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One of the last places to see the Bengal Tiger in its natural environment, Ranthambhore differs from other tiger preserves and national parks in that visitors frequently spot its large, thriving tiger population. Located in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, Ranthambhore is a series of dry savannas, emerald lakes, and patchy forest framed by the peaks of the Aravili and Vindhyan Hills.
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Rise early and go for your first game drive. Drives begin at 06:30 am and end around 10:00 pm, after which all vehicles must depart the park. In the winter, seeing tigers is rare, but the park is home to a number of other species that you may see, including leopards, crocodiles, striped hyenas, sambar deer, macaques, jackals, black bucks and Indian flying foxes.
Visitors should note that the best time to spot game in general is during the hottest period of the year, April through June.
Ranthambore is also famed for its diversity of birdlife. Embark on a nature walk with an ornithologist and learn about the myriad of migratory birds that pass through here and the resident breeding birds that make their home here for most of the year.
Take an open-top jeep to the old city of Ranthambore, which is located within Ranthambore Fort, a monument within the grounds of the national park. Your expert guide will illuminate the old city's history, starting with its construction between 944 and 1110 AD. Given its prime location 700 feet above sea level, it was the site of many decisive battles over the centuries.
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With just 10 luxury tents dotted around a lake, Aman-i-Khás is one of the most exclusive properties in the world. Located near the famed Ranthambore National Park, Aman-i- Khás offers supreme comfort in this rugged area with its dining tent, spa tent with four treatment beds total, lounge tent, a step-well, a traditional shallow wading pool, and wireless Internet access. Each tent has a central living room area, which opens on to three other areas for sleeping, bathing and dressing. The “bedroom” has a king-size bed and two writing desks, while the bathing area includes a shower, soaking tub and separate toilet while the dressing area contains wardrobes and twin vanities. There is a lovely campfire that is lit every evening and surrounded by stone benches with pillows such that guests can socialize with one another and chat about any game sightings over drinks and live music.
Nestled within the jungle at the edge of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, the Oberoi Vanyavilas offers 25 luxury tents which feature finely embroidered canopies, teak floors, luxurious bathrooms and private walled gardens. Each tent cover approxiately 790 square feet with a private outdoor deck for sunbathing. Both wired and wireless Internet connectivity are available as well as satellite television. Other amenities include recreational room, an on-site spa offering Ayurvedic treaments, and heated swimming pools which lap around the hotel property.
Sawai Madhopur Lodge
The 80-year-old Sawai Madhopur Lodge is set in a tranquil, rustic environment just 20 minutes from Ranthambore National Park, famed for its tiger population. The lodge has 36 rooms and suites divided into four room types: superior rooms, luxury rooms, junior suites with private courtyards and deluxe suites, which are part of the original 1930-1935 accommodations used by the Maharaja of Jaipur and his personal guests. There are two dining options: the Dining Room, which serves Indian and Continental cuisine, and Neem Terrace, where guests can dine al fresco and enjoy dance performances or listen to talks by naturalists. In terms of amenities, the lodge has a business center with Internet connectivity, beauty parlor services on request and room service at set hours.