Once an impregnable fortified city - today more
famous for the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary. Where soft gray
and white clouds with sudden flashes of
brilliance- change to a whirring of wings and bird songs as
they draw nearer. The Indian Saras and Siberian Crane, all in
the sky loud with the beat of feathers against a sunset of the
most incredibly, stagnant sway.
This tour takes the participating members
to the most famous of North India’s bird sanctuary where one
can watch more than three hundred varieties of avifauna in
their natural habitat including the annual migratory birds -
[These Eco Tour Programs are best
run with minimum 6 travelers to a group & more]
Once an impregnable fortified city - today more famours
for the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary. Where soft grey and
white clouds with sudden flashes of brilliance- change to a
whirring of wings and bird songs as they draw nearer. The
Indian Saras and Siberian Crane, all in the sky loud with the
beat of feathers against a sunset of the most incredibly,
Keoladeo Ghana sanctruary covers 52 sq kms in area.
Thorny babul trees their tops clear of the water, hold the
nests of the thousands of birds which gather here. Varieties
include the painted stork, egret, pelican, ibis, cormorant,
darter, cranes. There are exotic migrants from
Afganistan,Central Asis, Tibete as well as grey lag geese from
Siberia, Siberian cranes from the Artic , barheaded geese from
The best way to see the birds however is by boats punted
through the rusties.
By October, the migration has begun and thousands of birds
descend on Bharatpur. The most eagerly awaited are the
wintervisitors - the rate Siberian crane which return here
annually inspite of the ecological destruction enroute on the
migration path. During the winter month, large heronries the
established and a loud respertoire of birds calls replaces the
serenity of summer. It is said that 2000 painted storks breed
in an area of just 2.5 sq.km.
The best time to see birds at Bharatpur is early mornign or
late evening. A mettaled road runs into the park and visitors
can hire bicycles or cycle rickshaws from the entry point.
Connected by Rail and road with major cities. About
184 kms by road from Delhi and 55 kms from Agra. Direct rail
links to Delhi to Bombay.
ACCOMMODATION : Ashok
SEASON : October to