During my first few tiger safaris, I would obsess about tigers. I’d be very disappointed if I didn’t see any. I have learnt to enjoy the jungle, its trees, birds, and more common wildlife such as deer.

We heard distress calls during all the five safaris and explored every vantage point we could, but we did not see a single tiger or a leopard.

This photograph reminds me what this whole experience felt like… so near, yet so far, in the dense jungle that is Sariska!

Sariska National Park is set in the Aravalli Mountains near Alwar in Rajasthan. Sariska is a dense jungle and we have never seen tigers or leopards during the winter, but that doesn’t stop us from trying!

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