If you thought the Himalayas or the Ghats are the only places where trekking is possible, you obviously need to re-think your options, for the hilly areas of Rajasthan provide several days of ideal trekking opportunities. The Mewar belt with the Udaipur-Kumbhalgarh-Chittaur combine, or the area around Mount Abu, or the Sariska-Alwar-Amber belt is best for trekking.
Winter is the best time for trekking, though the monsoon months provide romantic, green getaways. It is best to trek in a small group, and carry only... read more
About Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
Sharp cliffs of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravallis dominate the landscape of Sariska, whose forests are dry and deciduous. Within the Sariska wildlife sanctuary there are the ruins of medieval temples of Garh-Rajor, belonging to the 10th and 11th centuries.
A 17th century castle on a sharp hilltop at Kankwari, provides a panoramic view of flying Egyptian vultures and eagles. The area was declared a sanctuary in 1955 and became a National Park in 1979.
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Alwar is positioned approximately 150 kms from Jaipur and 170 kms from Delhi.Alwar Government Museum features a great collection of arms, bidri work acquered and ivory work. It also features musical instruments, stuffed animals, miniature paintings, manuscripts etc. If you love pottery works, then Alwar Government museum is ideal, as it features pottery works from varied places, such as Jaipur, Multan, Bengal and Ceylon.
The Museum is divided into three major sections
1)The first section contains various archae... read more
If old is gold then the Neemrana fort palace is the golden Heritage Hotel of India. The history of the fort dates back to 1464 A.D. with five levels of construction, the fort was built by the Rao Rajdeo. Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in battle by Mohammad Ghori in 1192 AD.
The fort palace named after a local chieftain named Nimola Meo, the brave pleaded to the chauhans after his defeat to lend his name to his lost kingdom. The beauty of the fort pa... read more
High on a hilltop just outside Udaipur lies this dramatic 18th century palace .Maharana Sajjan Singh of Mewar started construction of Sajjangarh Palace and Maharana Fatehsingh completed it in 1899. This also known as Monsoon Palace,it was a summer retreat of the Maharajas. The fort is nestled on a hill and overlooks all the picturesque lakes Pichola.
The palace was equipped with an ingenious rainwater collection system, essential in the dry desert conditions of the region. You will find here an innovative way of... read more
Alwar tour package is an ideal way of getting rid of stress and fatigue. It is one of the most adventurous and interesting places of Rajasthan. Ideal time to visit Alwar is from September to March. Alwar is surrounded within small hills of Aravali. This picturesque place is known for featuring great tourist attractions, such as temples, forts and sanctuary. People from all over the country come to Alwar for spending vacations. One such popular tourist destination in Alwar is Bhangarh.
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Introduction to Alwar Fort Alwar:
Rajasthan is a study in many colors. If some parts of the state speak about the timeless desert, others showcase the cultural heritage of the Princely state. Still others tell of the socio cultural life style of Rajasthan. Alwar situated on the fringe end of the Aravali hills is a perfect place if you are interested in Heritage buildings and monuments. These monuments and forts tell you of a way of life that reflects the richly heritage and traditions of the Rajputs.
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Get ready for refreshing vacations to Alwar, India. Alwar is an ideal place for getting rid of stress and fatigue. This picture perfect destination is one of the favorite holiday spots among vacationers. It features some great sight seeing attractions, such as sanctuary and forts. Experience the magic of Alwar by planning a trip to Bala Quila. You can make your vacations more enjoyable and tension free by opting for vacation packages to Alwar Forts.
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The Palace Attraction
There are some interesting places you could visit if you travel a little away from the main township. Perhaps that is the reason why it is often said that Alwar's best attractions are outside the town. Vijay Mandir (1918) is a magnificent palace located 10km from Alwar. This elaborate 105-roomed palace with a well laid garden and a rippling lake in the foreground was built by Maharaja Jai Singh, supposedly along the lines of a ship. The eccentric Jai Singh had some good ideas after all (see... read more
Introduction to City Palace Alwar:
The ancient city of Alwar nestled at the foothills of the Aravali Range is a buzzing industrial town today. However its rich history is reflected through its many temples, forts, tombs, gardens and palaces. The monument of the city gives you a perfect example of the Indo Islamic architecture. Perched atop the hill is an ancient and derelict fort that is taken to be the landmark of the city. Sariska wildlife sanctuary lies in close proximity to Alwar. For historians and Heritage l... read more