Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national park in northern India. It is located in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan, about 180 km from Jaipur, which is also the nearest airport.

Ranthambhore was established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and declared a Project Tiger reserve in 1973. Ranthambore became a national park in 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forest declared Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi Sanctuary, and in 1991 the tiger reserve was enlarged to include Sawai Man Singh and Keladevi protection.

Ranthambore sanctuary known for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see the majestic predators in the forest. Tigers can be easily seen even during daytime.

However, with the reduction in tiger population in the world, half are in India, is not impossible that this park will be closed because there were no tiger can be seen. Tiger population in the world today only 3200 birds. Their habitat has been reduced to 93%. It is estimated, a tigers die every day.

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