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Discover the splendours of India's most spectacular national park
Ranthambore National Park is one of India's most iconic parks, once the hunting grounds of maharajas and today a centre of conservation. It is best known for its population of Bengal tigers and is part of ‘Project Tiger’ which aims to protect this majestic creature from extinction. Bird lovers flock to Ranthambore to watch the many species that inhabit the park. Please note that the park is closed annually between 01 July to 30 Sep.
- From the historic Ranthambore Fort, which is more than 100 years old, you can enjoy far reaching views over the park
- You may be lucky enough to spot one or more of the national park’s 270 species of birds, including woodpeckers, kingfishers and flamingos
- While in Ranthambore you can enjoy morning and evening game drives in open top canters which take up to 20 passengers. For a treat perhaps upgrade to a jeep
- The majority of people head here to spot a tiger or two, however there are plenty of other species to see including leopards, sloth bears, deer and jacks
- Our featured hotels range from Five Star jungle lodges to heritage hotels and tented accommodations
Ranthambore holiday highlights
This former hunting ground of Jaipur's maharajas has been under the protection of Project Tiger since the early 1970s and it attracts nature-lovers from around the world eager to spot the endangered and mighty Bengal tigers. The landscape transforms from dry plains to grasslands and dense forests dotted with waterholes. A wealth of wildlife inhabit the park including the leopard, hyena, jackal, sloth bear, crocodile and spotted deer as well as countless birds.
Experience the thrill of a jeep safari as you embark on a game journey from the Aravalis Mountains to the Vindhya Range in search of the elusive tiger. Visit historic Ranthambore Fort which is over 1000 years old and offers breathtaking views of the park from its hill-top setting.