Place: 37-kms From Alwar, Rajasthan, India.
Highlights: Tigers, Leopards, Wild Dogs.
Best time to Visit: October to June.
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is dominated by sharp cliffs of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravallis. Within the dry and deciduous forest landscape lies the ruins of medieval temples of Garh-Rajor, belonging to the 10th and 11th centuries. A 17th century castle on a sharp hilltop at Kankwari, provides a impressive view of flying Egyptian vultures and eagles. Spread over an area of 765.80 sq km, the Sariska Tiger Reserve was declared a sanctuary in 1955 and became a National Park in 1979.
How to Approach
Sky Way: Jaipur is the nearest airport from Sariska at a distance 107-kms.
Trackway: The nearest railway station is at Alwar (37-kms). If can spend more, the luxurious trains like - the Place on Wheels and The Fairy Queen can also take you to this sanctuary.
Expressway: Sariska wildlife sanctuary is situated off the Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur Road. Jaipur is located at a distance of 107-kms and Delhi at 200-kms from Sariska. Sariska is well connected with Alwar, which is further directly connected with bus services from Delhi and Jaipur.
The Major Wildlife Stock
The Sariska park is home to several carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal and Tiger. They survive on an abundance of prey species such as Sambar, Chitel, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild Boar and Langur. Sariska is also well known for its large population of Rhesus Monkeys, which are found in large numbers around Talvriksh.
The park also has a rich birdlife. These include Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl.
Wildlife Sariska Tour Packages