Situated on the intersection of Aravalli and Vindhyas, Ranthambore National Park is located around 11 km from Sawai Madhopur. Once upon a time a princely game preserve, it is today the best place to spot the tiger. The geography of this park ranges from conical hills of the Aravalli to gentle and steep slopes of the Vindhyas to sharp. The region has a unique topography, where the jungle is scattered with grasslands at the plateaus, flourishing foliage around the canals and pastures in gorges. The park sprawls across an area of 392 square kilometers. It is one of the most famous and National Parks of India. It is also considered as a heritage site and has been home to many species of plants, birds and reptiles. Therefore, this park draws lot of wildlife enthusiasts and photographers not only from India but across the world. If you want to visit this park, then explore the Ranthambore holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offer for Ranthambore tour.
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Ranthambore National Park:
Ranthambore National Park has a rich wildlife including Tigers (including the popular diurnal tigers), Striped Hyenas, Leopards, Sambar deer, Nilgai, Macaques, Chital, Jackals, Rufous tailed Hare, Black bucks, Chinkara, Desert Cats, Indian False Vampires, Five striped Palm Squirrels, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Porcupines, Small Indian Mongoose, etc. So, if you are a wildlife explorer you must make a visit to this park during your Ranthambore travel.
Apart from the famous national park, the Ranthambore fort is very popular. Located on top of a hill, this fort provides a spectacular view of the entire park. Besides the breathtaking view, the fort is an historical and architectural wonder.
It is the largest lake in the Ranthambore National Park. Padam Talab has been named after the water lilies that grow in the lake during season.
Kachida Valley is located close in the outskirts of the park. This area is popular as it consists of a majority of the Panther population of the park, along with a large population of beers.
Raj Bagh Talab:
The most beautiful lake in the park is the Raj Bagh Talab. The ruins scattered along the edges of the lake add to its attraction. Various animals and birds feeding in the lake are some of other attractions of the lake. Besides all, it is a favorite haunt of the Sambhar deer and prime tiger spotting areas.
Lakarda & Anantpura:
Lakarda & Anantpura situated in the northern and northwestern regions of the park. It is known as the best place for spotting 'Sloth Bears'.
This place is a rest house in the middle of the forest. It offers a good view of the Padam Talab and is very near to the national park. Jogi Mahal is also said to house the second largest banyan tree in India.