Sariska National Park is one of the top National Parks in India and can Alwar area of Jaipur in Rajasthan. The park is located at about 107 km away from Jaipur, and it stretches over 800 square Kilometers of land. Rajasthan Government operates the park, and its panoramas divided into rough scenes, deciduous forests, steep precipices, and tracks that you can travel. Jai Samand Lake and Siliserh Lake surround Sariska Tiger park. Sariska houses varieties of water snakes, crocodiles, and numerous creatures of land and water. Although Sariska surrounded by the thrilling destination that you can visit, the park offers a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and also to explore the varieties of vegetation in Jaipur.
Garh-Rajor temples ruin from 11th century located inside the park. You can also visit the hilltop at Kankwari, which is a 17th-century fort to enjoy the birds' eye views of the city. The park houses a diverse predatory animal such as the Wild Dog, Hyena, Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cat, and Jackal. You are also going to see a wide range of herbivorous animals like Nilgai, Langur, Sambar, Wild Boar, Chausingha, and Chital.
How to reach Sariska National Park
- Nearest Railway station: Jaipur 107 km
- Nearest Airport: Jaipur 107 km
Sariska Tiger Park Standard Itinerary
You will be picked up from Jaipur in the morning and then dropped at the resort. You will then take your lunch before you gear up for the first Jeep safari tour of the park. You will then be picked up by a gypsy driver while you enjoy the trips. You will then be back at your resort in the evening to eat dinner and also to rest.
You are going to leave early in the morning for your second Safari, where you enjoy the morning breeze and also track some of the Leopards and Tigers. You will then go back to your resort for breakfast and rest till lunch. After your lunch, you will then go on the 3rd Safari before you head back to the resort during the evening. You will then enjoy dinner before you go and rest.
You will then go on a 4th Safari in the Land of Tigers early in the morning before you head back to your resort. After breakfast, you then pack and check out of the resort. You will also be taken to Jaipur station or the airport to leave for your respective destination.
The rate chart for this itinerary (for 02 Nights / 03 Days Package considering 06 people per gypsy):
- For a standard room, it will cost Rs. 11500 onwards
- For a deluxe room, it will cost RS. 13500 onwards
- For the super deluxe room, it will cost RS. 15500 onwards.
The budget category is the standard room, also known as the jungle lap. The deluxe category is the deluxe room, also called the jungle camp.The super deluxe category is the super deluxe room, also known as trees and tigers Sariska.
Biodiversity in the park
Flora of Sariska National Park
Sariska National Park is among the forest areas located in the western Aravali hills, and it has a rich flora. Based on the climatic and geographical conditions of the park, the floras found in the park are dry deciduous types. The Dhok tree surrounds approximately 90% of the park, you are also going to see trees like Surwal, Goria, Khair, Ber, and Tendu at the park. The park landscape is usually dry and dusty during the summer season, while the scene is typically green during the monsoon season.
Fauna of Sariska National Park
The park is a great place to go if you want to see a wide range of wildlife in their natural habitat. The park filled with a plethora of animals such as Sambhar, Hyenas, Leopards, Chinkaras, Jungle cats, Deer, Bison, Antelopes, Chausinghas, Wild boars, Porcupine, Mongoose, and Nilgai. The highlight of the park is the tiger and the numerous reptiles and snakes found at the park. The park is also a great place to go for bird spotters as it houses more than 225 species of birds. Some of the birds that you will find here are sand grouse, woodpecker, grey partridge, bush quail, tree pie, horned owl, crested serpent eagle, and so on.
Tigers of Sariska Tiger Reserve
From the eight subspecies of tiger species that are known to man, three became extinct during the 20th century. The tiger populations have reduced from hundreds of thousand animals to less than 2500 over the last 100 years due to hunting and deforestation. The tigers are usually hunted as trophies while their body parts used for traditional Chinese medicine. The Bengal tigers live in India, and they are also known as the Indian tigers. They are also the most common tiger and are half of all the wild tiger population. They are also considered an essential part of Indian tradition and lore. The average lifespan of Bengal Tigers in the wild is 8-10 years, and they can weigh from 240-500 pounds. The Sariska National Park houses about 18 tigers, which include five cubs as of October 2018.
Sariska safari gates and booking
- Indians: INR 80 per person
- Foreigners: INR 470 per person
- Video Camera: INR 400
- Dress code: It is best to wear cotton, soft, or casual clothes with comfy shoes for this tour.
- Hunting: Based on the Indian Law, it is a serious criminal offense to hunt for animals, and it is best if you do not hurt or harm the animals.
Weather in Sariska Tiger Reserve
The summer month in Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is between March to June, and the temperature is usually high and can go up to 49 degrees Celsius. The summer month is the best time to go if you want to see the animals if you can tolerate the heat.
The monsoon season at the park is from July to September, but the monsoon is occasional as it sometimes receives heavy rainfall while it does not rain sometimes. The temperature during this period is usually hot as it just falls by a few degrees. The winter months are usually between October to February, and the temperature at the park ranges from 15 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius.