Sariska is one of the most notable National Parks of India, established in 1958. Situated at the foothills of Aravali hills, it covers an area of 474 sq km (core) and 800 sq km (gross area). The park is famous for its royal Bengal tigers and you can find historical monuments such as the ruins of Kankwari fort, the 10th century Neelkanth temple, the Buddha Hanuman temple near Pandupol and hot and cold springs of Taalvriksh inside the park.
The park falls in sub tropical zone, thus, boasts off dry deciduous forest. The dominant plant is the dhok tree. Beside it thee are other species of trees such as salar (Boswellia serrata), kadaya (Sterculia urens), dhak (Butea monosperma), gol (Lannea coromandelica), ber (Ziziphus mauritiana) and khair (Acacia catechu). Bargad (Ficus benghalensis), arjun (Terminalia Arjuna), gugal (Commiphora wightii) or bamboocan also be met at some places. Shrubs include kair (Capparis decidua), adusta (Adhatoda vesica) and jhar ber (Ziziphus nummularia).
Sariska national park is paradise for ‘Jewel of Indian wildlife’, Tiger. And watching them hunting or sleeping in the shade, is really an unforgettable experience in one's life. There are more than thirty tigers has been seen in the park. Apart from the tigers, it is perfect destination to other endangered and rare species of mammals and reptiles for instance leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, golden jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara
(Four-horned antelope), Chousingha, wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, Rhesus monkeys and many more.
It emerges as major hub for bird watching as it provides shelter to many domestic and migratory tiny birds like Peafowl, Grey Partridge, Bush Quail, Sand Grouse, Tree Pie, Golden Backed Wood Pecker, Crested Serpent Eagle and the Great Indian Horned Owl.