Rajasthan is a magnificent state northwest of India. With a dynamic culture and diverse landscapes, it stays one of the famous destinations. Within the geographically enormous state, various cities have become popular travel destinations. From the historical city of Jaipur to Udaipur-the lake city, and Jodhpur, India's 'Blue City,' Rajasthan is brimming with adventure. In the lap of green hills of Aravalli ranges settles the charming Alwar that has been left loaded with lovely forts, unexplored palaces, and miles of barren land. Alwar is perhaps the oldest territory in Rajasthan. A mythological belief lingers that this region was known as Matsya Desh where the Pandavas spent their 13th year of exile. Alwar isn't only popular for its historical sites but also for its Sariska Tiger Reserve. Sariska national park is a famous location and also known for its Jeep safari. Travelers can spot animals like caracal, golden jackal, leopard, striped hyena, wildcat, and four-horned antelope. Food lovers, on the Alwar tour, should try the soft and rich Kalakand (Milk-Cake), Kulfi with rabri, Gulab jamun, Samosa, and Kachori. Alwar is the first big city that comes while traveling from Delhi to Rajasthan. The city becomes an excellent weekend getaway from New Delhi.
Here’s a list of places to visit in Alwar :
Located amidst the forest in the lap of the Aravalli Canal, Garbhaji
Falls boast of natural magnificence and pure peacefulness. The entrancing
waterfall of sparkling water falling through a rough terrain underneath a few
rough stones in glade is a stunning sight. Garbhaji Falls makes for an ideal romantic
escape and an ideal spot for family picnics for individuals to loosen up and
revive. The way leading it is somewhat rough; be that as it may, the view at
the top compensates for it. The Garbhaji Water Falls is one of only a handful
of hardly any waterfalls in the desert territory of Rajasthan and makes for
perhaps the prettiest spot to visit in Alwar. Encircled by groves of trees
loaded up with chirping birds, this waterfall is an incredible sight in the
Naldeshwar temple is a little cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva. It includes a little shiva-linga that has been there for a few centuries. In the eighteenth century, the temple was built to secure the shiva-linga, and the spot was named the Naldeshwar Shrine. The distinctive magnificence of the site is enhanced by the two naturally formed ponds with water flowing from the hills accommodates a scene to rejoice. The spirituality of the divinity, the gifts offered to you by Mahadev (Lord Shiva), the traveling experience all add to recollections you can esteem for a lifetime. All festivals of Lord Shiva are celebrated here. Various devotees assemble at such events. The experience might be extended by visiting the Sariska Tiger Reserve close by.
Bhangarh is popular for the historical ruins and ghost tales and viewed as the most haunted spot in the nation. It is situated on the way between Jaipur and Delhi. The Bhangarh Fort is a seventeenth-century fort in the Alwar region of Rajasthan. This fort was constructed by Bhagwant Das for his child Madho Singh I. It was entitled by Madho Singh after his grandfather Bhan Singh. While entering through the main entryway of the ruined fort city, otherwise called Bhoot Bangla, it gives a chill down the spine. Inside the fort, there are temples, palaces, and Havelis. Aside from that, there are likewise four additional entryways for the fort: the Ajmeri Gate, the Phulbari Gate, the Lahori Gate, and the Delhi Gate. There are numerous Hindu temples at the entrance of the gates. The royal palace is situated at the extreme end of the fort.
Siliserh Lake Palace
Spread over an enormous area of 7 square kilometers, Siliserh Lake is a stunning vacation destination with Silserh Lake Palace bordering the lake. The lake is a renowned tourist spot in the locale. It's recently converted into a heritage hotel by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC), the Siliserh Lake Palace currently fills in as an admired royal escape in the midst of the rolling slopes of the Aravalli range and the fabulous Siliserh Lake. Activities, like, boating and fishing are well-known group attractors alongside the tremendous number of migratory birds that excursion during top seasons. It is likely the best destination around to chill the Rajasthan heat.
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
Settled in the Aravali Hills over a region of around 800 sq. Km covering the grasslands, dry deciduous jungle, hills, and rocky landscape, settles the Sariska National Park, presently known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. This region was once hunting preservation of The Maharaja of Alwar. The Reserve is known for its glorious Royal Bengal Tigers. It was declared as a public park in 1982. The secured zone is a piece of the Aravali Range and the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous woods ecoregion. In 1978, it was given the status of the Tiger Reserve under the Project Tiger. It is the first tiger reserve to move the Tigers (from Ranthambore) effectively. As it lies in the lap of Aravali Hills, it holds a bountiful amount of mineral assets like copper. It is must-visit location.
