Due to a late arrival and general tiredness, I hadn't go up to much of anything in Jaipur. So, a little more refreshed, it was time today to head out to Ranthambore National Park to go on a Tiger Safari!
Train to Ranthambore
After stocking up with more bread, I caught a rickshaw to the station in Jaipur. In a break from form, this train actually departed and then arrived on time… Amazing!! Got another rickshaw to my hotel at Ranthambore, and checked in. At 500Rs a night, it was quite pricey compared to what I had been paying, but all the hotels around Ranthambore National Park were pretty pricey.
I gave in my clothes to be washed, as they REALLY needed it, and booked a tiger safari for the next evening and one more for the following morning. I talked to some people who had already been on it, and they had seen a tiger in the morning but not in the evening, so it filled me with high hopes. I also got talking to a couple who had been conned/persuaded into hiring a car and driver for eleven days from Delhi, and they weren't having a good time with it. Still, people learn by their mistakes, and they WERE students. Common sense just doesn't seem to go hand in hand with university types!
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