New Delhi: Do you plan to travel somewhere nice on your next trip this winter? If so, then we’ve got you covered. The iconic Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan is where you can go with your family and kids. It is located near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, where Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal got married this month.Also Read – Planning to visit Himachal for Christmas, New Years? Here’s what CM Jairam Thakur said about Omicron, overpopulation
Why visit Ranthambore National Park you might ask yourself. The winter season between October and March is considered the best time to visit this park due to the pleasant weather conditions when the temperature varies between 10 ℃ and 30 ℃. In winter, the animals can be seen in broad daylight basking in the sun. Also Read – 5 Best Places In India For Couples To Experience Snow In This Winter
Well, here we have listed five more great reasons to visit this beautiful wildlife sanctuary on your next trip over winter vacation. Also Read – 5 Unconventional Places To Visit In South India For Your New Years Vacation
5 reasons why Ranthambore National Park should be your next winter travel spot
1. A paradise for bird watchers
This magnificent wildlife reserve is home to many magnificent bird species such as flamingos, flycatchers, waterfowl, sarus crane, gray hornbills, cormorant, snake eagle, tan-winged jacana, painted spurfowl and nightjars, among others. Large numbers of migratory birds flock near the park’s huge bodies of water.
2. Wild creatures easy to spot roaming freely
Here is the fun part! You can go on a safari in Ranthambore National Park and spot absolutely beautiful and elegant Bengal tigers and leopards, which roam free and bask in the sun during the winter season. Besides the large tiger population, the place is teeming with chital, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, red tailed hare, grog cats, sloth bears, mugging crocodile and more.
3. Fascinating lakes, breathtaking ruins and magnificent mountains
The Aravalli and Vindhya ranges run through this iconic wildlife reserve, overlooking stunning lakes like Padam Talao, Malik Talao, Rajbagh Talao, and Lake Surwal. The rolling grounds are also home to many ancient temples like Chamatkar Jain Temple, Kala Gaura Temple, and Amreswar Mahadev.
4. Ancient Banyan Tree – Perfect spot for Insta-worthy photos
Clicking on Instagram-worthy photos has become a part of travelers’ lives. You do not agree ? There is a gigantic banyan tree in Ranthanthambore National Park, which is known as the second largest banyan tree in India. It sits near Padam Talao Lake and is one of the best places to click on social media worthy images!
5. Ranthambore fort in the middle of nature
For the uninitiated, Ranthambore National Park takes its name from the 10th century Ranthambore Fort, perched on top of a hill and located within the park. Previously, the Chauhan were under the authority of this fort. The Delhi Sulnature captured it in the 13th century. Now it stands like a striking old world edifice, in the midst of nature.
Ranthambore Park opens every year in mid-October. So, gather your family members, siblings or friends and enjoy a jeep safari with wildlife through the expanses of the beautiful jungle.