Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
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Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Tours

Located in northwestern state of Rajasthan, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary offers exotic flora and fauna for all those who loves to freak in natural surroundings. The Sanctuary lies amidst the two famous Indias cities, Agra and Jaipur and is about 190 km from Delhi. Popularly known as Keoladeo Ghana Sanctuary, the name Keoledeo is derived from an ancient Hindu temple devoted to Lord Shiva with in the sanctuary and the Hindi term 'Ghana' implies dense, thick areas of forest cover.

Bird in Bharatpur Sanctuary

Wildlife Sanctuary Attraction
» Crane From Siberia : The 29 sq km of the covered area which makes up the park is the refuge for 350 species. Migratory birds at Bharatpur include, as large a bird as Dalmatian pelican, which is slightly less than two meters, and as small a bird as Siberian disky leaf warbler, which is the size of a finger. Other migrants includes species of cranes, pelicans, geese, ducks, eagles, hawks, shanks, stints, wagtails, warblers, wheatears, flycatchers, buntings.

Tourist Attraction in The Bird Sanctuary Tour
» Lohagarh : The palace within the fort is a conglomeration of the Rajput and Mughal styles of architecture but infinitely simpler. The fort is surrounded by two massive ramparts of solid packed earth, each in turn surrounded by a moat 150 feet wide and 50 feet deep. The mud walls were thick thus efficiently protected the main edifice of the fort. It took eight years to complete the outermost wall i.e.,11 kilometers in circumference. The main attraction of the place are the Durbar, a museum, displays the weapons used by the erstwhile rulers. An iron pillar, perched at the top, has engravings of the family tree of the rulers of Bharatpur in Hindi.

Graylag Goose Anser anser Bharatpur bird sanctuary

Best Time To Visit
October and February, when wintering wildfowl assemble in thousands on the lakes. The breeding season is between August and October.

Where to Stay
- Saras Tourist Bungalow (RTDC)
- The Forest Lodge (ITDC)
- Shanti Kutir
- Forest Rest House

» By Air : The nearest airport, Kheria, is situated at Agra, 56 kms

» By Rail : The nearest rail head is 6 kms from Bharatpur. Bharatpur is connected to all the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Agra.

» By Road : A good network connects Bharatpur to all major cities including Delhi.

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