The Sariska National Park is also known as Sariska Tiger Reserve. It is situated in the Alwar district in the state of Rajasthan and it is one of the important national parks in Rajasthan. The Sariska National park is located around 107 kilometers away from Jaipur. This national park covers a vast expanse of 800 sq. km area and is managed by the Government of Rajasthan. The National Park is divided into sections of deciduous forests, grasslands, rocky landscapes and steep cliffs. Earlier in 18th and 19th century, the Sariska National Park was initially the hunting ground for the royal family. In 1955, the sanctuary was declared as a Wildlife Reserve and it was brought under the Project Tiger scheme in 1978.The vegetation in the Sariska Tiger Reserve comprises of dry deciduous forests, scrub thorn and grasses.
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is a part of the Aravalli Range and it is rich in minerals such as copper.The most attractive feature of the Sariska Tiger Reserve is its population of Royal Bengal Tigers. It is home to numerous wild animals including Rhesus monkeys, Hanuman langurs, hares, wild boars, chousingha or the four horned antelope, chinkara, nilgai, sambhar, golden jackals, striped hyenas, caracal, jungle cats and leopards.
How to reach
Airways The nearest airport is Sanganer Airport in Jaipur. Sanganer is 107km from the National Park.
Railways The nearest railway station is located at Alwar which is 37km away from the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary.
Roadways Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is located off the Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur Road. Jaipur is located 107km away from the wildlife sanctuary and 200km from New Delhi. Sariska is also well-connected with Alwar which is directly connected to NH-8.