Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is a major attraction for tourists and locals alike, mainly due to the large tiger population. It is a 392 sq km expanse that is home to the Royal Bengal tigers, leopards, striped hyenas, chital, nilgai, Indian wild boar etc. Reptiles like marsh crocodiles are also found in large numbers.
Morning Safari – The morning safari at Ranthambore starts at 6:30 am or 7 am, depending on the season. Open top canters and jeeps are the best way to explore the national park, its birds, flora and fauna. Tiger sightings are not rare in Ranthambore and the national park is also home to around 272 species of birds, both residential and migrant.
Evening Safari- Those who do not like to wake up too early on a holiday may opt for the evening safari that starts at 2:30-3 pm and continues till 6:30-7pm, depending on the season. The setting sun will provide the best natural lighting for photographers who want to capture the beauty and the essence of the forest through their lenses.