Sariska Tiger Reserve is a tiger reserve located in Alwar district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It comprises of scrub-thorn arid forests, dry deciduous forests, grasslands, and rocky hills, covering an area of 881 kilometres square. The area was a hunting preserve of the Alwar state, which was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1958 and later it was given the status of a tiger reserve in 1978. Sariska Tiger Reserve is an important biodiversity area and is rich in mineral resources, such as copper. The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October and February. There are some exciting options of traveling within the reserve that include Jeep Safari, open top cars or canter trucks.
The vegetation of the tiger reserve consists of trees such as Dhok, Salar, Kadaya, Dhak, Gol, Ber, Khair, Bargad, Arjun, Gugal and Bamboo.
Mammals: Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, golden jackal, chital, sambar deer, nilgai, wild boar, small Indian civet, Javan mongoose, ruddy mongoose, honey badger, Rhesus macaque, Northern plains gray langur, Indian hare.
Birds: grey partridge, white-throated kingfisher, Indian peafowl, bush quail, sandgrouse, treepie, golden-backed woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, Indian eagle-owl.
Reptiles: Snakes, Monitor Lizard and many more.
The ideal time to visit the place is during the months of October and February.
Nearest Train Station: The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Jaipur Airport. From the airport, a taxi can be hired to reach the reserve.
Road Accessibility : The reserve is well connectd by road to other cities in the state.