Rajasthan has always been one of the most prominent tourist destinations in India. From life-changing views atop grand palaces to delicious lip-smacking food, tourists can enjoy all shades of Indian heritage and hospitality in the many tourist cities of Rajasthan. Alwar is one such beautiful city which lives and breathes in all things in Rajasthan. Its proximity to the capital of Delhi is a bonus for those looking for a quick escape and the best way to explore this destination is with our custom designed one day Alwar local sightseeing tour by private car.
Alwar has captured the interest of international and domestic travelers alike who wish to explore Rajasthan beyond its stereotypical deserts and palaces. Alwar is a city that has stood the test of time, participating in several Indian dynasties and histories. The remnants of this distorted past are scattered all over the city, giving us art enthusiasts ample to look at and admire. It is a symbol of Indian history, and it depicts the tenacity of the excellent city planning skills of past Indian civilizations, resplendent in the lakes and forts saw all across the city.
From hostels to grand palaces, the city has residential experiences of all kinds to be able to cater to the travel bound student and the great Indian joint family, all at affordable travel plans.
Package Glimpse of the One Day Alwar Local Sightseeing Tour
The best time to visit Alwar is from October to March as the cities of Rajasthan tend to get unbearably hot in the summer months. You will be exploring Alwar in our private cabs which are air-conditioned and luxurious, along with being driven by courteous and experienced drivers.
In your one day Alwar local sightseeing tour your package will consist of a vibrant social and cultural experience as you visit the many palaces and architectural marvels of Rajasthan. The places you will be visiting are the Alwar Fort, Alwar City Palace, Bala Quila Fort, Siliserh Lake Palace, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, Kesroli, Sariska Palace and Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri
1. Alwar Fort
Begin your one day Alwar private tour by experiencing the majestic Alwar Fort. Like all forts seen across Rajasthan and even India, a fort’s grandeur was often compared to the strength of the king of the fort. Symbolic of this Rajputana machismo, the Alwar Fort, popularly also known as the Bala Quila Fort has withstood the test of time. It was built upon the remnants of a tenth-century structure and still stands towering today, taking in millions of tourists every year.
The fort stretches to kilometers in length and breadth and is built upon a hilltop like all other famous Rajasthani forts. The fort walls overlook the great city and can offer the imaginative a glimpse into what it would have been like for that ancient prince and princesses to watch from those windows and walls. The several pillars and structures that are in and around the fort are also a vision to behold. Its strong fortifications, marble structures, beautiful balconies are spread out throughout the fort.
The climb to the fort is steep and adventurous, but with our private cabs, it will be a comfortable and pleasant journey. The fort was built in 1150 by Hasan Khan Mewati, and since then, it has survived several large Indian dynasties like the Mughals and the Marathas, stories, and memories of which are the things to look out for.
Must See: One of the most popular attractions at the Bala Kila is that of the radio station present all the way up. One does require special police permissions to get there, but those are easy to procure adding to your trip’s adventure and fun.
2. City Palace, Alwar
As you visit this fort and continue on your explorations of the great Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan in your one day Alwar city tour by car, you can now visit the City Palace of Alwar, located at the foothills of these very ranges. It’s very construction and aesthetic boasts of the changing social and political climates of an old civilization like the city of Alwar.
The Indo-Islamic textures and scriptures found across the palace have been studied at length and are also some of the most explored themes among the visiting tourists. The current palace hosts government offices at the bottom-most floor, but the entire Palace is open to tourist exploration.
The first stories comprise of the famous museum built by Maharaja Tej Singh Prabhakar Bahadur in 1940. The museum consists of different historical artifacts like armor, jewelry, manuscripts, etc. that the archaeological enthusiast can explore and study at length.
The palace is also popularly known as the Vinay Vilas Mahal and is located in the heart of the city and civilization built around it, now a buzzing market with Alwar’s current population. The historical artifacts maintained here are something that no art and history enthusiast should miss.
Must See: Take a close look at the armor section of the museum as it is incredibly unique!
