Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan is located at around 370 km from the national capital New Delhi and around 170 km from the state capital, Jaipur. Ranthambore National Park lies in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. This is one of the best tiger reserves in the country, known to have "friendly" tigers. The chances of sighting a tiger here is reasonably better than many other tiger reserves of India.
Along with this, Ranthambore has one of the richest flora and fauna making it an absolutely must visit area. Till year 1955, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve was a private property and a hunting ground of the royal family of Jaipur. Ranthambore National park got its name from the Ranthambore Fort which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist attraction inside the park. Nestled in the foothills of Vindhya and Aravali Hills, Ranthambore is famous for its tiger reserves and the variety of flora and fauna found. The Ranthambore National Park, along with the Ranthambore fort and the surroundings hills and valleys, altogether make Ranthambore a traveller’s delight. Trinetra Ganesh Temple and the Ganesh Temple are other popular tourist attractions near Ranthambore National Park.