I have been visiting Ranthambhore regularly since 1983, when very few people even in India had heard about it. As a result I’ve seen many, many changes, not always for the better. And I have grown to love the place more than any other, a love that planted its seed on my very first drive in the park. I got to know the park very
The lakes at Ranthambore have witnessed many things around them, some happy moments when small cubs play for hours on its banks without any fear in presence of mother, some spectacular ones like Ghenges Khan- a famous male hunting down sambhar deer in broad day OR Machli’s legendary fight with crocodile on it’s bank, some no
A view of zone 10 in monsoon Zone 10 is finally a reality now. Located in Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary of Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, this zone would be known as Aantri. Starting from Hallonda this zone would cover areas like Hallonda guard post, Baas khori, Aantri and would end at Devpura Dam covering a stretch of approximately
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve opened for visitors on October 1st for visitors after a closure of three months. Park was packed to capacity for initial few days across all zones on account of long weekend.The park looks lush green with thick undergrowth on ground which restricts visibility, given high day temperature they would burn
This post is probably delayed by a fortnight on account of my commitments at Ranthambhore, however took a break from safari today to complete this, an account on my visit to Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve also known as the land of Roar, Song & Trumpet. While visiting Dhikala on day one of opening post monsoon was on wishlist for long
Getting right to the point for me and Anshul the slightest excuse to bunk work & rush to Ranthambhore National Park is always valid & justified. This time our reason was mammoth, to take a dear friend to RNP before his wedding in November. So after giving our folks at home & colleagues at work this very valid reason the 3 of us
It has been a fantastic season for me and all tourists who have visited Kanha. After doing almost 350 drives in this seeason, I would say this was a season full of cats. All four zones have been full of excitement and action, but Mukki was the zone which was in limelight throughout the season. From what I have experienced in t
Another great season at Ranthambore ended on June 30th & park is now closed for next 3 months due to monsoon, zones 6-10 remain open for tourism though. As always here i am trying to summarize the season which lasted 270 days in almost 270 lines, quite a task for sure 🙂 , good news is there is no penalty for breaching it.