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Ranthambore, Sariska tiger reserves to reopen tomorrow

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September 30, 2021, 10:11 am


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Jaipur: The wait for tiger sightings in the national parks of Rajasthan will end soon. After remaining close for three months during the monsoon season, the core areas of Ranthambore National Park and Sariska forests are going to be thrown open for tiger safari on October 1. The wildlife lovers will be able to visit these two famous tigers reserves of the country.

The tiger reserves in Rajasthan were closed for tourists in July. The forest department is now making necessary preparations to welcome tourists. The officials said that preparations have been completed to reopen the tiger reserves. Gypsies and canters used for safari are being booked by a large number of wildlife lovers.

“While some tiger safari routes in the buffer areas were already open, the tourists will now able to go on safari in core areas also where the prospects of tiger sighting are better We’ve made a lot of preparations. The safari tracks have been also been improved in both Ranthambore and Sariska reserves. It means that tiger safaris will now be safer and more enjoyable. The improvement work has been completed on tracks in zone 1-5 in Ranthambore. In Sariska, the work is still going on in the core areas,” said a senior official.

The movement of tourists in the core areas of tiger reserves is not allowed for three months during the monsoon season. All the national parks have been closed since July 1.

The officer said that the guides have been instructed to ensure that the tourists follow Covid-19 safety guidelines.

First published: September 30, 2021