As class 6th is going for a trip to Ranthambore from 30th November ’17 to 2nd of December here are the top 7 places to visit in Ranthambore for trip travellers.
The best time to visit Ranthambore is between 1st of October till 30th June as it us the time when tigers are mostly seen. safe shelter for tigers and many other wildlife species, Ranthambore National Park is amongst the best national parks in India. What makes this leading wildlife reserve stand out in the country are its location, flora and the royal ruins of the majestic fort. Therefore, it is not merely a wildlife destination in Rajasthan; it in fact narrates the history of the glorious past of the state. In addition, the unquestionably beautiful locales of Sawai Madhopur have been profoundly influenced by the wildlife which can clearly be seen in the lifestyle of the people here. Here is a list of places that you should see in and around Ranthambore National Park, places that can offer you an unmatched travel experience in India:
This majestic fort is the landmark of Ranthambore National Park. Situated about 5kms inside the wildlife reserve, Ranthambore Fort is the marvel of the Chauhan dynasty. The construction of the fort began in 944 AD under the rule of King Sapaldaksha but it was during the time period of Rao Hammir Deo Chauhan that the fort took shape. It is recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Sitethat places it under the title ‘Hill Forts of Rajasthan’. The mansion is built upon a 700ft high hill and is one of the major attractions in Ranthambore National Park. Once this fort severed as a royal hunting reserve and had a sprawling jungle around it giving enough space to carry out this adventure sport. However during the 1950s it became a part of the ‘Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary’ that was set up to conserve the dwindling wildlife in the area
2.Trinetra Ganesha Temple
Situated inside Ranthambore Fort, Trinetra Ganesh Temple is yet another attraction in Ranthambore National Park. Trinetra (Three-Eyed) Ganesh or Pratham Ganesh Temple is amongst the oldest temples in Rajasthan. It is one of those temples, where one can find the deities of the entire family of Lord Ganesha. The temple was built by King Hammer, who is believed to be an ardent devotee of Lord Ganesha. The legend has it that while King Hammer was at war here, their stocks of food were running out. Then one night, Lord Ganesha appeared before the King and assured him that the stocks will be filled and his problems will be solved by the next morning. Miraculously, the next day, the war ceased and the food stock replenished; therefore the king decided to build a temple for Lord Gamesha here. A large number of Ganesha devotees throng this temple and five aartis are held each day here.
Set amidst quaint settings, Surwal Lake is one of the best places for sightseeing near Ranthambore Park. This lake is the haven for many birds, which are seen here catching fishes especially during winter season. It is a shallow lake, which dries out in summer; therefore it is ideal to visit this place either in monsoon or in winter. The best time of the day to visit here is morning when many birds are seen picking up their breakfast from here. Tucked in isolation, Surwal Lake is ideal for those seeking some solace and peace.
4 Kachida Valley
This valley is located close to the outskirts of the Park and is mostly inhabited by Panthers and Bears. The area is surrounded by low jagged hills, which enhances the beauty of this place making it one of the best places to visit in Ranthambore. Animals like deer and wild boars are also found in good numbers while Sloth bears are mostly seen in this area looking for honey combs and fruits. This valley is located close to the outskirts of the Park and is mostly inhabited by Panthers and Bears. The area is surrounded by low jagged hills, which enhances the beauty of this place making it one of the best places to visit in Ranthambore. Animals like deer and wild boars are also found in good numbers while Sloth bears are mostly seen in this area looking for honey combs and fruits.
5.Village Women Crafts
Apart from witnessing the varied wildlife in the park, one has the opportunity to explore the culture and tradition of Rajasthan as well. At Village Women Craft, which is situated at Gas Plant Road in Sawai Madhopur, one can find a variety of handmade carpets, woolen carpets, tribal rugs, wildlife paintings, shawls, bed covers and much much more! Village Women Craft is a social initiative that supports rural women in Rajasthan to become independent and economically stable. It is an incredible place to shop in Rajasthan and definitely a perfect memento of Ranthambore National Park.
Whether it is a real jungle or the concrete jungle, Ranthambore is always full of adventure! The Wild Dragon Adventure Park is amongst the finest examples of unending fun and excitement here. The park blends perfectly with the rustic environment and offers visitors once in a lifetime experience. Zorbing, horror house and the ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) ride are the highlight of this adventure park that is situated in an isolated valley near the National Park. Amidst the quietness; Wild Dragon is ideal for embarking some adventure!
Situated on one side of Padam Lake, Jogi Mahal was used as a rest house for the visitors. Due to its scenic location, it has become a popular place in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve; unfortunately accommodation in Jogi Mahal has been restricted now. Near the Mahal is a tall banyan tree, which is considered one of the largest banyan trees in India.