I was only one week into my trip to India when I realized that I needed to escape the hustle and bustle of North India’s most famous tourist destinations. I was craving peace and quiet but I didn’t want to spend hours and hours on a train or bus, so I my interest was immediate piqued when I looked at my map of Northern India and noticed a little place called Keoladeo National Park, less than fifty kilometers from where I was staying at the Taj Mahal.
I read a few different websites and found that Keoladeo National Park was in a town called Bharatpur, and it was home to a national park that was famous for its native and migratory birds. With regular bus and train service from Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, I hoped that spending a day here would give me some respite from big city life. Read on to learn more about Keoladeo National Park, the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and how to plan your own trip to this natural area in Rajasthan.