- Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian National Park famous for it’s Bengal Tigers.
- It was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955 and was made a Tiger reserve in 1979 as a part of Project Tiger.
- It is the first Tiger reserve in the world to have successfully relocated Tigers.
- It is the legacy of the Maharajas of Alwar. Pavilions and temples within Sariska are ruins that hint at past riches and glory.
Location and History:
- Siliserh Lake is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan and is around 165km from New Delhi and approx. 110km from Jaipur.
- Siliserh Lake surrounds the Water Palace of Siliserh and lies on the way to Sariska Tiger Reserve.
- It lies just 12km southwest of Alwar city.
- It is surrounded by low wooded hills and covers an area of about 10.5 sq. Kms, surrounded by thick forest and magnificent cenotaphs on its embankment.
- A royal hunting lodge/ palace was built by Maharaja Vinay Singh for his Queen Shila in 1845.
- It has been converted into a tourist bungalow and is an attractive spot for a peaceful holiday.