Sariska Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve in Alwar district, Rajasthan, India. It stretches over an area of 881 km2 (340 sq mi) comprising scrub-thorn arid forests, dry deciduous forests, grasslands, and rocky hills. This area was a hunting preserve of the Alwar state and was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955.
The Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for its tigers, leopards and wild dogs. Situated within the Indian state of Rajasthan, it covers an area of approximately 766 square kilometres. Its landscape comprises rugged hills and deep valleys. … Sariska was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1955.
Apart from the Bengal tiger, the reserve includes many wildlife species including Indian leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, golden jackal, chital, sambar deer, nilgai, wild boar, small Indian civet, Javan mongoose, ruddy mongoose, honey badger, Rhesus macaque and Northern plains gray langur and Indian hare.
Tigers were reintroduced in Sariska after they were wiped out in 2004. The number of tigers in Rajasthan’s Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) has gone up to 20 with the birth of three cubs recently. km area and divided into six ranges, has only 16 tigers. There are five cubs, eight tigresses and three tigers in the park. Sources said, “Unfortunately, the tiger count in Sariska has gone down.
How to reach Sariska:- You can reach Sariska National Park by Air, Train and Bus. Air : The nearest airport to Sariska National Park is ‘Jaipur Sanganer Airport’ situated at a distance of 110 km facilitates easy access by air. Rail : Alwar Railway Station’ is the nearest railhead to Sariska National Park.
What are the best timings to get Safari:- The best way to explore Sariska is by jeep or canter safari. Safaris can be taken twice a day. Timing : 6 am to 9.30 am and 3 pm to 6 pm. The per seat cost for the jeep safari and canter is around 600 and 400 respectively.
How far is from Delhi:- 218 Km Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Sariska Tiger Reserve is 218 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from New Delhi to Sariska Tiger Reserve.
Best Time To Visit:- The Sariska National Park in Rajasthan, India is especially known for its population of Tigers and the best time to visit the Sariska wildlife sanctuary is perhaps during the months of October through June, though the sanctuary is open for wildlife tours all year round.
Best Place To Stay:- Most-booked hotels in Sariska National Park in the past month. Neemrana’s – Hill Fort – Kesroli. Hotel in Alwar. MAAN Hotel and Restaurant. Hotel in Alwar. Sparrow Inn by MGB Hotels. Hotel in Alwar. Sparrow Inn Ankur. Abhaneri Niwas – A Heritage Hotel. Hotel Grand Ashoka. Hotel Raj Resort Bhangarh Alwar. Hotels in Sariska National Park that offer highly-rated breakfasts include Neemrana’s – Hill Fort – Kesroli, Lemon Tree Hotel Alwar, and foji raj hotel.
So overall it was a good trip,certainly not the best. I would suggest a one night 2 days trip for sariska with an evening and a morning safari. But do visit for sure. Sariska national park is full of Wild Animals like Tiger, Spotted Deer’s, Samber , Neil Gaaye .