Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
2 Days / 1 Night
From US$285

 

The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the summer season. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the National Park their home. It is also a major tourist centre with scores of ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a declared World Heritage Site. Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a man-made and man-managed wetland and one of the national parks of India. The reserve protects Bharatpur from frequent floods, provides grazing grounds for village cattle and earlier was primarily used as a waterfowl hunting ground. The sanctuary was created 250 years ago and is named after a Keoladeo (Shiva) temple within its boundaries.

Day 01: Arrival Bharatpur (Approx Distance: 55Kms; Approx Time: 0130Hrs)

On arrival at Bharatpur railway station THO Tour Executive will page you by your name. Thereafter transfer to hotel in Bharatpur. Each year before the arrival of winter, thousands of birds migrate from the frozen waters of Siberia, Tibet, Mongolia and Eastern Europe to India. One of the best destinations for these birds is the marsh of Bharatpur lying between Agra and Jaipur in the north-western part of India. The protected area of about 29 square kms is now the famous Keoladeo Ghana National Park. The reserve derives its name (Keoladeo) from a temple devoted to Lord Shiva which is situated in the park. Evening enjoy exploring Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary through an eco friendly cycle Rickshaw ride, accompanied by a naturalist. Return to the hotel for overnight stay. Stay overnight at the hotel. (D)


Day 02: Bharatpur Departure

After breakfast, tour finishes with transfer to Bharatpur railway station. (B)


What’s included?

  • Hotel accommodation with private facility
  • Travel, transfer and sightseeing by private air-conditions car with diver as per itinerary
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • Entrance fee & Monument charges
  • Local English speaking tour guide during sightseeing in Bharatpur
  • All current taxes

 

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