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Option - 1: 8N / 9D Khajuraho Panna Agra Jaipur from Delhi tour Package @ INR 29,500 per person. T&C apply
Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Transportation + Sightseeing + Breakfast + 1 Jungle safaris
Option - 2: 7N / 8D Khajuraho Panna & Bandhavgarh Orchha from Mumbai tour Package @ INR 30,500 per person. T&C apply
Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Transportation + Sightseeing + Breakfast + 2 Jungle safaris
Option - 3: 7N / 8D Khajuraho Orchha Jabalpur Varanasi Jaipur tour Package @ INR 19,000 per person. T&C apply
Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Transportation + Sightseeing + Breakfast
Option -4: 11N / 12D Khajuraho kanha Panna Bandhavgarh Orchha Gwalior from Mumbai tour Package @ INR 43,500 per person. T&C apply
Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Transportation + Sightseeing + Breakfast + 3 Jungle safaris
Option - 5: 12N / 13D Khajuraho Panna Bandhavgarh Orchha Gwalior Agra Jaipur from Delhi tour Package @ INR 48,900 per person. T&C apply
Package Inclusion: Accommodation + Transportation + Sightseeing + Breakfast + 3 Jungle safaris
Khajuraho Tour from Mumbai with Agra Varanasi Jaipur
Importance of Khajuraho for International Tourists
Khajuraho is one of the four holy sites linked to deity Shiva (the other three are Kedarnath, Kashi and Gaya). Its origin and design is a subject of scholarly studies. Shobita Punja has proposed that the temple’s origin reflect the Hindu mythology in which Khajuraho is the place where Shiva got married; with Raghuvamsha verse 5.53, Matangeshvara honoring ‘’Matanga’’, or god of love.
The temple site is within Vindhya mountain range in central India. An ancient local legend held that Hindu deity Shiva and other gods enjoyed visiting the dramatic hill formation in Kalinjar area.The center of this region is Khajuraho, set midst local hills and rivers. The temple complex reflects the ancient Hindu tradition of building temples where gods love to play.
The temples are clustered near water, another typical feature of Hindu temples.
All temples, except one (Chaturbhuja) face sunrise - another symbolic feature that is predominant in Hindu temples. The relative layout of temples integrate masculine and feminine deities and symbols highlight the interdependence. The art work symbolically highlight the four goals of life considered necessary and proper in Hinduism - dharma, kama, artha and moksha.
The temples have a rich display of intricately carved statues. While they are famous for their erotic sculpture, However sexual themes cover less than 10% of the temple sculpture.
Most erotic scene panels are neither prominent nor emphasized at the expense of the rest, rather they are in proportional balance with the non-sexual images.The viewer has to look closely to find them, or be directed by a guide.
The arts cover numerous aspects of human life and values considered important in Hindu pantheon. Further, the images are arranged in a configuration to express central ideas of Hinduism. All three ideas from Agamas are richly expressed in Khajuraho temples - Avyakta, Vyaktavyakta and Vyakta.
The Matangeshvara temple remains an active site of worship. The most visited temple, Kandariya Mahadev, has an area of about 6,500 square feet and a sikhara (spire) that rises 116 feet.
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10N/11D Delux Package
Chd- Bawa Regency (Mumbai), Udaigarh Palace (Udaipur), Ratan Vilas (Jodhpur), Hotel Golden Manor (Jaipur), Hotel Idea Inn (Agra), Hotel Payal (Khajuraho)
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10N/11D Luxury Package
Chd- Suba International (Mumbai), The Ananta Udaipur (Udaipur), Hotel Polo Heritage (Jodhpur), Hotel Radisson Blu (Jaipur), Hotel Howard Plaza (Agra), Ramada Khajuraho (Khajuraho)
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Hotels ( MAP) breakfast /dinner
1 night accommodation in Mumbai
2 night accommodation in Udaipur
1 night accommodation in Jodhpur
2 night accommodation in Jaipur
2 night accommodation in Agra
2 night accommodation in Khajuraho
All Transfer by A.C.Swift dzire (6 Pax in a Tavera/Innova)
Temples Visit at Khajuraho.
