Sawai Madhopur Tourist Guide

Sawai Madhopur Tourist Guide - Destination Overview
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    Sawai Madhopur Village Price : Sawai Madhopur village Packages starting from Rs 9000/- fromSawai Madhopur. including full site seeing and excursions
  • Location: Rajasthan,India -322001
  • Altitude: 344 Meters
  • Longitude: 76.3667 East
  • Latitude: 25.9833 North
  • Nearest Airport: Jaipur
  • Nearest Train Station: Sawai Madhopur
  • How to reach: By Air : The closest airport is located at Jaipur which is around 180 km away from the city. By Rail :T he city has a railway station that is located along the Delhi to Mumbai line and there are many trains that pass through the station. By Road : The city is well connected to most parts of the state by state run buses and this is the cheapest option that is available.
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Sawai-Madhopur is during the winter months between November and March, when the climate is pleasant and comfortable to stay and explore the place.

About Sawai Madhopur

Welcome to Sawai Madhopur, It is one of India's most iconic travel destinations and home to World Famous Ranthambhore National Park and UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE - The Ranthambhore Fort.

The Ranthambhore National Park

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve is the main attraction of Sawai MadhopurThe Chambal River forms a natural boundary of the Park towards the east, and on the eastern shore of Chambal lies the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. To the northeast of the Park, flows the river – Banas, a tributary of Chambal. Across the river Banas, lies the Keladevi sanctuary, while the Sawai Man Singh sanctuary lies to the south of the Park. Both these sanctuaries, like the National Park, are part of the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. Know More About RanthamBhor +

It is home to the Ranthambore National Park and the historic Ranthambore Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies within the national park. Sawai Madhopur is famous for its guavas, affectionately known as "Madhopur guavas" in Rajasthan

About Ranthambore Fort

Ranthambore Fort is a World Heritage Site near Sawai Madhopur town in Rajasthan. The fort lies within the Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest Tiger Reserve in India. Inside Ranthambore fort, there are three Hindu temples dedicated to Ganesh, Shiva and Ramlalaji constructed in 12th and 13th centuries from red Karauli stone. There is also a Jain temple of Lord Sumatinath (5th Jain Tirthankar) and Lord Sambhavanath.

Air Connectivity of Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur has its own Air Strip which is not in use for transport purpose. However, It is used for ministers campaigns and meetings.Jaipur International Airport at 132 km is the nearest airport from Sawai Madhopur.

Sawai Madhopur Train Connectivity

Sawai Madhopur Junction is located on the Delhi to Mumbai trunk route. This is by far the best way of reaching the place from Delhi, Jaipur or Kota.The city is a halt for many trains, including Jaipur - Indore Super Fast, Dayodaya Express (Jaipur - Jabalpur Express), Jodhpur - Indore Intercity, Hazrat Nizamuddin - Indore Express, Marusagar Express (Ajmer - Ernakulam Express / Ernakulam Express), Jaipur - Mysore Express, Jaipur - Chennai Express, Jaipur - Coimbatore Express, Jodhpur - Puri Express, Jodhpur - Bhopal Express, Jodhpur - Indore Intercity, and the August Kranti Rajdhani Express.

The Jaipur - Indore Super Fast connects Sawai Madhopur to major city of Madhya Pradesh, Indore Junction. There is also a Jan Shatabdi Express train, from Sawai Madhopur to national capital Delhi. 

Palace on Wheels Train Stop at Sawai Madhopur

The luxury trains – The Palace on Wheels, The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Maharajas' Express, The Indian Maharaja also make a scheduled stop at Sawai Madhopur on their eight-day round trip of tourist destinations. Book Palace on Wheels Train Tour Package +

Connectivity of Sawai Madhopur By Road

Sawai Madhopur is well connected with neighboring districts and with major cities outside the state. NH-116 (Tonk-Sawai Madhopur ) and Kota-Lalsot Mega Highway passes through the city.

When to visit Sawai Madhopur > > >>

Best Time to Visit Sawai Madhopur

The best time to visit Sawai-Madhopur is during the winter months between November and March, when the climate is pleasant and comfortable to stay and explore the place.

During the summer season, it is hot and dry, inconvenient to explore the place. The summer season begins by the end of March and extends till the month of June. At this time, the temperature varies between a minimum of 30°C and a maximum of 45°C. During May, it is the hottest hence avoid visiting the place in summer season. 

By the end of June, the monsoon starts, when the level of humidity goes up the scale. The monsoon season stretches from June to September, when you can expect sudden showers and thunderstorms.

Places to visit Sawai Madhopur:

Ranthambore Fort

It is the major attraction of the city. Bounded by Vindhyas and Aravalis, it is a treat to the eyes. The Ranthambore Fort was ruled by the ruler Rao Hamir around 1296 AD. The fort is perfect blend of patriotism, valor and love. It is counted among the top attractions in Sawai Madhopur.

Ranthambhor Ganesh Temple

Ranthambhor Ganesh Temple is another prime attraction of the Sawai Madhopur. Numbers of travelers from different parts of India come to seek blessing of Lord Ganesha. The place has its unique importance in the lives of local people.

Rameshwaram Dham

Rameshwaram Dham offers great peace of mind and pleasure to the heart. Many devotes from different parts of the country come to worship at this Lord- Shiva temple.

Chamatkar Temple
Nestled on the railway station road, the ChamatkarJi Temple is quite popular for many miracles. The meaning of the name ChamatkarJi is the deity who performs miracles. Generic image used

Best Hotels in Sawai Madhopur Village:

  • The Oberoi Vanyavilas 

                              Ranked #1 of 17 hotels in Sawai Madhopur

  • Sher Bagh

                                  Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Sawai Madhopur

  • Vivanta by Taj - Sawai Madhopur Lodge

                                   Ranked #3 of 17 hotels in Sawai Madhopur

  • Hotel Sanctuary Resort

                                    Ranked #4 of 17 hotels in Sawai Madhopur

  • WelcomHeritage Ranthambore Forest Resort 

                                   Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Sawai Madhopur

  • The Ranthambhore Bagh

                                   Ranked #6 of 26 Sawai Madhopur B&B and Inns