V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska
Discover an unknown, enchanting part of Sariska. At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, which is part of our premium Black collection of exquisite holiday destinations, you are up, close and personal with nature. The resort lies in Rajasthan's Tehla village at a side of the Sariska National Park that is magnificent in its isolation. Here you will find farmlands, bushes and hills. Close by is the 1,200 sq km national park. Not far away are historic forts, lakes that double up as superb birding destinations and several nature trails. From rocky terrains to dirt tracks, the land reveals itself in all its varied glory here. Wake up to the sound of birds, get a taste of village life, hit the various little roads on a cycle and experience the rustic side of life without compromising on comfort and elegance.
At V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska, the hospitality is very personalised, and caters to individual needs. Whether it's bush dinners, gazing at the stars, having a traditional Rajasthani thali, or discovering the fascinating bird life in the area with the help of an in-house naturalist, we put our guests at the centre of all that we do.
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Not just tigers, but other animals roam these parts too...
This is a great birding destination whether you’re just starting out or a veteran birder.
Buy beautiful sandstone carvings, artifacts, gate nameplates, garden lights.
The varied terrain and paths around the resort make it a great cycling destination.
Cross farmlands and forested paths, hill roads and bushes
You're surrounded by trees and bushes, far away from city lights. Dinner is served.
It's time to rekindle your childhood excitement on seeing the night sky
This is a great destination to fall in love with photography all over again.
Relax in the Pool
Take a dip in one of the two plunge pools after a safari or a nature walk.
The jungle beckons — all 1,200 sq km of it. If you’re lucky, you might spot a tiger during the safari through the forests of the Sariska National Park. The area is teeming with wildlife — the leopard, sambhar, nilgai, antelope, wild boar, hyena and the jungle cat to name a few. And there are hundreds of species of birds at the reserve too — from the peafowl and quail to the sand grouse and golden-backed woodpecker. A good pair of binoculars is recommended. The resort is just 6km from the nearest gate of the park. It’s time to get in touch with your wild side!
If you’re just discovering the joys of bird-watching, V Resorts Sariska is a great launching pad. And if you’re a veteran birder, welcome home! Besides the wide variety of species found in the national park, there are some excellent birding destinations within a 5 to 25 km zone from the resort. These include the lakes and water bodies at Ghatada, Malana, Mansarovar and Talab. You can also for a boat ride in Malana lake(seasonal). Among the species found here are the Oriental white-eye, Small Buttonquail, Black Ibis, Lesser Whitethroat, Eurasian Spoonbill, Barn Owl and Common Hoopoe. An in-house naturalist will make it even more memorable.
Sikandra, a town some 50 km from the resort, is know for its sandstone figurines. Buy beautiful sandstone carvings, small artifacts, gate nameplates, garden lights, etc, and fulfil your shopping cravings!
The varied terrain and paths around the resort make it a great cycling destination. If you’re a committed cyclist, you can go all the way to Neelkanth Temple and beyond. But there are plenty of shorter routes to take. From dirt tracks and bushland to rocky surfaces and proper roads, the possibilities are exciting, especially in the cooler and moderate months.
Away from the noise and congestion of big cities, V Resorts Sariska is an ideal place to explore nature. Walk within the premises of the resort or step beyond. Cross farmlands and forested paths, hill roads and bushes, and get educated about the various plant and trees by our in-house naturalist. Rediscover nature and say Goodbye to your Big City Blues.
A short morning walk from the resort will take you to Jahaj, a site frequented by peacocks. Okay, make than many peacocks. Drawn by a mixture of grains and calls by sadhus, the peacocks and peahens descend in their hundreds, swooping down for an early morning snack. It's a sight unlike any other.
It doesn't get more romantic than this. You're surrounded by forest. Somewhere out there — not very far away — big cats are prowling in the jungle. An unknown bird call pierces the quiet, fresh air. Above, a million stars have blanketed the sky. You're far away from city lights. Dinner is served.
If you've lived long enough in a city, you might be excused for having forgotten how beautiful a night sky is. At V Resorts Sariska, it's time to rekindle your childhood excitement on seeing these mysterious specks twinkling in the sky, forming brilliant patterns at distances impossible to comprehend. We've kept a telescope at a strategic point within the premises to rouse that budding astrologer within.
Whether you've just bought your first DSLR or you've been capturing the wild for years, this is a great destination to fall in love with photography all over again. From wildlife and bird photography to shooting incredible images of landscapes and forts and night photography, you will never run out of subjects, stories and places to record.
Take a dip in one of the two plunge pools at the resort after a safari or a nature walk, sipping on your favourite drink. Or cool down in the pool at night after an adventure-filled day.
