CENTRAL INDIA TOUR
DURATION : (06 NIGHTS – 07 DAYS TOUR)
KHAJURAHO (01 Night) BHOPAL (01 Night) – MAHESHWAR ( 01 Night ) – OMKARESHWAR ( 02 Nights ) – SANCHI ( 01 Night ) – ORCHAA ( 01 Night )
Central India is a region in the central part of India. It includes the states Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. It is situated at the heart of the India. The main cities in this region are Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior etc. Madhya Pradesh is often called the Heart of India.
Day 1 / ARRIVAL KHAJURAHO
Upon arrival in Khajuraho Railway station Drive to the Hotel for Check in. You will be meet and assisted by our company representative. Check in Hotel after wash and change, Evening visit Local folk dance. Overnight Stay at hotel In Hotel Khajuraho.
About Khajurhao: Khajuraho Temples are among the most beautiful medieval monuments in the country. These temples were built by the Chandella ruler between AD 900 and 1130. It was the golden period of Chandella rulers. It is presumed that it was every Chandella ruler has built atleast one temple in his lifetime. So all Khajuraho Temples are not constructed by any single Chandella ruler but Temple building was a tradition of Chandella rulers and followed by almost all rulers of Chandella dynasty.
Day 2 / KHAJURAO – BHOPAL
After breakfast check out the Hotel Visit Chitragupta Temple, vishwanath Temple, Lakshmana Temple. Then drive to Bhopal. Check in Hotel and Overnight stay at Hotel in Bhopal.
About Bhopal: Known as the City of Lakes, Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh. Founded by Raja Bhoj, the city has many natural and artificial lakes and it is one of the greenest cities in the country. Bhopal has retained its old world charm despite industrialization, with the old part of the city being full of narrow alleyways and crammed markets, while the new part of the city is better planned and is full of parks and gardens.
The city has been a place where Hindus and Muslims have coexisted harmoniously over the years and it is reflected in the cuisine too. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are available here, but Bhopal’s spicy meat delicacies, especially the curries and kebabs, are a result of the Mughal influence. The vegetarian cuisine is mostly mildly spicy and has a distinct taste to it.
Day 3 / BHOPAL – UJJAIN – MAHESHWAR
After breakfast Check out the Hotel Visit Ujjain Mahalkaleshwar Temple, Ramghat , Kalbhairav, and another Temple. Drive to Maheshwar . Overnight stay at Hotel in Maheshwar.
About Ujjain: This historic city situated aa height of 1678 ft. from mean sea level and geographically positioned at 230 11 north longitude and 750 50 latitude and the tropic of cancer also passes through Ujjain, and also situated on the bank of river Shipra.Since ages Ujjain has been a centre of religocultural activities of not only the nation but also of the whole world. Since ancient times the basic reference of Hindu panchang time, namely the prime meridian passes through Ujjain. For this reason it was an important referral point on the earth for the ancient astronomers. According to Mahabharata and other Puranas (Skand purana) the Ujjain city came into existence some 3000 yrs. ago.
Day4 / MAHESHWAR
After breakfast full day visit Ahilya for, Raja Rajeshwar Temple, local city Monument and evening enjoy boat ride . Overnight stay at Hotel in Maheshwar.
About Maheshwar : Best known for the Maheshwari saris, introduced by its most famous ruler, Ahilya Bai Holkar some 250 years ago, Maheshwar is a small town situated on the banks of river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh. There aren’t a lot of ‘touristy’ things to do here with the Ghat and the Ahilya Fort pretty much rounding off the list.
Day 5 / MAHESHWAR – OMKARESHWAR
After Breakfast Check out the Hotel then drive to Omkareshwar , Check in Hotel and evening visit Aarti in Omkareshwar Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel in Omkareshwar.
About Omkareshwar Omkareshwar is a holy town situated at a distance of 77 km from Indore. It is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlingashrines of Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu ॐ symbol. There are two temples here, one to Omkareshwar (whose name means “Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of theOm Sound”) and one to Amareshwar (whose name means “Immortal lord” or “lord of the Immortals or Devas”). But as per the sloka on dwadash jyotirligam, Mamleshwar is the jyotirling, which is on other side of Narmada River.
Day 6 / OMKARESHWAR – SANCHI
Moring visit Omkareshwar , back to the Hotel take breakfast check out the Hotel then drive to Sanchi. Overnight stay at Hotel in Sanchi.
About Sanchi : The Great Stupa at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Greatin the 3rd century BCE. Its nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. It was crowned by the chatra, a parasol-like structure symbolising high rank, which was intended to honour and shelter the relics. The construction work of this stupa was overseen by Ashoka’s wife, Devi herself, who was the daughter of a merchant of Vidisha. Sanchi was also her birthplace as well as the venue of her and Ashoka’s wedding. In the 1st century BCE, four elaborately carved toranas (ornamental gateways) and a balustrade encircling the entire structure were added.
Day 7 / SANCHI – ORCHAA
After breakfast check out the Hotel visit Sanchi stupa, Museum, and Buddhist Temple then drive to Orchha. Check Hotel in Orchha. After wash and change visit Evening Aarti Ram Raja Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel In Orchha .
About Orchha : The picturesque city of Orchha situated on the banks of the River Betwa, was founded in 16th century A.D. by Rudra Pratap Singh who was one of the Rajput rulers belonging to the Bundela Dynasty who ruled over the district of Bundelkhand to which Orchha belonged.In the early 17th century, the mighty Mughal Army led by the then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, was offered tough resisted by his opponent led by Raja Jujhar Singh. After a fierce battle, the destiny of Orchha went to the hands of the latter, who ruled the place for six years beginning from the year 1641 A.D.
During the period between 1848 and 1874, Orchha was ruled by Hamir Singh who acquired the status of Maharaja in the year 1865. In the year1874, Maharaja Pratap Singh(born-1854) succeeded to the throne of Orchha. It was under his rule that Orchha experienced the maximum development. Most of the irrigation works and other related assignments were thoroughly designed and supervised by Maharaja Pratap Singh who died in the year 1930.
Day 8 / ORCHHA – JHANSI DEPARTURE
After breakfast check out the Hotel then visit, Orchha Fort, Rajamaha, Jahengir Palac, Laxmi Narayan Temple, then departure Transfer Jhansi Railway station own your destinations. Service End.