Light and Sound Show at Khajuraho.
Sharda Devi Mandir Darshan at Maihar (Rope Way).
Visit Taj Mahal UNESCO
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Child (3-10 years) will be charged extra
Khajuraho Tour package from Mumbai with Udaipur Agra Orchha - Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Mumbai, the dream city of India
Reach Mumbai, the commercial hub in India and Land of Bollywood. Enjoy the warm welcome extended by Holiaytravel.co team and check in your preferred hotel. After lunch proceed for Mumbai city tour and visit all major icons including Gateway of India, Tower Of Silence, Prince Charles Museum and Marine Drive. Later come back to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Mumbai Elephanta Caves - Mumbai - Udaipur (By flight)
After sumptuous breakfast buffet, proceed to Elephanta caves by Ferry from the Gateway of India, Mumbai at approx 9 nautical miles across the sea from the Gateway of India. Visit this green island for the wonders of the 7th century, the painstakingly hewn rock-cut cave temple, dedicated to Shiva had been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries. Lunch & Snack in Chalukya Restaurant run by MTDC. The Caves will be closed on Monday.
In the late evening Catch a Flight to Romantic City of Rajasthan - Udaipur. Reach Udaipur by the evening and Night Stay in Udaipur in a relaxed Luxury Hotel.
Day 03: Udaipur City Tour
After Breakfast, proceed on the sightseeing tour of Udaipur City includes City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion Ki Bari. Enjoy boat ride in Lake Pichola to visit Jag Mandir Island.
In the late afternoon, enjoy cultural folk dances at Meera Kala Mandir.
Night Stay in Udaipur.
Day 04 : Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur Tour (260 km / 5 hours)
After Breakfast, proceed for a trip to Ranakpur famous for its Jain Temple which has 1444 pillars and 80 dooms all carved without matching each other. Other attractions in Ranakpur are temples and forts which are built in an affluent and stylish Merwari styles. From Ranakpur, proceed to Jodhpur.
Transfer to Jodhpur hotel, Freshen up and city tour of Jodhpur in the afternoon including Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace.
Day 05: Jodhpur - Mehrangarh Fort - Jaipur (340 km / 5.5 hours)
After Early breakfast, Proceed to Famous Mehrangarh Fort which is located 125 meters above plain. The Mehrangarh Fort is one of the best forts in Rajasthan. The fort has many attractions in its premise including palaces, temple, galleries and museum.
After your Jodhpur tour, Drive to Jaipur. After reaching Jaipur you will be transferred to a hotel suiting your needs. Relax for some time after which you can enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, the Pink city of India. Some of the attractions of your mid day tour Janatar mantar, Hawa Mahal.
Get back to hotel. Night Tour is reserved for Dinner at Choki Dhani.
Day 06: Amber Palace tour of Jaipur
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, Proceed to Amber Fort. The Fort ride is offered on Mighty elephants and once inside the fort, It is full day tour of Amber Palace in Jaipur. After the Jaipur city tour return back to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Jaipur - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (240 km / 4.5 hours)
Enjoy your breakfast, Proceed to Agra, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city of the Mughal capital. Fatehpur Sikri used to be the Mughal Capital for 14 years which was abandoned due to scarcity of water. Explore the fusion of Hindu Muslim architectural. Major attractions in Fatehpur Sikri include Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Niran Mahal, Diwani Khas, Birbal’s House, the Jami Masjid, Dargah of Sheik Salim Chisti, Sunhera Makan, Palace of Jodha Bai, Turkish Sultana House, The Treasury and Nagina Masjid.
Return back to hotel in Agra for an overnight stay.
Day 08 : Agra Site seeing including Taj Mahal - Fort of Agra - Sikandara - Itmidullah
Enjoy early morning visit to Taj Mahal. The Taj Offers the best sight during the early morning with the golden rays of the sun illuminating the White Marble Monument. Return back to hotel after the Taj Tour.
