Alwar - the gateway of Rajasthan

Location: North Rajasthan
Temperature: Min : 8°  Max : 40°
Best Time: September to February
Main Attractions: Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar Fort, Vinay Vilas Mahal
Languages: Official: Hindi
STD code: +91-144
Alwar, a city of splendid monuments enchants the tourist with its charming appeal. Being a modest township, it has absorbed the rich cultural heritage and is a groovy spot to enjoy vacations. It is naturally decorated with pretty water bodies and wildlife this has always been listed as one of the outstanding locations in tourist itineraries.

The regal ambiance of the city comes from a number of statues and monuments of historical import. It has beautiful lakes and valleys. It possesses one of the best wildlife areas in Rajasthan. The urban center receives a great architectural style. Forts and castles with their magnificent decorations take away your breath.

How to reach:

By Air: The closest airport to Alwar is Sanganer Airport, Jaipur, situated approximately 162 km from Alwar city. Alwar is well joined to various major cities such as Udaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jodhpur and Delhi.

By railways: The railway station of Alwar is established in the middle of the metropolis. It is easily linked to other urban centers like New Delhi, Jodhpur and Mumbai etc. Mail, Express and Super fast connections are available.

By road:
It is 151 km from Jaipur, 165 km from Delhi, 454 km from Chandigarh and 643 km from Lucknow. Alwar is well linked with other urban centers like Mumbai, Kolkata, Jodhpur and Udaipur by Rajasthan State Transport Corporation and some private travel services.


Climate:
Alwar has a temperate climate and measly rainfall. The summer seasons are too hot, but not as much as other cities of Rajasthan. The Temperature ranges between 28ºC to 41ºC. Winters are cool and enjoyable with a temperature range of 8ºC to 23ºC.


What to wear:

In hot summers, better to wear light tropical clothes during travelling while you will need light woolen clothes in winter.


Facts About Alwar:

Elevation: 268 m (879 ft)
Population (2011):
 - City: 315,310
 - Metro: 341,422
Vehicle registration: RJ02
Official Website: http://alwar.rajasthan.gov.in/


Railway Station in Alwar