At the entrance to the park, which is less than 1km walk from the most of the hotels, you can hire guides, binoculars and bikes after purchasing your ticket.
Look for the sub-branch on MI Rd then walk down the lane beside it to find DHL Express. For parcels, the first kilo is expensive, but each 500g thereafter is cheap. All packaging is included in the price. Credit car…
A cost-effective and efficient institution, though the back-and-forth can infuriate. Parcel-packing-wallahs in the foyer must first pack, stitch and wax seal your parcel for a fee (₹50 to ₹100 per small package) bef…
Seats in gypsies and canters can be reserved on the website, though a single gypsy (with a premium price) and five canters are also kept for direct booking at the Forest Office. Located 500m from the train station.
State-run, but part of Soni Hospitals group (www.sonihospitals.com). Before 3pm, outpatients go to the CT & MRI Centre; after 3pm, go to the adjacent Emergency Department.
Helpful centre (if actually open when it should be) offering a map of Alwar and information on Sariska. Near the train station.
Private hospital, with 24-hour emergency department, helpful staff and clear bilingual signage. Consultancy fee ₹400.
On the crossroads about 700m from the national park entrance; has a free map of Bharatpur and Keoladeo National Park.
Changes major currencies and travellers cheques and has an ATM. Near the bus stand.
Changes travellers cheques and cash. The SBBJ ATM accepts international cards.