A combination of diverse flora, fauna, and heritage, Sariska National Park is a national park located in the northern part of Rajasthan, spanning over a vast area of 881 square kilometers.
Also known as the Sariska Tiger Reserve, this national park is known to host a mind-boggling number of tigers, cheetahs, and leopards.
Sariska National Park is a natural haven for those who enjoy seeing wildlife in its most real form. Sitting in the laps of the famous Aravali Hills, Sariska National Park is located 50 kilometers away from the city of Alwar. Entry into this park can be from two different gates, Tehla and Sariska.
Why to Visit
Sariska Tiger Reserve is home to a huge family of tigers consisting of eleven male tigers, seven female tigers, and four cubs. Besides this, there are about a hundred panthers that can be spotted in this National Park. Hyenas and cheetahs too are a member of this luxuriant reserve.
The flora of Sariska National Park adds charm to the entire experience.
Tips for Visitors
- Rules and Regulations of the National Park should be followed by the visitors.
- Follow Instructions of the Forest Officials.
- Maintain Silence and Discipline in the Park.
- Wear light clothes in summer and winters there should be jackets, mufflers, and caps.
- Maintain a safe distance from wild animals.
- Take care of small children.
- Music Instruments should not be taken inside.
- Smoking is prohibited inside the National park.
- Do not feed wild animals, the food you consume might be harmful to them.
- Do not use any strong perfumes inside the National Park.
- Photography is allowed but using a flashlight is strictly prohibited.
- Overspeeding of vehicles is strictly prohibited.
Aside from the exuberant flora and fauna, Sariska National Park is known for many other things. Take, for example, India’s most haunted Bhangarh Fort. Entering from the Tehla Gate, Bhangarh Fort is only 21 km away.
The famous temple, Pandupul Temple, the famous Hanuman temple is also located within the periphery of Sariska National Park. The famous Neelkanth Temple is also located around this park.
How to Reach
You can reach this National Park by all means. However, the railways are the most well connected. There are trains that connect the Alwar Railway Station, which is about thirty-seven km from Sariska National Park, to all the major cities in the country. Local cabs and buses are available in abundance for anyone to travel from the railway station to the park.
Direct trains from Delhi, Jaipur, and Mumbai are always available.