Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and National Park

The Bharatpur National Park lies between two famous historic places Agra and Jaipur. It is one of the oldest sanctuaries in India where thousands of international and national tourists come to visit here and observe the several types of flora and fauna. It is popularly known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park. Different types of birds are to be presented in this Bird sanctuary. The birds are the main attractions if you go to see the Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary. More than 300 species of birds have been reported in the Bharatpur bird sanctuary. The other tourist spots in the Bharatpur are Lake, temples and Museum.
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  • How to Reach
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Places to see

General Information

Best time to visit: August to November and October to February

Flora: This national park has more than 44,000 trees. Here and raised paths, cloaked by babul trees and brushwood make viewing easy.

Some important Fauna are as follows:

Mammals: Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Golden Jackal, Striped Hyena, Fishing Cat, Jungle Cat, Nilgai, Sambar, Blackbuck and wild Boar.

Birds: Over 300 species birds are present in the park that comes from as far away as Siberia and central India. The birds are Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Stints, Wagtails, Hawks, Shanks, Warblers, Flycatchers, Buntings, Wheatears, Pipits and Larks.

Reptile: Indian marsh crocodile, gharial, King cobra, common krait, cobra, Russels viper, python and monitor lizard.

Top Hotels: Shanti Kutir, ITDC forest lodge, Laxmi Vilas Palace, The Bagh, Bharatpur Forest Lodge.

How to Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is situated at Agra, which is 56-kms from Bharatpur. Delhi is 184 Kms from Bharatpur.

By Rail: Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with all the major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Agra.

By Road: Bharatpur has a good road network, linking it with Agra, Mathura and Jaipur, apart from the capital city of New Delhi.


Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights

Places to Visit: Delhi - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - Agra - Delhi

Day 1 (Delhi)

Delhi - sightseeing of Delhi - back to the hotel

Day 2 (Delhi - Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)

Forest - See the Flora and Fauna of the Bharatpur Bird sanctuary - Bharatpur palace - back to the hotel

Day 3 (Bharatpur)

Bharatpur government museum - Lohagarh fort - Deeg palace - back to hotel

Day 4 (Bharatpur National park - Agra)

Agra - sightseeing of Agra - back to the Agra hotel

Day 5 (Agra - Delhi)

Today return back to Delhi.
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