Alwar City is a remarkable fusion of different cultures, traditions, languages and stunning landscapes. Add to this Alwar had its own rich ancient history, medieval buildings and monuments of religious importance. There is so much to explore in this city. If you want to see Alwar’s natural beauty then you can go for Siliserh Lake, which is located just few kilometers from Alwar city and act as a stopping point before moving on to Sariska National Park & Tiger Reserve.
Siliserh Lake is nested in the majestic peaks of Aravali Hills and covers an area of about 10 sq kms. Its embankment is a perfect place for picnic and one can also hang out with their family and friends to spend a splendid day in the folds of nature. Surrounded by the dense forest the lake adds magnificent beauty to Alwar city. Its surrounded dense forest also accommodates a large variety of migratory birds.
The Siliserh Lake is a manmade lake and on the bank of the lake there is a royal hunting lodge/ palace which was build on the orders of Maharaja Vinay Singh in the year 1845 AD, for his beautiful wife Shila. Now this palace has been transformed into a beautiful tourist hotel which is managed by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC).
The location of the Siliserh Lake is breathtaking due to this reason it steal the heart of various tourist’s from India and across the globe every year. Tourists can also enjoy various rides in the lake which are- motor boat ride, paddle boat ride, pistol boat ride and many more. Swarming with fishes, you’ll be able to conjointly indulge in a bit of fishing at Siliserh Lake, however you may need prior permission, so check with the lake authorities.
How to Reach Siliserh Lake-
By Air: Jaipur airport is the nearest airport, roughly 3hour drive from Siliserh Lake and the nearest national airport is Delhi airport which is approximately 180 kms from Siliserh. Delhi airport is well connected to other major cities like- Mumbai, Jodhpur, Jaipur etc from where you can get frequent flights to various international and national airports.
By Train: Alwar railway station is the nearest railway station from Siliserh located at a distance of 15kms. It is also well connected to the major cities like- Jaipur, Jodhpur, Rewari, Gurgaon, New Delhi and Agra.
By Road: Siliserh Lake is situated approximately 18kms from Alwar, 165kms from Delhi via Daruhera-Alwar-Siliserh route and 110 kms from Jaipur Highway.
A visit to Siliserh Lake will give you intense pleasure and a great insight of the various cultures and traditions of Alwar City.
For more info visit- http://www.myalwar.com/siliserh-lake/