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Khajuraho Orchha Tour Package - 5 Days

Khajuraho Orchha Tour Package
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Khajuraho Orchha Tour Package is the best tour choice to experience the heritage of central India. Orchha and Khajuraho are one of the most visited destinations in Madhya Pradesh. Orchha is the only place in India that hold Lord Ram as a king and on the other side Khajuraho is known for erotic sculptures temples. The major highlights of the trip are sound and light show at Orchha, sightseeing at ancient forts in Khajuraho, visiting unique temples dating back to 10th century and exploring beautiful fort of Orchha. The package lasts for 5 days 4 nights and is perfect for the heritage sites lover.

Khajuraho Orchha Tour Package: Highlights

  • Explore Orchha sightseeing like Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Fort and Chaturbhuj Mandir, Orchha
  • Explore western and eastern group temples in Khajuraho
  • Enjoy Light and sound show in Khajuraho temple
  • Enjoy Jungle Tiger safari in Panna National Park
  • Private car from Jhansi till Khajuraho drop
Day 1
Day 1: Jhansi - Orchha (20km / 30 min)

Arrival at Jhansi railway st, drive to Orchha and upon arrival check in at the hotel. After freshen up and leave for local sightseeing of Orchha i.e. Orchha Fort Complex, situated above an island on River Betwa, Jehangir Mahal, Sunder Mahal, Cenotaphs, Raja Ram Temple, Laxminarayan Temple and the Phool Bagh. Later in the evening return to the hotel and Overnight stay in Orchha

Day 2
Day 2: Orchha sightseeing

After breakfast you can visit some more sightseeing of Orchha such as Orchha Sanctuary, Sunder Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple, Raj Mahal and Chattris. Later return back to the hotel and Overnight stay in Orchha

Day 3
Day 3: Orchha - Khajuraho (200km / 5hrs)

Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Khajuraho. On arrival check in at the hotel. After some rest visit to Khajuraho’s famous Eastern and western group of temples and in the evening you return back to the hotel and overnight stay in Khajuraho

Day 4
Day 4: Khajuraho sightseeing and visit Panna National Park

Today after breakfast visit Raneh waterfall, Ken Gharial sanctuary then proceed to Panna National Park to enjoy evening jungle safari on sharing basis. Later return to Khajuraho and overnight stay in Khajuraho

Day 5
Day 5: Departure Khajuraho

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drop you at Khajuraho railway st. for onwards journey

Package Inclusions

  • 2 nights accommodation in Orchha on twin sharing basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Khajuraho on twin sharing basis
  • (2) Breakfast
  • Orchha and Khajuraho sightseeing
  • Pickup from Jhansi railway st.
  • Drop to Khajuraho railway st. / airport
  • Private cab for 5 days as per itinerary
  • All toll, parking charges, driver allowances

Package Exclusions

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Any entrance ticket
  • Anything not mention in the inclusion
  • GST
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How to reach Jhansi

By Air: Reaching Jhansi by airways can be through the Gwalior airport. This airport is situated at a distance of nearly 100 kilometers from the main city. The tourist can avail taxi service from the Gwalior airport to Jhansi. International travelers can take connecting flights from the Delhi airport. The Gwalior airport is well connected through regular flights from major Indian cities such as Mumbai, Bhopal, Agra, Varanasi and Jaipur, etc.

 

By Rail: It is quite comfortable and easy to reach Jhansi by train. The Jhansi junction railway station is well connected with major Indian cities through frequent trains, and lies on the Delhi-Mumbai railway route.

 

By Road: It is very easy to reach Jhansi by road from the nearby cities. One can take the State transport buses or taxis to visit and take a trip around Jhansi. Gwalior (102km), Madhogarh (139km) and Agra (233km) can be travel to by road from Jhansi.

 

Places to Visit In Orchha

Orchha Fort: At a distance of 16 km from Jhansi, Orchha Fort is a medieval fort situated on the seasonal island of Betwa River in Orchha. It is one of the popular forts in Madhya Pradesh and also the prime places to visit in Orchha.

 

Chaturbhuj Temple: At a distance of 1 km from Orchha Fort, Chaturbhuj Temple is an ancient Hindu temple situated near Ram Raja Mandir in Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh. Known for its marvelous architecture, Chaturbhuj Temple is one of the popular heritage places to visit in Orchha. The temple is under Archaeology Survey of India.

The temple is a beautiful blend of a temple, fort and palace styles of architecture. The imposing view of the temple is that of multi-storied palace with arcaded openings, a very large entrance, a large central tower and fortifications. The Chaturbhuj temple was built atop a massive stone platform and reached by a steep flight of steps. Lotus emblems and other symbols of religious significance provide the delicate exterior ornamentation. Within, the sanctum is chastely plain with high, vaulted walls emphasizing its deep sanctity.

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry Fee: Fort Complex Entry Fee

 

Ram Raja Mandir: At a distance of 1 km from Orchha Fort complex, Ram Raja Temple is a prominent Hindu temple situated in Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the top places to visit in Orchha and also one of the popular places of pilgrimage in Madhya Pradesh.

