World Heritage in Madhya Pradesh 4N/5D

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World Heritage in Madhya Pradesh

  • Duration: 4N/5D
  • Tour Code: MPTT – HT- 04
  • Destinations Covered: Bhopal - Bhojpur - Bhimbetka - Sanchi - Khajuraho - Orchha – Jhansi

Day 01: Bhopal

Tour starts form Bhopal, the city of lakes. You will be picked up from the location of your choice in Bhopal and transferred to the hotel.

A half-day site seen is arranged in Bhopal. Bhopal city is also referred to as the City of Lakes because of the two beautiful lakes.

The site seen in Bhopal includes the visit to Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya and Bharat Bhawan.

In a short distance from the museum is the Bharat Bhawan, a complex that carters to an array of art forms, comprises a museum for the arts, an art gallery, a workshop for fine arts, a repertory theatre, indoor and outdoor auditoria, rehearsal rooms and libraries of Indian poetry and classical and folk music. It is designed by the renowned architect Charles Correa.

You will be staying in Bhopal tonight.

Day 02: Bhopal - Bhojpur - Bhimabetka - Sanchi

This morning you will be visiting the Bhimbetka and Sanchi. After breakfast, we will be driving to Bhimbetka.

Bhimbetka is a World Heritage Site and is situated south of Bhopal. This is the site of the second oldest cave paintings in the World. The location is beautiful, along the Satpura range of mountains. The area around the caves is forested, which adds to the natural beauty.

On the way, we will stop over to see Bhojpur temple. The tiny village of Bhojpur is situated on the bank of river Betwa. Bhojpur is famous for remains of magnificent Shiva Temple and Cyclopean dam dated 1010-53 A.D.

This afternoon you will be visiting the Sanchi stupas. Sanchi is 46 kms north east of Bhopal. It is unique for having the most perfect and well preserved Buddhist stupas. The remains of Buddhist saints Sariputra and Mahamodgilya are also preserved here.

You will be staying in Sanchi tonight.

Day 03: Sanchi - Khajuraho

After breakfast we will start 360 kms journey towards Khajuraho.

Khajuraho is a fascinating village with a quaint rural ambience and a rich cultural heritage. Khajuraho temples were constructed between 950 and 1050 A.D. during the reign of Chandel Empire.

You will be staying in Khajuraho tonight.

Day 04: Khajuraho

This morning visit western and eastern group of temples.

The Western group of temples is the best known, because it is to this group that the largest and most typical Khajuraho temple belongs. Kandariya Mahadeo, Chaunsat Yogini, Chitragupta Temple, Vishwanath Temple and Lakshamana Temple belong to the western group.

In the eastern group, the temples are the Brahma temple, which has a four-faced lingam, The Vamana temple which is embellished with images of ravishing apsaras at their alluring best; and finally the Javari temple, with its ornate gateway and lavish carvings.

You will be staying in Khajuraho tonight.

Day 05: Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi

After breakfast, departure to Orchha.

Orchha is a small town on the bank of river Betwa and is famous for temples that are built by its Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries and still retain much of their pristine perfection. Visit Orchha tamples and witness the grandeur of Indian architecture.

Later depart to Jhansi for onward connection.

Tour concluded in Jhansi.