SawaiMadhopur is home to the famous,Ranthambore National Park. It is one of the most important destination of Rajasthan.Maharaja SawaiMadho Singh I of Jaipur named the city on his name while he was ruling in year 1750-1768. The Guavas of SawaiMadhopur are very famous and are known as 'Madhopur Guavas' in Rajasthan.
The city has amazing wildlife experience, but it’s not just that it also has historical importance. They have magnificent forts which tell us about the rich and glorious past of the place. SawaiMadhopur has a glimpse of Rajasthani tradition and culture.
SawaiMadhopur is well connected to major cities like Delhi and Jaipur via road, rail, and air. November to April will be the best period to visit the city.
The Ranthambore National Park is set in the middle of the Vindhya and Aravalli hill range and is well-known to house an exotic flora and fauna. Spread over an area of 400 sq km, the major attraction of SawaiMadhopur is the national park.
Ranthambore National Park was announced as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1957 and it started the protection of 'Project Tigers' in the year 1974. The park got the status of a National Park in year 1981. The park was named after the historic Ranthambore Fortress, which is situated within the park. If you are nature lover and like adventure you should must visit the Ranthambore national park.
If you want view the tigers very closely Ranthambore National Park is the best location. The park has over 360 species of birds and raptors. Other animals that can be found here are sloth bear, jackal, Indian marsh crocodile, leopard, hyena, civet, wolf and variety of snakes.
Ranthambore National Park is a perfect blend of wildlife, history and nature.There are a number of water bodies in the park which make the attraction more beautiful and memory of lifetime.
The fort is located inside the Ranthambore National Park, it is one of the six forts which are included in the World Heritage Site inscription Hill Forts of Rajasthan. It has immense historical importance as it was one the focal point of the historical developments of Rajasthan.
You can see the entire National Parkfrom the fort. The fort has beautiful surroundings and pleasing weather marks a great visit to all the visitors.Photographers and nature lovers will love the Fort.
The Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History is located near near Ramsinghpura village, 9 km from SawaiMadhopur. The museum exhibits on geology, animals and plants of western region. It is India's fourth regional museum of Natural History.
Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History was inaugurated by the State Finance Minister Mr. NamoNarain Meena on March 01, 2014. The museum was undertaken by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India.
This museum offers extra extracurricular activities to schools to promote environmental awareness. It is a non-formal center, which aims to create public awareness through the medium of exhibits and educational activities of natural resources. It helps to provide an understanding of the diversity of life on earth and the conservation of natural resources while depicting ecological interrelationship among plants and animals.