RJ/07 - Willdlife / Birding Itinerary- Ranthambhore
- Bharatpur - Chambal (5
Route - Ranthambhore (2 nights) - Bharatpur (Day visit) - Chambal (2 to 3
Highlight - This is a short-break
tourist itinerary for North India that covers two major wildlife destinations
in Ranthambhore (Tigers) and Bharatpur (Migratory Birds) with a possible extension
to visit Chambal Safari Lodge (Gangetic Dolphins, Birds and Crocodiles). Travel
in this itinerary is ideally to be done by train.
- Plan a trip early. Chambal has limited accommodation and Ranthambhore
Jeep Safaris are limited and get booked 64 days in advance. Delhi - Sawai
Madhopur day train also get booked 90 days in advance.
Recommended Itinerary (This is an indicative itinerary, Sequence of the
activities may vary and depend on prevailing weather condition and guest
Day 1 - From Delhi - Sawai Madhopur (12
kms from Ranthambhore). Reach by Afternoon (by Train). Visit the Park in the Evening
Day 2 - Visit the Park in the Morning and evening
(Canter / Jeep Safari).
Day 3 - Leave early morning. From Sawai Madhopur
- Bharatpur (By Train). Park Visit at Bharatpur sighting Migratory birds. By
late afternoon travel to Chambal (140 kms via Agra) and reach by late
Day 4 and Day 5 - Spend two nights at Chambal spotting Marsh Crocodiles /
Alligators, Gangetic Dolphins and Migratory Birds. River Safari and visit to
Sarus Crane Reserve is recommended for bird watchers.
Day 6 - Leave for Delhi via Agra (may visit Taj Mahal in the evening before
taking the late evening train) or onward journey.
- Bharatpur - Chambal
- 2904 Golden Temple Mail from Delhi-Sawai Madhopur is an Ideal train
(6 hours). From Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur, 2059 Kota Janashatabdi is a good
train (2 hours). For Agra - Delhi 2279 Taj Express or evening Shatabdi Express is recommended (3 hours).
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