Keoladeo

Keoladeo National Park is a Sanctuary that hosts many Birds almost spread around 30 Sq Km. Birds of Different Species Stay here and it is mostly famous for Migratory Birds which come far from Syria, Africa, South America and stay for few days and migrate again.

This area is also referred to as Ghana because it has a resemblance to Ghana in terms of Land and Dry Climate. This is a Famous Avifauna Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Keoladeo Sanctuary has diverse habitats like 366 Bird Species, 380 Floral Species, 50 Varieties of Fishes, 13 Varieties of Snakes.

Keoladeo History

This National Park was earlier a Hunting Zone used by Many Kings and British Indian Officers, Keoladeo is a Shiva Temple Earlier and around 250 years back it was created with Boundaries, But Much earlier than that this was a Tank and was completely filled with water which was constructed by Maharaja Surah Mal.

He was the Ruler of Bharatpur from 1726-1763. In 1938, During just one day Shoot almost 4300 Birds were shot such as mallards and teals by British Viceroy Lord Linlithgow.

Formation

This Park as said earlier it was a hunter Zone, Even though after Independence, Few King Families use to hunt birds and would eat, Later in 1980 Government of India started this sanctuary to protect and preserve birds and different species living in this Kaladeo Park.

UNESCO WHS

In 1982 it was completed and on March 10th this was opened and is maintained by Rajasthan State Government. In 1985 it was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site on Natural Basis.

Best Season to Visit

Monsoon is the Best Season to Visit this place, Because Flaura and Fauna will be enhanced in that season, October to December is the Best season.

Entry Ticket Fee

The entry fee for Indian citizens is Rs. 75 and Rs. 500 for foreigners. Motor vehicles are not allowed inside the park and have to be parked in a designated parking area.

Travel Route

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Covid 19 Restrictions

There is on Going Lock Down, Temperoraily this place is closed for Visiting.