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Posted by Deependra Dobriyal on July 17, 2020


Apart from its rich culture, Rajasthan is also popular for its wildlife jungle safari experience in Ranthambore National Park.

The park is an absolute visiting destination amongst the tourists for wild big cats and other species of wild animals, reptiles, and birds.

Due to its huge area, the Ranthambore National Park has been divided into ten zones.

The zones 1 to 5 will take you straight into the middle part of the park and deeper areas of the jungle. Chances are very high that you will be able to see tigers playing with their cubs, drinking water off the lake, and running at a very high speed to catch their prey. 

If you want to witness tigers and other specific species of Tiger, Zone 3 will always top your priority list.

Zone 6 to Zone 10 decreases the chances of spotting tigers but on the other hand, if you anytime prefer to see over 200 species of birds and mammals like Nilgai, Jackals, Hyenas, and other reptiles, one should definitely go for these zones.

Best time to visit Ranthambore National Park:

March to June is the best time to visit if you want to spot Bengal tigers. Although, the temperature is very high during this time. Ranthambore National Park remains closed from July to September end. 

People who love bird-watching can visit during the months of November and December.

Jeep or canter Safari, which one to choose?

A Jeep is a small vehicle that can accommodate 6-8 people at once however, Canter is a larger vehicle in which 20 people can seat at once. Jeep Safari as compared to Canter are a better option so far. However, both vehicles follow the same path in the park.

Ranthambore Safari Timings:

Wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park is conducted twice every day in the morning and afternoon shifts. Most people love to visit Ranthambore National Park during the winter season as the temperature is suitable compared to summers.


Ranthambore Safari's cost is different for Indians and Foreigners. Ranthambore is famous throughout the world of wildlife adventure, and people who come to Rajasthan for adventure never miss Ranthambore.

20-seat open Canter Safari

Canter Safari in Ranthambore National park is the best and safest way to explore the fauna of Park.

  • The cost for Indian Tourists ranges from INR 700 per person.
  • For International Tourists, the price ranges from INR 1400 per person.

6-seater open Jeep Safari

Jeep Safari is the most thrilling way to explore the jungles of Ranthambore National Park. 

  • For Indian Tourists, the cost ranges from INR 1000 per person.
  • For Foreign Tourists, the cost ranges from INR 1850 per person

Book your Jeep Safari here!

How to book a safari online?

To book safari at Ranthambore National Park, you can go to the official website -

There are many websites where you can book your safari. One of them being

You get two options to choose from  Zone 1 to Zone 6 and Zone 7 to Zone 10. (If you select Safari for 1 to 6 Zone that means your safari will be conducted in any one Zone, same as for Zone 7 to 10)

Whatever zone you will go to in all the zones is decided by the computerized system according to availability. It is mandatory to tell your name, age, and I.D card number that you have to show once you reach the park. 

How to Reach:

  • Ranthambore National Park is well-connected with all the major cities of India by Railways and Roads.
  • Nearest Airport- Jaipur Airport (160 K.M)
  • Nearest Railway Station- Sawai Madhopur Railway Station (11 K.M)
  • Nearest Bus Station- Sawai Madhopur Railway Station

Where to stay at Ranthambore?

Ranthambore has many options where you can choose to stay. From Camping resorts to Beautiful and spacious villas everything is there to stay in Madhopur. Choosing your stay destination depends on your budget up to a large extent. You can always enjoy this thrilling adventure with your loved ones without caring about the stay options. 

Have more doubts for Ranthambore National Park, here is the detailed guide for Ranthambore National Park Safari.

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