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Keoladeo Ghana National Park - Bhatapur BHARATPUR - The Favourite Bird Retreat

It is the Eastern Gate Way of Rajasthan once coming from Agra (55 km). It is popular for its bird sanctuary-Keoladeo Ghana National Park one of the finest in Asia with a rich avian variety. Every year the rate Siberian Cranes come to spend the winter in the warmer climate of Bharatpur.

Lohagarh Fort - BharatpurLOHAGARH FORT
The massive iron structure built in the early 18th century. With its pmpregnable defences it sustained itself even afgter a number of British attacks. The fort was conceived and designed by Maharaja Suraj Mal, the founder of Bharatpur. The fort has three palaces within its precincts Kishori Mahal, mahal Khas and Kothi Khas.
A few of the eight imposing towers still stand erect within the glorious ramparts of the fort. Especially two of them- Jawahar Burj and Fateh Burj are of special interest. These were built by Maharaja Suraj Mal to commemorate his victories over the Mughals and British respectively.
Keoladeo Ghana National Park - BharatpurKEOLADEO NATIONAL PARK
Once the royal hunting preserve of the princes of Bharatpur, it is one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world inundated with over 400 species of water birds. Exotic migratory birds from Afghanistan, Central Asia, Tibet as well as Siberian Cranes from the Arctic, grey leg geese from Siberia and bareheaded geese from China, come here in July/Aug to spend the winters in the warmer climate and they breed till Oct./Nov.

Colonies of cormorants, spoonbills, storks, egrets, herons, pelicans, ibis and grey herons can be spotted all over the park. The raised paths camouflaged by babul trees make their viewing easier.
Deeg Palace - Deeg(Bharatpur)DEEG PALACE
32 kms away on Alwar road is an excursion from Bharatpur. Once the summer resort of the rulers of Bharatpur, it served as the second capital of the region. This interesting town is strewn with massive fortifications, stunningly beautiful gardens, magnificent palaces and a colourful bazaar.

General Information

Area : 22.00 sq.km.
Altitude : 250 metres
Climate : Mean Max.       Mean Min.           Clothing
Summer : 45.00C              37.00C               Light Tropical
Winter : 31.70C              07.00C               Woolen
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