Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Alwar
  • Rajasthan
  • India
#1
Amont Things to Do in Alwar
  • Area 866 km2
  • Opening Time of Year October till May 6 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
  • Built year 1955
  • Nearest Airport Jaipur (107 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station Alwar (37 kms)
  • Best way to visit Jeep Safari
  • Best Time to Visit October - June
  • Other Attractions The Kankwari Fort , The Ancient Shiva Temples , The Palace

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Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Alwar Overview

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. Major Wildlife Attractions The Sariska park is home to numerous carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger. These feed on an abundance of prey species such as Sambar, Chitel, Nilgai, Chausingha, Wild Boar and Langur.

Sariska is also well known for its large population of Rhesus Monkeys, which are found in large numbers around Talvriksh. The avian world is also well represented with a rich and varied birdlife. These include Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl.

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