The Sariska National Park sprawls over an area of about 800 sq km in the Alwar district of Rajasthan with the Aravalli range in its backdrop. Sharp cliffs of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravallis dominate the landscape of Sariska, whose forests are dry and deciduous. The declaration of this place as a sanctuary happened in the year 1955.But however it got the title of a National park in 1982 only after it came under the Project Tiger in 1979.Apart from its excellent flora and fauna Sariska National Park boasts of historical ruins and monuments thus symbolizing its past history. It was the hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Alwar.The other main factor which attracts a lot of tourist crowd to this place is its proximity to the famous tourist’s destinations in Agra and Delhi.
ORIENTATION : The Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary at a distance of about 107 km from the capital city of Rajasthan is situated in the Alwar district of Rajasthan.