Day-1 Arrival at Agra. Travel to Bah (Chambal Area, 80 kms from Agra). Evening visit to Bateshwar Temple. Boat ride for Bird watching. Early morning park visit either a walk or by hand rickshaws in Bharatpur Sanctuary can be really rewarding for Bird watchers. Proceed in afternoon to Bah (130 kms - 3.5 hrs) via Agra. Chambal area around Bah is renowned for being a prime destination for Migratory bird watching and Alligators (Gharials). Visit Bateshwar Temple in the evening, time permitting. Birds are generally found on the riverfront around Bateshwar Temple. A closer look at the birds is possible by taking a boat ride in the river.
Day-2 Morning River Safari. Afternoon visit to the Fort. Morning River Safari in the Chambal River. Chambal river is characterised by ravines on both its sides. 200+ varieties of migratory birds thrive in these ravines and make them their nesting site. Alligators (Gharials) and Marsh Crocodiles are found in good numbers in the river and are easily spotted during the safari.
Day-3 Visit Sarus Crane Reserve and Evening visit to the villages around the area. The Sarus Crane Conservation Reserve starts around 30 kms from the Chambal Safari Lodge, extending to about 100 kms. It is a widespread wetland area, interspersed by cultivated fields, where large numbers of the Sarus Cranes breed. Villages and farms around Bah are good for a walk, understanding local lifestyle and also a bit of bird watching as number of birds are found around the area.
Day-4 Departure Depart to Agra (80 kms) or Delhi (290 kms) for a train for onward journey.
Chambal - The National Chambal Sanctuary consists of about 400 km of the Chambal River. Chambal is located 80 km south of Agra on Rajasthan, UP and Madhya Pradesh border in the legendary Chambal Valley. The area is a haven for bird watcher and excellent for sighting alligators.