Alwar is worldwide famous for its unique wildlife sanctuary, palace, Lake and much more. It has been well connected to some of the major nearby cities including Delhi and Jaipur. There are prominent rail connections from Jaipur to Alwar and Delhi to Alwar, and you can even opt for those luxurious and simple road services as well.
Jaipur is known as a heritage city of India and it invites and welcomes a million of tourists from all over the world every year. It is a place of forts, ancient temples, historical monuments, Indian traditions and some beautiful gardens. In addition to its long back history, it has been blessed with a rich natural heritage that includes beautiful lakes and picturesque valleys thickly wooded in parts. And if you move a few kilometres away, you will be glad and delighted to experience the true diversity of Indian culture around.
At a distance of 150kms from Jaipur, there lies Alwar. Alwar is around 170kms from Delhi and it situates amidst a cluster of small hills of the Aravalli range. This place is famous for its massive ancient fort that sits upon one of the most prominent hills of Aravalli Range and whisper legends of the rich history of the city.
Earlier Alwar was known as an ancient Rajput state. It was nearest to the majestic city of Delhi. Alwar is considered as a famous destination for tourists as here you can spot some of the finest varieties of birds and animals. In fact, all over Rajasthan, Alwar has one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries by the name of Sariska. Tourists travel from Delhi and even Jaipur to Alwar to experience the life at this excellent tiger country.
Other than this, there are several other prime Attractions of Alwar that attract a huge rush of tourists from Delhi and all other parts of Rajasthan including Jaipur to Alwar. These include:
€ The Alwar Government Museum
€ Alwar Fort
€ Purjan Vihar
€ Vinay Vilas Mahal
If you are on a tour to Rajasthan then the best way is to take a flight to Jaipur and then visit other places via rail and road services. Else you can drive down from Delhi and keep exploring all exotic destinations that lie on your way.
For travellers coming from Jaipur to Alwar, a few primary options for daily excursion include:
€ Sariska Wildlfe Sanctuary- It is around 21kms away and is an excellent sanctuary to note the populations of Tiger, Sambhar, Nilgai, Four-horned Antelope, Cheetal, and Wild Boar.
€ Siliserh- 13 kms away from Alwar is the enchanting Siliserh Lake adorned with domed cenotaphs.
€ Jaisamand Sanctuary- At a distance of 6kms, this sanctuary has been constructed on the bank of Jaisamand Lake, the second largest artificial Lake in Asia.
€ Vijai Mandir Palace is another destination around Alwar that poses fascinating sights for tourists.