Bharatpur: An attractive tourist place of Rajasthan

Location: Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan
Temperature: Min : 7°  Max : 45°
Best Time: October to March
Main Attractions: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Lohargarh Fort (Iron Fort), Bharatpur Palace and Government Museum
Languages: Official: Hindi
STD code: +91-5644
Bharatpur is a popular city located in Rajasthan - the state of color and kings. Popularly it is familiar as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. The station is situated at a distance of 184 kms from the national capital of India. The Jat kingdom of Bharatpur was craved out by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733 AD. Aside from the deep heritage of Maharajas and best of India, the cultural heritage of the place is also really popular among the tourists.

The scenic beauty of the space is mesmerizing and reflects the deep past of the Maharaja's of this area. The sunrise and sunset of the place are besides very beautiful.

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest International Airport is in Delhi, which is situated at a distance of 184 kilometer. Delhi International Airport is connected from all major cities. So it is easy for people to reach.

By Railways: Tourists can go down at Bharatpur railway station as it is well linked from various cities like Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Delhi and the other major cities of India.

By Road: There are a number of individual buses as well as state bus service available. According to their convenience, tourist can find bus and reach the place well. The costs of these passenger vehicles are affordable so people do not need to care about the budget.

Here climate is hot like desert, the days are hot and nights are chilly in Bikaner. Summer is hot and the temperatures range between 41.8ºC to 28ºC while, in winters, temperatures range from 23.2ºC to 5ºC. It is suggested to go Bharatpur is August - February.

What to wear:

The most appropriate outfits to break in Bikaner include loose cotton clothes in summer and light woolen clothes to keep you warm in wintertime. Use a lid or a scarf as a head covering to avoid heat strokes. It will be suitable to wear cosy footwear, as you will have to stroll a lot here while sightseeing.

Facts about Bharatpur:

Elevation: 183 m (600 ft)
Population (2011): 252,109
Vehicle registration: RJ05
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