Jhansi- Khajuraho Tour
4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Delhi
On arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel. Relax. Being India's capital Delhi is major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient and the modern. Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. The division between new and old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British and the Mughals respectively. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi – Jhansi - Khajuraho
Depart for Jhansi by Shatbdi Express at 6.00 am. Welcome at Rly. Station with Courtesy coach for Khajuraho (4 hours drive). Enroute visit Orcha's famous Sheesh Mahal, Chattaris and Ram Mandir (the only temple where Ram is worshiped as King but not as a God.). Lunch will be served in a very relaxing atmosphere with an over view of Betwa River at Orchha Resort. Arrive by 5.30 pm. at Khajuraho. Chandela Dynasty, built these temples originally numbering no fewer than 85 during 950 AD to 1050 AD.Today only 22 temples, in a good state of preservation, survive. The sculptures, considered to be the most perfect figures achieved in stone, depict gods and goddesses and amorous couples. Khajuraho has always remained tucked away form the mainstream events of history. This is probably why the famed temples escaped the ravage of invaders. Chandela Dynasty, built these temples originally numbering no fewer than 85 during 950 AD to 1050 AD. Today only 22 temples, in a good state of preservation, survive. In the afternoon, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Khajuraho. The tour includes a visit to the famous Chandela Dynasty Temples, which are set in a lovely grass park. These temples are amazing - rising in many peaks and spirals intricately carved and designed with statues and friezes. The erotic carvings on these temple walls have made this one of the most talked about tourist site in the country and, perhaps, unmatched in the world. Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 03 :Khajuraho- Panna Tiger Reserve – Khajuraho
Today after breakfast drive to Panna tiger reserve with pandav water fall. The park is situated in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. Distance from Khajuraho around 35 K.M. This is well known for their diamond mines. The park is a tiger reserve and known worldwide for its wild cats, including tigers as well as deer and antelope. (Park is closed in rainy season). After visit national park you can see the Pandava falls. This is situated between national park. It is said the the caves are built in the Mahabharata times by Pandavas during their Agyatwaas. After lunch you have to see the eastern part of the temples. The temple of Parsvanath is the largest of the Jain temples in Khajuraho India and the finest. The temple was originally dedicated to Adinath and latter to Parsvanath. It is the finest example of the sensitive art without any sexual motifs. Near this temple is the temple of Adinath with fine carvings. The temple is quite similar to the Hindu temples of Khajuraho. Shantinath is the youngest of all the temples in Khajuraho India. Though it looks like the most other temples in Khajuraho, it is just a century old. The temple has a four and a half meter statue of Shantinath. One of the oldest temples in Khajuraho is the temple of Brahma and Hanuman.The temple is built mostly of granite and sandstone. Actually, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Nearby is a Hanuman temple reputed to have the earliest inscription dating back to AD 922 on a 2½ -m statue. two other notable temples are Javari and Vamana temple. Evening experience the sound and light show at the Temple complex. Over night at hotel.
Day 04: Khajuraho – Jhansi - Delhi
After relaxed breakfast visit western group of temples i.e. kandariya mahadeo, lakshmana temple, devi jugdamba, chitragupta temple, vishwanath temple, kandariya mahadev & matengshwara temple. Later depart for Jhansi - visit famous Rani Laxmi Bai's Fort - Drop at Raipway station to pick Shatabbdi Exp for Delhi.
Day 05: Delhi - Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast shall be dropped at airport for your flight back home with sweet memories of holidays
Tour Includes :
- • Return Airfare Bhubaneswar –Delhi – Bhubaneswar
- • Train Fare Chair Car Delhi – Jhansi - Delhi
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Delhi
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Khajuraho
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Interstate transport taxes, toll, parking driver allowance
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance