Sawai Madhopur

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Sawai Madhopur which includes land animals as well as an individual male
Tiger sanctuaries, ancient architecture and spectacular scenery make this city in western India a popular holiday destination.

The city of Sawai Madhopur lies between the Aravali and Vindhya mountain ranges, within a landscape of hills and forests. The area is home to tiger reserves and one of the largest national parks in India. Go on a tiger safari and tour temples, palaces and an ancient defensive stronghold.

See why Sawai Madhopur is also known as Tiger City when you visit Ranthambore National Park. The vast wilderness is known for its tiger populations, but is also home to leopards, bears, crocodiles and many other species of animals. Take one of the 3-hour jeep rides that travel to several zones within the park where tigers can be seen in their natural habitat. Inside the park boundaries, find the Ranthambore Fort, a 10th-century stronghold that sits on top of a hill and covers an area of approximately 1.5 square miles (4 square kilometres). Walk on the huge stone walls and visit the fort’s temples, palaces and cenotaphs. 

If you want to see and photograph more tigers during your holiday, visit the tiger sanctuaries of Mansingh and Kailad Devi. Both are close to Ranthambore National Park.

Located just outside of Sawai Madhopur is the Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History. Tour exhibits that explore the relationships between plants and animals and watch a wildlife documentary in the eco theatre. See stuffed animals and the museum’s collection of preserved butterflies.

Also worth a visit is Shilpgram Sawai Madhopur, a craft village and ethnographic museum where you can learn about the lifestyles of local tribespeople and see handicraft and artwork being made.

Train travel is one of the simplest ways to get to Sawai Madhopur. The city has its own railway station that connects to major cities such as New Delhi, Jaipur and Kota. The nearest airport is Jaipur International Airport, located 95 miles (153 kilometres) away. 

Come to Sawai Madhopur to see its tigers, forests and ancient buildings.

Sawai Vilas Ranthambore
Sawai Vilas Ranthambore
4 out of 5
Ranthambhor Rd, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 322001
The price is ₹16,000 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
₹16,000
per night
1 Mar - 2 Mar
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Wild Dragon Adventure Park and Padam Talao ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Nice property, peaceful and close to Ranthambore Park. Personal very gentle and dedicated to you."

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2022

Sawai Vilas Ranthambore
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambhore
The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambhore
5 out of 5
Ranthambhore Road, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 303012
The price is ₹73,500 per night from 10 Feb to 11 Feb
₹73,500
per night
10 Feb - 11 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
5/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
best Ranthambore experience
"After spending 3 nights in Raj vilas our expectation in Vanyavilas was quite high when we arrived there Ratna personally greeted us and did the indian prayer ritual for me and my family even though we arrived early she made sure that there was no hiccups in the check in and also provided hot breakfast ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2023

The Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort, Ranthambhore
Six Senses Fort Barwara
Six Senses Fort Barwara
5 out of 5
Chauth Ka Barwara, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 322702
The price is ₹89,928 per night from 6 Feb to 7 Feb
₹89,928
per night
6 Feb - 7 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and a free kids' club. Popular attraction Chouth Mata Temple is located ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"When we arrived at resort we had warm welcome from resort staff! Resort is beautiful with stunning decor. Good food menu! Resort staff will go extra mile to fulfill any guest request! True “5 star resort!”"

Reviewed on 11 Apr 2022

Six Senses Fort Barwara
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Ranthambore Tiger Resort by Park Tree
Ranthambore Tiger Resort by Park Tree
2 out of 5
Ranthambore Road, Sawai Madhopur, RJ, 322001
Stay at this campsite in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Padam Talao and Ranthambore Fort are located nearby. ...
Ranthambore Tiger Resort by Park Tree
Tiger Machan
Tiger Machan
2 out of 5
Village Kutalpur, Ranthambore Road, Sawai Madhopur, RJ, 322001
Stay at this campsite in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Padam Talao and Ranthambore Fort are located nearby. ...
3.8/5 Good! (5 reviews)
"The property is good. Clean and well maintained but the swimming pool area needs refurbishment .The tents are clean. The major issue we faced was the Dj music noise coming from a nearby wedding place. This property lies close to a party hall, if a party is going on you can say goodbye to a goodnight ..."

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2022

Tiger Machan
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