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Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Safari: A Detailed Guide

by Dharmendra Chahar SEO Consultant
Bharatpur-the eastern gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is popular for its bird sanctuary-the Keoladeo Ghana National Park - finest in Asia rich avian variety. Every year the rare Siberian cranes come to spend the winter in the warmer climate of Bharatpur. Of the remnants of the royal past remains the marvellous Bharatpur Palace housing a rich repository of a large number of an ancient exhibit that dates back to the early 15th century.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - 3 Km. It is famous for rare avian species. Stretching over a 29 sq. km. the marshy area it is ideal terrain for migratory birds. Some 353 species live and breed within the park, some of which are egrets, darters, cormorants, grey herons, sarus crane, Siberian crane, rosy headed pelican etc.

There are also many spotted deer, sambar, nilgai, wild boar, python and porcupine. Jeepable roads that form a network through the marshland and boats that can be painted through weeds make for easy viewing of the birds. All visitors are required to obtain a permit from the Warden or Ranger at the entrance of the parl.

Bharatpur Fort-This Magnificient 18th century fort built by Raja Suraj Mal was also known as Loha Gadh and proved to be impregnable. Government Museum- The museum in the fort houses sculptures, inscriptions and exhibits of art and culture of the region. Bharatpur Palace - This royal monument is a brilliant blend of Mughal and a Rajput architecture. There is also a museum in the central wing with a few exhibits dating to the 2nd century A.D.

The princes of Bharatpur, it is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world inundated with over 400 species of water birds. Exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, central. Asia, Tibet as well as Siberian cranes from the arctic, grey leg geese from Siberia and bareheaded geese from China, come here in July/Aug to spend the winters in a warmer climate and they breed till Oct/Nov. Colonies of cormorants, spoonbills, storks, egrets, herons, pelicans, ebis and grey herons can be spotted all over the park. The raised paths camouflaged by babul trees make their viewing easier. We offer tour packages for Bharatpur sanctuary. For more information about Wildlife tour packages

Travel Information

Air
Agra 56 km is the nearest airport. 

Rail
Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with several cities on Delhi-Mumbai trunk route, Jaipur and Agra. Some important train connections are: Golden Temple Mail(Mumbai-Bharatpur-Jammu-Tawi); Intercity express(Hazrat Nizamuddin-Bharatpur); Paschim Express(New Delhi-Bharatpur-Mumbai)

Road
A network of bus services links bharatprur with several cities within and outside the State.

Local Transport
Tongas and Cycle-rickshaws.

Altitude
The Altitude of the city Bharatpur is 250 meters.

Best Season
The best season to travel Bharatpur is October to February

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