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Best time to visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

The Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, Rajasthan is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Located on the edge of the Thar Desert, October to March is the best time to visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. They are pleasant and perfect for bird watching. You can witness the resident and migratory birds from Siberia and Europe. If you are willing to see the resident birds, you can visit between August to November. And, if you want to get sight of migratory birds, October to March is the ideal time for you.  Summers are thoroughly warm, while the winter remains relatively cold. The temperature ranges from a maximum of 48°C in summers (May and June) to around 5°C in winters (December to February).

For more information about the best time to visit Bharatpur, keep reading.

Summers April to June 37°C - 48°C
Monsoon July to Sep 25°C - 35°C
Winter Oct to March 05°C - 12°C


Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Summer (March to June)

The national park in Bharatpur experiences hot and dry weather; therefore, a visit during summer is not recommended. Temperatures are as high as 45°C, quite difficult for safari. The heat during the summer in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is tough to handle. Therefore, summer is considered the off-season. With that being said, hotels and flights offer a heavy discount during this time that you can grab. 

Tip: You can plan your visit at the beginning of March or at the end of June to skip the unbearable heat factor.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Monsoon (July to September)

Monsoon arrives in Bharatpur by July. The humidity of the wetlands and marshlands is at its peak during the monsoon, making it difficult to travel. But monsoon enhances the area's lush greenery, which is tempting for a visit. During monsoon, the natural beauty enriches in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. You will keep yourself engaged, from enjoying the picnic to spotting the different species of resident birds. The weather is pleasant and gives you relief from the scorching summer heat. 

Tip: It is better to book your hotel in advance and get the complete details of the opening and closing time of the bird sanctuary.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Winter (December to February)

The ideal time to visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is winter. During this season, the weather is pleasant and befit for birdwatching, walking safari, and sightseeing. Winter is set in Bharatpur at the beginning of December and lasts till February. These months bring chilly weather in Bharatpur with January being the coldest month. The average temperature is around 19°C and falls to 10°C at night. Nevertheless, it is an excellent time to visit the park as migratory birds frequently appear from Siberia and Europe. The best part about the winter season is the climate condition is favorable throughout the day to give you comfort in full day sightseeing. 

Tip: It is essential to warm clothes during winter for your Bharatpur vacation as night will be chilly as the temperature falls at 10 degrees C.