Exploring the Attractions Around Ranthambore National Park

Exploring the Attractions Around Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is a famous place that is known for its majestic tigers and breathtaking landscapes. You can find this wild place in Royal State – Rajasthan. People like to visit here because it has rich biodiversity and also old forts inside the park. You can see them by going on Ranthambore Safaris, which will also give them a chance to see the variety of plants and animals inside the park. 

This park has various attractions in its 392 square kilometers, especially the Royal Bengal Tigers are the star attractions of this park. Ranthambore National Park was once a hunting ground for Maharajas and they hunt the animals from the Ranthambore Fort. Then in 1980, it was established as a national park, and wildlife conservation practices started here from that time. Today, a lot of people visit this area to see the huge variety of animals that this park homes. The animals found here are leopards, sloth bears, sambar deer, and over 300 species of birds.

Wildlife Enthusiasts and nature lovers can explore the area of this beautiful park by going on Jeep safaris or Canter safaris. Other than jeep or canter safaris, you can enjoy boating between the park by doing Chambal Safari Booking, which will give you a chance to spot various birds along the picturesque lakes. In your free time, you can explore the nearby attractions of this park. But beyond the boundaries of the park lie a plethora of attractions waiting to be explored. In this blog, we are going to discover the wonders near Ranthambore National Park

Attractions Around Ranthambore 

Tourists who are explorers and want other interests along with the wildlife thrill usually search for nearby destinations or tourist attractions around this park. Rajasthan is famous for amusing its tourists with its vibrant vivacious forts, lakes, and other monuments. People can visit a lot of places around Ranthambore that are just at a distance of 3 to 4 hours. Some tourist spots are near the park such as the Ranthambore Fort, Kachida Valley, Padam Talo, Malik Talao, Raj Bagh Ruins, Jogi Mahal, Trinetra Ganesh Temple, etc but some attractions are worth visiting that are lesser known,  people can go there after driving for 3 to 4 hours. Here is the list of those attractions 

1. Sunehri Kothi, Tonk: This place is 87.3 km from the Ranthambore National Park and is famous among people as the Mansion of Gold. The interior of this beautiful palace is made of polished gold and intricate artwork of diamonds and glasses. This architectural excellence attracts a lot of tourists every year and because of its grand appearance, they get attracted to it. This kothi looks like a common haveli if you see it from the outside but is decorated with grandeur on the inside. By looking at this one can easily say that Persian and Rajput styles of construction are done here.   

2. Garh Palace, Bundi: This place is 145 km from the park and is famous because it has remained untouched by the Mughal influence of architecture. This was once the residence of the royal family of Bundi, and the walls of this palace are vibrantly painted, depicting the lifestyles of the royal ancestors. Each corner of this beautiful palace with Chhatris, Hathi Pol, netted walls made of sandstones, etc resembles the architectural brilliance of Rajasthan. 

3. Chand Baori Stepwell, Dausa: This is a famous photogenic stepwell, 162 km from the Ranthambore National Park. It was built thousands of years ago and is probably the oldest stepwell in India. Chand Baori Stepwell is 13-storeyed and there are symmetrically constructed triangular stairs through which people can go to the bottom. The steps are on three sides and they are accurately created which look like a diamond. It serves as a natural cooler during the summer months. 

4. Mehandipur Balaji Temple, Karauli: This temple is 176 km from the park and is located in the Dausa district of Rajasthan. It’s a respected pilgrimage site among Hindus and the presiding deity of the temple is believed to have powerful energy. It is believed that people under the spell of black magic or possessed by some evil spirit come here to seek relief. One can pay a visit here to get an unusual experience.

5. Amer Fort, Jaipur: This fort is 145 km from the park and is one of the top tourist attractions of Jaipur. You can get a view of the whole Pink City from the top of this fort. Amer Palace Fort sits atop a small hill and is an extensive palace complex that has been built with pale yellow and pink sandstone with white marble. There are two entry gates named Suraj Pol and Chand Pol. This magnificent fort is divided into four main sections that are graced with their courtyards.  

6. Adhai Din ka Jhonpra, Ajmer: This mosque is 247 km from Rantambore National Park and it’s a ruined mosque that stands as a testament to the monstrosity of the Mughals. Before this Adhai Din ka Jhonpra, there was a Sanskrit college and a Saraswati temple at this place. Some documents prove that Seth Viramdev Kala built the square-shaped building for the Jain pilgrimage but after the invasion of Muhammad Ghori, the prevailing temple and college were destroyed and a mosque was erected. This place was named Adhai Din ka Jhonpra because it was completed just in 2 & ½ days. This is the oldest mosque in India and definitely the oldest surviving monument in the city of Ajmer.    


The vicinity around Ranthambore National Park offers a rich exploration of historical, architectural, and spiritual wonders. From the opulent Sunehri Kothi in Tonk to the Amer Fort in Jaipur, each destination exudes its own unique charm and showcases the architectural brilliance of Rajasthan. However, the park itself is a place filled with attractive natural things, you should pay a visit here to enjoy a jeep safari ride. Tourists who can’t wait to explore this wild place should make Ranthambore Safari Bookings as soon as possible because permits are not easily available.  

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