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Bird Watcher's Heaven|
Bird Watcher's Heaven Duration:
04 Nights - 05 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Sultanpur - Agra - Fatehpur
Sikri - Bharatpur - Delhi
Day 01. Delhi - Sultanpur - Delhi
Begin your tour
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Bird Watcher's
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and drive directly to Sultanpur
by our representative.
On reaching at Sultanpur visit Birding inside the
Park. You can also enjoy boating in the Sultanpur Jheel.
In the evening come
back to Delhi.
Day 02. Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast drive to Bharatpur. Enroute visit Agra and
Visit the Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula,
massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis
of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques
& private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. The Moti
Masjid & other magnificent buildings reflect the skill of the ancient Indian
architects. Later visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers
an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles,
truly a one stop shop.
Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned Mughal city of
Fatehpur Sikri:built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Mughals,
which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful
buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other
Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory.
Upon arrival in
Bharatpur check into your hotel for an overnight rest.
Bharat Pur Wildlife Sanctuary: Originally a duck shooting
preserve of Maharaja Suraj Mull of Bharatpur, the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary of
Rajasthan was declared a national park in 1982. Later, in 1985, it was listed
as a World Heritage site by Unesco. At present, the Rajasthan Keoladeo Ghana National
Park serves as one of the chief breeding and feed grounds for the birds around
the world. The Bharat Pur Wildlife Sanctuary, of Rajasthan, houses approximately
300 species of birds. Amongst them, the most prominent ones are Painted Storks,
Open and Spoon Bills, Egrets, Cormorants, White Ibis, Jacanas, While Harriers,
Fishing Eagles, Pied Kingfisher, etc. However, the most awaited species of birds
is the Siberian Crane. Apart from Iran, India is the only place where this bird
migrates in winter.
Bharatpur sanctuary remains open throughout the year from
sunrise to sunset.
Day 04. Bharatpur
day birding inside the Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
Keoladeo National Park/wildlife
Sanctuary: It is famous as bird's paradise, with over 380 resident and migrant
species of birds, including the Common, Demoiselle and the rare Siberian Cranes.
The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is also an excellent place to spot mammals like
Golden Jackal, Jungle Cat, Striped Hyaena, Sambar, Fishing Cat, Nilgai, Blackbuck
and wild Boar. In 1981, Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary was given the status of
National Park. The name Keoladeo has been derived from a nearby ancient Hindu
temple, devoted to Lord Shiva.
The best time to visit the Park is either early
morning or in the evening.
Day 05. Bharatpur
After breakfast morning visit the park and later drive back to
Delhi International Airport to board the flight for your onward destination with
sweet and wonderful memories of "Bird Watcher's Heaven" escorted by
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