Bharatpur is a city in Rajasthan state in India best known for the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary, an important way station for many types of migratory birds including the rare Siberian Crane. This is a city with great history ruled by jats and has a distinct place in jat history.
The Janata express (no 9023/4) leaves new delhi at 1:45PM and arives in Bharatpur at 8:05PM, arriving in the capital at 12.50PM (2nd class sleeper Rs 68/121). There are six trains daily to Sawai Madhopur (2nd class Rs 78, 4 hr) and then at Kota after (2nd class/sleeper Rs43/121, 6 hr).
From Delhi: Take NH2 till Mathura which is about 45km from Bharatpur on a small road. The primary access to the highway is along Mathura Road in Delhi but, if coming from South Delhi or Delhi Airport, it is easier to take Aurobindo Marg (Mehrauli Road) and then work up to NH2 via Tughlakabad. While the highway is divided, it is worthwhile keeping an eye out for trucks, cars, and bullock carts heading the wrong way!
From Jaipur: National Highway 11, a two lane undivided highway, connects Bharatpur with Jaipur. The distance of around 200 km can be covered in little less 4 hr.
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Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary also known as Ghana, world famous sanctuary developed by Maharaja Bharatpur. The best time to see the park is in October to Februray when there is a lot of migratory birds, otherwise it can be relatively bird free. The best times for bird spotting is early evening and morning. Admission is Rs 400, an optional driver is Rs 100 per hr, and an optional guide is Rs 150 per hr. Another way to see the park is to hire a bike at your hotel or entrance (approx Rs40/day)
Lohagarh Fort or Upardangghari Fort only fort in India invincible till date, one of the gems in the great jats crowns. A museum is also there in the fort.
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