Bharatpur, home to Keoladeo Ghana National Park - also referred to as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - is a famous avifauna sanctuary. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it sees a large numbers of aquatic birds including some highly endangered and rare species from China, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Aral Mountains and Siberia.
During hibernal season in India, this sanctuary houses over 375 species of birds, including the rare Siberian crane. A former duck-hunting paradise for Maharajas, the sanctuary lies between two of India’s most historic cities - Agra and Jaipur.
Derived from Lord Shiva’s temple name of the same name, ‘Keoladeo’ and the term 'Ghana' (that means dense), is a major destination for tourist and ornithologists alike. Certainly a place to be visited, Bharatpur can be reached easily via cabs from Agra to Bharatpur. Online cab services from Agra to Bharatpur is preferred mode of travel between two cities.
The city can be easily accessed by the tourists as it falls within the Golden Triangle comprising Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The best time to visit the park is during the monsoons or the winters as the tourists are able to enjoy the lush greens and view the migratory birds.
Several architectural wonders are within driving distance namely, 18th-century Lohagarh Fort, Deeg Palace - a long and massive fortress known for its water palaces, garden and fountains, Ganga Mandir, Laxman Mandir, Band Baretha, Kaman (Kamaban), Dholpur Palace, etc. Online taxi services from Agra to Bharatpur can be easily booked at any time of the year. Intercity taxi booking from Agra to Bharatpur is available at competitive prices.
Though open throughout the year, the best time to visit Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary is August-November for resident birds and October-March for migrant birds. Online cab booking from Agra to Bharatpur allows for time-saving travel planning for individuals as well as groups. Taxi rental from Agra to Bharatpur brings you closer to several other important tourist attractions including Mathura, Firozabad, Aligarh, Alwar etc.