Alwar

Alwar is a city in the Rajasthan state of western India. It was formerly the capital of the princely state of Alwar or Ulwar in British India. The city is located around 160 km south of Delhi, and around 150 km north of Jaipur. Alwar is surrounded by the Aravali Hills and has a unique recognition because of Sariska Van Abhyaranya, Bala-Quila and Silished Etc. !

Get in

Alwar scenic landscape

Buses frequently run from Deeg (₹30, 2 1/2 hours)
Buses and trains frequently run from Delhi (For bus ₹96, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)
Buses and trains frequently run from Jaipur (For bus ₹90, 3 1/2 to 4 hours)

By air: The nearest airport to Alwar is Delhi Airport which is 163 km away.

See

Do

Buy

Also buy the famous mojris and lac bangles, a speciality of Rajasthan.

Silver ornaments are considerably cheaper due to abundance of silver ore in Rajasthan.

Eat

Also try the delicious panipuri at Bhagat Singh ka Chauraha as it tastes like no other

Kalakand (milk cake) near Ghanta Ghar (clock tower)

Drink

Alwar is very famous for milk cake.

Sleep

Go next

By bus

Bus's frequently run to Deeg (₹30, 2 1/2 hours), Sariska (local, ₹12, one and a half), Jaipur (₹68, four hours), Bharatpur (₹45, four hours), Delhi (₹81, half hourly).

By train

The Mandore Express leaves at 11:43PM arriving at Jodhpur (sleeper/3AC ₹226/₹578) at 8AM The Jaisalmer Express leaving at 8:50PM goes all the way to Jaisalmer (sleeper/3AC ₹251/₹705) The Shatabdi (No 2015/6) passes through Alwar at 8:35PM and stops at Jaipur(₹315).

By taxi

A return Taxi to Sariska Reserve and National Park will cost you around ₹750

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