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03 Days / 2 Nights “Delhi – Orchha – Chanderi – Jhansi – Delhi”
Day 01 :Arrive Jhansi / Orchha
Upon arrival Jhansi Railway Station by Shatabdi Express (ETA : 1043 Hrs) you will be met transferred from Jhansi to Orchha (18 Kms, 30 minutes drive) enroute visit to 'Tara Gram`a local handicraft unit. and check in at your hotel.
Afternoon river rafting (depend on water level) / inflatable kayaking in Betwa river
In the evening visit to Ram Raja Temple for Aarti and Darshan.“Ram raja temple is the only place where lord ram is worshipped both as a God and as a King”
In the evening sound and light show inside the Orchha Fort
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!
Overnight :Hotel in Orchha
Day 02 : Orchha / Chanderi / Orchha (122 Kms, 2 ½ hrs drive) : (Breakfast)
Today early morning cycling inside the Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary to visit the forest and see flora & fauna.
Later at 1000 hrs you will be taken for same day visit to Chanderi
Chanderi - In existence since the 11th century, Chanderi is blessed with scenic beauty in and around it. While picturesque hills, lakes and forts sit surrounding it, the exquisite hand-woven Chanderi saris adorn this historic town.
These saris are adored around the globe for the artistry behind their creation. The elegance of this matchless intricate art of embellishing silk and cotton fabric with zari weaving resides in harmony with the towering forts and palaces. It is a beautiful contrast rare to be found anywhere else.
Some Facts about Chanderi
- Home to the exquisite Chanderi Saris
- The only Jama Masjid in India without Minars is found here
- According to legend, Mahabharata's Shishupal once ruled this town
- Major centre of Jain culture
- Chanderi is known to have had 1200 baolis in the past.
Overnight :Hotel in Orchha
Day 03 : Depart Orchha / Jhansi (Breakfast)
At 0900 Hrs : You will be taken for tour of Orchha visiting Orchha Fort, Chhatris, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple
Later in theafternoon transfer to Jhansi Railway Station via Jhansi fort to board in your train 12001 Shatabdi Express (ETD : 1832 Hrs).