Private Tour: Orchha Day Trip From Khajuraho

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Khajuraho
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Khajuraho or Jhansi Railway Station

Overview

Orchha is a small village set amongst the hills. It is a wonderful valley formed by crystal-clear waters of Betwa River that flows beautifully along its banks. Here, you will see many pristine and charming historical monuments, from which you'll learn the stories and legends of war and peace, of love and hate, and of war and destruction. It is a place famous for Bundela paintings, which are the imprints of Bundela dynasty that once ruled the area. This tour will take you to Jehangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Rai Parveen Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple and more.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup or drop-off in Khajuraho
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver/local guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Buffet lunch

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)

Know More about this tour

After morning pickup from your hotel lobbyin Khajuraho, you'll drive a distance of roughly 106 miles (172 km) to Orchha in the comfort of a private vehicle. On arrival in thesmall village set among the hills, admire a valley formed by the crystal-clear waters of the Betwa River.

First, pay a visit to Jahangir Mahal, a 17th-century monumental palace in commemoration of Emperor Jahangir. Marvel at the stunning beauty characterized by delicate chhatris (elevated pavilions) and intricate trellis work.

Next is Raj Mahal, also crowned by chhatris and decorated inside withexquisite murals.The17th-centuryarchitecturaldesign features various religious elements. Also get a look at the two-story brick palace of Rai Praveen Mahal, built in remembrance of a 16th-century poet and musician. You may become awestruck upon seeing the prismatic light of sun rays slipping throughskillfully carved recesses in the main hall and other chambers.

Continue on with your guide to Chaturbhuj Temple. Decorated with various symbols of religious significance, this majestic temple is mounted upon a giant stone platform and reached via steep stairs. Admire the subtle ornamentation of the exterior and step foot inside to seethe high, vaulted walls that imbue a sense of sanctity and peace of mind.

If time permits, you mayalso visit attractions such as: Laxmi Narayan Temple; the shrines of Siddh Baba Ka Sthan; Jugal Kishore; Janaki Mandir; Phool Bagh; Chhatris Cenotaphs; and the Hanuman Mandir at Ochharedwara.

Whenever you become hungry, your guide will accompany you to restaurant for amouthwatering lunch.

After your tour, you will be dropped off atyour hotel in Khajuraho or the Jhansi Railway Station by your chauffeur (assistance boarding the train isavailable).

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per booking

Group discount is available

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Cancellation Policy

All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.