Ranthambhore fort is a world heritage site which is situated in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan. Sawai Madhopur is a small town, located in the eastern part of Rajasthan. Ranthambhore fort is surrounded by Vindhays and aravallies hill ranges. The name 'Ranthambhore' is derived from two hills-Rann and thambhore. The ancient fort is located on Thambhore hill which is 481 metres above the sea level. From the top of the hill some breathtaking views around the fort can be captured.