Khajuraho Temple
  • Tour Highlights
  • Visit to Old Delhi by cycle rickshaw and your private guide
  • Visit some of the most attractive and distinctive temples of the world famous for its art work.
  • See the Taj Mahal, a monumental wonder.
  • A visit to colourful Jaipur famous for its gems and jewels.
  • Unique elephant safari with cocktails and dinners.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal

The world heritage site of Khajuraho temples is world famous for its art and architecture. It is believed that the Royal Families used to worship in these temples which have sculptures that cover the temple walls and decorate them. The sculptures depict a heavenly court with divinities, attendants, beautiful maidens, dancers and musicians, mythical animals, and erotic couples. The temples are in central India and in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Itinerary

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 01, Arrival / Delhi

Assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Maha - Day 02, Delhi

After breakfast proceed for days sightseeing of Old Delhi visiting Red fort, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia. However the highlight will be exploring the busy streets of Chandni Chowk Bazaars by cycle rickshaw. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 03, Delhi / Khajuraho

After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Khajuraho. Assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening free to explore the town on your own. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 04, Khajuraho

After breakfast visit Western group of temples, famous for its erotic sculptures. Later visit eastern and southern group of temples. Evening sound and light show at the western group of temple complex. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 05, Khajuraho / Orchha

After bbreakfast drive 3 hrs to Orcha. Afternoon city sightseeing of Orchha visiting various temples and other historical monuments. Orchha falls in the state of Madhya Pradesh and was founded by the Bundela Chieftain Rudra Pratap, who chose this stretch to be his capital. There are many temples and historical monuments hiwh one must see during their visit to town located on the banks of Betwa River. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 06, Orchha / Jhansi / Agra

Spend the morning at leisure or explore the town on your own. Evening transfer to Jhansi railway station to board train to Agra. Agra is the home to mesmerizing Taj Mahal, an eternal symbol of love built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. Taj Mahal has been built in white marble and is the epitome of architectural beauty and is beyond description specially during the sunset and sunrise. It is also a shopper’s paradise where one can shop for handicraft and marble items for the family and friends. Meeting and assistance on arrival at Agra railway station and transferred to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 07, Agra / Jaipur

Early morning visit Taj Mahal at sunrise. After breakfast visit Agra fort before proceeding to Jaipur. Drive to Jaipur will be of approx 5 hrs and en route we will be visiting the deserted palaces and pavilions of the Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri, a World Heritage Site. Jaipur also known as the Pink City. Jaipur is the first planned city of India, located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan and is a very famous tourist destination for its forts and monuments which reflect its glorious past. Its colourful bazaars and people attracts visitors from across the globe. Overnight at hotel in Jaipur.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 08, Jaipur

Morning excursion to Amber fort, the ancient capital of the region, with elephant ride. Later city sightseeing of Jaipur city visiting city palace and its museum, Hawa mahal or the palace of winds and jantar mantar, the observatory. Overnight at hotel.

Khajuraho Temples and the Taj Mahal - Day 09, – Jaipur / Delhi / Departure

After breakfast drive to Delhi international airport for flight to onward destination.


Best time to Visit
October to March

Tailor-made Suggestions
  • A night’s extension to experience the monumental beauty and atmosphere of the Taj Mahal in Agra.
  • A visit to Jaipur for a couple of nights to look for fine cotton textile and silks in the pink city of Jaipur, and stay in a former Maharaja’s palace.
  • Spend 3 to 4 nights and relax on a palm fringed beach or slow down on a houseboat in the serene backwaters of Kerala.