Bharatpur Tour Package


Overview

State: Rajasthan
Distance: 190 Km SE rom Delhi
By Road: 4hrs
By Rail: 3hrs
Location: The birdwatchers paradise is in north-eastern Rajasthan near the up border; with in the golden traingle of Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, 43km from Mathura
Route: NH2 to Mathura via Palwal, Hodal and Kosi Kalan; state road from Mathura to Bharatpur

Fast Fact

  • When to go Bharatpur

    November to March, Migratory birds in addition to the resident species

Keoladeo Ghana National Park, popularly known as Bharatpur is India's best known bird sanctuary. This 28.7 square kilometre mixed wetland, woodland, grass and scrub is home to 400 plus species of birds. Only 175 kms from New Delhi, Bharatpur is on the Agra - Jaipur road and a pleasant 3 hour drive from the capital. Keoladeo is both a Ramsar and World Heritage site.

If you are new to birding or you are visiting India for birding, Bharatpur should certainly be at the heart of your plans. With its paved walkways, trained cycle-rickshaw pulling guides, cycling-tracks and, best of all, an abundance of easy to approach birds ~ Bharatpur is geared for birding like few places in the world.

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  • Bharatpur History

    Maharaja Suraj Mal founded Bharatpur in 1733 AD and was a well bastioned city. According to a popular legend, Bharatpur derives its name from Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama who was one of the incarnations of Vishnu. Bharatpur was under the dominion of the Jats in the17th century.

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