PARK AREA DETAILS
Total Area: 392.5 Sq. Kms.
Ranthambhore National Park: Core: 274.50 sq. Kms. and Buffer area to R.N.P. 118.00 Sq. kms.
The park is open from 1st October till 30th June.
Timing for entry in to park:
Timings for entry into, and exit from, the park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.
The winter timings are mostly kept as:
Entry: Morning Safari: 0730 hrs Exit: Morning Safari: 1030 hrs
Entry: Evening Safari: 1500 hrs Exit: Evening Safari: 1730 hrs
Entry: Morning Safari: 0630 hrs Exit: Morning Safari: 0930 hrs
Entry: Evening Safari: 1600 hrs Exit :Evening Safari: 1830 hrs
The Ranthambhore Fort timings also very according the season, with the exit time set as per the time of the sunset during that time of the year. It is advisable to check all the timings at the office before your first entry.
Summer: March to June
Monsoon: July to September
Winter : November to February
Longitude:76017 E to 77014 E Latitude: 25047 N to 26022 N
Altitude: 215 m. to 505 m. above MSL
Rainfall: 800 mm
Weather Information :
The temperatures shown in the table below are indicative and based on past weather trends. It is advisable to check current weather before making any arrangements which are dependant on weather conditions
*The temperatures show in the table are indicative and based on past weather trends.
Ranthambhore - Through the year
December - February
These are cold months of winter and tigers enjoy walking long distances and there is very little rain, skies are clear and light in the early mornings.
As summertime approaches the water holes dry up. This is the time when the jungle's flame of the forest flowers in magnificent hues of red and the lotus is in bloom in the lakes.
July - September
The Park remains closed due to the monsoon rains. Annual rainfall in the region is 800 mm.
This is a beautiful time in the forest as it is still green after the soaking of the monsoon. It is a great time to watch birds of prey and the insect life in the park.
Light cotton clothes in warm weather. Raincoat in wet weather. Woolens and jackets in cold weather. Preferably wear neutral and earthy colored clothes.
Advisable to carry camera and binoculars.