Panna, Khajuraho & Orchha Tour Itinerary
2N Panna | 2N Khajuraho | 2N Orchha
Meet and greet with our representative at Satna railway station. .
Board our vehicle & proceed for Madla ( Panna National Park – 100 kms | hrs drive ).
Arrive Panna, c/in at your resort & the day at leisure.
Later, visit ‘Pandav Falls’.
Pandav Falls is a perennial fall fed by a tributary of the river Ken in Madhya Pradesh. The falls cascades down from a height of about 30 meters into a heart shaped pool. Surrounded by lush green forests, the falls is spectacular and accessed even during peak monsoon season. The serenity, purity and mystic atmosphere of the Pandav Falls attract both the locals and tourists. At the foot of falls there are some ancient caves overlooking a large pool of water. The Pandavas of the Mahabharata are believed to have spent a part of their exile here.
Overnight Panna National Park.
Enjoy your morning & afternoon excursion at Panna National Park. We pick & drop you from your resort after the excursion.
Mines shining with diamonds within a national park that’s home to some of the biggest predators and waterfalls of dizzying heights; Panna has the amazing superpower to, both, calm you and thrill you!
The city’s royal past dates back to mid of 17th Centuary AD, when it became the capital of Maharaja Chhatrasal’s kingdom. On the other hand, with Ken River passing through Panna hills, the city has a wildlife-friendly present. You can spot the majestic tiger, the ghariyal – a huge reptile found only in the Indian subcontinent, and a variety of flora and fauna.
A visit to Panna will surely bring alive the child-like awe in you.
Overnight Panna National Park.
Post b’fast,proceed for Khajuraho ( 40 kms | 1 hr drive ).
Mid way, we take a short deroad & visit ‘Raneh Falls’.
The Raneh Falls is a natural water fall on the Ken River, located in Chhatarpur district. The Ken River forms a 5 kilometres long, and 30 metres (98 ft) deep canyon made of pure crystalline granite in varying shades of colours ranging from pink and red to grey. There is a series of waterfalls in the canyon. The larger and smaller falls run all through the year. Other seasonal falls appear during monsoons. It is about 20 kilometres away from Khajuraho. The Ken Gharial Sanctuary is located at the confluence of the Ken and Khudar rivers further down from Reneh Falls.The Ken river here runs through a narrow gorge of igneous rocks rich in Granite and Dolomite.
Arrive Khajuraho, c/in & after rest, we take you to visit the “Western Group of Temples”.
Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh is famous for groups of Hindu and Jain temples. These temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their beautiful and erotic rock carvings.
Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty, these temples depict various forms like meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and most significantly, erotic art. The temples consist of stunning displays of fine sculptures and exceptional architectural skill, making them one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.
Based on their geographical location, the temples are categorized into three groups: Eastern, Western and Southern. Beautiful, intricate and expressive, the sculptures of the Khajuraho temples will leave you in awe and wonder.
End the day with a magnificent & spectacular “Light & Sound” show at the premises of the temples.
Post breakfast, c/out & proceed for Orchha ( 180 kms | 4 hrs drive ).
Arrive Orchha, c/in & the day at leisure.
Post breakfast, proceed for local sight seeing.
The historic town of Orchha, nestled on the banks of river Betwa, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap. Here, the river Betwa splits into seven channels, also called the Satdhara. Legend goes that this is in honour of the seven erstwhile Chiefs of Orchha.
The ancient town seems frozen in time, with its many monuments continuing to retain their original grandeur even to this day. Here you will find some of the most fascinating temples and palaces that will help you realise a childhood fantasy – travelling back in time !
Do not miss the “Light & Sound show” in the evening.
Post breakfast, c/out & proceed for Jhansi ( 17 kms | 30 mins drive ).
One of the most important venues of India’s first war of independence in 1857 and the erstwhile capital of Rani Lakshmibai’s kingdom. Jhansi serves as the gateway to Bundelkhand region.
The artistic grandeur of the Chandelas is still evident in the monuments and other ancient structures standing in the city. Apart from the historic fort of Jhansi, magnificent temples, churches,the Government Museum and the Rani Mahal, Jhansi is also home to a military aviation base.
Later, we drop you at Jhansi railway station to catch your train for home feeling contented about a memorable holiday spend at “Madhya Pradesh : The Heart of Incredible India”.