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Birds and Heritage: Bhoj Wetland and Bhopal City Tour

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Product Code : AGORA462

Experience the diverse avian wonders of Bhoj Wetland on a captivating morning nature walk, spotting elegant Indian skimmers, majestic bar-headed geese, and graceful pied avocets. This serene sanctuary, located just 28 kilometers from Bhopal, offers a harmonious blend of vibrant flora and fauna. Return to Bhopal City to explore its rich cultural heritage, starting with the iconic Taj-ul-Masajid, Asia's largest mosque, followed by the magnificent Gauhar Mahal, showcasing a fusion of Mughal and Hindu architectural styles. Dive deeper into the region's history and art at the State Museum of Bhopal, and conclude your tour with a leisurely stroll through bustling local markets like Chowk Bazaar and New Market.

7:30 AM: Depart from your Bhopal hotel with your expert guide and driver, starting your journey towards the serene Bhoj Wetland, located approximately 28 kilometers from the city. As you approach this peaceful haven, keep an eye out for the diverse bird species that make Bhoj Wetland their home.

Upon reaching Bhoj Wetland, your guide will lead you on an immersive nature walk. Equipped with binoculars and cameras, spot avian residents like the elegant Indian skimmer, the majestic bar-headed goose, the graceful pied avocet, and other fascinating birdlife. The harmonious coexistence of the wetland's flora and fauna adds to the enchantment of this natural habitat.

Continue your exploration of Bhoj Wetland, capturing its essence through your lens and learning about its unique ecosystem. This sanctuary plays a crucial role in conserving local biodiversity and supporting the livelihoods of the community, offering a deeper appreciation for its significance.

After lunch, return to Bhopal City and visit the iconic Taj-ul-Masajid, one of Asia's largest mosques. Marvel at its grandeur and intricate architecture, a reflection of Bhopal's historical and religious importance. Your guide will share captivating stories and details about this architectural marvel.

Next, explore Gauhar Mahal, an impressive palace constructed during the reign of Nawab Qudsia Begum. Wander through its ornate arches, balconies, and courtyards that blend Mughal and Hindu architectural styles. Learn about the palace's history and the cultural heritage it represents.

Visit the State Museum of Bhopal, a rich repository showcasing the history, art, and culture of Madhya Pradesh. Your guide will guide you through the museum's diverse collections, from sculptures, paintings, coins, and manuscripts to tribal artifacts, offering insights into the region's vibrant heritage.

Conclude your tour with a leisurely stroll through Bhopal's lively markets. Explore a variety of handicrafts, textiles, and local delicacies, engaging with the welcoming locals. Discover unique finds at popular markets like Chowk Bazaar, New Market, and Bittan Market, each reflecting the city's cultural vibrancy.

As the day comes to an end, your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of Bhopal's natural wonders, cultural heritage, and bustling markets.

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.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.