Also known as Orchha Temple, Ram Raja Temple has a serene architecture, adorned with a marble courtyard and colourful walls. The specialty of this temple is that Lord Rama has a sword in his right hand and a shield in the other. Lord Rama is sitting in Padmasana posture accompanied by Sita, brother Laxman, Sugreev, Narsingh Bhagwan, Hanuman and Jambavant. It is believed when visiting the Raja Ram Darbar if worshippers look at the left foots thumb then their wish gets fulfilled. Spotting the left foots thumb on Lord Ram's idol is not easy, one should not look down since the left leg is folded, instead one should look close to Lord Ram's right hand.

Timings: 8 AM - 1 PM & 7 PM - 9 PM

Aarti Timings: 9 AM, 12 PM & 7 PM

 

Lakshmi Narayan Temple: At a distance of 2 km from Orchha Fort, Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a huge temple situated in Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the famous historical places to visit in Orchha other than Orchha Fort complex.

This temple displays a perfect and unique mix of temple and fort architecture. The structure of the temple is a rectangular one with four multi-faced projecting bastions at its four corners. It has been built with lime mortar and bricks, with slots for cannons used during the wars. The interiors contain the most exquisite of Orchha's wall paintings. Covering the walls and ceiling of three halls, these murals are vibrant compositions and cover a variety of spiritual and secular subjects. They are in excellent state of preservation, with the colours retaining their vivid quality.

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry Fee: Fort Complex Entry Fee

 

Royal Chattris / Cenotaphs: At a distance of 1.5 km from Orchha Fort, Royal Chhatris or Cenotaphs are the historical monuments situated on the banks of River Betwa in Orchha. These are one of the popular Orchha tourist places and also one of the must visit places in Orchha.

There are fifteen chattris grouped along the Kanchan Ghat of the River Betwa on the south end of Orchha town. These chattris were constructed as a mark of respect for the imperial blue blood of the mighty rulers of Bundelkhand dynasty. These monuments still speak of the ancient rulers, their victories and their stories. The complex includes the Chhatris of Madhukar Shah, Bir Singh Deo, Jaswant Singh, Udait Singh, Pahar Singh & others. A remnant of the glorious rules of the Bundela dynasty, Chhatris with its magical charm allures people through centuries.

These chattris are basically the tombs of Maharajas that have been placed on elevated platforms and supported by pillars. Built in Indo-Mughal style, these three storey buildings are open to all sides and have nicely designed domes or pinnacles. Cenotaph of Bir Singh Deo is the most popular of all because of its unique architecture and beautiful design. The domes of the cenotaphs are painted marvellously, which gives it an enchanting look.

The magnificence of the Chhatris can be best viewed from the narrow bridge, where one can see the full reflection of the amazing structure on the cool river water.

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry Fee: Fort Complex Entry Fee

 

Places to visit in Khajuraho

Western Group of Temples 

The western complex of the Khajuraho group of temples houses the most important temples in Khajuraho. The Kandariya Mahadeva dedicated to Lord Shiva is the largest temple at Khajuraho. The Lakshmana temple dedicated to vishnu is located near the Kandariya Mahadeva temple. Devi Jagdamba Temple Chitragupta Temple Chaunsath Jogini Temple etc are the other major temple in the western complex.

 

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple: Kandariya Mahadeva Temple and the Chausath-Yogini Temple (which are built of granite) in the western group of Khajuraho temples, are made of of fine grained sandstone pink or pale yellow in colour. Set in a parkland landscape the western group of Khajuraho temples with mowed grass, rose beds and ornamental trees is a major tourist attraction in Madhya Pradesh.

Entrance Fee: Indians Rs 10/-

 

Chousath Yogini Temple: Dedicated to 64 Yoginis who are the manifestations of the Mother Goddess Shakti, Chousath Yogini Temple, built in granite is one of the oldest temples in Khajuraho. Set in an open courtyard on the bank of the Shivsagar Lake with small temples surrounding it Chousath Yogini Temple is the only temple which is not oriented due north south but northeast to southwest.

 

Devi Jagdamba Temple: Devi Jagdamba Temple located towards the north of Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is a temple dedicated to Vishnu. Devi Jagdamba Temple is famous for the sculptures depicting mithunas in perverted positions.

 

Eastern Group of Temples 

Eastern Group of temples in Khajuraho quite different from the other temples in Khajuraho is dominated by the Jain temples. Parsvanath temple the largest Jain temple in Khajuraho is located in the eastern group of temples. Adinatha temple and the Ghantai temple is near the Parsvanath temple and is also certainly worth a visit. Brahma Temple dedicated to Vishnu is the only temple built in granite here.

 

Parsvanath Temple: Parsvanath Temple is the largest structure among the Jain temples and is dedicated to Jain Tirthankara Parshvanatha. This temple was originally dedicated to the deity Adinath, but later an image of Parsvanath was installed and the temple assumed the new name. Located within a walled enclosure this temple is noted for the precision of its construction.

Vamana & Javari Temples: Vamana & Javari temples are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Vamana temple enshrines Lord Vishnu’s chubby and dwarfed incarnation, Lord Vamana. Javari temple is named so after the millet crop that is grown in the surrounding fields.

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