Nestled in the quaint surroundings of aravalis, this thickly wooded region teems with wildlife and is a marvel of ecological adaptation and endurance. It is not only a delight for wildlife lovers, but, also for the followers of art and archaeology. There are about three hundred hindu and jain temples constructed between the eighth and the twelfth centuries. These shrines are of great mythological, religious and historical signficance. The most important attractions of sariska and its environs are :-
Sariska Tiger Reserve & National Park : The tiger reserve features dry open deciduous forests sprawling over a vast tract of rolling hills and valleys, lovely springs cascading through the hills, numerous valuable sites of geological and hisorical interest and above all, a rich and varied exotic fauna. The key fauna includes tiger, leopard, hyena, jungle cat, sambar, chital, nilgai, chausingha, jackal, wild boar, wild dog, langure and rhesus monkey. There is also a large presence of birds like shrike, spurfowls, quail, sandgrouse, dove, vulture, owl, treeple and golden backed woodpecker, babbles and bulbuls.