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Come and Explore: Orchha and Khajuraho

Come and Explore: Orchha and Khajuraho

India is a canvas of a number of cultures and every state has its role to play on this canvas. Madhya Pradesh is one of the largest states of its country and it has its own ingenious culture. Once you visit this place, you can feel the uniqueness of the state in every aspect of the life. Orchha and Khajuraho are two of the famous cities in this state. They have a lot of stuff for the tourists.

History

Rudra Pratap Singh, the chief of the Bundela established Orchha somewhere in the 16th century. Later on, the Mughals ruled the city. Vir Singh, a later successor of Pratap Singh, merged his city with the Union of India, after independence. Subsequently, Orchha became a part of the Madhya Pradesh in the mid 1950s. Today, the city holds importance only because of its architectural heritage. Some of the sites are taken under the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The most magnetic locations for the tourists here are the beautiful and massive buildings.

Khajuraho is the most looked for places when the tourists wish to have a feel of the ancient tradition of India. Here, you can find some of the best-carved medieval Hindu and Jain temples. Khajuraho was the capital of the Chandela Rajputs in the time span from 10th to 12th centuries. Earlier, there were almost 80 Hindu temples, out of which just 22 are alive. Fortunately, the Muslim invaders never invaded these temples. Recently, the British revived these forgotten temples.

Tourists Places and Temples

Orchha possesses a number of forts and beautiful temples that make it a center of attraction for the tourists. The massive palaces of the 17th century such as the Jahangir mahal and the Raja Rammandir are the artistic manifestation of the Hindu domestic architecture. Added to such mahals, temples like the Chaturbhuj temple, the Lakshmi Narayan temple, and the Ram Raja temple make this otherwise plain city, a place thronging with tourists. Besides that, there are 14 awesome cenotaphs alongside the Betwa River. There are a few tombs also that are famous for the carvings on the buildings. Once you visit this place, you should savor the grand architectural heritage of the city.

Khajuraho is famous for its temples carved with sublime and sensuous sculptures and the erotic carvings on the walls of the temples. The famous temples include the names of Chitragupta, Ghantai, Kandariya Mahadeo, and Parsvnath. Also, there are two temples in south of the city which are Duladeo and Chaturbhuj that is known for its 3m high effigy of Vishnu. The tourists have an opportunity of visiting the near by attractive places too. These are the famous Panna the Panna National Park and the mine. You can also visit the Dhubela mesuem that has an array of sculptures of the Shakti cult.

Honeymoon Spots

Orchha and Khajuraho are also famous for another reason. Many people consider these places are perfect honeymoon spots. They have the aura of the spirituality and the ancient atmosphere. People come here to enjoy the beautiful moments of their lives amidst the age-old massive buildings.

Orchha and Khajuraho are although not very famous places in India but they have a lot to offer for those who care to explore their hidden secrets!

Orchha Khajuraho Tour

11 Nights 12 Days

Destinations Covered: Jaipur > Agra > Gwalior > Orchha > Khajuraho > Varanasi > Delhi.

Travel Options : This tour & all other tours on this websites gives you the option to choose your travel
comfort from AC Car, Indian Rails or Flights.

NOTE: We also offer customized tour to our customers. The customized tour is exactly what you want, whenever you want and wherever you want.

Tour Days Tour Program
Tour Day 01

Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will be waiting for you with a sign board bearing your name and you will be transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi. ( In case of any difficulty call us on our 24 x 7 No. +91 9810383473 ).

Tour Day 02

City Tour of Delhi

This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Tour Day 03

Delhi to Jaipur

This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Tour Day 04

Jaipur City Tour

This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Tour Day 05

Jaipur to Agra

This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 06

Agra to Gwalior

This morning you will be transferred by road to Gwalior, after check in at hotel visit the Gwalior Fort, one of the most invincible forts in India, this imposing citadel, has changed many hands, but has rarely been captured. Rising 100m above the town, the fort hill is about 3km in length. Also visit the Sun Temple, Tomb of Tansen “father of Indian classical music and one of the nine Gems in Akbar’s court” and Mausoleums of Ghaus Mohammed. Overnight at Hotel.

Tour Day 07

Gwalior to Orchha

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Orchha. Orchha has three beautiful palaces within the fort complex, Raj Mahal, Rai Praveen Mahal & Jahangir Mahal. Also visit Ram Raja Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Phool Bagh, Shahid Smarak, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 08

Orchha to Khajuraho

This morning after breakfast you will be transferred by road to Khajuraho, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Tour Day 09

Khajuraho City Tour

After check in at hotel visit the world renowned Khajuraho temples, known for its erotic sculptures. Visit EASTERN & WESTERN GROUP OF TEMPLES – Though all the temples are worth a visit, the main attractions are the Parasvanath Temple, the Adinath temple.

Tour Day 10

Khajuraho to Varanasi by flight

Transfer to Airport to board the flight to Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi, pick up and transfer to Hotel. This afternoon visit the Bharat Mata Temple, Durga temple, Tulsi Manas mandir, Banaras Hindu University which has an art gallery, Kashi Vishwanath Temple etc. Overnight at Hotel.

Tour Day 11

Boat Ride & visit to Sarnath

Early morning boat excursion on the holy river Ganges to see the bathing ghats and cremation site. Watching people bathing and worshipping at the ghats is one of the most extraordinary experiences of a visit to India. This afternoon visit Sarnath, the Buddhist city, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the ruins, the stupa, the Buddhist temple and the museum. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Tour Day 12

Varanasi to Delhi by Flight & Transfer to International Airport

Today you will be transferred to Airport to take a flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport assistance in transferring to International Airport to board your onward flight.

Your Tour Includes:

  • 11 Nights accommodation in hotels with breakfast on twin sharing basis..
  • All arrival, departure, sightseeing’s as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking driver.
  • Car Including: Fuel, Parking, Road tax, Toll tax, State taxes and Driver Expenses.
  • Elephant ride at Amer fort rampart.
  • Flight from Khajuraho to Varanasi & Varanasi to Delhi in economy class.
  • All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

Your Tour Does Not Includes:

  • Any meals other than those specified.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing.
  • Any other item not specified.
  • International airfare.

Terms & conditions:

  • The hotels and services mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation.
  • The rates give below may change in case of change in hotels, transport rates or Government taxes.

Hotels to be provided:

Valid from 1st October 2010 to 31st March 2011, (Except 20th December 2010 to 05th January 2011)
City Number of Nights Standard Hotels Deluxe Hotels Luxury Hotels
Delhi 2 Hotel Karat 87 Hotel Florence Inn Hotel The Park
Jaipur 2 Hotel Glitz Hotel Mandawa Haveli Hotel Park Prime
Agra 1 Hotel Royale Residency Hotel Amar Hotel Clarks Shiraz
Gwalior 1 Hotel Gwalior Regency Hotel Central Park Hotel Usha Kiran Palace
Orchha 1 Hotel Amar Mahal Hotel Amar Mahal The Orchha Resort
Khajuraho 2 Hotel Greenwood Hotel Clarks Khajuraho Hotel Chandela
Varanasi 2 Hotel India Hotel Hindustan International Hotel Taj Ganges
Cost for a single Person traveling alone. US$
1415
US$
1755
US$
2975
Cost per person on twin sharing basis. US$ 915 US$ 1075 US$ 1775
Group Rates On request On request On request
Valid from 1st April 2021 to 30th September 2021
Cost for a single Person traveling alone. US$
1305
US$
1605
US$
2855
Cost per person on twin sharing basis. US$ 840 US$ 1015 US$ 1635
Group Rates On request On request On request