History and wildlife come together at the Ranthambore National Park. If these pictures don’t make you go on a safari, we don’t know what will.

In a state that has palaces and forts jostling for attention, Ranthambore National Park stands out for being the only one where history meets wildlife.Also Read - 5 Reasons Why Ranthambore National Park Should be Your Next Travel Spot in Winter

Smack in the heart of the Park stands the majestic 10th century Ranthambore Fort, a complex of temples and mosques, cenotaphs and crocodile-filled lakes. Also Read - Ranthambore Travel Guide: Places to Visit, Wildlife Safari, And How to Plan a Trip - All You Need to Know

The park boasts of more than 300 species of birds but the stars of Ranthambore, clearly, are the tigers. Most of them are used to the human presence; some even pose for photographs! Also Read - Deepika Padukone Closely Captures Tiger Crossing Path in Ranthambore National Park-Watch

Take a walk; go for a hike; visit the villages around the park to experience a slice of rural Rajasthan culture. There’s an awful lot to do at Ranthambore.

If these pictures cannot convince you to visit it, we really don’t know what will.

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