Ranthambore National Park is situated at the junction of the Aravali and Vindhya hill ranges. It is surrounded to the north by the Banas river and to the south by the Chambal river.
The park is named after the historic Ranthambore Fort, which is located within the park.
Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, nilgai, wild boar, sambar, striped hyena, sloth bear, southern plains gray langur, rhesus macaque, mugger crocodile and chital can be found here. Other than that variety of trees, plants, birds and reptiles, as well as one of the largest banyan trees in India can be found here.
The best time to go to Ranthambore for wildlife watching is just before the rains,between the months of April to June.