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Old 7th October 2012, 17:11   #16
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Enjoyed the details of the night visit to taj, I had booked a hotel room for that this sep 30th, but unfortunately my friend backed out.

I have just one grouse - in the first post, the pics are slightly over-processed, as it makes the marble tiles stand out individually. In reality, they don't stand out as much (as is shown in your photographs in the last post, which are exactly how it looks in real life).

thanks anyways. always a joy to see more Taj snaps.

One question - does ASI not allow you to put the camera on the ground to take long exposure snaps during full moon shows?
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It been a long pending vist to Taj mahal on a full moon night.
That's a nice continuation of your Agra trip! Been a while since we had been planning to make a visit to see the Taj in moonlight, but the drive down NH2 has always been the factor making us decide against it. We've been to Agra and the Taj too many times for my liking , but a moonlight view should be worth it. With only 50 being allowed in, in batches, there would have been less of jostling and crowding as is usual in the daytime.

Was really hoping you'd produce some good moonlit shots of the Taj, but obviously the banning of tripods and the incapability of the 1000D (I presume that is what you used) to achieve very high ISO settings played a bit of spoilsport. BTW, the red sky in the background - is that due to the ambient light from the sodium vapour lamps behind the Taj?

Need a review of the hotel you stayed in too.
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Sorry guys for the late reply as i was awfully busy last week.


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Enjoyed the details of the night visit to taj, I had booked a hotel room for that this sep 30th, but unfortunately my friend backed out.

I have just one grouse - in the first post, the pics are slightly over-processed, as it makes the marble tiles stand out individually. In reality, they don't stand out as much (as is shown in your photographs in the last post, which are exactly how it looks in real life).

thanks anyways. always a joy to see more Taj snaps.

One question - does ASI not allow you to put the camera on the ground to take long exposure snaps during full moon shows?
manolin its worth the effort and money. I usually don't over process the photos. Just play around with saturation or hue. First post pics were tone mapped HDR and take during our earlier trip. Even the current pic show marble tiles stand out. Let me check other snaps too.

The platform from where you view taj @ night is barricaded and there is no support to keep the camera there too.


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That's a nice continuation of your Agra trip! Been a while since we had been planning to make a visit to see the Taj in moonlight, but the drive down NH2 has always been the factor making us decide against it. We've been to Agra and the Taj too many times for my liking , but a moonlight view should be worth it. With only 50 being allowed in, in batches, there would have been less of jostling and crowding as is usual in the daytime.

Was really hoping you'd produce some good moonlit shots of the Taj, but obviously the banning of tripods and the incapability of the 1000D (I presume that is what you used) to achieve very high ISO settings played a bit of spoilsport. BTW, the red sky in the background - is that due to the ambient light from the sodium vapor lamps behind the Taj?

Need a review of the hotel you stayed in too.
Thanks doc and yes moonlight viewing is worth the visit. Yes with 50 people around its less jostling but all you get is 15 - 20 min in all there. The best time to visit is around 6 (sunrise) and on a weekday, its less crowded and 90% foreigners.

My 1000d has MAX ISO 1600 and with a 50MM 1.8 @ 1600 ISO i could achieve this only. Yes the red sky in the background is due to sodium vapor lamps behind Taj. With naked eyes it not that much prominent.

As for hotel : I was trying for Trident but was sold out. We stayed at The Retreat. Its around 500 - 700 meters from East gate. Behind TDI mall. Its newly built and very neat rooms. 90% of rooms are occupied by foreigners. I got a triple sharing accommodation @ 3200/- with breakfast. The breakfast was really grand one and food was very good. Enough parking for at least 15 to 20 cars. The surrounding were dusty and there is a big garbage dump adjacent to this hotel.


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Continuing with the log

Day 2 : Monday - 1st Oct 12 : Drive to Bharatpur - keoladeo national park

By 11 we started our drive. Managing the drive to city was tough. Was crowded and slow for first 20 kms. Then the road eases up. The drive to Bharatpur is fast after that and we reach our destination Hotel Surya Vilas Palace. I was trying for Laxmi Vilas and was sold out for the dates. We reached by 12.30 pm.

About Hotel : Newly constructed property and neat. Food quality was average and expensive. Room service too was average. Tarrif : Rs 3200 for triple sharing with breakfast. Location : On highway , 2 kms before bharatpur town.

Went for a quick visit to bharatpur by 3.30 pm.
It was just 3 kms from our hotel is bang on the highway. There are around 3 - 4 hotels around and Hotel Bharatpur Ashok inside the park.

Private cars can be taken inside the park for another 2 kms. From there only by foot or cycle rickshaw or by bicycle. Rickshaw @ 70 per hr, Guide @ 150 per hr and cycle @ 30/- (only limited availability)

Evening trip we decided to walk. The park was dense and lot of water around. We also engaged guide Hari Singh. Walk around for an hour and half and were back for the day be 6.

Enjoy some photos.

At hotel
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Park Enterance

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Day - 3

We reached early at park. Being a holiday it was already buzzing with tourists.

Some interesting info about park
Keoladeo National park is named for an shiva temple in the sanctuary. It is one of the UNESCO world haritage sites. Earlier during the british raj , it was an royal hunting area where the maharaja and his guest used to shoot large number of birds.

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Bharatpur Ashok is inside the national park and is a good option to stay. There are may more hotels near the park including RTDC Saras too.

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By 12 we are back at hotel and checked out for our return trip to Delhi.
We took state highway 33 which merge at NH2 @ Mathura. Form there we took a u turn and and went through Mathura city (nr gokul) to Yamuna express way. Reached delhi by 5 pm.


This ends the update on current visit.
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Two trips 30th Jan & 10th Jan trips to Bharatpur again. Both were day trips.
Started by 6 am. Yamuna expressway on 30th we encountered fog in patches. Towards Mathura it was very dense for 10 odd kms.

Usual pit stop @ MCD @ Mathura.
Tooks SH-33 from Mathura for Bharatpur. 9.30 was at Bharatpur.

Rest let the photos do the speaking.


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Could not update the names as the edit window expired.

Then names are as follows

Purple rumped sunbird
Dalmatian Pelican
Pond heron
Oriental Darter
bronze winged jacana
Black winged stilt
Black drongo
Indian robin
Painted Stork
Intermediate egret
Great egret
Morhen
Red vented bulbul
common wheatear
White throated kingfisher



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Black redstart
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Black winged Stilt
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common buzzard
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common teal
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crowned river turtle
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darter
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glossy ibis
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grey heron
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grey hornbill
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greylag goose
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Mathura & Gokul Visit

This was totally an impromptu visit as we deviated to Mathura on a routine long drive on Yamuna expressway on Sunday afternoon. Some discussion was going about Mathura and we decided to extend the drive to Mathura. We stayed at Hotel Wingston. Tried Radha Ashok but rooms were not available.

The funny part was that we had no dresses to change. So after check-in at Mathura we went to Holigate market to shop dresses and nightwear. Plan was to visit early morning to Dwarkadish for mangal arti, visit Janamsthal and then to Gokul and return by noon to Delhi.










Holi gate Market
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Hotel Wingston
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Dwarka dish Temple
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Vishram ghat
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Narrow guage train between Mathura & Vrindavan. This train will stop any where, is just like bus.
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Krishna Janam Sthal - Camera, mobiles bags, nothing is allowed inside.
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Gokul
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Some more birding shots from my visit on 10th to Bharatpur



Indian roller
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Jungle Babbler
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Juvenile Painted Stork
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Long tailed Shrike
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Oriental Magpie Robin
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Purple Sunbird
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Dalmatian Pelican
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Oriental Magpie Robin (f)
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The last set

Rose ringed parakeet
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Purple Swamp Hen
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Spot Bill Duck
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Spotted Owl
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White breasted water-hen
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White throat-ed kingfisher
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Went for two days trip to Keoladeo national park, Bharatpur in Feb first week. Booking for Bharatpur Ashok was done through make my trip.
Upon arriving at the park came to know that no vehicles are allowed inside and one has to park at the main gate even if one has booking at Ashok. So we had to carry our luggage in a rickshaw to the hotel. Location was the main advantage... Looks like need to find alternative arrangement outside nowon.

Also the number of bird count was far less than last year. Much less. Entire flock of Painted storks were missing. Number of ducks were too less.

Sharing few clicks..
Indian Roller
Sarus Crane
Crested Serpent Eagle
Dusky eagle owl
Spotted owl
Lesser Spotted Eagle

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Youve done a good cleanup job with the Taj and the other monuments around. The images look so much better than the original now.
I wish the authorities could do even half of the real cleaning.
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Thanks Jay. Very true it's high time the maintenance is managed more seriously and professionally.
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it long time i haven't update this thread. Again went to Bharatpur this puja holidays.
Route taken was Yamuna expressway till Mathura, then to old NH2 and than Mathura - Bharatpur state highway. This state highway has been newly tarred is in good condition. Be careful of locals and taxis driving very fast on these road.

About National Park..

We stayed at Bharatpur Ashok, which is inside the park and best location to stay. Hotel is just average , but the location is awesome. You are allowed to take your car to hotel parking if you have a confirmed booking. There charge you Rs 100 per entry for cars.
All others need to park at gate only.

Species count has started increasing and by November end , Park should be full of visitors and looking forward to it. Posting some pics from our visit.

Egret
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Painted Stork
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Keelback
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Pond Heron
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Ospray
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Sarus Crane
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Collared scope owl
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Hobby
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Indian Cormorant
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Default Re: Taj Mahal @ Full Moon, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura, Bharatpur & Keoladeo National Park

Cool pics. Planning to visit Taj on 25th Nov full moon night. It is a pity that they don't allow cameras at night There seems to be a website www.asi.irctc.co.in for booking tickets online, but it ain't working. So now the plan is to get the night visit tickets once I reach there.
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