3. Siliserh Lake Palace
Next up in your Alwar sightseeing tour should be a visit to Siliserh Lake Palace. It is one of Alwar’s most famous Royal abodes and hunting lodges, located within the wilderness. It has now been converted into an RTDC hotel cum Luxury Resort where one can enjoy Rajasthani grandeur with modern-day resourcefulness. The most famous attraction is that of the lake where one can fish and swim at leisure and thus break free from the hassles of stressed lives.
Must Do: Do visit the restaurant here and try some of the delicious dishes!
4. Sariska Wildlife Reserve
In your Alwar experience, one must go beyond the palaces and visit flora and fauna of Alwar. In your same day Alwar tour you can pay a fruitful visit to the Sariska Wildlife reserve which is home to the famous Royal Bengal tigers of Alwar. Spread over eight hundred square meters, Sariska reserve offers a wide variety of flora and fauna amongst which the great Indian Eagle-Owl is very famous and rare, a species specific to Alwar.
The reserve is not just a treat for nature enthusiasts, but it also houses several temples. This only goes on to show how past Indian civilizations understood nature within the majesty and dependency of life and its preservation. The site is also rich in several natural resources, making it a hotspot for production and consumption. The beautiful and splendid backdrop of Rajasthani views cannot be missed during your one day visit to this city.
Must Do: Don’t forget to carry your camera along because when you spot a tiger, you don’t want to miss clicking a picture!
5. Hill Fort Kesroli
Hill Fort Kesroli is one of the most popular sightseeing places in Alwar and your next stop in the one day city tour package. Another one of the famous palace structures, the place was recovered and recreated to become one of the best and most renowned heritage hotels in India. A fourteenth-century structure, the resort cum fort is known for its turrets, verandahs, and rampart.
The fort has a fascinating history attached to it; having been developed by the followers of Lord Krishna, the Khanzadas became famous for having converted to the Islamic faith. Thus, the fort becomes a majestic example of the coexistence of very different religious and cross-cultural textures as seen in architecture and art.
The hotel has been visited by the likes of celebrities like Kate Winslet from Hollywood and thus it is very famous for its hospitality and enriching experience. People from across the country come to visit these Neemrana hotels to experience desi luxury and hospitality when entwined with the best of natural glory and aesthetic.
Must Do: Read up on the architecture of the fort because then, witnessing it becomes a whole new experience.
6. Maharani ki Chhatri
Alwar is a city that will provide you with a deep connection with history and past social experiences. One such experience can be had on a visit to Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri in your Alwar day tour sightseeing package. The location is a cenotaph, which was a common occurrence in Rajasthani way of life and architecture.
Located right outside the city’s main palace, the Chhatri is a cenotaph for the famous rulers Maharaja Bakhtawar Singh and his Queen Raani Moosi. The Rani committed sati, a kind of suicide upon her husband’s death. This has made the monument a famous anecdote of pre-existing Rajasthani pride and how they, as rulers would sacrifice themselves before giving in to the control of another. Such tropes are studied and explored even today in films and theories, emphasizing the history of lifestyles seen in Alwar and subsequently Rajasthan.
Must See: The mythological carvings and the textures of the material used to build these cenotaphs are a testament to past human potential, and they also give us a glimpse into their stories and lifestyles.
7. Sariska Palace
Next on our one day tour is a visit to Sariska Palace, which is another palace turned hotel that offers top-notch hospitality and service. Thus, we must abandon the hassle of everyday existence and explore this obscure, fun and historical town of Alwar, located in the larger than life state of Rajasthan. Alwar has several rich experiences to offer in some of the best hospitality areas of the world.
Must Do: Enjoy the palace view with a backdrop of the sunset and savor some local delicacies.
Most importantly, this quaint little town is cradled in the best of nature, best of flora and fauna that one can explore at the national park. End your wait and take up the Alwar city tour package and experience a wholesome Rajasthan experience. Those living in Delhi especially, take a few days off the coming weekend and explore Rajasthan and its vibrant life at its finest.