A laid-back and stunning place in Rajasthan, Sawai Madhopur is an incredibly charming place to visit. This is the place to fill the thirst of exploration and adventure or, just being close to the colorful nature. The region has never failed to impress anyone setting foot in its reign. Here are the top five attractions that you should not miss while visiting Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan.
Ranthambore National Park
Any tour package you choose or every luxury train that runs through Rajasthan would cover Ranthambore National Park. Train itineraries like Palace on Wheels even opt for early morning safari trips for its passengers. This is one of the greatest and beautiful wildlife reserves in the country. The main attraction of this park is its large collection of Royal Bengal tigers. Apart from the national animals, you can spot deer, leopard, palm civet, cobras, jungle cat, Indian gazelle, nilgai and others. You can also spot many local and migration birds in this region. Jeep and canter safaris are open for tourists. If you love wildlife and nature photography, do not miss this park.
This fort is located at the edge of Ranthambore national park. This heritage fort is almost in ruins and can be accessed only via jeep safari through the park. This fort is located 700 feet above the ground and from the fort; one can enjoy a grand view of the park and the surrounding regions. Enjoying sunset from this fort is quite a remarkable sight. This 8th century fort has many havelis, tarandwar, chhatri with 32 pillars and so on.
Chauth Mata temple
This is an ancient temple built during the Rajput times. The temple is located on top of a small hillock and can be accessed by climbing a few dozens of steps. It is said that Maharaja Bhim Singh brought the idol of this temple, by himself from Pachala. The temple also has idols of other Hindu deities like Ganesh, Bhairava and others. Located in the outskirts of Sawai Madhopur, this temple is one of the most common tourist destinations in the regions surrounding Sawai Madhopur.
This pink-roofed temple is one of the oldest Jain temples of the region. This temple holds the main deity of Lord Adinath. You can also find idols of many Tirthankara of the religion. It is said that the wishes put forward in this temple are fulfilled and thus, you can find a large crowd of tourists in this temple, especially during religious times.
Other attractions to enjoy in Sawai Madhopur are Kachida valley, Khandar fort, Trinetra Ganesh temple and others.