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About Orchha

Orchha Holiday Packages

If you love exploring history and want to get mesmerized by the gigantic forts, palaces, and monuments that were possible to built-in prehistoric times, without the aid of scientific pieces of equipment that are available today, then certainly Orchha tour packages are perfect for you. Visit the forts surrounded by the battlement walls, the famous Raja Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, each showing the grandeur of the Mughal architecture and the Rajput Temples inside the building.

Enjoy the spectacular light and sound show in the Jahangir Mahal, which depicts the history of the town Orchha. There are numerous chhatris or cenotaphs that surround the fort, along the Betwa River. Orchha tour is the perfect way to indulge yourself in the vastness of the historical monuments along with the beauty of the beautiful Betwa River and the nearby shores. Take your family and close ones on a journey that will be cherished forever.


9 Places to Visit in Orchha

1. Chaturbhuj Temple

What’s Special: This is not just a religious spot but also a place to indulge your curiosity regarding ancient history and architecture

Nearby Attractions: Ram Raja Temple, Betwa River and Dinman Hardaul Palace

Distance From City Center: 2 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Free

Chaturbhuj literally translates to someone bearing four arms. This temple is dedicated to Vishnu’s avatar, Ram. The specialty of this temple is that it has a complex architecture that makes it resemble a multi-storeyed structure, with a blend of temple, fort, and palace. It is a famous tourist spot and attracts everyone because of its uncommon structure.

2. Ram Raja Temple

What’s Special: This is one of the few temples where Lord Ram is depicted in a sitting position with weapons in his hand

Nearby Attractions: Raja Mahal, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple

Distance From City Center: 2 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Free

It is a sacred pilgrimage center that attracts hundreds and thousands of tourists every year. It is a palace that worships Ram as the King and is one of a kind. In the temple, Ram is accompanied by Sita, Sugriv, and brother Lakshman.

3. Orchha Fort Complex

What’s Special: You can climb to the very top of the fort, and get a picturesque view of the entire city spread below you

Nearby Attractions: Jahangir Mahal, Raja Mahal and Laxmi Narayan Temple

Distance From City Center: 2 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Indian: INR 10, Foreigner: INR 250

The fort was built by the mighty Bundela Rajputs in the early 16th century. The Raja Mahal, Jahangir Mahal, Sheesh Mahal are a part of this complex and must-visit place when you are on an Orchha trip.

4. Cenotaphs (Chattris)

What’s Special: These chattris or cenotaphs are planned and constructed in such a manner that they can be seen from very far away a well

Nearby Attractions: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha Fort Complex and Ram Raja Temple

Distance From City Center: 3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: INR 15

Near the Kanchan Ghat of River Betwa, 14 cenotaphs or Chhatris are present. These monuments are built-in memories of the Bundela Kings and their close family members. Each chhatri is different from the other one in small details.

5. Lakshmi Narayan Temple

What’s Special: Although the temple is dedicated in part to Goddess Laxmi, there is no idol of here inside the temple

Nearby Attractions: Orchha Fort Complex, Chaturbhuj Temple and Ram Raja Mandir

Distance From City Center: 3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Free

Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a beautiful triangular architectural monument dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It contains numerous paintings depicting episodes from the epic Mahabharata, Ramayana, and Puranas. It is located on top of a hill and thus gives a wonderful view of the neighboring places.

6. Jahangir Mahal

What’s Special: There are some beautiful sculptures strewn across the entire monument, which are a must-see

Nearby Attractions: Orchha Fort Complex, Raja Mahal and Chaturbhuj Temple

Distance From City Center: 3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Indian: INR 5, Foreigner: INR 30

Built in the 17th century, the Jahangir Temple is one of the most popular attractions of Orchha. Flaunting a beautiful Indo-islamic architecture, the monument is said to be the symbol of a camaraderie between Jahangir and Bir Singh Deo, the erstwhile ruler of Orchha back then. The architecture is what draws most people here.

7. Raja Mahal

What’s Special: You can see almost all of the town from the roof of the palace, including the river Betwa

Nearby Attractions: Orchha Fort Complex, Chattris (Cenotaphs) and Jahangir Mahal

Distance From City Center: 3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi, buses and local transfers

Entry Fee: Indian: INR 10, Foreigner: INR 30

The Raja Mahal in Orchha is a grand example of magnificent architecture, making it the ideal place for architectural gurus to spend some time at, studying the fine Mughal sculptures, mosaics and carvings. There are also some amazing paintings here, that have been retouched over the years in order to maintain their beauty.

8. Rani Mahal

What’s Special: It is said that the last person to occupy this beautiful palace was Rani Laxmi Bai herself.

Nearby Attractions: Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Fort Complex and Ram Raja Temple

Distance From City Center: 3 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi and local transfers

Entry Fee: Indian: INR 10, Foreigner: INR 250

Another one of the historic monuments of Orchha, the Rani Mahal was constructed for the queen of Raja Madhukar Singh. It has now been converted into a museum that showcases the history of the bygone era, with brilliant architecture, paintings, sculptures, stonework and some royal scriptures. It is a must visit when in Orchha.

9. Dauji Ki Haveli

What’s Special: Dauji ki Haveli was actually fashioned after the Royal Palace, and has quite a few structural similarities with it

Nearby Attractions: Rai Praveen Mahal, Jahangir Mahal and Orchha Fort Complex

Distance From City Center: 5 kms

Transportation Options: Taxi and local transfers

Entry Fee: Free

Dauji ki Haveli is another one of those gems of Orchha, which makes it such a popular tourist haunt. The historic ruins of this haveli still stand tall and proud, and showcase pieces of its ancient grandeur and brilliance. It is famous for its murals that cover the inside walls of the haveli, as well as a few interesting architectural wonders.


How To Reach Orchha

Orchha is easily accessible by air, road, and rail. It is a popular tourist spot and a famous architectural hub.

By Air

The nearest airport to Orchha is Gwalior Airport, which connects it to all the major cities of the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata via direct and indirect flights.

By Rail

Orchha railway station is the Jhansi-Manikpur section of the North Central Railways, that connects the city with nearby stations.

By Road

The road that lies between Jhansi and Khajuraho is the main way to go to Orchha, thus very easily accessible. There are buses available and you can also hire a cab or drive to Orchha.


When Is The Best Time To Visit Orchha

Winter Season (October to February)

Winters in Orchha are very pleasant during the day and cold at night. This is the perfect time to explore the wonderful attractions of this beautiful destination. Temperatures range between 10 to 35 degrees celsius. You can enjoy several outdoor activities like river rafting, boating, sightseeing, shopping and much more.

Monsoon Season (July to September)

Rain during the monsoon season brings the much awaited respite from the scorching heat of the Orchha summers. If you plan your trip to Orchha during this season then you can enjoy many great deals on accommodation but the unexpected showers in between may disrupt your trip.

Summer (March to June)

March to June is summer time in Orchha and the days can get really hot and humid. This may not be one of the best times to go on an Orchha tour but if you do then make sure you pack light cotton clothes and make sure you stay hydrated at all times.

Orchha is the perfect place to immerse yourself, from head to toe, in the rich culture, history and traditions of Madhya Pradesh. With so much to see and do, there is sure to be no dearth of interesting experiences in the city. Pick up the right Orchha tour packages today and get set to go on a journey of a lifetime.


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6 Days Agra Bharatpur tour 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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6 Days Agra Bharatpur tour 1 Night Bharatpur | 1 Night Agra | 1 Night Gwalior | | 2 Night Orchha

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