Sawai Madhopur enjoys an important status in the tourism map of Rajasthan. Tourist attractions in Sawai Madhopur are offers a great experience to the tourists. These attractions make Sawai Madhopur an ideal place for vacation. Sawai Madhopur tourism offers a lot of variety. Sawai Madhopur has the Ranthambore National Park. On visiting the park, you will be able to see the rich wildlife of the national park. The visit to the fort will also be an enriching experience as you will be able to see the majestic architecture of the forts. A close look of the fort will also be providing you an idea about the rich history of the place.
Air: Nearest airport is in Jaipur (165 km)
Train: A well-laid rail network links Sawai Madhopur to major railway stations of the country like: Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai.
Road: The town is well networked by road to many important cities in north India.
Craft House: The exclusive and Government approved Shop was established in 2001. It markets all the beautifully handcrafted creations of the master craftsmen of Rajasthan – the kind that have made a lasting impression in the markets of India. A one - stop shop for both traditional and contemporary crafts of Rajasthan –Textiles and Furnishings, Brass ware, Jewellery, Precious and Semi precious stones, paper –Mache article’s, wooden boxes, Marble ware and Exotic Miniature paintings.
You can take home some of the best wildlife painting’s ,famous tiger t-shirts, safari jackets, silk, woolen and cashmere shawls, wildlife book’s and some othergift items from the widest range of handicrafts under one roof at Honest Prices.
You can choose among the wide array of hand made products and take away the best from the selected artisans. It offers Gudri And Appliqué (different pieces of cloth patched together to make a multi-coloured mosaic) Bed Covers which are marvellously available in Appliqué Bed Sheet , Appliqué Work Bed Sheet Tree of Life Patchwork , Bed Cover with Hand Quilted Patchwork and Gudri Bed Covers With Patch Works On It.
Dastkar Ranthambore: Dastkar Ranthambore is an initiative of Dastkar and Ranthambore Foundation to resettle communities in the Sawai Madhopur area of Rajasthan, who had lost access to wood, water, and farming lands due to the creation of RanthamboreNational Park. The Ranthambore Foundation approached Dastkar in late 1980s to initiate income generation activities particularly among women in the area.
Dastkar, an organization to promote craft based livelihoods, took charge of the income generation programme in the area in 1989. Dastkar Ranthambore today successfully produces and markets various traditional crafts of the region.
Dastkar Ranthambore has been granted Craftmark for the following processes:
It offers a wide range of products like Bandhini/tie-dye dupattas with sequins, garments. Home furnishing: patchwork cushions and quilts.
Accessories: block printed bags, bags with sequins work, Terracotta ware, leather products such as juttis and chappals.
Anokhi: Anokhi is synonymous with hand-made, block-printed apparel from Rajasthan. It has revived the ancient craft of hand block printing and sustains rural craft-based livelihoods by helping them to work in conditions of their own choosing and providing them with sustained work and security of income. The Anokhi label is about inspiring the development of contemporary products and designs with a hint of traditional, to attract the discerning consumer. Today Anokhi has retail outlets all across India. It specializes in Block Printing, Hand-embroidery, Tie and Dye, Natural Dyeing, Indigo Dyeing, Kota-Doria Handloom, Tussar Silk, Khadi Fabric, Chanderi Fabric & Handlooms. It offers a Complete range of Indian and western garments. Home Furnishing: Table and bed Linen, Cushion covers, quilts etc. Accessories: Block printed bags, Pouches, Scarves, Handmade jewellery etc.
Ranthambore School of Art: The Ranthambhore School of Art near Sawai Madhopur is well worth a visit. Located a couple of Km from Sawai Madhopur, the Ranthambhore School of Art consists of painters from local villages. The main subjects of their paintings are the majestic tigers of Ranthambhore.
The Ranthambhore School recruits students from the surrounding villages and towns. The aim is to keep the beautiful image of the tiger in the minds of everyone. This they feel in turn would create a positive feeling in people otherwise indifferent, or negative, regarding the importance of the tiger's survival. The school also goes into villages and gives demonstrations and talks. They say the most encouraging factor is the response from young children. These children then obviously go back and influence the minds of those in their respective homes. They are also the future conservationists in the making.
Watercolor Paintings and black and white life size sketches created by the students of the Ranthambore School of Art have an amazing effect.
Sher Bagh Restaurant: Sher Bagh is placed at the edge of the National park of Ranthambore in Rajasthan. It gives toothsome Cuisines with nice services to the guests. The restaurant is a fine dining Ranthambore which serves tasty Indian, Continental and International food to the visitors. It prepares food in hygienic surrounding and serves with good care and hospitality. The food at Sher Bagh is cooked using freshly picked produce from the camp's organic vegetable garden. A warm breakfast of eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt and muesli is also very nice.
The Tiger Villa Restaurant: This Ranthambore Restaurants serves South Indian, Mughlai and Continental Cuisine with the warm and friendly hospitality. It also offers the mix of Indian Classical dishes as well as new innovative creations from across the nation The tamarind sorbet, sugarcane sorbet to change the palate, Kadi patte ke scallops, Ganderi Kebabs, Haleem Aur Kebabs, Atta Raan are popular menu of this Ranthambore restaurant.
Khem Vilas Restaurant: Khem Vilas is a luxurious Jungle restaurant of Ranthambore National Park. This famous eating place in Ranthambore provides testy fresh food with nice experience to the guests. The food in the Ranthambore restaurant is freshly cooked using mainly home grown organic vegetables. Even they use milk from their local farm where the cows are fed organic feed. The multi-cuisine restaurant serves the dishesh of Indian, Western and Oriental vegetarian dishes. This fine dining restaurants in Ranthambore serves the food with good care and hospitality and the hygiene is not compromised.
Vanyavilas Restaurant: These Ranthambore restaurants are decorated with beautiful paintings, decor and furniture. Vanyavilas Restaurant provides a variety of food like- Indian, Thai and Western. The executive Chef provides an exquisite and versatile cuisine to the guests in a friendly and calm environment. This Ranthambore restaurant provides fresh & hygienic food with highly personalized services. Much of the fresh produce and salad comes straight from the kitchen garden at Vanyavilas.
Aman-i-Khas Restaurant: Provides Indian and International multi-cuisine and having luxurious interior. Range of Western dishes are served, and the freshness of produce is ensured as most of the vegetables and herbs are grown in the camp's organic vegetable garden. Dinner is most often concluded around a roaring outdoor fire that serves as a focal point in the evenings.