Bharatpur Tour

There is an intrinsic connection between Rajasthan’s Bharatpur and Birds. That’s why thousands of birds chirp and flock around everyday in soaring azure sky. An avifauna paradise, Bharatpur Tour is an idyllic retreat for birds as well as bird watchers who want to observe birds on their leisure trip.

An erstwhile duck shooting resort, Bharatpur is now a world heritage site drawing millions of birdlife enthusiasts from all over the world.

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Bharatpur's Attractions

Keoladeo National Park
Bharatpur City TourIt is the reason why most tourists visit Bharatpur. Almost identical to the city’s natural heritage, Keoladeo National Park is the premier bird sanctuary in India and Asia. Formerly known as a hunting resort of Bharatpur’s Maharaja, the reserve boasts of the largest concentration of wildlife with over 375 indigenous bird species and thousands of migratory birds. Nowadays, this 'Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan' is a favourite retreat for bird lovers and wildlife conservationists.
Just venture out with a pair of binoculars and the bird haven of Bharatpur is all yours…

Bharatpur City Tours

Lohagarh

An epitome of strength, Lohagarh Fort was the invincible feat of Jat rulers of the region. Constructed by Maharaja Suraj Mal, this iron fort was one of the strongest ever edifices in Indian history. Thus, it can be said that this fort’s creative and well coordinated defense system only prevented British forces to penetrate in the region. Even after repeated attacks, this strong edifice continued to boast the glory of being unconquered.

Different from the other gaudy counterparts, Lohagarh is a monument enshrining strength and magnificence. Some interesting structures to explore in Lohagarh’s tour include Kishori Mahal, Mahal Khas, Kothi Khas. Other important towers depicting the victory over strong armies of Mughals and British include Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj.

How to Reach
  • By Air: The nearest airport is in Delhi, the capital of the country. 
  • By Road: Agra - the home of Taj Mahal is just one & half hours away on a drive whereas Fatehpur Sikri is only one hour drive away from Bharatpur
  • By Railways: Many trains link Bharatpur to other important destinations like Delhi and Agra

Climate - Bharatpur is an ideal place for birdwatching in the winter months of October to March, the time when migratory birds adorn the beauty of this blissful retreat.

Where to stay
  Laxmi Vilas Palace (Heritage Hotel) Laxmi Niwas Palace Kiran Villa Palace Budget
  Mahal Kas Palace (Heritage Hotel) Swaraj Resorts Park Regency Budget
  The Bagh (Heritage Hotel) Udai Vilas Palace
Pratap Palace Budget
  Bharatpur Ashok           Economy Hotels in Bharatpur RTDC Hotel Saras Budget
  Kadamb Kunj        Birder's Inn Budget Sonar Haveli Budget
  Kadamb Kunj           Eagle's Nest Budget Hotel Sunbird Budget
  The Park Budget    
Excursion
Deeg – Deeg, a small city located near Bharatpur is an erstwhile summer resort of Jat rulers. Famous for its invincible palaces, delightful Deeg is just 32 km away from Bharatpur.

Mathura - Vrindavan – Just 39 km away from Bharatpur, Mathura or Brajbhoomi is a prime spiritual center for Hindus. The birthplace of Lord Krishna, it is one of the seven sacred cities in India. The main pilgrim center in Mathura is the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple. On the other side of Yamuna is Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna performed his childhood miracles and antics of dancing with Gopis and his beloved, Radha. The hamlet is also a home to a number of temples dedicated to Radhe-Krishna.

Bharatpur City informationsAgra –A 55 km drive from Bharatpur takes a tourist to experience the love which has withstood the test of times. A home to Taj Mahal, the tomb in white, Agra is a delightful destination to explore various legends associated with the king and his love for his deceased queen, Mumtaz Mahal. On the tour to Agra, the monuments worth exploring are Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra – the tomb of Akbar and Agra Fort.

Jaipur – The city of victory, Jaipur in Rajasthan offers the glimpses of the gaudy royalty of the state. Just 180 km away from avian kingdom of Bharatpur, Jaipur hosts immaculate heritage of impregnable fortresses, majestic monuments and magnificent palaces. The city’s attraction includes Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. 

 

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