Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan, India


Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan, India

Why Go?

After the haze and hustle of the “Pink City” of Jaipur the
tranquil Ranthambore National Park is the antidote to its colourful

Don’t Miss…

Fateh Singh Rathore made Ranthambore into one of the world’s
best-known tiger reserves and the hotel is abundant with wildlife.
Several watering holes attract crocodiles, jackals and desert foxes
and tigers have even been sighted within the confines of the

Once the hunting ground for the ruling Maharajas of Jaipur,
today Ranthambore is one of the largest and most renowned national
parks in northern India. Khem Villas, a family-owned hotel with an
emphasis on sustainable tourism offers accomodations in the form
cream-canopied tents which stare out across a horizon of mountains
and thick jungle and were developed by Goverdhan Singh Rathore, the
son of India’s famous “Tiger Man”.

When to go

The dry season is from late June to October.

Most likely to bump into…

Hundreds of peacocks and deer – otherwise known as tiger
chocolates – and as you venture deeper the wild boar, jungle cats
and vividly coloured birds. The elusive Royal Bengal tiger however
is a more challenging find.

Essentials to bring with you

Days start early – often in darkness – so blankets and hot water
bottles are essentials. Driving down dusty roads you’ll be glad of
the extra layers to wrap up in.

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