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.

The Tigress Resort & Spa, Ranthambore
The Tigress Resort & Spa, Ranthambore
4.5 out of 5
Khilchipur Village, Near Helipad, Ranthambore, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 322201
The price is ₹11,500 per night from 10 Oct to 11 Oct
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the pool and the WiFi in their ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (17 reviews)
"It was pleasant stay and will love to come back to see the tiger and food was also good."

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2021

Nahargarh Ranthambhore
Nahargarh Ranthambhore
4 out of 5
Village Khilchipur, Ranthambhore Road, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, 322001
The price is ₹18,000 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Sawai Madhopur. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (80 reviews)
"Very old and filthy."

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2022

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 ₹43,000 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
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! (24 reviews)
Amazing!!
"Staff brought coffee and prepared for the bubble bath at 3 am as I had to be working all night. Food, service and everything is beyond description."

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2022

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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 Ranthambore Fort and Wild Dragon Adventure Park ...
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 Ranthambore Fort and Wild Dragon Adventure Park ...
4/5 Very Good! (4 reviews)
"We enjoyed the unique chance to stay in luxury tent accommodation where you can hear animal sounds during the night. Great breakfast is also included in the rate. The tent is single layer so it can get very cold in winter night (Feb). Prepare extra layers, socks, and beanie if it gets too cold. There’s ..."

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

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