After breakfast, proceed to see the Fort of Agra. Other attractions in Agra are Itmad- Ud- Daula(Baby Taj), Jama Masjid, St John’s Church, Shah Jahan Park and Dayan Bag Temple. After your Agra Tour get back to hotel for an overnight stay.
Be Ready for the Khajuraho Trip next Day Onwards.
Day 09 : Agra - Jhansi - Orchha - Khajuraho (410 km / 8 hours)
Have breakfast in the hotel, Proceed for onward journey to Jhansi. From Jhansi we will drive to Khajuraho on the way visiting temples of Orchha.
After reaching Khajuraho check in your hotel. Today you will visit the Western group of temples in Khajuraho which are famous for their erotic sculptures. In the evening visit to see sound and light show. After the trip get back to hotel for an overnight stay.
Sound & Light Show: The Light and Sound show on the Western Group of temples complex the reminds the life and times of the great Chandela Kings and mark out the story of the exclusive temples from the 10th Century to the present day. The 50-minute fascinating show is held in every evening and it runs in Hindi and in English.
Day 10 : Khajuraho Eastern group of temples tour
After breakfast visit the Eastern group of temples. After that come back to hotel and overnight stay in Khajuraho.
Eastern Group of Temple: A kilometer towards the east from the western group of Temples is the khajur sagar and the old village of Khajuraho. On one of the paths to the village is a modern whitewashed structure with a large orange - red statue within. The statue is still worshipped but is one of the oldest images to be found in khajuraho. The images is of hanuman, the monkey king who assisted Ram (of the Ramayana) through his travails in exile.
Day 11 : Khajuraho to Mumbai / Delhi (by flight)
Next day catch the flight to Mumbai / Delhi and In the evening, Proceed to international airport for your forward destination.
Khajuraho Tour package from Delhi with Jaipur Gwalior Varanasi sarnath - Suggested Itinerary 1
Day 01: Reach Delhi
Your Khajuraho Royal Tour starts from Delhi. Arrival in Delhi and get the warm reception.
Day at your leisure and night stay in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi Site Seeing Tour
After breakfast, Proceed on Delhi site seeing Tour. Delhi is crowded, Chaotic but colourful with great history, culture. Highlights in the city include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Birla Temple, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, President House. Our First Day involves showcasing Medival delhi, old delhi and Lutyan's Delhi.
In the evening, enjoy watching the sound and light shows in Red Fort.
Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi Shopping Tour & Street Food of Delhi
After breakfast, Proceed on Delhi Shopping tour, Enjoy the shopping in Connaught Place, Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar and South Extension. Followed by bargain deals in Janpath and finally chandni chowk..Enjoy shopping at bargains and also enjoy street food in Chandni chowk.
Night Stay in Hotel in Delhi
Day 04: Delhi - Jaipur (280 km / 5 hours)
After breakfast, proceed to Jaipur by road and check in to the hotel.
In the afternoon, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, the pink city of India, Royal Observatory also known as Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jaipur Bazaar. Explore the colorful and enchanting Rajasthani Royal and Indian architecture.
After your Jaipur city tour, Evening at your leisure and Night stay in Jaipur Hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur - Agra (240 km / 4 hours)
After a light breakfast, proceed to enjoy the elephant ride to the Amber Fort. Amber Fort is a perfect spot in Jaipur where you can have a glimpse of the rich Rajput Architecture.
In the afternoon, proceed to Agra by road. Reach Agra by late evening. Night Stay in Agra Hotel.
Day 06: Agra Site Seeing with Taj Palace
After breakfast, proceed on half day sightseeing tour of Agra including the Majestic Taj Mahal. After Taj Mahal, see the Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daula’s Tomb.
The rest of the evening will be at leisure. Optionally, we can also arrange for the Night Viewing of Taj Mahal.
Night Stay in the Agra hotel.
Day 07: Agra - Gwalior city Tour (120 km / 3 hours)
After breakfast, Proceed to Gwalior by road. Check into the Gwalior hotel.Afternoon proceed to sight seeing tour of Gwalior including Gwalior Fort, Man Mandir palace, Saas Bahu Ka Mandir, Tomb of Tansen, Ghias Mohamad, Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum, Sun Temple.
