Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in India as well as an ideal place to see tigers in their natural habitat. Ranthambore is not only about tigers, you can spot other wild animals here such as, leopards, bears, jackals, chital, nilgai, blackbucks and so on. This place is also ideal for watching the colorful and migratory birds
How to reach there?
Ranthambore is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan which is accessible from Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai by train, bus, taxi or flight to the nearest airport in Jaipur. If you are traveling form Mumbai/Delhi, then a board a flight to Jaipur and form there you can hire taxi to Ranthambore. The railway junction is located at Sawai Madhopur where you can easily board train connected to major destinations.
Where to stay?
There are plenty of Ranthambore Resorts to choose from where you can enjoy the stay. It is important to choose the Best place to stay in Ranthambore. Because in Ranthambore, a good resort is the only place where you can enjoy the various activities of resort after wildlife safari during the leisure time. The safari can be experienced twice in a day in the morning and afternoon. One can also choose a Tent in Ranthambore to witness the rustic beauty of Rajasthan.
How to book safari?
If you are planning your trip during the peak season then you need to book safari in advance. Also the entry of number of vehicles is limited. There are three ways for booking safari-
The first way is to book through the Safari Booking Office. You can visit the counter and get your tickets. Another way is get your bookings done from the Ranthambore Tiger Resort where you will be staying. This is the easiest way though it could be costlier as the resort will ask you for its own commission for providing your services. You can also email some tour agencies and find out their quotes. There are 10 different zones and so you can also give preference to your zone, though its not necessary, you will get the one you desired. You can also choose online booking if you do not like to stand in the queue at booking counter.
There are advantages and disadvantages over choosing canter or jeep. A canter is a 20 seater kind of bus whereas, jeep is a 6-seater vehicle. A jeep is very comfortable and you can stop the driver anytime on your request. Though a canter is uncomfortable but probably a guide would be knowledgeable and driver will cover all the areas. There are chances that due to the noise of canter, sometimes animals run away. Anyway, it is always about luck whether you spot tiger or not during the safari. Thus, it is suggested that you try out more and more safari to increase the chances of spotting wildlife. It may be affecting to your budget.
Which zone should be preferred?
There are 10 different zones, generally, 1- 3 zones have very fair chances of spotting tigers. 4-5 zones have fewer chances and 6-10 zones have very limited chances. Zones 105 take you deeper in the park and thus chances are increased. But this case is not always same. Sometimes and some days, people spot animals in 6-10 zones and do not spot in 1-5. So, it is totally about your luck.
So, experience tiger safari once in a lifetime at Ranthambore National Park and you will be delighted to spot the wildlife in their natural habitat. To make your trip memorable and more enjoyable, book Luxury Resort in Ranthambore.