WelcomHeritage Ranthambore Forest Resort
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Left at 9.30am for Ranthambore! 3 hour journey (more like 4hours with the condition of the roads!)
Arrived about 1.30, gorgeous hotel!! Very swish with the reception covered in hanging plants, and fountains outside. At reception get greeted with marigold flower chains around our necks and glasses of sprite! (could have done with a glass of …
... were to me from my photos! We kept moving trying to get a good view and we hit the jackpot. The tiger sat up a little just as I had the perfect gap between the trees and I managed to get an amazing view of it. It looked right at me! The next morning, in order to buy a ticket I was told to be at the office at 5am but as I began the 2 mile walk a kind guy on a bike offered me a lift so I was first at the office by some way. It didn't open until 5:30 but by the time it ...
... large enough to insert a hand with the proper currency and retrieve a ticket, as shown in one of the pictures.
After a short period, the projectionist arrived and ran a segment of the movie that was currently playing. It reminded some of us of the 1960’s beach movies, so popular in the United States. The central characters were a dashing male actor dancing provocatively with a beautiful young woman to a rollicking Bollywood tune. Although it was all in ...
... off the main highway due to construction. We finally stopped in a village and Vaibhav asked at the local clinic if I could use their bathroom. Yes! It was basic Indian facilities and when I came out, Vaibhav told me to sanitize well as there were probably new germs to pick up in a village clinic. I hadn't thought of that and quickly bathed in Purell. We made it to Jaipur and there is no wifi again. But a day of exploring tomorrow, so stay ...
... You can only enter the park with an official guide aboard either a jeep that holds up to six or a canter, which holds maybe 20 people. Jeeps are more expensive, but have the advantage of being able to access more difficult terrain in the park. Since we are traveling on the shoulder, before the peak tourist season, we were fortunate enough to reserve jeep safaris on the two mornings we were staying here. Seeing a tiger is not guaranteed, and we knew this before coming ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking