The King of Bharatpur had reserved 200 square kilometers of Band Baretha before the independence of India as a Wildlife Sanctuary. This is old wildlife reserve sanctuaries which are currently under the administration of the Forest Department. The construction of the dam on Kukund River was started by Maharaj Jaswant Singh in 1866 AD and completed by Maharaj Ram Singh in 1897 AD. Tha Basant Darbar Mahal was built by Maharaj Kishan Singh and is the private property of the Bharatpur royal family. Band Baretha is a bird watcher’s paradise because of over 200 species of birds, including the elusive Black Bittern.
Wanting to explore the beautiful Dam Band Baretha? Look no further… we offer a range of different safari packages. Enjoy Jeep Safari over the breathtaking Forest views, watch the sunset disappear over the horizon whilst enjoying a fresh chai, sit around the camp fire eating curry cooked by your guides and take in mesmerizing experience of sleeping under the pristine sky filled with stars. With tour guides from the Band Baretha themselves you will leave with not only wonderful photos and memories but knowledge on what it is like to live in the Nature's lap. Or in our Band Baretha camp you will be able to enjoy Rajhastani folk music and dance, jeep and the awesome camel riding, group dance, DJ dance, buffet dinner and breakfast, sleeping in tent or cottage, all next to a huge bonfire!
From ancient time, India is woven with spiritual ethics. The spiritual places in India are diverse as the country’s different religions. The importance of religious place and worship in Hinduism is important as-Bathing in the holy water of the Ganges, worship with Conch shell and many more. This is why, every morning in Brahma Muhurat, Many saints stand in the holy water of band dam on Kukund River and worship with Conch. Saints believe water comes from many holy rivers including the Ganges in the dam on the Kukund River. The famous and ancient Maharishi considers this Dam water holy like Ganges and said that this is like a pilgrimage.
A major religious and cultural tradition of India developed from Vedic religion. Different religions people lived together with Fraternity. It reflects India's unity and integrity. Different religions people’s visit spiritual and religious places Likewise Band Baretha Dam as well, take plunge in the holy water of the Band Dam and make Free from sin and evil deeds.
Bandh Baretha is situated in the Bayana Tehsil of Bharatpur district of Rajasthan. Erstwhile, it was one of the major cities of the state of Bharatpur. In the Mughal Empire, the Bandh Baratha were known by names such as Shreepast and Shri Prasastha which is 74 km from Fatehpur Sikri, 187 km from the Pink City Jaipur and While 44 km from the headquarters of Bharatpur district and Only 9 km from the deputy headquarters away. This dam is built on the Kukand River. It was constructed by Maharaja Ram Singh in 1887, whereas its foundation was laid in 1866 by Maharaja Jaswant Singh. About 10 years ago, Water harvesting has begun from the bridge then the gate was opened of Bandh. Filler capacity of Bandh Baretha is 29 feet. This is one of the biggest Dam of Bharatpur. Many parts of Bharatpur district drinking water is supplied from this dam, along with supplied in many villages.
Band Baretha spread over huge terrain, this is why wildlife roams, plays and hunting openly is a thrill-filled unforgettable experience. So every visitor here should enjoy Jeep Safari. The time from February to November is the best time to visit the Band Baretha Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary is open from 6 am to 6 pm. There is also an ancient fort in this sanctuary, which was constructed by the Bharatpur royal family.
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