple

How to Reach Ranthambore

By Rail:
Ranthambore is well connected by rail. The nearest railway station is at Sawai Madhopur which is connected with many important cities of India.

By Road:
Ranthambore is also linked by road network, it is only about 10 km from Sawai Madhopur and a number of buses operate between Sawai Madhopur and the park. Taxis or cabs can also be hired from several places to travel around.

By Air:
Jaipur is the nearest airport from which is linked with all the prominent cities of India.

You will visit “Ranthambore” during the below Tours of Rajasthan

31 Days Rajasthan Tour (Including Ranthambhores)
31 Days / 30 Nights

Delhi - Alwar - Deeg - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Dholpur - Ranthambore - Tonk - Bundi - Jhalawar - Kota - Bijolia - Chittorgarh - Dungarpur - Banswara - Udaipur - Rajsamand - Nathdwara - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Rohetgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner -  Nagaur - Mandawa - Sikar - Jhunjhunu -Jaipur - Delhi

28 Days Rajasthan Heritage Tour (Including Ranthambhore)
28 Days / 27 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohetgarh - Deogarh - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Chittorgarh - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

24 Days Forts and Palaces Tour (Including Ranthambhore)
24 Days / 23 Nights
Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bhandarej - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Kota - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Delhi

17 Days Rajasthan Vacations Tour (Including Ranthambhore)
17 Days / 16 Nights
Delhi - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Ranthambore - Kota - Bundi - Chittorgarh Pushkar - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi

16 Days Rural Rajasthan Tour (Including Ranthambhore)
16 Days / 15 Nights
Delhi - Alwar - Samode - Pushkar - Khimsar - Phalodi - Luni - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh - Chittorgarh - Bundi - Ranthambore - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi

 

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