News from Ranthambhore and its surroundings

Rapidly changing morning light in winters

On the 23rd November morning we left for the morning safari from The Ranthambhore Bagh at 0630 hours. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the final gate, which opens at 0700 hours during November and December. When you go for the safari you have to go past two gates - one is at the main entrance to the park and the other one is where your safari s [...]

Trip Advisor - Certificate of Excellence 2012

Third year in a row.... The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award. To qualify for [...]

Time Lapse images from Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Time Lapse images from Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve   

Time Lapse sequence of the massive Banyan tree near Jogi Mahal in Ranthambhore

Time Lapse sequence of the massive Banyan tree near Jogi Mahal in Ranthambhore  

Videos fron Nalla Muthu / Grey Films

  Nalla Muthu who owns and runs Grey Films has been filming tigers in Ranthambhore and around since 2008. He has completed two films - first one called "Tiger Queen" (broadcast by National Geographic) and the second one called "Tiger Dynasty" (broadcast by BBC). He is right now working on his third film in Ranthambho [...]

Cold Wave in Ranthambhore

Most of north west India, including Ranthambore, has been going through a cold wave for the last few days. The night temperatures have been going down to 2 or 3 degrees Centigrade and the only saving grace is that there is little or no fog, so the daytime sun is nice and warm. The safaris, especially the morning ones, can be freezing cold be [...]

Star Male or T 28 - A wild tiger's story

Somewhere during early 2006 T 27 or the Gilai Sagar female gave birth to a litter of two male cubs, which were given the Identification code of T 28 and T 29. Their father was T 2 or X male (so called because very little was known about him), who at that time was the most dominant tiger of the entire national park. The area where these tw [...]

Unnis or T 19 - A wild tiger's story

The three sisters – “Satara”, “Athara” and “Unnis” (or 17, 18 and 19 in Hindi) were born during the monsoon months (July to September) of 2006. They were the three female cubs of Machali’s (T16) last litter and T 2, who was then the most dominant male of Ranthambhore, was the father.  These [...]