Sighting a wild tiger in Ranthambhore is an exhilarating experience.
First you will hear the jungle sounds that warn of a tiger's presence.
Monkeys and peacocks scream loudly and the deer in the area
become agitated and nervous. This, among other things, is what
your naturalist guide is watching out for at all times. Next, your
driver will follow the kerfuffle along the dusty track. Finally, the
driver stops, and the naturalist guides your eyes to the beautiful
tiger crossing the path in front of you. You quietly sit and watch in
awe as the tiger casually goes about its way. If you're lucky,
sightings can be within a mere few feet of the big cat, and can last
over half an hour before the tiger gracefully slips back into the
If you want to see a tiger in the wild, Ranthambhore is one of the
best parks in India to visit. Not only does it boast a healthy tiger
population and some of the region's finest hotels, it's close
proximity to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur means Ranthambhore can easily
be included in a tour of north India.