Ranthambore is located in Rajasthan India and is a short
distance of 11 Km from Sawai Madhopur town. Sawai Madhopur is
connected to other cities in Rajasthan by rail and road. You can
travel to Sawai Madhopur by train, cars, taxis and buses.
The nearest airport to Ranthambore is Jaipur, the capital of the
state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is located at a distance of 140 Km
from Ranthambore. You can arrive in Jaipur by flights from any
major city in India, such as Delhi or Mumbai and then travel to
Sawai Madhopur by train or road transport.
You can easily travel to Ranthambore by road from anywhere in
Rajasthan. Both the Rajasthan Tourism Department and many
private operators run road transport services to Ranthambore.
You can choose from local buses, luxury coaches or private taxis
to travel by road to Ranthambore National Park.
The main railway line from Delhi to Mumbai runs past Sawai
Madhopur, which is connected by regular trains from cities
across Rajasthan and India. You can travel to Sawai Madhopur by
train and then cover the remaining 11 Km to Ranthambore by taxi.
The Fort: Steep crags embrace a network of lakes and rivers, and
atop one of these hills, is the impressive Ranthambhore Fort.
Built in the 10th century, the fort is considered to be one of
the oldest forts in the state. Strategically built on the border
of Rajasthan and Malwa, the fort houses some splendid monuments,
within its precincts. The terrain fluctuates between impregnable
forests and open bush land. The forest is the typically dry
deciduous type, with Dhok, being the most prominent tree.
Balas Sawai Mansingh Sanctuary.
Approx. 10 kms from Sawai Madhopur City, lies this haven for
wildlife in the scenic area of the Aravalli Hills. An ideal
additional trip or alternative to the safari in Ranthambhore
National Park, this sanctuary offers rugged hillsides, beautiful
scenery, wildlife and birds. It is one of the best habitats in
the area for the Leopard, the Honey Buzzard, the Indian Coarser
and many more!
Surwal and Mansrover Lakes.
Havens for bird lovers - attracting many kinds of migratory
The most common species are Flamingo, Indian Skimer, Lapwings,
Snipe, various types of Stork, Geese & Ducks and so many other
kind of birds.
Surwal Lake :
Approx. 20 kms from Sawai Madhopur
Mansrover Lake : - Approx. 27 kms from Sawai Madhopur