Bharatpur

For other places with the same name, see Bharatpur (disambiguation).

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.

Get in

By plane

By bus

To Agra Local bus. Approx ₹40, 1 1/2 hours ride

To Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh ₹12, 1 hr

Jaipur ₹90, 5 hr

Deeg ₹15, 1 hr

Alwar ₹45, 4 hr

Buses depart at bus station and also by the tourist reception center.

By train

The Janata express (no 9023/4) leaves new delhi at 1:45PM and arrives in Bharatpur at 8:05PM, arriving in the capital at 12:50PM (2nd class sleeper ₹68/121). There are six trains daily to Sawai Madhopur (2nd class ₹78, 4 hr) and then at Kota after (2nd class/sleeper ₹43/121, 6 hr).

By road

Get around

Cycle rickshaws or auto rickshaws are available from the bus station and the tourist office. To hotels it is roughly ₹25 and from the train station it should be ₹30.

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