Ranthambore Fort and National Reserve

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Come see through our lens, the Bengali tigers of India!

Ranthambhore National Park is a national park in northern India, covering 392 km². Ranthambhore wildlife sanctuary is known for its Bengal tigers, and is a popular place in India to see these animals in their natural jungle habitat. The best times for tiger sightings at are deemed to be in November and May. The park’s deciduous forests are characteristic examples of the type of jungle found in Central India. Other fauna include the Indian leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, striped hyena, sloth bear, southern plains gray langur, rhesus macaque, mugger crocodile and chital. The sanctuary is home to a wide variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles, as well as one of the largest banyan trees in India. The park is situated in southeastern Rajasthan, about 140 km southeast of Jaipur and was the former hunting grounds of the Maharajahs of Jaipur until the time of India’s Independence. The formidable Ranthambore Fort having been a focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013.