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Bharatpur and Sariska: Mirrors of India

Bharatpur and Sariska: Mirrors of India

India is the country where you can easily find thousands species of animals and birds. For all those wildlife lovers, Bharatpur and Sariska are the perfect places to visit. Both of these places constitute a part of Rajasthan. These contribute a huge percentage of the total revenue for the state government in terms of tourism. The things that appeal most of the tourists towards these places are the bird and the wildlife sanctuaries.

History

Maharaja Suraj Mal founded Bharatpur in 1733. This place is located in the region of Mewat. Initially, Bharatpur was the capital kingdom of Jat maharajas. Along with Bharatapur there are two more places that have contributed in the history of Rajasthan; these places are Dholpul and Deeg. Basically, Bharatpur is located around 50km west of the Agra city. The town was named after Bharata who was the elder brother of Lord Rama. The initial leaders of this place were Raja Ram, Gokula, Churaman, and Badan Singh. During the British time, the state had a cover area of 5,123 square kilometer and its rulers had the statues of 17 guns.

Sariska also has its roots in ancient history just like Bharatpur. Initially, this place was a Rajput state and people used to call it Mewat, Alwar. The rulers and people of Sariska did not accept any external interference like foreign invasions. In the end of 12th and beginning of 13th century they formed a group and attacked Delhi. However, in 1267 Sultan Bulban suppressed them and took the area under the Muslim rule. In 1771, Maharaja Pratap Singh took the charge of Sariska under his rule.

Tourist Places of Bharatpur and Sariska

There are many places to explore in Bharatpur. To start with, you can visit the Keoladeo Ghana National Park popularly known as the Bharatpur Bird sanctuary. Tourists call this place as the Ornithological Paradise and the destination for eco-tourism. With the arrival of millions of migratory birds in the bird century, tourists from all over the world gather to this place. The peak season to visit Bharatpur Bird sanctuary is the winter months from October to February. However, migratory birds start coming to this park in the starting of September. This bird sanctuary is stretched in the area of 30 square kilometers of Kadam forests, Shallow lakes and grasslands.

Sariska Tiger Reserve is a national park started in 1982 and located at the Kankwari fort. This lies in the Aravalli range of mountains that give you a larger than life experience in terms of natural beauty. Sariska Tiger Reserve has a core area of 474 square kilometers. You can also enjoy the sights of beautiful Siliserh Lake that is totally mind blowing. You can also have a look on the several tigers in this national park. At the last count there were 35 tigers. Additionally, you can also see some other animals like hare, chital, wild boar, and many more.

Fairs and Festivals

As both Bharatpur and Sariska are the towns of Rajasthan, they share almost common culture and have similar fairs and festivals. The most famous festival is the Brij festival that is celebrated in all over the Rajasthan. Besides this, people also celebrate Teej as one of their prime festivals.

Come to Bharatpur and Sariska are the two main places of Rajasthan that reflect the Rajasthani culture in its best view.

Bharatpur Sariska Tour

7 Nights 8 Days

Destinations Covered: Jaipur > Agra > Bharatpur > Sariska > Delhi.

Travel Options : This tour & all other tours on this websites gives you the option to choose your travel
comfort from AC Car, Indian Rails or Flights.

NOTE: We also offer customized tour to our customers. The customized tour is exactly what you want, whenever you want and wherever you want.

Tour DaysTour Program
Tour Day 01

Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will be waiting for you with a sign board bearing your name and you will be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. ( In case of any difficulty call us on our 24 x 7 No. +91 9810383473 ).

Tour Day 02

City Tour of Delhi

This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Tour Day 03

Delhi to Sariska

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Sariska. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 04

Sariska Tiger Safari & Transfer to Jaipur

This early morning you will proceed for tiger safari. After returning from tiger safari have lunch and drive to the pink city of Jaipur, On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 05

Jaipur City Tour

This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Tour Day 06

Jaipur to Bharatpur

This morning you will be transferred by road to Bharatpur, after check in at visit the Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary. Overnight at Hotel.

Tour Day 07

Bharatpur to Agra

This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 08

Agra to Delhi & Transfer to International Airport

Today you will be transferred back to Delhi by road. On arrival at Delhi transfer to International Airport to board your onward flight.

Your Tour Includes:

  • 7 Nights accommodation in hotels with breakfast on twin sharing basis..
  • All arrival, departure, sightseeing’s as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking driver.
  • Car Including: Fuel, Parking, Road tax, Toll tax, State taxes and Driver Expenses.
  • Elephant ride at Amer fort rampart.
  • Tiger Safari in National Park.
  • All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

Your Tour Does Not Includes:

  • Any meals other than those specified.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Any other item not specified.
  • International airfare.

Terms & conditions:

  • The hotels and services mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation.
  • The rates give below may change in case of change in hotels, transport rates or Government taxes.

Hotels to be provided:

Valid from 1st October 2010 to 31st March 2011, (Except 20th December 2010 to 05th January 2011)
CityNumber of NightsStandard HotelsDeluxe HotelsLuxury Hotels
Delhi2Hotel Karat 87Hotel Florence InnHotel The Park
Sariska1Hotel Sariska PalaceHotel Sariska PalaceHotel Sariska Palace
Jaipur2Hotel GlitzHotel Mandawa HaveliHotel Park Prime
Bharatpur1Hotel Kadamb KunjHotel Udai Vilas PalaceHotel Laxmi Vilas Palace
Agra1Hotel Royale ResidencyHotel AmarHotel Clarks Shiraz
Cost for a single Person traveling alone.US$
875
US$
1105
US$
1905
Cost per person on twin sharing basis.US$ 585US$ 685US$ 1135
Group RatesOn requestOn requestOn request
Valid from 1st April 2011 to 30th September 2011
Cost for a single Person traveling alone.US$
815
US$
1005
US$
1705
Cost per person on twin sharing basis.US$ 515US$ 635US$ 1035
Group RatesOn requestOn requestOn request