Ranthambore National Park Opening Time

The park is open from 1st October till 30th June.

Ranthambore National Park Entry Timings

Timings for entry into, and exit from, the park vary according to the season. In winters, due to the shorter duration of daylight hours, the morning entry time is later and evening exit time is earlier.

The Park timings depend on the time of the sunrise and sunset. Generally speaking, the Park opens to the tourists half an hour after sunrise and closes half an hour before sunset. For most part of the year it would be safe to say that the timings are as follows:

Summer : Morning April to June 0630 hr to 1030 hr Evening 1530 hr to 1830 hr
Winter : October to March Morning 0700 hr to 1100 hr Evening 1500 hr to 1800 hr

The Ranthambhore Fort timings also very according the season, with the exit time set as per the time of the sunset during that time of the year. It is advisable to check all the timings at the office before your first entry.

Summer: March to June
Monsoon: July to September
Winter : November to February

Longitude:76017 E to 77014 E Latitude: 25047 N to 26022 N Altitude: 215 m. to 505 m. above MSL
Rainfall: 800 mm

Park area

Total Area: 392.5 Sq. Kms.
Ranthambhore National Park: Core: 274.50 sq. Kms. and Buffer area to R.N.P. 118.00 Sq. kms.

Right of Admission is reserved with The Government of Rajasthan

Park may be closed without any prior notice to visitor.
No refund / cancellation is permissible after confirmed booking.
Bookings are non-transferable.
Reserved seats can not be resold / exchanged with any other visitor.
Identity proof is must before entry into the park.
Cost of Ticket and Accessories may change after booking and visitor will be liable to pay the difference at the time of entry.
Into the park in case of any revision in rates. The visitor is required to positively report for boarding Gypsy/Canter 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of any designated boarding point.

Rules for Photo Equipment’s

There are no charges for Still Camera.
Charges for Pcam (Movies 8 mm, 16 mm and video camera used by a mature photographer), DCam (Video camera and movie camera used by professional photographer for films other than feature films – filming by Indian company/agency), VCam (Video camera and movie camera used by professional photographer for other than feature film – filming by foreign company/agency), FCam (Movie and video camera used for feature film) as per Tourism/ Forest Department policy.

Special Note for the Park Safari

To book safari we require Name and passport number for the Foreigner National and for the Indian National need name and any id details of everyone who is traveling at least 60 days in advance with details of safari booking.
Please mention the date, time and trip of safari (i.e. Morning/ Afternoon) and any other excursions at the time of making reservation.
Identity proof is must before entry into the park.
To confirm safari we need advance payment. This deposit is non refundable, and non adjustable, also it is tough to get Jeeps in Ranthambhore as only 15 Jeeps are allowed to go inside the park, per Jeep only 6 guests sit, and rest of the guests go in the canters, which are open safari buses, 15-20 seater.
The entire safari subject to availability.
For park safari Forest Department is charging full advance payment Vehicle hire charges, Vehicle park entry fee, pax entry fee and naturalist charges.
Vehicles are released by Forest Department only when they receive full advance payment and all the advance bookings are non refundable and non adjustable.
No refund / cancellation is permissible after confirmed booking. Bookings are non-transferable.
Please note that any changes in entrance fees or govt. taxes will be extra and will have to be paid by Guest or Travel Agent.
Any changes in policies by Ranthambhore park authority will be intimated to you and will be applicable for all future booking.