About Ranthambore


Ranthambore National Park is a national park in Rajasthan, India, with an area of 1,334 km2 (515 sq mi). It is bounded to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River. It is named after the historic Ranthambore Fort, which lies within the park.

Ranthambore National Park was established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955, initially covering an area of 282 km2 (109 sq mi). It was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973 and became a national park on 1 November 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary. In 1992, the Tiger Reserve was expanded to include the adjoining Keladevi Sanctuary in the north and Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary to the south along with other forests.

How to reach Ranthambore by Air

Sanganer Airport is the nearest field and is located at Jaipur. The distance from Jaipur to Ranthambore is about 180 km. Regular takeoffs are available for Jaipur from all major metropolises of India so excursionists can land at this place easily. Excursionists from Sanganer Airport can take cab to reach the place comfortably.

How to reach Ranthambore by Rail

Sawai Madhopur is the nearest train line station located at a distance of 10 km. The Sawai Madhopur train line station is well connected from all major metropolises and municipalities so excursionists can take train from anywhere to reach the place easily. From outside road station the excursionists can take taxi or cab to reach the Ranthbore National Park easily.

How to reach Ranthambore by Road

Ranthambore is well connected from all major metropolises and municipalities through the state bus service so that the people can fluently take bus from the near residers to reach the place comfortably. Piecemeal from the state bus service, excursionists also have a choice to take the motorcars of original, luxury and private drivers. All these motorcars help excursionists to visit the place comfortably. Jaipur (157 km), Delhi (417 km), Ahmedabad (657 km) Ajmer (274 km) and Jodhpur (450 km) can be travelled to via road from Ranthambore. Vacuity of State possessed and private motorcars solves the purpose of how to reach Ranthambore. Still the road conditions from the Agra/ Bharatpur side are veritably bad. The road from Tonk is in decent condition.

Details About Ranthambore national Park

  • Total Forest Area – 1536 Square Kilometers
  • Core Area – 716 square kilometers
  • Rivers – Johilla, janadh, charanganga, Damnar, Banbei, Ambanala and Andhiyari Jhiria
  • Hills – Ranthambore hill, rising 811 meters above sea level
  • Temperature – maximum 42 degree Celsius in summer and 10 degree in winter