If Africa is the only place you are able to associate with wildlife, think again! Contrary to the regal air that is associated with Rajasthan, there is a side that speaks of the untamed and unexplored territories. It is a world where wilderness beckons you for an up, close and personal tryst with the fast, fierce and furious beasts.A former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore National Park today occupies a prominent place amongst the wildlife destinations in the country. Speckled with abundant forests and verdant grasslands, Ranthambore is a resplendent landscape filled with a myriad of wild animals and emanates the royal essence of Rajasthan. One of the most celebrated national parks of India, it is famous for its thriving population of tigers and calls out to all wildlife enthusiasts across the world.Ranthambore, a small village in Rajasthan, derives its name from the two hills ‘Ran’ and ‘Thambor’ in Rajasthan. Located at the junction of the Vindhyas and the Aravallis, it is home to a huge range of flora and fauna and makes for a perfect location for a getaway. The park and its rich history attracts a large number of tourists, passionate photographers and nature lovers. The wildlife safari into the heart of the park derives complete benefits as you travel through the deciduous forests, capturing some of the best wildlife moments. There are a number of travelling options to Ranthambore and the wildlife sanctuary. Ranthambore National Park is located in the Sawai Madhopur district in southeastern Rajasthan, which is about 180 kilometres from Jaipur. The nearest airport is the Jaipur International Airport and the nearest railway station is at Sawai Madhopur, which is nearly 11 kilometres from the park. You can choose from a range of Ranthambore tourism packages depending on your budget, sightseeing preferences or the cities you want to tour. We have packages designed especially for a comprehensive tour to the surrounding cities Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner. The Ranthambore tourism packages take you to an entirely different world where you come across the natural beauty of the place and some fascinating creatures as well. The place makes for a dream destination with the presence of pretty lakes and ponds, hills, rocky smudges, gorgeous ravines, all of which make for a picturesque ambience. It is bound by the river Banas in the north and river Chambal in the south. This park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 and later in 1980 it was announced as the Ranthambore National Park.Along a wide network of sprawling rivers, punctuated by steep crags, awaits a world where tigers keep you company and a thick foliage of deciduous trees peer right at you.The Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is best known for its tiger population. With Ranthambore tourism packages you can witness the tigers living in their natural habitat. Get a chance to see ‘Sundari’ the offspring of the most photographed tigress of Ranthambore, Machali. Sundari now rules the lake areas. The other wildlife species of the park include wild boars, hyenas, leopards, nilgai, sloth bear, reptiles, exotic bird and animal species. Labyrinthine paths covered with dried leaves and shrouded in thick forest cover take you to the historic 10th century Ranthambore Fort that brings the royal era to life with its magnanimous architecture and grandeur. The fort is recognised as a World Heritage Site and lies within the Ranthambore National Park. The Ranthambore Fort houses a few temples built in the 12th and 13th centuries. The Padam Talao Lake is the largest among all the lakes in the park with a red sandstone at its edge. India’s second largest Banyan tree beside the lake is an attraction in itself.This majestic place is a dreamland straight out of a fairytale you might have envisioned as a child. So give wings to your imagination and embark on an adventure-filled odyssey of this fantasy land with family or friends. Our Ranthambore tourism packages include comfortable accommodation options which are inclusive of travel, transfers, sightseeing and breakfasts depending upon the choice of package. You can choose from luxury, deluxe or budget deals which are light on your pocket. We also have special packages for Ranthambore tourism that include tours of the nearby cities. You can now see some of the major attractions like the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort in Agra; the Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, City Palace in Jaipur; and India Gate, Red Fort and Qutab Minar in the national capital, Delhi.So if a wild roar of the untamed beast in the woods is your idea of an adrenaline-pumping holiday, then a jungle safari in the naturally abundant Ranthambore is meant for you!