Ranthambore Wildlife Safari

Witness the unforgettable experience of Ranthambore peppered with structures from bygone ages. This majestic place will surely awaken all your senses with its natural beauty. The water features at Ranthambore National Park give great relief to the wild animals during the searing hot days of summer. Named after the massive fort, Ranthambore National Park promises to show you glimpses of the Royal Bengal Tiger in action, along with 40 species of mammals, 40 species of reptiles, 320 species of birds, 50 species of Butterflies, and 300 species of plants.

Other than the beautiful tiger, which is the main reason people visit this location, viewing the beauty and energy of other creatures is also interesting. Whether it's the elegance and energy of deer, the sight of a massive crocodile reclining alongside a lake, or a lovely bluebell grazing around in a green field, all of these sights will please your mind and heart. The abundance of spectacular bird species found here is a bird watcher's heaven. The multicolored ducks surrounding the lake, a majestic Indian eagle flying in the sky, or a vulture perched high on a tree, are all highly enticing birding vistas. As Ranthambore forest is home to around 300 species of resident and migratory birds, only a few of them are Kingfisher, Painted Spurfowl, Sarus Crane, large Cormorant, Bronze-winged Jacana, Sandpiper, Nightjar, Great horned owl, Painted Sandgrouse, and many others.

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Jeep Safari

The vast grasslands, wooded regions, and monument ruins inside Ranthambore National Park give several possibilities for animal observation while on a jeep safari of Ranthambore National Park. Tigers can be spotted hunting deer, their preferred prey, on the wide grassy terrain. A glimpse of a majestic Royal Bengal Tiger is an unforgettable sight.

Jeep safaris in Ranthambore are one of the most popular ways to see animals and observe the park's gorgeous surroundings. The Jeep is a four-wheel-drive Maruti Suzuki Gypsy that is entirely open from the top and can take up to six guests on the Ranthambore Jungle Safari. You may have a personalized and enriching jeep safari in Ranthambore with a naturalist either in the morning or in the afternoon. The jeeps must follow a predetermined path and exit the park by the specified time. At any given moment, no more than four jeeps may travel on a certain route, and no more than 40 vehicles may enter the park.

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Canter Safari

Canter Safari is a thrilling safari method for seeing animals in Ranthambore National Park. The canter is a 20-seat open-air safari vehicle or van. The Park Authority also makes reservations for Canter Safari. A forest safari from the canter can accommodate up to 20 passengers at the same time. Most visitors and wildlife enthusiasts like to go on a canter safari since the canter's height is higher than that of a vehicle, making it easier to spot animals among the far forest and dense shrubs. It offers a unique wildlife experience to explore the park and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of the national park. Canter Safari in Ranthambore is available at two times: one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

In Ranthambore National Park, just a few canters are permitted for jungle safaris. At Ranthambore National Park Safari, the canter is advised for big groups of guests. The safari vehicle of choice for large families or parties is the Cantor.

Canter is an excellent safari alternative for individuals who like to enjoy the safari experience with others rather than riding in separate cars. The canter safari in Ranthambore guarantees that every member of the family or group has the same experience. If a group of people goes on a safari in various cars, some of them may be lucky to spot tigers while others are not.

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  • For how many months Ranthambore National Park is open for tourists?

    Ranthambore is open for wildlife tourism from 1st October to 30th June every year as the weather remains pleasant for safari.

  • What is the average temperature at Ranthambore?

    Temperature - highest of 48 degrees Celsius in summer, and lowest of 2 degrees Celsius in winter.

  • What is the distance between Ranthambore and major cities around?

    Following are the road distances between Ranthambore and other cities -

    • Jaipur to Ranthambore - 160 Km
    • Udaipur to Ranthambore - 388 Km
    • Jodhpur to Ranthambore - 456 Km
    • Delhi to Ranthambore - 381 Km
    • Agra to Ranthambore - 239 Km
    • Mumbai to Ranthambore - 1031 Km
  • What are the requirements for booking safari online?
    • Information about each visitor: Full name, Age, Sex (as printed on the ID proof provided by you)
    • Date of Booking Safari & Safari timing (Morning/Afternoon)
    • The specific ID card number of all visitors (Voter Id, Aadhar Card, Pan Card, Driving license, etc.)
    • Safari Entry fees paid in advance
  • What are the general instructions for Safari Booking?
    • You have to pay full fees for safari booking in advance.
    • ID proof is a must for every visitor.
    • No refund or cancellation is permitted on confirmed bookings.
    • Booking is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged with anyone.
    • You must carry the same ID card that you have submitted during the online booking.
    • You can book your safari a maximum of 90 days in advance.
    • Passport details are mandatory for foreign tourists for making reservations.
    • Safari permit is issued on a first-come, first, serve basis (subject to availability).
    • Park may be closed without any prior notice to visitors.
    • In case of any revision of fees after the booking, visitors will be liable to pay the difference at the time of entry into the park.
    • The visitors are required to report to the boarding place 15 min before the scheduled departure of the safari.
    • The National Park authorities will not be responsible for any accident, injury, theft, or death during the safari excursion.
  • What are the opening timings of Ranthambore National Park?

    Generally, the opening and closing time of the park is in sync with the sunrise and sunset. The park opens around half an hour after sunrise and closes around half an hour before sunset. Like the sunrise and sunset timing changes with the change of the season, the entry and exit timing of the Ranthambore National Park changes accordingly. The entry timings in the park begin a little later during the summers, and the same is the case with exit timings. The morning safaris are conducted from 7: AM to 10:30 AM, while the evening safaris are conducted from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM. There is a heavy rush on weekends and holidays so it is always advisable to book safari and hotels in advance. Each safari is allowed for a maximum of three and half hours.

  • Will I see a tiger in Ranthambore national park?

    Ranthambore national park is known for sheltering a high density of tigers in its territory. Thus, the chance of sighting tigers is very high in the Ranthambore tiger reserve.

  • Which is a better mode of transport for enjoying a safari in Ranthambore?

    Two options are available in Ranthambore for Safari – Jeep and Canter. Both are feasible modes and give an amazing experience. Gypsy is a bit costlier than canter safari. Smaller groups with 2 to 6 people can opt for gypsy and large groups like 10 to 20 may go for a canter safari.