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Ranthambore

Ranthambore

 

RANTHAMBORE - Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most famous national parks in North India. It is named after the historic Ranthambore fortress that is found within the park. The park covers an area of 392 sq km. 
 

Bound to the north by the Banas River and to the south by the Chambal river, Ranthambore lies at the edge of a plateau. There are several lakes here and it is home to a variety of plants and animals. However, Ranthambore's pride is the population of tigers prowling in their own natural habitat. The other fascinating wildlife, you can see include Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Chital, Chinkara, Sambhar deer, langurs, Civets, Macaques, Sloth bears, Black bucks, Indian Wild Boar, Five-striped Palm Squirrels, Indian Flying Foxes and mongoose to name a few with. A visit to Ranthambore National Park can surely be a rewarding experience for all wildlife enthusiasts.

 

Ranthambore Fort
The 10th century Fort lies within the Ranthambhore National Park area, with its battlements stretching out over the Aravali Hills. Although the interior structures are mostly in ruins, it offers wonderful views of the park and lakes inside the park. The Ganesh Temple, still used and visited by hundreds of worshipers daily can be found within the boundary walls of the fort. The Ranthambhore fort is said to have got its name from two adjoining hills - Rann and Thambhore. The walls of the fort are about 7 kilometers in length and include an area of nearly 4 square kilometers.

 

Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest and most famous national parks in North India. It is named after the historic Ranthambore fortress that is found within the park. The park covers an area of 392 sq km. There are several lakes here and it is home to a variety of plants and animals. However, Ranthambore's pride is the population of tigers prowling in their own natural habitat. A visit to Ranthambore National Park can surely be a rewarding experience for all wildlife enthusiasts.