||Alwar (36 kms), Jaipur (110 kms)
||Tiger, Leopard, Wild boar, Jungle Cat, Hyena
||1958 as a sanctuary, 1979 as a tiger reserve, 1982 as a national park.
|Best time to visit
||October to June
||07 a.m. to 04 p.m. in winter (Oct - Feb), 06 a.m. to 05 p.m. Rest of the year
||Sanganer, Jaipur – 180 kms
|Nearest Railway Station
||Alwar – 35 kms
||Kankwadi Fort, Ancient Shiva Temples and Sariska Palace
ABOUT SARISKA NATIONAL PARK
Sariska is probably one of the most visited parks in India. The reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958 and came under the "Project Tiger" as a Sariska tiger reserve in 1979. Sariska Tiger Reserve is well nestled in the Aravali Hills covering 800 sq km area divided into the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, sheer cliffs and rocky landscape.
Sariska national park is home to various carnivores like the leopard, wild dog, hyena, jackal and the king of the jungle-the Asiatic tiger. Sariska is also widely known for its huge population of the rhesus monkeys.
Although the wildlife sanctuary is open throughout the year, the best time is between the months of October and June. Safaris are provided by jeep. Sariska Wildlife Park is well connected by rail, road and airways.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN SARISKA NATIONAL PARK
BEST TIME TO VISIT SARISKA NATIONAL PARK
The major historic structure within the Sariska National Park includes the Kankwari Fort where Emperor Aurangzeb once imprisoned his brother, Dara Shikoh.
The temples are devoted to Lord Shiva (Neelkanth) resides in this wildlife India tour destination, Sariska National Park.
The Maharajas of Alwar built the Sariska Palace standing amidst the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. The Palace has now been converted into a hotel.
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.
VEHICLE USED FOR SAFARI IN SARISKA NATIONAL PARK
Jeep Safari is 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.
Canter (20 Seater)
Jeep (06 Seater)
HOW TO REACH SARISKA
Direct flights from Delhi to Jaipur. Remaining journey covered by Road.
Nearest Railhead Alwar 35km/1hr. Connect to Delhi by Jaipur Delhi Express.
04 hrs from Delhi, 01 hr from Alwar, 02 hrs from Jaipur.
NH 8 to Shahpur via Chandwaji then straight road to Sariska via Thana Gazi.
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).
For More Information & Advance Booking: www.rajasthanwildlife.in