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Bharatpur is categorised as Bird Watching

Painted Stork in Bhartpur Sanctuary
Antelope in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Little Egret in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Cycle Rickshaws and Battery operated vehicles in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Flock of Birds flying home at Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Moorhen in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Buggy Ride in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Sunrise in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Yellow legged Green Pigion at Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Cycle Safaris in Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Spotbill Duck at Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Comb Duck at Bharatpur Sanctuary (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 December 2013)
Foggy Morning at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Owlet at Bhartpur bird Sanctuary
Lesser Golden Backed Woodpecker at Bharatpur Sanctuary
White Breasted Kingfisher in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Glossy Ibis in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Snake bird in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Indian Roller in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Rose Ringed Parakeet in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Purple Heron in Bharatpur Sanctuary
Ruddy Shelduck in Bharatpur Sanctuary

Reasons to Visit
  • Bharatpur lies in close proximity to Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, which is popularly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
  • Bharatpur has been long renowned for the migratory birds in winter.
  • Bharatpur harbours some of India’s richest birdlife, including painted stork, cormorants, egrets, pelicans, ibises, cranes, ducks and geese.
  • Bharatpur is also home to wildlife such as Jackal, Antelopes, Spotted deer, Monitor Lizard, Porcupine, Langurs which can be spotted while on a walk
  • Bharatpur is home to Pythons and many varieties of snakes that can be spotted sometimes
  • Bharatpur over the years has also become a well-visited ex-Delhi weekend getaway.
  • Bharatpur lies in close proximity to Agra (60 kms), and therefore gets a lot of day visitors into the park.
Know It
  • Park Access is by way of a walk or by Cycle Rickshaws / Horsecart / Battery Operated Vans / Bicycles. Cycle Rickshaws are most popular and readily available @ Rs. 100 per hour (2013 Rates). Car access is allowed till about 1.5 km inside the park, beyond which one is required to walk or take other means of transport Guide Service is readily available @ Rs. 150 per hour (2013 Rates) Permit: All visitors to Keoladeo Ghana, Bharatpur need to obtain an entry permit (Rs. 50 for Indians and Rs. 400 for overseas nationals). No extra charges for Still Camera. Extra entry charges levied for Video cameras.
  • Popular Ex-Delhi Wildlife and Bird watching Getaways"Bharatpur is a renowned bird watching destination at about 200 kms from New Delhi. Bharatpur offers a mix of heritage hotels, getaway resorts and simple hotels and is hugely popular with entry level bird watchers looking to sight a lot of birds at one go. "
  • Wildlife and Bird watching Destinations in Rajasthan"Spread over 29 sq kms of Woodland, Grassland and Marshland, Bharatpur (60 kms from Agra / Mathura) offers one of the largest concentration and variety of birdlife in India. Walking Safaris and Cycle Rickshaw safaris offer easy access to guests and what once used to be India's prime bird watching destination is now a popular bird watching getaway."
Access Information

Bharatpur has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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5 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bharatpur

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Bharatpur


  • Bharatpur Extended Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Bharatpur Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Bharatpur - Chambal Bird watching Break (4 Nights)
  • Rajasthan Bird Watching Break (6 Nights)


  • Heritage and Wildlife Paradise of the North (8 Nights)

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Bharatpur has 12 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
2 Days Chambal excursion (Bah) from BharatpurRs. 6667
3 Days Chambal excursion (Bah) from BharatpurRs. 8667

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit to Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura and Agra from BharatpurRs. 3889
Full day Excursion to Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryRs. 3223
Guided Excursion to DeegRs. 3889
Guided Fatehpur Sikri excursion from BharatpurRs. 3667

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Transfers between Bharatpur Hotel / Resort and Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryRs. 556
Pickup/Drop between Agra and BharatpurRs. 4278
Pickup/Drop between Bharatpur and Bah (Chambal)Rs. 4445
Pickup/Drop between Bharatpur and DholpurRs. 4556
Pickup/Drop between Jaipur and BharatpurRs. 6112

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Bharatpur Railway Station TransfersRs. 612

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Bharatpur has 11 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Bird Watching1
Entry Tickets2
Guide Services3
Walking Tours1

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List of Service Add Ons for Bharatpur

Bird Watching

Services Rates Starting From
3 hour Cycle Rickshaw Safari in Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryRs. 1500


Services Rates Starting From
Explore Agra on Cycles-
Full Day Heritage Tour of Agra on Cycles-

Entry Tickets

Services Rates Starting From
Entry Fee for Bharatpur Sanctuary - Indian NationalRs. 112
Entry Fee for Bharatpur Sanctuary - Overseas NationalRs. 556


Services Rates Starting From
Guided Village Safari around BharatpurRs. 8445
Guided Village trip for Experiential Travellers-

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for AgraRs. 250
Full-Day Guided Bird Watching in Bharatpur SanctuaryRs. 2445
Half-Day Guided Bird Watching in Bharatpur SanctuaryRs. 1389

Walking Tours

Services Rates Starting From
Agra Heritage WalkRs. 2000

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Bharatpur
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Fatehpur Experience

Stay Ideas

  • The Bagh – A Premium Getaway

Festivals linked to Bharatpur (Rajasthan)

  • Braj Festival

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Keoladeo national park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary has been the most organized bird sanctuaries in India. Bharatpur remains an attraction for anyone traveling on Agra - Jaipur route. Over the years 380 resident and migrant species of birds have been recorded in the area.
    Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Built during the 16th century, the Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collection of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri often referred to as the lost city and has a number of monuments to visit.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Jama Masjid in Agra is opposite the Agra fort, is one of the larger mosques in India and a most visited monument after Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
    Mosque or Dargah, Heritage Site
    Mosque, Royal Heritage
    The Taj Mahal is often the reason to visit India. Its a monument built by Shahjehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and became symbol of love world over. Taj Mahal today is a major attraction and one of the original seven wonders of the world.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Royal Heritage

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Around BharatpurFew kms from Bharatpur Park entry gate and location for spreadout getaway resorts.Getaway5
Outside Park GateRight next to the entry gate. Excellent location for Bird watchers travelleing to BharatpurGetaway1
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Bharatpur Junction Railway StationBharatpur Junction Railway Station is set at 3 kms from Keoladeo Ghana Sanctuary (Popularly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) and is a popular access point for bird watchers to arrive at Bharatpur.Railway Station
Keoladeo Ghana Entrance - Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryKeoladeo Ghana popularly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is set on Agra - Jaipur Road at a short distance from Bharatpur town centrePark Entry
Nearest Airport in Bharatpur
  • Kheria Airport ( AGR ) , Agra-53 Kms
Railway Stations in Bharatpur
  • Bharatpur Junction ( BTE ), Bharatpur
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