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Orchha

  • About Orchha

    Orchha travel offers detailed information on the important tourist destinations, dinning and accommodation facilities and means of transportation of the town. Orchha is a small town in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, which is situated at a distance of 120 kilometers from Gwalior and 178 kilometers from Khajuraho. The best time to visit Orchha is between October and March. Orchha was founded in 16th century by Rudra Pratap, a Bundela chieftain. The rich historical legacy of the town is preserved in the beautiful stone sculptors and the ancient forts and buildings of the town. The travel to Orchha provides the tourists with an opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of the town. One must tour Orchha to discover the rich architectural splendor of the town.

    A travel to Orchha would take you to a scenic destination where austere hills rise in striking contrast with the lush green surrounding along the limpid flowing river Betwa. Tourist attractions in Orchha still retain much of their pristine charm.

    Orchha in Madhya Pradesh is an interesting destination. This medieval city with forts, palaces and temples retains the perfect old world charm. The destination has of late gained tremendous popularity with those who prefer to travel central India.

    The rich history of the region has endowed the city with many tourist attractions in Orchha. Being close to Jhansi and Khajuraho communication network in Orchha is very convenient.

    How to Reach Orchha

    The nearest airport from Orchha is Khajuraho. Khajuraho being one of the main destinations in India is an important domestic airport. Several airlines connect it to other major cities like Delhi, Varanasi.

    By Air - Orchha lies on the road between Jhansi (19 Km) and Khajuraho (178 Km). Gwalior, another important destination in Madhya Pradesh, is only 120kms away from Orchha by road.

    By Train - The nearest railhead is Jhansi, which is also a key junction in central India. Several trains link connect Jhansi to the rest of the country.

    Places to Visit in Orchha

    Laxminarayan Temple, Chattris of Orchha, Sunder Mahal, Phool Bagh, Ram Raja Temple, Dinman Hardaul's Palace, Raj Mahal, Rai Parveen, Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Sanctuary, Chaturbhuj Temple