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Day tour : Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

Background: The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season. With over 265 species of birds are known to be resident. Declared as a protected sanctuary in 1971, it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reaching here: Located between two of India’s most historic cities, Agra and Jaipur, this place could even be your [...]

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Virtual tour – Bharatpur bird sanctuary

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (the Keoladeo National Park) through the lenses of Madhurima and Arkoo Bose. Just so you know, this place was declared as a protected sanctuary in 1971, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: In case these pictures make you think that you should pay a visit, then click here for more details. Totally camouflaged – Collared Scops Owl 2. The mighty – kingfisher 3.The Egyptian National Bird – White Ibis 4. Gearing up for a couple dance – Indian Saras Crane  5. Those lazy bums – Turtles 6. On [...]

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Zip & that’s it: Overhyped Kikar Lodge

In a mood to spend an action packed long weekend, we decided to zip above treetops and sail through the hills. So, we drove past Delhi, Gurgaon, Karnal, Chandigarh and finally arrived at the Kikar Lodge in Ropar. Why should you be here? To feel those butterfly moments that you had while sailing through the longest zip line in Asia.  At a modest altitude of 150 feet from the ground, this five tier zip line stretches across 1.5 kms. Trust [...]

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