excursion

Sariska

located about 35km from Alwar, this 800 sq. km thickly wooded reserve is cradled in the picturesque valley of the Aravallis. Thickly forested hill slopes with vertical cliffs dominate the landscape of Sariska. The terrain is basically undulating with some wide plateau lands separating the valleys. The fauna to be seen are, apart from the tiger are sambar, chital, nilgai, four-horned antelope, wild boar and common langur. Water holes have been created at number of spots that act as the nerve centers of the sanctuary. Bird life to be seen here includes partridges, peacocks,fowls, pigeons, quails, sand grouse, parakeets, eagle and vultures.

Established under Project Tiger, the park also contains ruined temples as well as a fort and pavilions built by the Maharaja of Alwar. The sanctuary can be visited year round though the best time to visit is between November to June...

sariska palace
A marvellous palace was built here by Maharaja Jai Singh in the honour of the Duke of Edinburgh during his visit to the sancturary.Presently, it has been converted into a hotel- Sariska Palace. RTDC Hotel Tiger Den also offers excellent accommodation at Sariska.The best time to drive in the sanctuary is from till sunset.



Siliserh Lake & Palace, Rajasthan Neemrana Fort Palace
Neemrana Fort Palace is situated in the Neemrana village of Alwar district. Dating back to the 15th century, the fort has now been converted into a heritage hotel. Infact, it is one of the oldest heritage resorts in the country and still retains its historic grandeur.

Kesroli Hill Fort
Yaduvanshi Rajputs built Hill fort of Kesroli, near Alwar, in the 14th century. Situated amidst picturesque agrarian surroundings, the fort now counts amongst the oldest heritage hotels in India.