How to get last-minute Ranthambore Safari
In this article, I will explain last-minute Ranthambore safari or what we call as “Tatkal” (just in time) booking option of Ranthambore Safari permits, especially useful for those who want to plan a Ranthambore Safari with a short notice.
Last-minute Ranthambore Safari
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve & National Park is a national park, wildlife sanctuary & a tiger reserve in the Sawai Madhopur District of the state of Rajasthan, around 160 kms from Jaipur, 375 kms from Delhi, & approx. 7 kms from Sawai Madhopur Railway Station.
There are 10 safari zones all across the Ranthambore park and the entry gates are separated by approx. 20kms to 80 kms between the gates. You could hire a gypsy from all of these gates or you could get into a canter (22-seater mini-bus) (not all gates has canter facility) but you need an advance online reservation for the same.
Because it is so popular, most seats will be booked 60 to 90 to 120 days ahead and mostly for any given day with a short notice all safari tickets will be booked.
But there is a way you can get just-in-time or tatkal or last-minute Ranthambore safari tickets, slightly expensive noentheless possible.
Tatkal (VIP or Just In Time) Last-minute Ranthambore Safari Booking process:
This is not a type of safari like the other three (regular, half-day or full-day) but I had to insert here as this is also a critical way of getting safari at Ranthambore. Ranthambore being the most popular tiger reserve and for that fact that the safari tickets get over at least 90 to 120 days in advance, the only way for people who plan in the last minute for Ranthambore is to book the “Tatkal” tickets. Pretty expensive [approx 3X of the regular safari ticket price] but seems the only way.
Please note there is no online reservation for tatkal (Last-minute Ranthambore Safari Booking)
- Download WildTrails Recent Sightings App from the respective store (Available on Android & iOS)
- Under Parks, go to Ranthambore
- There is a section called “Local Guides/ Safari Bookers” – just call them and they will arrange tatkal tickets for you
- Or, there are hassle-free packages too, choose any if you don’t want the hassle of booking everything in your own and they will book everything for you – cab pickup/drop, Resort, Safari etc
- Please note that it is double the cost of regular safari booking cost
Download WildTrails Recent Sightings App to know the exact location of the sanctuary, the exact location of all gates, exact timings and also a way to book the safari of your liking gate and of your liking session (morning or evening or both) and also a stay close to the gate you have chosen.
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