There are many incredible tourist places in the Sawai Madhopur like the National Chambal Sanctuary and other places to visit in Ranthambore. National Chambal Sanctuary is one of the famous tourist places to visit in Sawai Madhopur. You can travel with your family or friends to enjoy the crocodile safari at palighat in the National Chambal Sanctuary. Ranthambore National park is a very good natural place to spend the holidays.
If you are thinking about the best things to do in Ranthambore (other than jungle safari in Park), then you are at the right place for the right reason and crocodile Safari is one of the best options in National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary Palighat Ranthambhore. Pali Ghat Crocodile safari Park is located on the banks of Chambal river of Sawai Madhopur and it is situated in Pali village, which is around 45 km from Ranthambore National Park. It takes around an hour to reach at Chambal River Safari place in Pali Ghat.
If you are traveling to Ranthambore and looking for an unforgettable experience along the Chambal River then there is nothing better than traveling to Pilighat. The big predators of fresh water of the Chambal River are crocodile and Gharial. There is nothing wrong with the Indian wildlife circuit and Chambal River Safari is a unique experience in Ranthambore. You can enjoy boat ride in a quiet environment on the flowing water of Chambal River, dramatic landscapes along with scenery. During the Chambal River safari, scenes near the wonderful abundance of wildlife make your journey very special, which has its main features.
Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) and crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) are the main attraction in the National Chambal Sanctuary. Apart from this, you can explore other amphibians and aquatic animals. During the Safari in National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary at Pali Ghat, you can see species of many birds including skimmers, around eight species of turtle, Marsh Crocodiles, Golden Jackals, Wolves, Hyenas, jungle cat foxes, wild boar,blue bull, porcupine and black-naped hare . Palighat Chambal River is best place for bird-watching and a paradise of keen birdwatcher, which is traveling to Ranthambore. Chambal River sanctuary currently claims more than 316 species of migratory and resident birds in Ranthambore. Here you can see large nested colonies of Greater Thick-knee, Lapwing and Indian Skimmers. Apart from these, the red-crested pochard, northern pintail, common teal, brahminy shelduck, black-bellied tern, common crane, black-necked stork and Sarus crane can be seen here.
Another reason to visit the National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary Palighat is one of the best things in Ranthambore, the presence of a large number of ‘Gharial’, which is already an endangered species, lives along with the powerful marsh crocodile within the strains of the Chambal River. To protect the population of the Gharial, the fishing in the river is restricted. It has a positive effect on aquatic animal population.
The vegetation found around the Chambal River is pygmean and thorny. Mainly these plants include babul (Egyptian acacia or thorny acacia) it is scientific name is Vachellia nilotica, Ber (Indian Jujube),Babylon plants and Shisham Trees ( North Indian rosewood) it is scientific name is Dalbergia sissoo.
The National Chambal Sanctuary is approximately 400 km of Chambal river area, which starts from Kota Barrage in Rajasthan. Chambal River flows in the northern and southern part of Rajasthan and its course is through Sawai Madhopur. In the next section, the sanctuary area includes Morena in Madhya Pradesh and Dholpur in Rajasthan. The total sanctuary area is about 285 square kilometers in Rajasthan.
In the shortest possible time, weather and temperature both provide the best and the right cozy atmosphere for traveling to the best places to see in Ranthambore. It helps the tourists to locate most of the tourist places near Ranthambore in less time than other climatic conditions. During the visit of the National Chambal Sanctuary, tourists can enjoy sunny rays, water activities, beauty of nature and surroundings landscape. It is also an ideal place to watch the birds of the sanctuary along the banks of the rivers and offers interesting pictures of rare birds in between a background.
Take a comfortable boat ride in National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary at Palighat Ranthambore, which runs through three states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh – to explore green reptiles closely. Do not forget to take your binoculars and cameras as they help you solve the puzzles of Palighat. If you are really lucky, you will see a shoal which is friendly dolphin in Chambal River and during the Chambal Safari in Pali Ghat, this may also be the main reason for you to escape of there.
Photo Courtesy : Rudrapratap Singh and Vipul Jain