Khajuraho Gwalior Heritage Tour
DURATION: 06 Nights 07 Days
TYPE OF TRIP: Road TRIP
TRIP WAY: Bhopal – Sanchi – Khajuraho – Orchha – Datia – Gwalior – Agra – Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Bhopal
Meet on arrival at Bhopal Airport by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free for your own activity. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal
After breakfast excursion to Sanchi – Sanchi is founded in the third century by Emperor Ashoka to house relics of Buddha. Visit the archaeological site, the Mecca of Indian Art: Main Stupa, magnificent monument in the shape of a half-sphere on recounting his torana (carved porticoes) the life of Buddha museum with remarkable statues of Buddha, stupas and other Buddhist monasteries. Return to Bhopal and visit the museum, the Taj-ul-Masjid, a huge unfinished mosque built in the nineteenth century, the Birla temple and the Jama Masjid mosque in the other nineteenth century located near the bazaars. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Bhopal - Khajuraho
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho via Sagar. On arrival at Khajuraho check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free for rest. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Khajuraho - Orchha
After breakfast we take you for sightseeing tour of Khajuraho temples. The trip is to the Eastern Group of Khajuraho temples. Morning begins on a celestial note as we shall traverse you to the mystic galleries of the fascinating temples of Khajuraho. The bold artistic statement of erotic sculptures and the splendidly structured monuments will surely leave eternal imprints on your heart. Later drive to Orchha. On arrival at Orchha check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Orchha - Datia - Gwalior
After breakfast visit Orchha – Orchha is a small town placed on the banks of River Betwa and accurately translates to “hidden place “and is a well known traveler Destination. Orchha is residence to Bundella style of structural design and the palaces of Orchha bear observer to the magnificent work of medieval architects. The famous amongst this are Raj Mahal and Jahangir Mahal. The Raj Mandir – built on a square base has plain external with projecting windows. The Jahangir Mahal, built to welcome the Mughal emperor Jahangir is the magnificent example of Hindu structural design. The other attractions include the Raj Mahal, The Sheesh Mahal, the chaturbhuj temple. Along with these there are numerous Chhatris of royals or cenotaphs dotting the banks of the river Betwa. Later drive to Gwalior via Datia. Datia mentioned in Mahabharata as the Daityavakra. Datia is most famous for the 17 th century, 7 storey hilltop Palace of Raja Bir Singh Deo. Among its main historical monuments Do not miss to see the temple with Mughal frescoes and the Gopeshwar Temple. On arrival at Gwalior check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Gwalior - Agra
After breakfast go for half day sightseeing tour of Gwalior and visit the majestic Gwalior Fort and Saas Bahu Temple. The Gwalior fort spreads out over an area of 3 square km, surrounded by concrete walls of sandstone. The Gwalior fort encloses three temples, six palaces and numerous water tanks. Sas-Bahu temple, or Sahastrabahu Temple, built by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata dynasty is a beautiful temple in Gwalior. The temple is a marvellous example of architectural brilliance and the intricate designing is worth noticing. The entire temple is adorned with carvings and a beautiful idol of Brahma, Vishnu and Saraswati. Afternoon drive to Agra. On arrival at Agra check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: Agra - Delhi Drop
In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed. Later visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Afternoon drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi transfer to Airport for your onward destination.