Sariska Safari

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About Sariska Safari

The Sariska is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan and can be considered a central point for visiting various attractions within its vicinity.The region mainly famous for the Sariska is Tiger Reserve. Some of the main transport options around the reserve are jeeps safaris. Private vehicles are not allowed inside the Tiger Reserve, and this is one point to note while taking up a trip to Sariska. Sariska Tiger Reserve is well nestled in the Aravali Hills covering approximate 869 sq km area divided into the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, sheer cliffs and rocky landscape. Whether you want to have safaris, go out for shopping in the surrounding places, visit medieval palaces or wildlife watching. Nearly 90% of area in sanctuary is covered with dhok trees accommodating various wildlife species. A variety of other wild animals like leopard, sambhar, chital, nilgai, four-horned antelope, wild boar, rhesus macaque, langur, hyena and jungle cats are found in the Sariska Tiger Reserve apart from the tiger. The Sariska National Park is home to India’s largest population of peafowl, and harbours quail, sand grouse, golden- backed woodpeckers and crested serpent eagles, among other species. Also the Siliserh Lake on the edge of the park has a large number of crocodiles.

About Sariska Climate

Water body within the Sariska Reserve, Rajasthan. Summer Max:41.0 degree C Min. 28.0 Degree C Winter Max:23.0 degree C Min. 8.0 Degree C Altitude: between 300 m and 722 m MSL Rainfall: average 650 mm (per year) Humidity : 70 percent

Area details

Forest types: tropical, dry, deciduous, and tropical thorn Total area : 866sq.km. Sariska (core) area 498sq.km. Sariska (Buffer) area 368sq.km.