As far as wildlife is concerned, the Indian peninsula is a continent in itself where the sheer diversity of the wildlife astounds you with more than 350 species of mammals and 1200 avifauna species in the country.
The people want to do only one thing in the cities during the summers – they want to get away from it. They want a cool getaway in India itself where they can have some respite from the scorching heat of the plains.
This is one of the most famous national parks in Rajasthan. It has earned world-wide renown as a leading tiger reserve and is a part of the Project Tiger. The Ranthambhore National Park is situated in Eastern Rajasthan and is surrounded by the mighty Aravalli and Vindya mountain ranges.
The park has numerous artificial lakes and beautiful pavilions that can be found all over the park. The stunning background of the Ranthambhore fort creates a magical aura around this Rajasthan wildlife park. The area of the Ranthambhore National Park was formerly a royal hunting ground for the rulers of this region. You can see an abundance of Rajasthan wildlife in this park, which includes majestic tigers, sambhars, leopards, hyenas, cheetals, deer, sloth bear, Neelgais or blue bulls, Indian gazelles, wild ox, caracals, ratels, langurs, wild boars, jackals amongst other wild animals
The parks is also home to over 300 species of birds and the great thing about the Ranthambhore National Park is that many animals who inhabit this park are quite used to visitors and the clicking of photographs. This allows the visitor to capture some fascinating images on their camera, making their trip totally worthwhile.