Madhopur is an important town of Rajasthan with its own history and legends.
The region around Sawai Madhopur is thick with remnants of its ancient
history. Walls, wells, mosques and hunting lodges adorn the lush rolling
hills of the Vindhyas and the Aravalis.
How to Approach
Sky Way :
The airport nearest to Sawai Madhopur is that of Jaipur
which is 175 kms away.
The railway network connects Sawai Madhopur with Delhi,
Mumbai and other major cities in Western India.
Sawai Madhopur can be easily reached by road as well.
There are well-maintained roads linking it to tourism destinations in
Rajasthan and its neighbouring states including (Agra 226 km), Bharatpur
(166 km), Delhi (434 km), Kota (217 km) and Jaipur (180 km).
The Most Popular Sights to Visit
Ranthambhor National Park
Ranthambhor Tiger Reserve is located on the junction of Aravali and
Vindhyas, just 14 Km from Sawai Madhopur in east Rajasthan. The park sprawls
over a varied and undulating landscape. Apart from being home to tigers,
Ranthambore forest provides shelter to an amazing variety of plants and
animals including about 300 plant species, over 50 aquatic plant species and
more than a 100 species of herbs, climbers and grass. It is also home to
over 270 species of birds and nearly 30 different species of mammals. You
can spot Leopards, Wild Boars, Crocodiles, Langurs, Sloth Bears, Jungle
Cats, Blue Bulls, Chinkaras and Hyenas, Sambhar, the Asiatic Deer Doves,
Partridges, Storks, Flycatchers, Kingfishers and Hawk Eagles in the park.
During winters migratory birds like Greylag Geese, Ruddy Shelducks and
Pintails may also be spotted.
Ranthambore Fort dates back to the 11th century when it was a vital citadel
for the control of central India.
Ranthambore has been a witness to the rise and fall of many rulers and a
series of battle scenes. Remnants of marvellous architectural monuments,
ponds and lakes attract a number of tourists to this place. There are
various places of historical interest inside the fort. The Ganesha temple is
a major attraction of the Fort.
Passage to Sawai Madhopur - Made Easy
Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan is one most favoured destination for tourists
in India. Home to the Ranthambore National Passage, Sawai Madhopur is well
connected to other major tourist destinations in Rajasthan by air, rail and
Close to Delhi, the capital city of India, Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan
doesn't own an airport. It is easily approachable from Delhi by rail or
road. Coming from Delhi one can either board a train or bus to reach Sawai
If you have picked the Delhi-Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur route, then you can
always a board a flight till Jaipur, from where you can catch a bus or board
a train to reach Sawai Madhopur. This will give you the an opportunity to
see Jaipur, the pink city of India. Jaipur is the nearest airport from Sawai
Madhopur, at a distance of 180 km.
If you are anxious in making your tour to Sawai Madhopur more interesting
and adventurous, than you can pick the Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur
route. Halt in Alwar will offer you more opportunities to sight more tigers
and many more wild animals, as Alwar is close to numerous wildlife stocks.
The railway network connects Sawai Madhopur with Delhi and other major
cities in Western India.
Sawai Madhopur can be easily accessible by rail or road from all the major
parts of Rajasthan as well. There are well-maintained roads linking it to
tourism destinations in Rajasthan.
The distance from some major destinations :
Agra 226 km
Bharatpur 166 km
Delhi 434 km
Kota 217 km
Jaipur 180 km