Ranthambore National Park is one of the world renowned National Park to spot Royale Bengal Tigers in its natural habitat. The possibility of spotting a tiger in wild at Ranthambore national park is much more when compared to many other national parks of India. Ranthambore is merging point of Aravali and Vindhya ranges. Tropical dry deciduous forest of Ranthambore remain lush green between August to March , then at commence of April trees starts shedding their leaves and in scorching heat of May and June whole forest of Ranthambore embraces a new look.
At Ranthambore Tiger Reserve jeep Safari experience is not limited to Royal Bengal Tiger other great habitants of this forest are sloth bear, leopard, caracal, jackal, fox, hyena and mongoose. Many times photographers have documented sloth bear and tiger confrontation. Which is unique phenomena in Indian forest. A 4x4 drive through the open grasslands, Incredible variety of birds , alarm call of chital, makes safari experience more adventurous. Amid all this adventurous safari experience impressive view of Ranthambore Fort makes safari experience more delightful although sighting of the wild animals or Specially “The Royal Bengal Tiger“ depends on one’s good fortune.
All safari zone (from zone 1 to zone 10) can be visited by jeep while canter is allowed in zone 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 10. In zone 7 , 8 and 9 canter is not allowed. Guest have option to visit multiple times a particular safari zone or they may visit multiple zone during their stay at Ranthambore.
The Ranthambore National Park online booking is done on the first come, first served basis. The fees for safaris must be paid in advance and the fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. In a single shift 20 jeeps and 20 canters are allowed to go for safaris. Both canter and jeep safari in Ranthambore National Park can be availed at two times morning and afternoon shifts and in both slots its duration is 3 hours.
Ranthambore National Park is only national park which allows their guest to book 1 to 6 seats in jeep and 1 to 20 seats in canter that means if you are one person and ready to share seats with other guest you may book only one seat in a jeep and you have to pay only for one seat. Jeep or canter do pick up from resort and after safari drops you at resort.
At Ranthambore guest have option to opt for 3 hours safari , or half day safari or full day jeep safari and their prices also vary accordingly. Half day and full day safaris are recommended for avid nature lovers and wildlife photographers. As in half day and full day safari guest have option to enter in any zone so these safaris are more promising when it comes to tiger spotting.
The Park safari timing are sync with sun rise and sunset timings.. The park opens around half an hour after the sunrise and closes around half an hour before the sunset. The entry and exit timing of the Ranthambore National Park changes based on summer and winter seasons. Below are the official timings of safari at Ranthambore National Park.
|From 1st Oct to 31st Oct||06.30 am - 10.00 am & 02.30 pm - 06.00 pm|
|From 1st Nov to 31st Jan||07.00 am - 10.30 am & 02.00 pm to 05.30 pm|
|From 1st Feb to 31st march||06.30 am - 10.00 am & 02.30 pm to 06.00 pm|
|From 1st April to 15th May||06.00 am - 09.30 am & 03.00 pm to 06.30 pm|
|From 16th May to 30th June||06.00 am - 09.30 am & 03.30 pm to 07.00 pm|
Ranthambore National Park Safari Booking Procedure