The essence of a Safari game drive
Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of south eastern Rajasthan, Ranthambhore National Park is renowned as one of the finest reserves in India. Boasting a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and flora dotted throughout its extensive grounds, a safari here is a veritable feast for the senses, encompassing unbelievable scenery, as well as an orchestra of sounds.
Twice-daily game drives are led by experienced and trained guides who tailor excursions to suit the preferences of every guest, whether it’s to view a certain animal, learn about the mannerisms of different species or simply to enjoy the spectacular landscape.
Ranthambhore boasts a wide range of habitats such as dense and deciduous forest, opaque jade waters and tawny, open plains peppered with bare trees. The scattered battlements and spill overs of the Ranthambhore Fort are a sight to behold and are often frequented by predators such as the regal leopard, striped hyena, wily jackal and Indian fox.
Vast water bodies cover Ranthambhore, home to over 300 migratory and native bird species. Massive droves of pelican and rose-ringed parakeet can be found in the shallows and on tree branches, whilst the mighty eagle and falcon soar through the clear skies in search of unaware prey. Marvel at the copper coat of the Bengal tiger, as it seeks refuge from the harsh sun and cools off in nearby rivers, inhabited by stealthy, snub-nosed marsh crocodiles. Listen to the sounds of the Indian jungle as the elegant spotted chital deer alerts its kin to the presence of any predator, the wide-eyed sambar deer graze the fields and colonies of langur chatter in the treetops. The enigmatic jungle, with its many moods, is sure to mesmerise and delight.