Travelling To Ranthambore National Park? These Are The New Safari Rules You Must Know About

by Sanjana Shenoy
Travelling To Ranthambore National Park? These Are The New Safari Rules You Must Know About

Ranthambore National Park in Jaipur is one of India’s most well-known wildlife reserves. Flanked by the Aravallis and Vindyas, Ranthambore houses tigers, foxes, hyenas, bears and more. Wildlife enthusiasts often flock to Ranthambore National Park for wildlife safaris. But the next time you book a safari, here are some things you need to know.

Ranthambore National Park Implements New Online Booking Rules

As per a Times Of India report, tourists and travel agents now have a set limit when they book safari tickets in advance via the Single Sign-On (SSO). Booking through his id will curtail the number of advance bookings one can do for the safari. Tourists and travel agents can do advance online bookings for safaris only 6 times a month using the same SSO ID.

Ranthambore National Park
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Earlier, agents would book many tickets in advance and sell them at higher prices to tourists. With the new rule in place, this won’t be possible. Safari tickets can be booked online in a transparent and fair manner. Moreover, a system in Ranthambore National Park’s software hereby prevents bulk bookings by travel agents.

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New Refund Rules In Place

Apart from this, there’s also a new refund policy in place at Ranthambore. Tourists who cancel their safari tickets seven days before the safari date can avail of a refund. Earlier, Ranthambore National Park didn’t offer any refund on cancellation of advance bookings. While this is a sigh of relief as the reserve didn’t offer any refunds on advance bookings earlier, many are sceptical. A TOI report states that only 25 per cent of the booking amount may be given to tourists in the future.

Now, we’ll have to wait and see this. Meanwhile, is Ranthambore National Park on your wishlist? When are you planning to visit this coveted wildlife reserve for the safari of your dreams? Let us know in the comments section below.

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