Ranthambore is famous for
Review and Ratings (79)
More chances to see tiger on lakes
Why I have given an average rating because jungle safari should cover more distance. For me jungle has better views than tiger from a significant distance. Chances of seeing a tiger kn the way to safari is negligible
Nice place to see wildlife
I am heading to Ranthambore
History of Ranthambore
Ranthambore is the oldest habitable place around Sawai Madhavpur. The rich and diverse jungles of Ranthambore were the hunting grounds of the rulers of Jaipur before India's independence. Ranthambore has been an immensely important place for historical development in Jaipur. Earlier known as Ranastamba or Ranastambhapura, present day Ranthambore has quite a few interesting places to visit. Ranthambore owes its existence to the ruler, Prithviraj I of the Chauhan Dynasty.
People and Culture of Ranthambore
The people of Ranthambore are very friendly and warm and most of them indulge in farming and pasturing. Poaching was a primitive method of survival but now that the Ranthambore Park is restored, these activities are strictly prohibited. The people of Ranthambore practice Hinduism and Lord Ganesha is worshipped primarily. All the festivals are celebrated with huge fervour.
Things To Do in Ranthambore
Those who are on the lookout of a serene getaway by the water can visit the nearby Kachida valley and Surwal Lake. If you are among those who stay nearby and are looking out for picnic spots in Ranthambore, then Malik Talao is your destination. Wildlife enthusiasts have a couple of attractions to visit like the Ranthambore tiger reserve or National park, Rajbag Talao, Anantpura, Lakarda and Bakula. Other Ranthambore tourist places include the Ranthambore school of Art that will give you a glimpse of the cultural side of Ranthambore. The Ranthambore places to visit attracts many travellers from all around the world.
Food and Shopping in Ranthambore
At Ranthambore, you can expect pure vegetarian cuisine at the local stalls of the streets. However, the egg might be an exception at few stalls. For authentic Rajasthani cuisines like the dal bhatti churma, malpuas and flavoured lassi you can look up to the local restaurants in the markets and also rely upon the hotels and restaurants of Ranthambore that serve authentic Rajasthani food near the Ranthambore sightseeing places.
You can shop for your souvenirs and handicraft items at the Dastkar Craft centre that has collections of articles handcrafted by the women of the nearby villages while on a Ranthambore tour. The usual colourful Rajasthani handicrafts and collectibles like the block printed fabric materials, cushion covers, silver articles, embroidery and embellishment works on fabrics and collectibles can be purchased from the stalls at the local market. Shopping for the famous Rajasthani spices can be done at the local market. Other places to visit in Ranthambore are the Sawai Madhavpur market, a local village, Mansarovar dam, and the Surual Lake, which ought not to be missed during a trip to Ranthambore.
Accommodation in Ranthambore
If visiting Ranthambore is on the cards and you have been wondering how to reach Ranthambore, then you can reach the national park easily. The nearest airport to Ranthambore is Jaipur from where you can hire a taxi, a car or reach by train as well. For your comfortable stay at Ranthambore, book your budget hotels like the Tiger Safari hotel, Luxury resorts or luxury hotels in Ranthambore that are at a close vicinity to all the important and famous places to see in Ranthambore.