Evening at your leisure and night stay in Gwalior hotel.
Day 08: Gwalior - Khajuraho (280 km / 6 hours)
After Breakfast, proceed to Khajuraho by road. The rest of the afternoon you will enjoy sightseeing the famous city of Khajuraho. UNESCO Rich Heritage of architectural excellence and erotic sculptures.
Stay overnight in Khajuraho Hotel.
Day 09: Khajuraho - Varanasi - Sarnath (420 km / 9 hours)
After breakfast, board proceed to Khajuraho. Reach Varanasi and check in hotel, In the evening, Proceed on the sight seeing tour to Sarnath (the ancient seat of Buddhist learning). Also visit Dhamek and Dharmarajika stupas.
Reach back in Varanasi by night and stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 10: Varanasi Moksha Tour
After Breakfast, Enjoy the early morning boat ride on the holy river Ganga. Watch the majestic view of saffron colour clad sadhus, Pandas offering sacred prayers in the holy Ganga. In the afternoon till evening proceed on tour of famous Ghats, Temples and Banaras Hindu University.
In the evening, catch a train for the overnight journey to New Delhi.
Day 11: Delhi
After reaching Delhi, Check into Hotel and The rest of the day is at your leisure to enjoy.
Proceed to home destination from Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Khajuraho Tour with Delhi Agra - Suggested Itinerary 2
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi :
Arrive at the national capital for your enchanting Khajuraho Journey. Your Tour Agenda is Gems of India - The Agra & Khajuraho tour. Night Stay in the Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi Site Seeing and Agra Tour (by train)
After Breakfast, proceed on the sightseeing tour to the capital city, Delhi. Explore Delhi's rich culture and diversity. Our focus today is to see ancient monuments such as, the Qutub Minar and Humayun’s tomb, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque of India, and national monuments like Rashtrapati bhawan, India Gate, Parliament House and Red Fort. After Redfort we visit the adjoining Chandni Chowk followed by evening Snacks at Paronthe wali gali in Chandni Chowk..
After snacks in Chandni Chowk, Proceed for rest and After night in a hotel.
Day 3: Agra Tour
Today Morning, After Breakfast, Proceed to the symbol of eternal love, The Taj Mahal, Renowned for its splendid beauty & one of the eight wonders of the world. An early morning visit to Taj Mahal will give you ultimate view of the monument during sun-rise.Followed by Magestic Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar
In the afternoon, we proceed to Fatehpur Sikri, built by Akbar in honour of renowned Sufi mystic, Sheikh Salim Chisti.
Return to Agra in the evening and overnight stay at Agra, on your Agra- Khajuraho tour.
Day 4: Agra- Khajuraho (by train)
Wake up fresh in the morning, After breakfast proceed via train to Jhansi, The place of Rani Laxmi Bai and travel to Khajuraho via road - The UNESCO World heritage site, After visit to one of the largest of all temple groups of Khajuraho in the Western Group. Most of the temples of this group are dedicated to lord Shiva and Vishnu.
In the evening enjoy the Sound and light show..
Overnight stay at a comfortable hotel of Khajuraho.
Day 05: Khajuraho - Delhi (by flight)
Today we will explore the Remaining Western and Eastern Group temples of Khajuraho. In the afternoon, Proceed to Delhi via flight..
Night stay in Delhi.
Day 6: Delhi - Departure
The illustrious journey to the most famous attractions of India shall reach its finale, on the sixth day of this Khajuraho itinerary. You shall be transported most conveniently to the International Airport of Delhi from where you shall take flight back home with the eternal memories of your tour to Agra and Khajuraho.
Jaipur, also known as 'Pink City', is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is one of the most travelled destinations in India. In fact, monuments in Jaipur are regarded as an evidence of the rich bygone era. All the monuments in a way reveal the royal and rich history of the place. Magnificent monuments such as Jaigarh Fort, Amer Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Gaitore, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Rambagh Palace and Statue Circle etc. are spectacular sights which attract hordes of tourists every year.
