Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

A Maharaja’s duck hunting park turned into a safe haven for birds flying in from far corners of the world, Bharatpur’s bird sanctuary has certainly come a long way from its royal roots! Officially named Keoladeo Ghana National Park, this is one of the choicest bird sanctuaries across the globe. A UNESCO-listed national park and the much-acclaimed winter home for the beautiful Siberian cranes, the wetlands of Bharatpur are a paradise for birdwatchers, nature enthusiasts, and avid photographers.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Legends & Lay of the Land

This manmade wetland of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary was created by building embankments & earthen dams to turn the land into a marshy area. Its landscape comprising of bogs, scrubland, grasslands, and lakes makes it a great attraction for waterfowls who thong the sanctuary in great numbers. In fact, in 1938, the legendary duck shooting record here was 4273 ducks shot in a day by a shooting party of 17.

Inhabitants of Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Inhabitants of Keoladeo Ghana National Park

The quiet of the jungle is broken by the ruckus of birds, both resident and migratory, that flock these marshes. Over 370 species of our avian friends may be seen during the winter months in the sanctuary. Right from the rare Siberian crane that flies here thousands of miles across oceans to the majestic Red & white Sarus cranes, and tiny warblers and larks, Bharatpur has it all.

Besides the colorful feathery creatures, Bharatpur is also home to mammals & reptiles. Sambar, striped hyena, golden jackal, spotted deer, jungle cat, wild boar, and pythons are often spotted in the deeper jungles of the sanctuary.

Laxman temple

Bird Safari in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Rent a bicycle & ride along the marked path and watch the birds in the waters on both sides of the trail. You may also opt for a horse cart or a cycle rickshaw ride where your driver-cum- guide points out the elusive birds. The park also offers boat safari for you to watch the birds frolicking in the waters at close quarters.

Other Attractions of Bharatpur

Ganga Temple

Ganga Temple

A spectacular temple dedicated to River Ganga

Deeg Palace

Bharatpur Palace & Museum

A magnificent structure home to Kamara Khas or a special room showcasing hundreds of sculptures & artifacts.

Deeg Palace

Lohagarh Fort

The rugged fort of Bharatpur

Deeg Palace

Deeg Palace

A magnificent palace located around 50 km from Bharatpur

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is in winter from November to February when thousands of birds, both resident & migrant, flock its wetlands.

How to Reach

By Air - Agra Airport, around 50 km from Bharatpur, connects Bharatpur to the cities in India.

By Rail - A well-developed network of trains connects Bharatpur to the rest of the country.

By Road - Bharatpur is well-connected to all major cities in the country with a network of highways & expressways.

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