|» Location :
|» Founded In :
||17th Century A.D
|» Tourist Attractions :
||Adventure with Royal Indian
Tiger,Great Wild Safari Adventure
|» Best Time To Visit :
||October to March
on the main Delhi-Mumbai Railway line, resting in the rolling hills of the
Aravalli and Vindhyachal ranges, Sawai Madhopur is today a significant place
on the tourist map of India. Founded in 1765 A.D., the town is named after
its founder Sawai Madho-1 of Jaipur. The place today receives worldwide
recognition as it the gateway to the famous Ranthambore National Park. If
you are also a wildlife lover, then book yourself with Tour Packages for
Sawai Madhopur. .
The famous Tiger Reserve of Ranthambore, just 12
kms away from Sawai Madhopur is an important landmark of the place and the
reason for its popularity. Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary today offers a
powerful assortment of flora and fauna. Tigers, the park's pride rule the
place and co-exist along with a large numbers of Sambar, Chital, Nilgai,
Gazelle, Boars, Mongoose, Indian Hare and Monitor Lizards. Besides this the
Park also includes 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds, 12 reptiles
including the Marsh Crocodile & amphibians and 30 mammals.
the Ranthambore National Park, other main attractions of the place include
the Jogi Mahal, which has now been turned into a visitor's lodge.
Overlooking the pretty Padam Talab, the Mahal attracts thousand of visitors
every year who come to see the ancient 'Banyan Tree', which is the second
largest Banyan in the world.
Adventure with Royal Indian Tiger :
Attractions of Sawai-Madhopur
tiger is one of the most royal beasts in the world with an amazing capacity
to sneak upon its target without a former warning. It is the most cherished
dream of every wildlife zealot. The reserve is an abode to about 25 tigers
and 40 leopards, living in perfect harmony with their herbivore
counterparts. This Gigantic mammal can best be viewed during early mornings
and early evenings, it can also be sighted near the water bodies-Padam
Talab, Raj Bagh Talab and Milak Talab
Great Wild Safari Adventure :
The best way to hunt the
treasures of Ranthambhore is through magnificent wildlife safaris. Tiger
sightings are equally common with Canters. However, Jeep safaris are
preferable since Jeeps can use smaller tracks and cruise deeper into the
dense jungles and grassland. Also, as canter can accommodate 20 people at a
time, it can be more noisy and may provoke the animals.
|» Places to
Stay in Sawai-Madhopur
The RTDC has done a lot to retain the traditional flavour in its
hotels in and around Sawai-Madhopur. Hotels like RTDC's Khadim, come with AC
Deluxe rooms as well as ordinary rooms, which give a comfortable stay in the
city. There are also Sarai facilities for the pilgrims. The government
sponsored paying guest scheme makes the visitor feel at home. Air :
The nearest airport to Sawai Madhopur is
Jaipur, at a distance of about 180 km from the town.
Sawai Madhopur has a major railway station, which
connects the town with Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities in Western
India. Road :
Sawai Madhopur is well
connected by roads. The town is easily accessible by road from neighboring
cities of Agra, Bharatpur, Delhi, Kota and Jaipur.
|» Climate of
Sawai-Madhopur weather experiences hot and dry summers. The average
temperature remains in the range of 37.0° C (max) to 23° C (min).
The climatic conditions of Sawai-Madhopur, Rajasthan in the winter season
are cooler, but again dry. The average temperature falls in the range of 29°
C (max) to 9° C (min).