Sariska Tiger Reserve
West IndiaSariska Tiger Reserve lays nestled in the lap of the Aravalli hills, stretching over a majestic 800 square kilometres. Located in Alwar, Rajasthan, the Northern Aravali Hills dominate the reserve skyline with their mixture of sharp cliffs and long narrow valleys. This area was a hunting preserve of the Alwar royalty and was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958. It attained the status of a national park in 1982. It is the first reserve in the world with successfully relocated tigers. It is also an important biodiversity area in the Northern Aravalli leopard and wildlife corridor. While the Tiger is the primary predator, a vast variety of animals populate this region such as Leopard, Hyena, Caracal, Jungle cat, Ratel, Nilgai, Sambar deer, Spotted deer, langur, Rhesus macaque, and Four-horned antelope. Wild pig, Indian civet, Rufous-tailed hare, Common Mongoose, Ruddy Mongoose, Palm Civet, Pangolin, and Porcupines. The Siliserh Lake on the edge of the park also houses a large numbe...r of crocodiles. An excellent site for bird watching, an astounding 211 bird species have been recorded in this reserve. Avian populations include, peafowl, grey francolin, white-rumped vulture, painted spurfowl, Aravalli red spurfowl, Indian Cuckoo, common sand grouse, Indian pitta, the great horned owl etc. The Flora of this region primarily consists of scrub-thorn arid forests, grasslands and dry deciduous forests, Nearly 90% of the area in the sanctuary is covered with Dhok trees. The landscape undulates between sheer cliffs and rocky hills. The woods get to be rich green in the rainstorm months and remain dry in the late spring months.
How To Book
Online booking at https://sariskatigerreserve.in/ or book through your Operator or Lodge
Summer - Morning: 6:00 AM To 9:00 AM / Evening: 2:00 PM To 5:00PM Winter - Morning: 6:30 AM To 9:30 AM / Evening: 2:30 PM To5:30 PM
Getting Around the Park
Registered jeeps, also known as ‘gypsies’, which can carry 6 individuals are the only mode of accessing the Tiger reserve. These ‘6-seater’ gypsies cost INR 9,876 for international tourists and INR 6246 for national tourists.
Jeep Safari - INR 1500 per person (Maximum 6 Persons per jeep) Canter Safari - INR 1100 Per Person (Maximum 20 people per canter)
By air - The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi which is 141 kms away followed by Jaipur International Airport, about 122 kms away. By Road - Buses to Alwar are available at regular intervals from Delhi, Jaipur and Bharatpur. Sariska National Park is well connected by road and there are several bus and taxi services plying this route. Both private and Government buses and taxis are available from all major cities in Rajasthan.
Eco-friendly properties in the area
Utsav Camp Sariska
Utsav Camp Sariska is located in Tehla village just 7 km from Gate No. 2 of Sariska National Park. Surrounded by boulders, deciduous forests and the Aravali Mountains, it is an easy 2.5 hours (112 km) drive from Jaipur or 4 hours (217 km) drive from Delhi.
Other Destinations To Combine
Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambhore National Park is part of the much large 1333sq km Ranthambhore Tiger reserve,
Keoladeo National Park
Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird
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