Ranthambhore National Park
Stalk the tiger silently on your jeep when he penetrates your way while chasing its prey or taking a lazy tour of his zone. Peacocks, Deer and languors at the same time dash off all around. Fringe into the wild jungle scrubs encompassed by steep crags, crossed by a system of lakes and rivers, and an exciting trek up to the Ranthambhore Fort perched on a hillock.
A stone’s throw from the gateway town of Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambhore National Park, spread over an area of approximately 400 sq. Km, and is located in the eastern part of Rajasthan. Once was the private hunting home of the Maharajas of Jaipur, this captivating tiger habitat now offers jungle safaris from dawn to dusk!
ghariyal Sighting at Chambal
There’s a lot more than tigers to see in Ranthambhore. A scenic and adventurous boat ride at the National Chambal Sanctuary offers nerve chilling experiences of sighting rare species of Gharial in extreme wild.
Dashing Ranthambhore Fort is a world heritage site marked by UNESCO. The majestic fort offers much more than the vantage point to spot tigers. While Trinetra Ganesha Temple and other temples like Amreshwar Mahadeo temple with water fall, Chamatkar Jain Temple and hidden temple of Kuvalji (Shiva) are worth a visit.
Devpura Blackbuck sanctuary
Situated approx.. 14 kms. from Sawai Madhopur, the Village Devpura is a home to the beautiful Black Buck. Black Bucks here roam freely around the village and thus gives you an interesting option to walk and explore wildlife on your own.
Trinetra Ganesh Temple
One of the oldest temples in Rajasthan, Trinetra Ganesh Temple is situated on the hill top of Ranthambhore Fort, inside the premises of Ranthambhore National park. The temple attracts pilgrims from all over the country.
Surwal Lake for birding
Surwal Lake is one of the best places for sightseeing near Ranthambore Park. Ideal time to visit is during winter season as the lake dries out in summers. During winter months-Demoiselle cranes, Pelicans and many other birds visit this lake. For nature lovers the sight bequeaths immense solace amidst the chirping of words.
No doubt when you are in Ranthambhore, a walk around the village gives you ample opportunities to explore the varied culture, tradition and lifestyle of local people. The local women folk of Ranthambhore create variety of handmade products viz carpets, tribal rugs, wildlife paintings, shawls, bed covers and much more!