37 km from Alwar, surrounded by
thick, dry, deciduous forests and imposing Aravalli ranges, lies 765.80
sq km of an outstanding tiger sanctuary, which was established in 1955
under the project Tiger. The sanctuary is noted for its varied
population of tigers, nilgai sambhars, cheetals, four horned antelopes
and wild boars. It also boasts of Sariska palace, built by Maharaja Jai
Singh in the honor of the Duke of Edinburgh when he visited the
sanctuary. Now, it has been converted into a heritage hotel.
10 km from Alwar, Maharaja Jai
Singh built this awe-inspiring palace in 1981. Its reflection in the
adjoining lake makes it a most picturesque sight. The palace has a
remarkable Sita Ram Temple in attracting number of devotees, especially
during Ramnavami. The palace is not open to tourists. For ones who are
keen to visit the palace, they need to seek permission from the
Lake and Palace Hotel
13 km from Alwar, this place is
picture perfect with beautiful thick forests, a lake whose tranquil
waters lures all the nature lovers, splendid chhatris on the banks of
the lake and a majestic regal palace complete with the hunting lodge.
Maharaja Vinay Singh built the palace in 1845 for his beloved queen,
Shila. The palace has now been turned into a heritage hotel.
There are many excursion points around Alwar.Read further to know about various excursions from Alwar, Rajasthan.