JHANSI WITH ORCHHA
Tour Duration:05 Days / 04 Nights
Day 1: Jhansi – Orchha – Khajuraho
Morning arrival at Jhansi Railway station . Meeting and assistance upon arrival and proceed directly to Orchha.
Orchha, overlooked by the modern era, this beautiful medieval town, was once the capital of Bundela Kings.
Built along the banks of the river Betwa, flowing through a rugged country-side, it still retains the captivating
air of a bygone era. Amongst the various imposing edifices, of particular interest are the Jehangiri Mahal, built
by Raja Bir Singh Deo to commemorate the visit of Moghul Emperor Jehangir, the Raj Mahal and the Laxminarayan
temple, both noted for their fine Frescoes and Mural paintings. After lunch drive to Khajuraho (170 kms/ 4 hrs).
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Khajuraho
Khajuraho, Built around 1000 A.D., the temples of Khajuraho (Kha-ju-ra-ho) are India's im-mortal gift of sensual love
to the world. Their divine sculptures are a tribute to life itself, embodying its colorful, joyous, and yet sublime
essence. Their playful murals portray diverse erotic possibilities and celebrate the essential sensuality of human
nature Randing from the majesty of Lord Shiva's lingum (phallus) to the postural enticements of the apsaraas
(heavenly maidens), the art of these temples is a tingling paradise for the senses of psyche and soma alike.
Extending its keen regard of the erotic to the no less sensual realm of food, Khajuraho, the restaurant, offers
Indian cuisine replete with mouth-watering aroma, exotic spices and fabled culinary mysteries.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Khajuraho – Varanasi
Today enjoy city tour of Eastern / Western group of temples which includes Laxmi &
Varha temples Kandariya Mahadev, Devi Jagdamba temples etc.
Khajuraho temple complex site is one the most popular places both foreign and Indian tourists.
Temples of Khajuraho hold the attention of a visitor with their sculptural art, which is so exquisite and intricate,
that one cannot even dream of cloning it now. The artist's creativeinstincts have beautifully captured various
facets and moods of life in stone. The temples at Khajuraho are divided into different broad groups:
The Western Group :
It is the largest, compact and centrally located group in Khajuraho, includes some of the most prominent monuments, built by the Chandela rulers. The Lakshmana Temple, the Matangesvara Temple and the Varaha
Temple form one complex and the Visvanatha and Nandi temples are not far from this complex.
The Eastern Group :
It comprises of five detached sub-groups in and around the present
village of Khajuraho. The eastern group of monuments, situated in close proximity to the Khajuraho village, includes
three Brahmanical temples known as Brahma, Vamana and Javari and three Jain temples, the Ghantai, Adinath and
Parsvanath Later you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for Varanasi. On arrival in Varanasi
transfer to Hotel.
Day 4: Varanasi
Today early morning boat ride on rive Ganges later we shall take an excursion to Buddhist town of Sarnath –
The hallowed spot where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon after enlightenment. In the afternoon city tour
of Varanasi covering - Alamgir Mosque or Beni Madhav Ka Darera, Dasaswamedh Ghat,& The Bharat Mata Temple.
Day 5: Varanasi - Mumbai
Morning you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for Mumbai.