Birds and Heritage: Bhoj Wetland and Bhopal City Tour
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Product Code : AGORA462
"Birds and Heritage: Bhoj Wetland and Bhopal City Tour" is a unique day excursion that combines the natural beauty of Bhoj Wetland, a haven for migratory birds, with the rich cultural heritage of Bhopal city. Explore the wetland's diverse birdlife, including migratory and resident species, while enjoying serene surroundings and picturesque views. Visit iconic landmarks in Bhopal, such as the UNESCO-listed Bhimbetka Rock Shelters and the grand Taj-ul-Masjid mosque, showcasing the city's rich history and architecture. Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural wonders of Bhoj Wetland and Bhopal city on this captivating tour.
7:30 AM: Start your day with an early morning pick-up from your hotel in Bhopal by your private guide and driver.
7:45 AM: Drive to Bhoj Wetland, located approximately 28 kilometers from Bhopal. Bhoj Wetland is a prominent bird-watching spot known for its rich biodiversity, including numerous species of resident and migratory birds.
8:30 AM: Upon reaching Bhoj Wetland, embark on a guided nature walk through the wetland and its surrounding areas. Your expert guide will help you spot various species of birds, such as the Indian skimmer, bar-headed goose, pied avocet, and many more. You can also observe other wildlife and plant species that thrive in the wetland ecosystem.
11:00 AM: Continue your exploration of Bhoj Wetland and enjoy the serene and peaceful ambiance of this natural haven. You can take photographs, learn about the unique features of the wetland, and appreciate the ecological importance of wetlands in sustaining local biodiversity and supporting human livelihoods.
12:30 PM: Lunch break.
1:30 PM: After lunch, head back to Bhopal City and start your sightseeing tour with a visit to the iconic Taj-ul-Masajid. Taj-ul-Masajid is one of the largest mosques in Asia and a prominent landmark of Bhopal, known for its exquisite architecture and religious significance. Your guide will provide insights into the history, cultural significance, and architectural features of this grand mosque.
2:45 PM: Next, visit Gauhar Mahal, an impressive palace built during the reign of Nawab Qudsia Begum. Explore the intricately carved arches, balconies, and courtyards of this palace, which reflects a blend of Mughal and Hindu architectural styles. Your guide will share stories and anecdotes about the history, lifestyle, and cultural heritage associated with Gauhar Mahal.
3:30 PM: Continue your tour with a visit to the State Museum of Bhopal, which houses a rich collection of artifacts, exhibits, and galleries showcasing the history, culture, and art of Madhya Pradesh. Your guide will provide insights into the various displays, including sculptures, paintings, coins, manuscripts, and tribal artifacts, that depict the rich cultural diversity and heritage of the region.
4:15 PM: Take a leisurely stroll around the bustling markets of Bhopal, known for their handicrafts, textiles, and local cuisine. You can shop for souvenirs, interact with the locals, and get a glimpse of the vibrant street life of Bhopal. Your guide can recommend some popular markets, such as Chowk Bazaar, New Market, and Bittan Market, where you can find unique items that reflect the local culture and craftsmanship.
5:00 PM: At the end, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments & boat ride, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.