Located some 16 km from the resort, the Neelkantheshwar Temple complex (or simply Neelkanth Temple) lies on a small plateau, and the path going up to it offers splendid views. While the main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, there are several smaller shrines outside. Experts believe that the original temple dates back to the 8th century. History buffs will also love the Bhangarh Fort (25 km from the resort) and the fascinating legends behind it. Built by Man Singh I for his grandson in the 17th century, the fort is associated with a lot of 'ghostly' tales in the popular imagination. The fort complex is dotted with a number of temples, and the ruins of an old bazaar in the foreground of green hills make a striking impression. Even if you're not the superstitious types, the myths and aura surrounding this place will take you back to a distant past. Another intriguing, though slightly inaccessible place in the heart of the sanctuary is the Kankwari Fort. It is here that Mughal emperor Aurangzeb jailed his brother, Dara Shikoh, who was later executed.
Discover a slice of rural life in this part of Rajasthan, a few kilometres away from the resort. The local communities here include the Gujjars, a tribe traditionally used to a nomadic lifestyle. In recent decades, however, they have been leading a more settled existence. Join us for a trip to a Gujjar village, and get a glimpse of an authentic village community — receptive to a changing India and yet in touch with their customs and traditions. Hear the villagers’ stories over a cup of chai.
Several interesting temples dot the landscape. These include the Pandupol Hanuman Temple inside the Sariska forest (legend has it that the heroes of the Mahabharat, the Pandavas, spent time here during their exile); and the Narayani Mata temple, on the edge of the national park.
V Resorts Sariska has eight tents (with canvas walls) and two pavilions (with stone wall and canvas roof). The elegant rooms are designed to provide a memorable and comfortable stay.
The dining area can easily accommodate 24 people.
Relax in the common room, sip on a cool drink or tea, or play some indoor games. Pick between Ludo, Checkers or a game of cards.
Relax in the Gazebo in the evening. Take in the views of the wilderness.
After a dip in the pool, catch hold of a cool lemonade and relax at the poolside.
There are several beautiful spaces to spend a quiet evening within the premises of the resort. Ideal for one of those philosophical conversations.
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- Air conditioner
- Hot Water
- Plunge Pool
Our experienced chefs go the extra mile to ensure that you sample the best of north Indian, continental as well as regional Rajasthani cuisine.
V Resorts Utsav Camp Sariska is committed to maintaining the green cover of this ecologically sensitive zone. We carry out tree plantation drives and urge our guests to be part of such initiatives. The resort also provides employment to local people. We have a solar power plant, which caters to more than 80 per cent of our energy needs. We believe that resorts located in the vicinity of national parks have a special responsibility to be sensitive to the needs of local communities, wildlife and the environment.
Located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, Sariska is a 4-5 hour drive from Delhi/NCR. A popular wildlife safari destination because of the national park, the Sariska zone also has intriguing forts (Bhangarh, Kankwari), temples and water bodies that make it a great birding and photography destination.
- By Air: Nearest airport is Jaipur airport – 110 km
- By Train: Nearest railway station is Alwar railway station – 36 km
- By Road: Delhi (via Dharuhera) is about 200km from resort; Jaipur 130km; Alwar 47km
- Address: Near Tehla Bypass Road, District Alwar, Tehra, Rajasthan- 301410
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I thought that the road trip to the hotel would put a damper on the experience but I was wrong. The moment you enter the grounds you are transported to a subdued unpretentious luxury with unsurpassed attention to service and details. This is one place where the excellent brochure is surpassed by the actual experience. If the hotel experience is not enough to make you come back again and again, the trips to the town and local village will be. These experiences are not possible when you are close to urban Indian life. Go on the road less traveled to V Resorts Sariska and experience the India that few will ever see.
Best thing about this resort is great hospitality. The owner, manager and staff took care of us extremely well. Its a huge quiet resort with awesome views (sp. sunrise, sunset & star gazing point) & easy check-in experience. They have excellent decks for dinner with daily local cuisine specials. The resort has a homely feel to it and the camps...
Just one word to describe it Amazing. We loved the place. Since you enter you feel like you are in a different planet. Service is spectacular. The dinning area is great with a very refined taste, and the food is outstanding. The owner is very friendly and the most amazing guy we have ever met. He took us to some...
One of a best place to visit and relax from the busy metro life. One can find peace and connect with self. Visitors are treated like they are at home. The food served is just amazing. Great hospitality. Had an amazing time. The jungle Safari is another amazing thrill. Still in love with the sambar dear of national park.
This place is highly recommended for people who would like to rejuvenate themselves by relaxing..our journey started with the owner LUV (an apt person for hospitality) personally welcoming us to the resort and taking us to our hideout..our tent..and once we were inside the cozy bed and the immaculate washroom which was spotlessly clean and had all the essential amenities....and the room made us feel more relaxed... the first day went well by visiting the nearby lakes and exploring the wilderness and staring at the stars which is rare in our metro cities... the next morning we woke up to the chirping of the sparrows.. and our ears were thanking us for that..the nearby safari is greattt.. altogether an amazing experience.. breathtaking surroundings and best services. ..complete package...and totally worth it. .. a very big congratulations and a very well done to luv and his team...