Ranthambore going students can have their industrial visit at Sawai Madhopur, sawai madhopur though industrial backward in comparison to other neighboring district has got few medium to small scale units worth visiting, one such medium scale industrial setup is P.G. Gas Refilling Plant the L.P.G. Gas Refilling Plant of Indian Oil Corporation, which presently has the installed capacity to fill 50 MT L.P.G. per year. Sawai Madhopur is also famous for its guavas, affectionately known as “Madhopur guavas” in Rajasthan
Situated in the in the Sawai Madhopur district of the Indian state of Rajasthan, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is compact, yet full of game. Sprawling over an undulating terrain of Aravali and Vindhyan ranges, the park occupies an area of 393 sq. Km.. A system of three artificial lakes enhances beauty of the park. The density of the tiger population at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is quite high in India. Ranthambore national park is one of the most visited national parks in India. The area got the status of a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and was declared a National Park in 1981. Ranthambore national park was taken under the Project Tiger in the year 1974.
Sights to See
The National Park is open for guided tours in the morning and in the evening from October to June. The visit timings are as given below:
|Oct 1-Oct 31:6.30am-10.00am & 2.30pm-6.00pm|
|Nov 1-Jan 31:7.00am-10.30am & 2.00pm-5.30pm|
|Feb 1-Mar 31:6.30am-10.00am & 2.30pm-6.00pm|
|Apr 1-May 15:6.00am- 9.30am & 3.00pm-6.30pm|
|May 16-Jun 30:6.00am- 9.30am & 3.30pm-7.00pm|
|July 1 – Sep 30: Tiger Reserve CLOSED|
Visitors can take tours on a Gypsy (06 seater SUV) or Canter (26 seater bus).
Tours can be booked from the tour booking centre in Sawai Madhopur .
Fauna of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore national park is mainly known for its tigers. It is possible that one may not get to see the Tigers at all time. However, Ranthambore national park is home to various carnivores like the leopards, tigers, Chital, Nilgai, Striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Hanuman langurs, jackals, caracals, sloth bears, rufoustailed hare, chinkara, common palm civets , Indian wild boar, black bucks, common Yellow Bats, Fivestriped Palm Squirels, Indian False Vampires, Desert Cats, Indian Foxes, Indian Gerbilles, Indian Mole Rats, Indian Flying Foxes, Indian Porcupines, Longeared Hedgehogs, Small Indian Civets Ratels, Small Indian Mongoose, and Common mongoose. Ranthambore national park is also widely known for its huge population of the Black bucks.
Avian population in Ranthambore National Park
Thanks to its varied terrain and abundance of water bodies, the avian population in Ranthambore national park is also rich and the main species that can be easily seen are Indian Gray Hornbills, Common Kingfishers, Crakes, Nightjars, Owl, Snipes, Gulls, Sandpipers, Eagles, Cormorants, graylag goose, Terns, Darters, Great Crested Grebe, Woodpeckers, Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Storks, Pelicans, Bitterns, Pittas, Flamingos, Parakeets, Bee Eaters, Pigeon, Dove, Asian Palm Swift, Shrikes, Minivets, Cuckoo-Shrikes, Cuckoos, Treepies, Orioles, Crows, Drongos, Pipits, Flycatchers, Bayas, Ioras, Sparrows, Wood Shrikes, Wagtails, Finches, Mynas, Bulbul, Falcons Munias, etc.
- Sawai madhopur Zila Dugdh Utpadak Sahakari Sangh Ltd.
- Small Scale oil mills
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Amreshwar Mahadev (8 km)
Located amongst the sylvan surroundings of the hills, the Amareshwar Mahadev Temple is a scenic spot for visitors and devotees. A waterfall and the verdant grove add charm to the place making it ideal for a picnic.
Kela Devi – 125 km
The Keladevi Sanctuary is northern extension of the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Karauli and Sawai Madhopur districts. There are hills in the south, north and eastern parts. At many places, it has a curious feature of two separate ridges running parallel to each other.
How would you like to travel?
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is:
- 175 km from Jaipur
- 12 km from Sawai-Madhopur
- 445 km from Khajuraho
- 219 km from Raipuri
- 182 km from Bilaspur
- 83 km from Balaghat
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