Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan - Best Unexplored Places to visit in Rajasthan

Travel Information Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary- Keoladeo National Park

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Think of Siberian Cranes and you will remember Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Bharatpur is a small tpwn located in Rajasthan very close to the Taj City Agra, Pink City Jaipur and Holy City of Mathura.  Bharatpur is an ecstasy for the avian world and a treat to the eyes for the visitors who are mostly the nature and bird lovers.

The British Officials used to visit the place for duck shooting resort. However after the Independence the Indian Government in 1956 declared is reserve for birds and later it was upgraded to National Park. UNESCO has listed the sanctuary as a world heritage site.

The Sanctuary is only about 29 sq. km but it has variety of Avian species. There are over 375 species of beautiful birds in Bharatpur Sanctuary and over 132 of them breed inside the Keoladeo Ghana National Park and nearly every year new ones are added to the list.

The highlighting point of the sanctuary is that it attracts birds from other parts of the country and abroad from places like Russia, Europe, Siberia, China and Tibet.

If you are visiting Bharatpur you must be aware of the fact that the vehicles are only permitted upto Shanti Kutir inside the park. However for the convenience of the travelers and tourists the Electra Van of forest department can be engaged in the sanctuary.

But if you are a true nature and bird lover it is always advisable to explore the park is on foot or bicycles which are available on hire. You can also hire a Cycle rickshaws. Please make sure that you do not make big noise and do not litter the place. Please keep the place clean

Where to stay in Bharatpur

RTDC Hotels run by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation is the best options to stay in Bharatpur. The rooms are big, nest and clean and the tariff is economical.
Hotels & Restaurants
Phone No.
ITDC Bharatpur Forest Lodge
RTDC Hotel Saras
PWD Dak Bungalow
Circuit House
Note: Railway retiring rooms, Heritage hotels , moderate hotels and paying guest accommodation is also available here.

Local Transport in Bharatpur

You have many economical options available here right from Auto rickshaw, Cycle-rickshaw to Tongas from the Bus Stand and Railway Station.

Guide Services in Bharatpur

Always go for an authorized and licensed tour guide in Bahartpur. For more information about the approved tourist guides for the Keoladeo National Park please contact the below numbers
1. The Asstt. Director, Tourist Reception Center, Hotel Saras (RTDC). Tel 05644-223790
2. Deputy Chief Wildlife Warden, Forest Rest House. Tel 05644-222777
3. Guides are also available at the Bird Sanctuary gate.

Conducted Tours in Bharatpur

Special RTDC conducted tours are also available at Bahartpur. Mini bus is operated by Forest Rest House. For booking you may contact to:
Dy. Chief Wildlife Warden
Forest Rest House  Tel. 05644-222777

Important Telephone Numbers (Bharatpur STD Code- 05644)

Important Offices in Bharatpur
Phone No.
District Collector
223086, 223355
Inspector General of Police
Superintendent of Police
Kotwali, Bharatpur
Police Station, Mathura Gate, Bharatpur
Telephone Enquiry
Railway Enquiry
131, 139
Roadways Enquiry

Tourist Information Center Bharatpur

Near Hotel Saras, Agra Road, Bharatpur. Phone- 05644-222542
Other places of interest in Bahartpur include Iron Fort, Museum, Deeg Excursion, The Palace etc
 How to reach Bharatpur
Bharatpur is well connected by National Express Higfhway from  Agra about 55 kms and Jaipur about185 kms. The distance from Mumbai is about 1,207 km. Bharatpur is well connected by Rail from Delhi, Mumbai, Jammu and other major cities of India. All important places of Bharatpur are connected by roads.

Agra, Jaipur and Delhi are the nearest Airports from Bharatpur

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