Swagat Tours & Travels invites and welcomes Riders, Bharatpur Tour & Travel Packges you to tours to Bharatpur, one of the most worth visiting cities in India as a part of Rajasthan Tours. To make your tours to Bharatpur more convenient, we provide you a comprehensive City Guide of Bharatpur. Information on Bharatpur Travel Guide provided by us surely will be very useful to you.

Bharatpur Fast Facts :

  • Founder : Maharaja Suraj Mal.
  • Distance : Agra (60 km), Alwar (116 km), Jaipur (176 km), Sariska (151km), Karauli (110 km), Delhi (185 km).
  • Location : Situated in Northeast of Rajasthan.
  • Area : 29 sq. km.
  • Population : 4, 02,700 (approximately)
  • Temperature : Max 45 ºC, Min 37 ºC (summer); Max 31 ºC, Min 7 ºC (winter).
  • Languages : Hindi, Rajashtani, English, Bharatpuri.
  • Major Attractions : Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Government Museum, Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur Palace, and Brij Festival
  • Excursions : Deeg, Deeg Fort, Bengal Chamber, Bhanwar Vilas Palace, Gopal Bhawan, Kishan Bhawan, Purana Mahal, Suraj Bhawan. Vijay Mandir Palace (10 km), Jaisamand Lake (6 km), Sariska National Park & Sariska Palace (42 km), Siliserh Lake & Palace (13 km), etc
  • Best Time to Visit : October to March.

Bharatpur Information
Bharatpur city is one of the most important cities of Rajasthan, India. The city is itself the major attractions of Rajasthan tours. You can’t imagine a compete tours to Rajasthan without engaging yourself in tours to Bharatpur city and exploring its various attractions. Bharatpur tour plays a major role in tourism in Rajasthan, India.

The city of Bharatpur was founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733. The city of Bharatpur was once an invincible and well-fortified city. It was the capital of a Kingdome ruled by Jat Maharajah. According to popular belief, the town of Bharatpur was named after Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama. At present, Bharatpur is administrative headquarter of Bharatpur district.

Travel in Bharatpur offers a brilliant opportunity to see and do within the city and in nearby areas. The main attraction of Bharatpur is Bharatpur Bird Saturday, also known as Keoladeo Ghana National Park or Ghana Pakshi Vihar. Bharatpur is world famous for its Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary offers a glorious opportunity to see the various rare species of birds including Siberian Cranes.

Apart from Bird Sanctuary, the city of Bharatpur is also known for its various other attractions such as Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur Palace, and Government Museum. When you will travel in Bharatpur during Brij Festival you will also have a mesmerizing opportunity to see and observe cultural events of Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. Read more information about attractions of Bharatpur in this Bharatpur City Guide article.

Some Major Attractions in Bharatpur

Keoladeo Ghana National Park : Declared as a World Heritage by UNESCO, this bird park is the major attraction of Bharatpur. You cannot think Bharatpur tour without visiting the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary or Ghana Pakshi Vihar. This is one of the fines bird sanctuaries in the world. When you will explore the sanctuary you will have a brilliant opportunity to see various specious of birds. There are over 400 species of water birds. Here you will also have opportunity to see migratory birds including Siberian Cranes. The best way to explore the park or view the bird life inside the park is taking a boat ride in the lake situated in the middle of the park. One can also enjoy cycle rickshaw ride inside the park to view the bird life attractions.

Besides bird sanctuary, this museum is also a worth visiting attraction of Bharatpur. The museum shows a rich collection of artifacts, exquisitely carved sculptures and ancient inscriptions. All the assets of Government Museum speak volumes about the rich culture, heritage, art and crafts of the region.

Lohagarh Fort : Lohagarh Fort, one of the major attractions of Bharatpur, is a massive iron structure built in the early 18th century. It was attacked by British for several times but in vein because of it impregnable structure. There are three palaces within the fort complex – Kishori Mahal, Mahal Khas and Kothi Khas.

Other Attractions : Apart from above mentioned attractions of Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, there are more in Bharatpur which are also worth visiting. They are shopping in Bharatpur, Brij Festival, Bharatpur Palace, and excursion to Deeg and Deeg Fort.

How to Reach Bharatpur

By Air : Agra 56 km is the nearest airport. Daily flight form Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi and Lucknow are available to Agra.
By Road : A network of bus services links Bharatpur with several cities within and outside the State.
By Rail : Regular rail services connect Bharatpur with several cities on Delhi-Mumbai trunk route, Jaipur and Agra. Some important train connections are: Golden Temple Mail (Mumbai-Bharatpur-Jammu-Tawi); Intercity express (Hazrat Nizamuddin-Bharatpur); Paschim Express (New Delhi-Bharatpur-Mumbai).

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