|| Sariska National Park Holidays is one of
the most visited and acclaimed National park of India, located
in the Alwar district (Rajasthan). The Park was established in
17th century and got declared as wild life park in the year 1955.
In year 1978 the park tagged as tiger Reserve Park which comes
under the scheme of Project Tiger. The land escape of this park
consists and covers hills and narrow valleys of Aravalli Hill range.
The forest covers deciduous forest rugged rocks and wonderful wild
life. The forest wraps an area of 800 sq. km is known for the major
wild like activities. the weather also vary from one season to
another, summers are best season for the animals but the temperature
goes till 49 degree and ion winters the temperature is very cool
and it come downs to 4 degree C. so the best time to come to this
park is from October - June and January – February and if
someone can face the If hot heat then April to June is reasonability
perfect time to catch-hold of the animals at the waterholes. Moreover,
most of the area is covered with covered with dhok trees accommodating
various wildlife species and apart from this one can see harbors
quail, sand grouse, golden- backed woodpeckers, wild boar, rhesus
macaque, Langur, and hyena and jungle cats. The Sariska National
Park has largest population of peafowl, and the Siliserh Lake on
the edge of the park has a large number of crocodiles. Further,
the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the Delhi-Jaipur
highway and well connected with Alwar so one can easily reach their
and can explore the wonderful life of these wild life animals.
To see the forest life one can take ride on Jeep Safari which is
the suitable way to explore the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. This
will provide an excellent opportunity to take even photography
within the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. |
|tigers, leopards, chital, sambhar, nilgai, wild boar, hyena, jungle cats, four horned antelope and langur
|November and June
|866 sq. km
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is home to a number of carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger. The herbivore category in Sariska includes Sambhar, Chitel, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild Boar and Langur. Sariska wildlife sanctuary is also known for its large population of Rhesus Monkeys.
There are also many bird species in Sariska Tiger Reserve, namely; Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden Backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl. Special Attractions in Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
The Kankwari Fort: The major historic structure within the Sariska National Park includes the Kankwari Fort where Emperor Aurangzeb once imprisoned his brother, Dara Shikoh.
The Ancient Shiva Temples: The Neelkanth Temples within the Sariska Tiger Sanctuary date back to the 6th -13th century AD, though in dilapidated condition, is a must visit.
The Sariska Palace: The Maharajas of Alwar built the Sariska Palace standing amidst the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. The Palace has now been converted into a hotel.
Jeep Safari : The best way to explore the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is by jeep which can be arranged at the Forest Reception Office on Jaipur Road. You can even book a `hide' overlooking one of the water holes, and also provides an excellent opportunity for wildlife viewing and wildlife photography within the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary.
As such, the Sariska Tiger Reserve can be visited throughout the year; still the best time to have Sariska tour is from October - June and January - February. Certain jungle tracks are closed during the monsoon and the breeding season just to safeguard the animals and the reserve. If you can tolerate heat, April to June is ideal to catch-hold of the animals at the waterholes.
The nearest airport from Sariska National Park is at Jaipur.
The nearest railhead is at Alwar at a distance of 37-kms.
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Jaipur and Delhi. Sariska is also well connected with Alwar.
You need an entry permit to enter Sariska Tiger Reserve. These permits are available at the gate to Sariska for Rs 25 per person. Extra charges have to be paid for cameras (about Rs 10) and vehicles (Rs 100 for a minibus; Rs 75 for jeeps and cars).