Taj Mahal Unesco
One of the seven wonders of the world, the epitome of love, the Taj Mahal is a huge mausoleum of white marble in the district of Agra in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the most famous buildings around the world which is visited by millions of tourists from across the world every year. A witness to the great historical happenings of the Mughal Era, this construction was built by the Mughal King Shahjahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Khajuraho Temple History In English
Khajuraho were mentioned by Abu Rihan-al-Biruni, the Persian historian who accompanied Mahmud of Ghazni in his raid of Kalinjar in 1022 CE; The raid was unsuccessful, and a peace accord was reached when the Hindu king agreed to pay a ransom to Mahmud of Ghazni to end the attack and leave.
Khajuraho temples were in active use through the end of 12th century. This changed in the 13th century, after the army of Delhi Sultanate, under the command of the Muslim Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak, attacked and seized the Chandela kingdom. About a century later, Ibn Battuta, the Moroccan traveller in his memoirs about his stay in India from 1335 to 1342 CE, mentioned visiting Khajuraho temples, calling them “Kajarra”.
Until the 12th century, Khajuraho was under Hindu kings and featured 85 temples. Central India was seized by Delhi Sultanate in 13th century. Under Muslim rule, some temples were destroyed and the rest left in neglect. Ruins of some old temples are still visible.
Central Indian region, where Khajuraho temples are, remained in the control of many different Muslim dynasties from 13th century through the 18th century. In this period, some temples were desecrated, followed by a long period when they were left in neglect.
In 1495 CE, for example, Sikandar Lodi’s campaign of temple destruction included Khajuraho.
How Khajuraho temples were saved
However The remoteness and isolation of Khajuraho protected the Hindu and Jain temples from continued destruction by Muslims.Over the centuries, vegetation and forests overgrew, took over the temples.
In the 1830s, local Hindus guided a British surveyor, T.S. Burt, to the temples and they were thus rediscovered by the global audience.Alexander Cunningham later reported, few years after the rediscovery, that the temples were secretly in use by yogis and thousands of Hindus would arrive for pilgrimage during Shivaratri celebrated annually in February or March based on a lunar calendar. In 1852, Maisey prepared earliest drawings of the Khajuraho temples.
The Khajuraho temples feature a variety of art work, of which 10% is sexual or erotic art outside and inside the temples. Some of the temples that have two layers of walls have small erotic carvings on the outside of the inner wall. Some scholars suggest these to be tantric sexual practices.Other scholars state that the erotic arts are part of Hindu tradition of treating kama as an essential and proper part of human life, and its symbolic or explicit display is common in Hindu temples.
"Twisting, broad-hipped and high breasted nymphs display their generously contoured and bejewelled bodies on exquisitely worked exterior wall panels. These fleshy apsaras run riot across the surface of the stone, putting on make-up, washing their hair, playing games, dancing, and endlessly knotting and unknotting their girdles....Beside the heavenly nymphs are serried ranks of griffins, guardian deities and, most notoriously, extravagantly interlocked maithunas, or lovemaking couples."
Representation of Daily Life in Khajuraho
In Khajuraho, The kama arts represent diverse sexual expressions of different human beings.The vast majority of arts depict various aspects the everyday life, mythical stories as well as symbolic display of various secular and spiritual values important in Hindu tradition.For example, depictions show women putting on makeup, musicians making music, potters, farmers, and other folks in their daily life during the medieval era.These scenes are in the outer padas as is typical in Hindu temples.
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There is/are 47 direct train(s) from Gwalior to Jhansi. These train(s) is/are Bhopal Shtbdi (12002), Bhopal Express (12156), Karnataka Exp (12628), G T Express (12616), Tamil Nadu Exp (12622) etc. The minimum time a train takes to reach Jhansi from Gwalior is 1h 10m. The fastest way to reach Jhansi from Gwalior takes you 1h 10m, which is to take Bhopal Shtbdi from Gwalior to Jhansi.The cheapest way to reach Jhansi from Gwalior takes you 1h 10m, which is to take Bhopal Shtbdi from Gwalior to Jhansi.
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Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh
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Red Fort Complex, Delhi
Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra
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