Kota, built on the eastern bank of Chambal River, is approximately 100 km from Ranthambore. Once a significant part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi, it assumed a separate identity during the 17th century. The attractions of the city include the City fort and palace, Kota Barrage, Kishore Sagar tank, Jagmandir Palace, Brij Vilas Palace Museum, Chambal gardens, Chhattar Bilas gardens, etc.
Sawai Madhopur Village
One of the famous Ranthambore excursions, Sawai Madhopur is situated 12 km from Ranthambore. Once the center of attraction of the Rajput rulers, the village still has many historic legends attached to it.
Karauli is one of the must see excursions around Ranthambore, Rajasthan. It was founded in 1348 AD. Red sandstone walls, bastions, peripheral wall, six gates, eleven posterns, etc distinguish the city. Other attractions of Karauli include the annual fair at the Kaila Devi temple and the Madan Mohanji temple. It is believed that the ruling families of Karauli, Yadhuvanshi Rajputs, have descended from Lord Krishna.
Tonk in RajasthanBundi
Located 66 km to the south of Ranthambore, Bundi is famous for its monuments, especially the Taragarh fort (built in 1354). Other attractions of the city include Bhim Burj (the largest battlement), a huge water reservoir carved out of solid rock, Bundi palace, Raniji-ki-Baoli (Queen's step well), Nagar Sagar Kund, Nawal Sagar, Dhabhai Kund and the Bhora-ji-ka-Kund. You can also see the Sabzi Mandi, the 84-pillared cenotaph and the Phool Sagar (built in the 20th century).
Dating back to the mid 17th century, Tonk is an old town approximately 100 km from Ranthambore. Once this town was the stronghold of the Pathan tribesmen of Afghanistan. The main attractions of Tonk include the Sunehri Kothi, mosques, mansions and other colonial buildings.