was once an important Rajput state. Alwar is located on the old
highway between Jaipur and Delhi.
It has now been bypassed for its more popular hunting lodge in
Sariska, a protected tiger reserve.
kms from Jaipur and 170 kms from Delhi, Alwar is nestled between
a cluster of small hills of the Aravalli range. Apart from its
long history, the city has a rich natural heritage with some beautiful
lakes. Some of the finest variety of birds and animals are spotted
here. Alwar has one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan
- Sariska, which is an excellent tiger country.