Pandupol is a Hanuman sanctuary, situated inside Sariska forests. Legend has it that the Pandavas spent their time in a state of banishment ('Agyatvaas') - secret time - here. It is accepted that in this site, Bhima, who was the strongest among the Pandavas, crushed the devil Hidimbb and earned the hand of his sister Hidimba. The way to the temple has a falling waterfall at the stature of 35 ft. The zone is bountiful in vegetation. Another interesting part of the temple is the icon of Hanuman here is in a leaning back position.
Moti Dungri is one of a kind heavenly temple where Hindus and Muslims pray together. Sankat Mochan Vir Hanuman Mandir and Sayyed Darbar are in a similar complex without a divider in the middle. On Thursdays, the amplifiers play Bhajans in the first part of the day and Qawwali at night. The blend of scents of camphor, ghee, and lobaan are mixed together. The banners of Saffron and Green alongside a Tricolor are spread out together. The atmosphere of the spot is genuinely mysterious. The Moti Dungri Palace, on the Moti Dungri hill where the temple lies is in ruins. The palace built by Maharaja Mangal Singh in 1882, used to be the home of the royal family of Alwar. Inside the royal residence, there's a Laxminarayan Temple and a Ganesh Temple that are available to people in general.
Top recommended eco-stays:
Situated between the Wild and Scenic mountains close to Sariska National Park, Moksh Sariska is a nature darlings heaven. For accommodation, the property offers spacious, airy, and bright rooms, including a sophisticated and welcoming feeling with the warmth and solace of home. Quietly exquisite and exclusive the property offers room enhancements like air conditioning, TV, hot and cold water, and some more. The eatery here serves Indian, Chinese, Tandoori, and Rajasthani dishes with alternatives for veggie lovers just as non-vegans. Activities available at the resort include badminton, volleyball, camel cart ride to the mountains, traveling, wildlife spotting, silser lake boating, jeep safari at Bala Quila, Sariska wilderness safari, or loosening up music and bonfire in the hotel yards.
Jungle Camp Sariska
Jungle Camp Sariska is situated in Rajgarh. Kankwari Fort and Hanuman Temple are neighborhood landmarks and Sariska Tiger Reserve is one of the territory's attractions. This property invites visitors with a restaurant and an open-air pool. There is free parking available and the property has a paid airport shuttle service. Visitors at Jungle Camp Sariska - Pura Stays can appreciate a buffet breakfast. The accommodation has a terrace by which wildlife can be spotted. Visitors at Jungle Camp Sariska Stays are able to enjoy activities in and around Alwar, like cycling, swimming, meditation, relaxing music, and bonfire in the resort lawns.
Tiger Camp Sariska
Sariska Tiger Camp Resort is situated in village Dhawala, on the Alwar- Jaipur State Highway in Rajasthan. This resort supplies the best lodgings in the city with a host of comforts that reflect the spirit of royal Rajasthan. Attractions near the resort include Jaisamand Lake, Bharthari Temple, and Bala Qila. It offers both modern and ethnic Indian mud-village style accommodation. The resort offers a blend of traditional hospitality and contemporary facilities with elegantly furnished bedrooms. For relaxation, there is a swimming pool and yoga sessions available. There is a conference hall and other function spaces for corporate events, meetings, and seminars. Among recreational activities, folk dance performances, village safari, camel riding, horse riding, jeep safari, and ethnic village visits can be arranged.
Bara Camp and restro
Discover an unknown, enchanting part of Alwar by staying in these beautiful Camps, which are exquisite holiday destinations, you are up, close and personal with nature and are located in the Natni ka bara point. The camp is loaded with all the natural feels, allowing its guests to spend some quality time with their loved ones. The camp stays in Bara Camps are fully equipped with modern facilities, have natni ka bara lake view where fishes and turtles can be spotted, giving you time to spend some private time with your loved ones. Bonefire, relaxing music, sitting area, and many more, the resort has enough space to unwind yourself, allowing you to relax in the lap of nature.