Holiday Trip in Sariska

Memorable Trip with Sariska Holiday Packages

Situated in the Alwar district, Sariska was declared a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1955. It is spread over an area of 800 Square Kilometers (core area 500). It was later given the status of a National Park in 1979. The topography of this national park is pretty similar to that of Ranthambore National Park. The Northern Aravalli range dominates the Sariska landscape, narrow valleys and with sharp cliffs. This national park holds a huge significance for the heritage of the former rulers of Alwar. As per the historical legends, Mughal emperor Aurangzeb imprisoned his elder brother, Dara Shikoh in the Kankwari fort located inside Sariska. If you want to visit this place, then explore the Sariska holiday packages offered by EaseMyTrip.in and get the best offer for trip.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Sariska

Before going for your Sariska vacation, be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Sariska National Park/Tiger Reserve:
The Sariska tiger reserve / National Park is majorly known for its exotic wildlife. The rich wildlife of the sanctuary includes Tiger, Caracal, Leopard, Jungle cat, Rusty spotted cat, Four-horned antelope, Spotted deer, Sambar, Wild boar, Jackal, Nilgai, Hyena, etc.
Kankwari Fort:
Dating back to the time of the Mughals, Kankwari Fort is the only massive fort in Sariska. It is located above a hill, offering an overview of the Kankwari plateau and the Gujjar villages around it. According to historical records, Aurangzeb imprisoned the eldest son of Shahjahan, his elder brother, Prince Dara Shikoh in this fort.
Sariska Palace:
This palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Alwar to serve as His lodge during their hunting trips. Some of the main attractions of the palace consist of extensive lawns, photographs of the 1920's Royal Shikar (hunting trips) and beautiful antique furniture. Presently, the palace has been converted into a heritage hotel. So, don't miss a visit or stay to this ancient palace during your Sariska travel.
Ancient Shiva Temple:
The sanctuary also houses an ancient Shiva temple. The temple is dedicated to Neelkanth (Lord Shiva) and dates back to the 6th-13th century AD.
Pandupol:
It is a temple devoted to Lord Hanuman and has a legend attached to it. It is believed that at the time of their exile, Bhima, a Pandava brother, took refuge here. The temple offers a spectacular view of the of the Pandu gate, where a flowing spring can be seen surfacing from hard and compact rocks.

Best Time for Holidaying in Sariska

Sariska enjoys typical desert type weather with very hot summer and cool winters. The monsoon season covers the city in green. However, the best time of visiting and exploring the beauty of Sariska is during the period of "October to February". So, you should plan your Sariska trip during this time of the year and enjoy the best of this city.

Must Buy Things from Sariska

Being a major tiger reserve and wildlife related place, there is not much scope of shopping in Sariska. However, you can enjoy shopping of some local items and souvenirs from the nearby markets.

Explore Options to Reach Sariska

Before booking your Sariska holiday packages, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Jaipur airport is the closest airport (107 KM) to Sariska. The airport is well connected to the major cities of India, such as Delhi, Agra, Jodhpur and Mumbai by regular flights.
By Train
The nearest railway station from Sariska is Alwar, which is about 37 KM. The station is connected to Delhi & Jaipur via Jaipur-Delhi Express.
By Road
Sariska is situated on the Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur Highway. This place is just 250 KM from Delhi and 110 KM from Jaipur. Choose any of the travelling modes and come for a memorable Sariska tour.
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