18th Jun – 21st Jun 2020
26,900 INR per head
(Ex. Sawai Madhopur)
Arrive at Sawai Madhaopur Railway Station in the morning by 10.30 am along with your tour mentor. Our vehicles will pick you up from the station and transport to the resort. At resort freshen up and relax for few hours.
Post lour lunch at 1.00 pm and a small afternoon siesta, we being our first safari in the dry deciduous forest of Ranthambhore National Park. It’s a 3 hours long safari and an amazing experience to watch abundant wildlife in dry state of Rajasthan.
If we are lucky we may encounter the Tiger King or Queen in our first safari itself. It not there is ample wildlife such as Leopards, Sloth Bears, Sambars, Spotted Deers, Black Bucks, Monitor Lizards and Hyenas too!
One you are back at your resort at around 7.00 pm we will have snacks and tea. Post dinner at 9.00 pm we retire for the day and to get ready for the morning safari.
A wake-up call at 5.30 am followed by morning Tea will start your day. We leave the resort post this to begin our morning safari at 6.00 am. Predators are usually active early morning and late evening. We have two safaris today. Morning safari is at 6.00 am to 9.00 am. Bird life is quite active in the morning and you will be able to see lots of them including brown fish owls, scoops owls, raptors, orioles, Indian pitta and Indian paradise flycatchers.
Post the safari we will have breakfast and followed by lunch in afternoon. The afternoon safari begins at 3.30 pm and will continue till 6.00 pm. Here again we try to locate the big cats on the hilltops, in the ruins of Ranthambhore fort and along the water bodies.
Post the safari you will come back to resort for a bonfire followed by dinner.
Today is also an action-pack day where we will be doing two safaris in different zones tracking different tigers. Ranthambhore fort and Ganesh Temple is a must visit place when you are in Ranthambhore. We will try to cover that, if you are already content with the Tiger Sightings. And yes, people have sighted tigers many times on the fort road and also at the water bodies below the fort.
So keep watching.
Post the safari we return to the resort for breakfast and freshening up. Post the lunch we head to Sawai Madhopur Railway station for our train back to home. The tours completes once we reach at Mumbai and say bye to each other till we meet again!
Ranthambhore was one of the nine tiger habitats which were chosen as part of Project Tiger in the year 1973. It became national park in 1980. It was the smallest park then among the rest national parks chosen for this project. It ranges over an area of 1,394 sq. kms. Part of which falls in Sawai Madhopur district and rest in Karauli district.
The park has variety of animal life including tigers, leopards, sloth bears, the elusive caracals and other carnivores like hyenas. The bird life of the park is also abundant, more than 300 varieties and ranges from raptors, owl, flycatchers to spur fowls, thick knees and Indian Pitta. The herbivorous population includes chital, sambar, blue bull and chinkaras. Sambar deer is the pride of park and also
a favourite food of the Tigers. Wild boars and langurs are commonly seen here. Among the reptiles, crocodiles can be seen basking in the sun near the famous lakes in the park.
The plants of the park is the tropical dry deciduous and tropical spike type. Due to its hilly path, water is limited to narrow valleys and quite a few lakes.
There are three prominent lakes in the park which is known as Padam Talab, the Raj Bagh Talab and the Malik Talab in Zone 3. Ranthmbhore National Park is divided in five main tourist zone (Zone 1 to 5) and other five (Zone 6 to 10). Though most tourist visits Zone 1 to 5; the tiger sightings are possible in each zone and sometimes better in Zone 6 to 10.
Ranthambhore National Park is probably the best place in the world to see wild tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world for photography of the tiger in its only dry deciduous natural habitat. The world’s most photographed tigress “Machali” was from this park and is called as grandmother of Ranthambhore national park. Several international documentaries filmed in this have been park.
- Accommodation for 3 days in a resort near Ranthambore National park
- All transfers to and from Sawai Madhopur Railway station to Resort
- Breakfast Lunch and Dinner for all the days while on tour
- 6 Gypsy safari’s in the jungle (6 guests in a gypsy)
- All park entry fees
- Gypsy charges
- Guide charges
- Camera charges if applicable
- Guidance on the nuances of wildlife photography during the tour
- Explanation and on field pratice of the basics of photography
- Travel cost from your starting place till Sawai Madhopur and back.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, water bottles, cold drinks etc.
- Gratuity/tips to guides/drivers.
- Any item not mentioned in the inclusions.
Please Note: Consuming and carrying alcoholic beverages on any of our tours is strictly prohibited.
- Knowledge of the flora and fauna of the forest.
- Approaching wildlife in the field.
- Identification of different mammals and birds
- Pugmark study and bird calls study.
- Exposure control while taking photographs.
- Framing and composition
- Living close to nature Amazing memories Desire to explore other places
- Please Note: During camp strictly follow the instructions of the camp leader,guide and the organizing staff.
- Clothing related items:-Light colored clothes (preferably t-shirts, pants, track suits, salwar kameez etc),cap, scarf, handkerchiefs, socks, towel, bedhsheet.
- Medical related items:- Band-Aid strips, washing and bathing soap, personal medicines prescribed by doctors.
- Personal Hygiene:-Toothbrush, toothpaste, toiletories, hair cream, comb, napkins.
- Others:-Torch (with extra pair of batteries), water bottle, sun glasses, camera.