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Ranthambore Regency

Ranthambore Regency

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Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most famous national parks in northern India. It is situated in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, about 180 km from Jaipur, which is also the nearest airport. The nearest town and railway station is at Sawai Madhopur, about 11 km away.
Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambhore became a national park in 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary, and in 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to include Sawai Man Singh and Keladevi sanctuaries.
Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these majestic predators in the jungle. Tigers can be easily spotted even during the day Time. Good time to visit Ranthambore National park is in November and May when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common. Its deciduous forests were once a part of the magnificent jungles of Central India.
The park lies at the edge of a plateau, and is bounded to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal River. There are several lakes in the park. It is named for the historic Ranthambhore fortress, which lies within the national park. The park covers an area of 392 km², and is famous for its tiger population, and is one of India's Project Tiger reserves. Other major wild animals include the tiger, leopard, nilgai, dhole, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and chital. It is also home to wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles. Ranthambore is also the site for one of the largest banyan trees in India.
Ranthambore National Park, (last visited Mar. 3, 2010).

Sawai Madhopur är en stad i nordvästra Indien. Den är administrativ huvudort för distriktet Sawai Madhopur och hade cirka 100 000 invånare vid folkräkningen 2001. Staden grundades i mitten av 1700-talet av maharadja Sawai Madho Sing I.
Sawai Madhopur, (senast besökt mars 3, 2010).

The town is an aide memoire of the city's royal past the numerous stories of encounter with the majestic tiger. Sprawling over a undulating terrain of Aravali and Vindhyan ranges is wilderness of Ranthambore National Park. The park is one of the finest Tiger Reserve of India. A system of three artificial lakes enhances beauty of the park.
The main attraction of Ranthambore is Ranthambore National Park, The 392 sq. km. Park comprises of dry deciduous forests sprawling over an undulating terrain of the Aravalli and Vindhya ranges.The Park is one of the finest tiger reserve in the country under the Project Tiger. The majestic predators, assured of protection, roam freely during the daytime and can be seen at close quarters. Ranthambhor sanctuary has a large number of fauna, significant among those being sambhar, chital, nilgai, chinkara, langur, wild boar, peafowl and of course the King of the Jungle- the Great Indian Tiger.

A system of three pretty artificial lakes-Padam Talab, Rajbagh and Milak Talab, alongwith a number of anicuts are part of the biosphere. Besides enhancing the scenic beauty of the Park, they are an important source of water for the inhabitants of the park. Ranthambhor's royal past manifests itself in the well-preserved imposing fort, built in 994 A.D. atop a steep high creek 200 metres above sea level. Ruined pavilions, walls, chhatris and splendid monuments are interspersed within the majestic fort. An 8th century A.D. Ganesh temple on an open land attracts thousands of devotees and is the venue for an annual fair held on "Bhadrapad Sudi Chaturthi", fourth day of the bright half, in the month of Bhadra.

History of Ranthambhor - Rajasthan:
In the 13th century A.D. Govinda, the grandson of Prithviraj Chauhan took over the reign of the land. Later his successor Vagabhatta,autified the city and built a noteworthy temple at Jhain. In the middle of the 15th century A.D. Kumbha ured the fort and gifted it to his son to be occupied later by the Hada Rajputs of Bundi and Mughal Emperors Akbar and Aurangazeb. Mughal Emperor Shah Alam gifted it to Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur in 1754 and since then it was maintained as the hunting preserve of the Maharaja. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh were part of the royal hunting group that stayed here.


Ganesh Chaturthi (August - September of every year) - Perched on Ranthambore Fort is the temple of Lord Ganesha. Every year thousand of people gather here in honor of Lord Ganesha's birthday, in the month of August - September.
(Pinkcity Holidays,, 2011-02-28)


Ranthambore Regency is located on the midway of Ranthambore National Park & Sawai Madhopur. It covers an area amidst 2 acres of lush green lawns, It is most strategically located between the city of Sawai Madhopur and the national park.
The Ranthambore Regency Hotel offers its guests 20 poolside cottages, 22 super deluxe rooms and a luxury suite. All rooms have air conditioning, telephones and cable television, and are furnished with modern amenities including attached bathrooms with running hot and cold water. The furnishing combine traditional opulence with an environmentally friendly theme.
Contact Person: Ravindra Jain
Address: Hotel Ranthambore Regency, Ranthambore Road,
Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India 322001
Telephone +91 7462 223456 , +91 7462 320333, +91 7462 221176,
+91 7462 223606, +91 941 4016100(Mobile)
Fax +91 7462 221672
(Ranthambore Regency,, 2011-02-28)
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