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QUICK FACTS
Location: Bharatpur district, East Rajasthan.
Famous for/as: Bird sanctuary.
Weather:
Summer (Mar - Jun): 38 °C to 45°C.
Winter (Oct to Feb): 07°C to 31°C.
Monsoon (Jul to Sep): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 05644
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to March.
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The Keoladeo Ghana National Park (also known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary), one of the best bird watching sites of Asia, is located at Bharatpur in Rajasthan, India. This wonderful avifauna park hosts thousands of birds of around 350 different types.  The park was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971 and later mentioned as World Heritage Site.

Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a man-made wetland created 250 years ago. Maharaja Suraj Mal transformed the shallow depression formed by the confluence of River Gambhir and River Banganga into a reservoir. Flooding of water created shallow wetland ecosystem which suits to the birds.

The 350 species of fauna in this Bird Sanctuary combines 42 species of raptors and 9 species of owls, 34 species of mammals, 22 species of reptiles, 8 species of amphibians, 57 species of fishes and 71 species of butterflies, more than 30 species of dragonflies and more than 30 species of spiders.

The Park opens from sunrise to sunset around the year. 

MUST SEE IN KEOLADEO GHANA BIRD SANCTUARY

Though prime attraction of Bharatpur is its Bird Sanctuary still don’t miss these-

Bharatpur Govenment Museum:

Bharatpur sanctuary is Government Museum of Bharatpur provides a glace of the past majestic glamour of Bharatpur. Bharatpur Palace:

It is easily accessible to Bharatput palace from the museum and is a wonderful structural amalgamation of Mughal and Rajput sculpture. This region is known for sighting Sloth Bears and Hyenas.

Lohagarh Fort:

The Lohagarh Fort stayed unconquered in spite of several attacks by the British rule. Deeg Palace:

32 kms off from Bharatpur this Deeg Palace is a strong and huge fortress and was the summer alternative of the rulers of Bharatpur and houses various types of wonderful palaces and gardens. 

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MUST DO IN KEOLADEO GHANA BIRD SANCTUARY

Walk or take bycicle ot rikshaw and roam around the park.

Best to take a guide to understand the park.

REACH KEOLADEO GHANA BIRD SANCTUARY
AIR

The nearest airport is situated at Agra, which is 56-kms from Bharatpur.

Anothr air option is Jaipur.

RAIL

Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with all the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Agra. The Bharatpur railway station is 6-kms from the park.

ROAD

An excellent network of roadway services connects Bharatpur to all the major cities of the Rajasthan and its neighbouring states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana. Bharatpur is well connected by road from Agra Agra (55 km) , Alwar (117 km), Mathura (39 km).Delhi (184 km) and Jaipur (176 km).

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