Did you know that the Ranthambore national park was Sawai Madhopur Game sanctuary till the year
1980 and was declared as Ranthambore national park in 1980? Spread across a gigantic area of 1334
square kilometers, this beautiful national park with its wild forests, grassy meadows, and
extraordinary trees is home to some of the most distinguished wildlife species in the world. In this
blog, we will take you across all the vital information that you must be aware of if you are planning a
trip to Ranthambore anytime soon.
Ranthambore Safari Price - Jeep & Canter Safari Charges
Managed by the forest department of the Government of Rajasthan, you can make a
booking for the safari both online as well as offline. You can opt for either a half-day safari or
a full-day safari.
Ranthambore Jeep Safari Charges (Max. 6 pax are allowed in one Jeep.)
|Indian Tourist||INR 1305/- per person|
|Foreign Tourist||INR 1860/- per person|
Ranthambore Canter Safari Charges (Max. 20 pax are allowed in one Canter.)
|Indian Tourist||INR 791/- per person|
|Foreign Tourist||INR 1305/- per person|
Note: GST and service charges not included in above price. Service Charge may vary depending on time i.e from lean season to peak season.
Where is Ranthambore Park located?
Located at the heart of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill ranges, the Ranthambore national park is
located around 13-14 km from Sawai Madhopur city in Rajasthan. It is about 190 km from Jaipur. Since the state of Rajasthan has easy connectivity with all parts of the country, you can easily reach here through the mediums of road, rail, and air.
Interesting facts about Ranthambore National Park
- The park gets its name from the Ranthambore fort which was built during the 10 th century. The fort stands at a height of 700 feet and also has three temples that are dedicated to lord Ganesh, lord Shiva and lord Ramlaji.
- There are three lakes across the national park which are named – Padam lake, raj-bag lake, and Malik lake.
- The second largest banyan tree in India is located near the Padam lake in the national park.
- It is also believed that rani Padmavati bathed in the lakes here before committing Sati.
- The Ranthambore national park consists of nearly 300 species of vegetation and hundreds of species of animals.
The Green Rulers in the National Park
Needless to say, the Ranthambore National Park is home to some of the most extensive
species of plants, trees, and other greens. But if there is one plant that rules the jungle with
a presence of more than 75% is that of Dhok. Other trees that you are sure to find here in
abundance include Mango, Jamun, Imli, and many more.
Animals found in the Ranthambore National Park
The Ranthambore National Park is divided into 10 zones and
Best time to visit Ranthambore National Park
Since the park is closed during the monsoon season which ranges from July to September,
the best time to visit the park is from the summer months of April to June and in winter from
December to march.
So now that you have all the essential information regarding the Ranthambore National
Park, what is the wait for? Pack your bags and get your tickets booked today.