Alwar - The Royal City!!


Introduction to Place

Alwar which is also known for its royal forts and palaces and also for the nice gardens and some exquisite temples.Alwar is one of the oldest city in Rajasthan. Alwar located 150 km south of Delhi and 150 km north of Jaipur, is a city in India's National Capital Region and the administrative headquarters of Alwar District in the state of Rajasthan.

This is where the Pandavas, the mighty heroes of the Mahabharata, spent the last years of their 13-year exile.

Best Time to Visit

Winter Season (October to February).

Modes of Travel

Train: New Delhi to Alwar(2 hrs Approx)

Bus: New Delhi to Alwar(3 hrs Approx)

Flight: Nearest Airport is Sanganer Airport, Jaipur (about 162 km from Alwar city)

What to Explore

1-Alwar City Palace: Built in 1793 AD by Raja Bakhtawar Singh, the City Palace is an amazing mélange of the Rajputana and Islamic styles of architecture.

2-Bala Quila: Also known Alwar fort is a fort in Alwar in Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated on a hill in the Aravalli Range, above the town of Alwar. The fort is 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) long and is about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) wide.It has 446 openings for Musketry which are surrounded by 8 citadels, 15 large and 51 small towers. The part of the fort where Jahangir lived for three years of his exile is known as Salim Mahal.

Timings : 10AM–5PM

3-Sariska Tiger Reserve: Is a well-known national park in well nestled in the Aravali Hills covering 800 sq km area. offers a good opportunity to watch wildlife in their natural habitat. you will watch over 225 species of birds Wildlife Safari in Sariska National Park

Two wonderful safaris are available in Sariska National Park named : Jeep Safari and Canter Safari.

Jeep Safari : An approximate on 3 hours, through “Jeep Safari”, a small group of at least 6 people can explore the national park and its wildlife in their natural habitat. A jeep safari is specially suggested for wildlife photographers so that they can capture the perfect picture of royal tiger and other species of animals.

Canter Safari : Next to jeeps, open vans called ‘Canters’ are also available for safari. If you are traveling in a group more than 6 people then it is best to be together in a canter. It allows 20 people at a time and travels in all zones.

Morning Safari : 6 AM to 10 AM

Evening Safari : 2 PM to 6 PM

Minimum cost estimation*

3500/- for Two.

Minimum Days Required



It is advisable to book your ticket earlier as the demand for Safari will be very high, especially during tourism season.

For any unforeseen calamities like fire, earthquake or climatic condition reason, the safari timings may be varied.

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