Home » Travel Guide » Introducing Sariska

Introducing Sariska

Best time to visit : September to April
Destination Banner

In the midst of Aravalli Hills, scrubby and arid deciduous forests, steep cliffs and rock-strewn landscape with ruins of historic buildings, Sariska Tiger Reserve attracts flocks of wildlife explorers. The imposing assortment of wildlife at this Northwest India destination includes majestic tiger, leopard, cheetah, wild boar, nilgai, langur, hyena, antelope and jungle cats. It is also the home to peafowl, golden-back woodpeckers, quail, serpent eagles and many other bird species. The Lake of Siliserh on the periphery of the park consists of a great number of crocodiles.


Sariska has endured the testing times and continues to be a popular destination. Apart from wild animals and forest area, Sariska is bordered by numerous places of historical interest, eminent temples, forts, palace and monuments. Historic vistas of Bhangarh, Ajaibgarh and Pratapgarh forts are located in the vicinity. Sariska experiences extremely hot weather in summers, while winters are cool here.

In Sariska, you can find good restaurants attached to most of the hotels. Jungle resorts and lodges too offer good meals. You can also try the mouth-watering delicacies like kachoris and bhajiyas and many other snacks at the roadside stalls.

Multitude of items displaying Rajasthani sculpture, art and customs are evident from traditional handicrafts sold in the region. Travellers can shop around for local handicrafts and other items made by local artisans near the reserve forest.

Nearby Places:
·  Alwar (about 58 km.): The city with weathered and serrated rocks of Aravallis presents a beautiful mix of different traditions. Craggy hilly terrain and luxuriant landscape possess a rich historical background.
·  Bhangarh Fort (about 50 km.): This beautiful historic quaint town of the 17th century is one of the most haunted places in the world. The complex housing temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Gopinath can’t be visited after sunset.
·  Virat Nagar (about 50 km.): The place has prehistoric natural caves located inside the hilly terrains. It was once the place, where Pandavas spent their period of exile. Tourists can visit Ashoka Shilalekh, Bhim Ki Dungari or Pandu's Hill in the Virat Nagar.
·  Abhaneri (about 82 km.): The hamlet of Abhaneri is widely popular as the home to a colossal step well, Chand Baori.
·  Bharatpur(about 160 km.): The land of fascinating Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, the place is frequently visited by bird lovers.
·  Jaipur (About 125 km.): A vibrant historic city and a multifaceted tourist destination in Rajasthan. This thriving city has illustrious monuments, palaces, lakes and forts.
·  Govardhan (About 150 km.): This sanctified place on the hilly terrain of Giriraj Peak is popular for the legends and myths of Lord Krishna. The coveted place gains accolades from all the communities of the Hindu religion.

Obtain more tourist information from the local residents to visit other tourist places like Agra, Mathura and Vrindavan.

Where would you like to go? Describe your Travel Requirements:

Note: We won't share your email or other details with anyone