Best Time To Visit Ranthambore National Park

Are you a Wildlife Lover? If your answer is positive, then my friend, you have come to the correct web blog. This web blog by India by Car & Driver, is all about the famous Ranthambore National Park. You will know about its beautiful species and the best time to visit the park. Let’s begin.

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National park is one of India’s most significant wildlife reserves. It is home to tigers and many other species of birds and mammals, so visiting this glorious place is a must for everyone as you will get an unforgettable experience. However, seeing this park at the wrong time can ruin your holiday. That’s why you should visit the park as per the correct timings and weather conditions.  

Let’s learn something about this magnificent wildlife reserve

The Ranthambore National park is popular for its tiger population and is ideal for seeing animals living freely. It is the sole destination in India, where you can easily spot tigers at any point in time. You will also get to witness the broad culture of Rajasthan as a bonus. See the tigers in Ranthambore via our Rajasthan Wildlife and Heritage Tour Package.

Ranthambore National Park’s Wildlife

The reserve is home to more than 270 species of birds. Other than tigers, you will also see leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear, and chital; not only that. You will also see various plants, trees, birds, and reptiles. Here is an exciting story.

In 2005, the tiger count here was only 26. This number is lower than the 44 tigers that lived in Ranthambore in 1982, i.e., 44. However, in just three years, the government experts restored the tigers. It was found in a survey that the tigers in 2008 were 34 along with 14 cubs, totaling the number to 48. It happened because of the efforts by the wildlife management authority, which took the initiative to protect our tigers and make sure that our animals are in good health.

Now, the Ranthambore tigers have even got unique names and have individual identities. This is due to the emotional connection with wildlife photographers, experts, and jungle officials with the tigers. Some of the most famous names include Machali, Dollar, Sitara, Bina One, and Bina Two. Surprisingly the tiger population here so big that some of the tigers were shifted to other national parks. Currently, this destination holds:

  • 40 mammal species.
  • 320 bird species.
  • 40 reptile species.
  • 02 amphibian species.
  • 50 butterfly species.
  • 300 plant species.

Want to see all these species? Get our EXTREME GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND WILDLIFE TOUR PACKAGE, within which you will also get a golden triangle experience with Ranthambore. Our expert guide from India by Car & Driver will also tell you the names of the tigers not mentioned here if you are curious? 

The monthly schedule of Ranthambore National Park

Now that you know some information about the famous Indian sanctuary, now is the time to know about the monthly plan and the best time to visit the park.

  • You should avoid going in festive times as most visitors are locals, and the bookings fill up fast during those times.
  • The park is covered in fog and freezing temperatures in December, January, and February.
  • In February, March, and April, you will see many animal movements, but you should be ready to face the scorching heat.
  • The sanctuary is closed in July, August and September.

So the best time is in April, May, and June. It is because the water is scarce due to temperatures that can go up to 40 degrees. Book your tour with our Tour Agent in Jaipur today for the best wildlife experience.  

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