Central India is one of the most wealthy regions of the country full of heritage, history, culture, traditions & wildlife. This region has always been an attraction to travellers as a perfect amalgamation of its rich heritage. On our tour, we shall explore the treasures of central India which include forests, palaces, forts, temples, handicrafts and most of all, exotic cuisines. So, if you are looking for this perfect mix, then you are just about to take the right tour.
Day 1: Arrival in Jhansi – Jhansi Sightseeing
Arrive at Jhansi and transfer to your hotel. After freshening up, visit Jhansi Fort, a historical marvel known for its strategic importance and architectural brilliance. Explore the Rani Mahal, a beautiful palace located within the fort complex, which once served as the residence of Rani Lakshmibai, the queen of Jhansi. Immerse in the courageous history of Rani LaxmiBai. We will then visit the Government Museum to learn about the rich history and culture of the region.
In the evening, you can explore the local markets and experience the vibrant local culture.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jhansi.
Day 2: Day trip to Orchha
After breakfast, take an excursion to the historical town of Orchha, located near Jhansi. Explore the magnificent Orchha Fort complex, consisting of palaces, temples, and cenotaphs, showcasing the grandeur of the Bundela dynasty. Visit the beautiful Ram Raja Temple, where Lord Rama is worshiped as a king. Admire the architectural brilliance of Jahangir Mahal and Rai Praveen Mahal, two significant structures within the fort complex.
In the evening, return to Jhansi and spend some leisure time at the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jhansi.
Day 3: Transfer to Khajuraho – Full Day Khajuraho Visit
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Jhansi and transfer to Khajuraho.
Upon arrival in Khajuraho, check into your hotel and have some leisure time to unwind.
Later in the afternoon, explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Khajuraho Group of Monuments, famous for its intricate and erotic stone carvings. Visit both the Western and Eastern Group of Temples, marveling at the artistic beauty and architectural brilliance of these ancient structures. In the evening, you can attend the light and sound show at the Khajuraho temples, where the history and legends come to life with special effects and narration.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Khajuraho.
Day 4: Transfer to Panna – Visit Pandav Falls and Caves
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Khajuraho and transfer to Panna.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel and have some leisure time.
Later, proceed for a visit to the stunning Pandav Falls, a picturesque waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. Explore the Panna Caves, an ancient archaeological site with rich historical and mythological significance.
In the evening, you can take a nature walk around the resort or participate in bird-watching activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Panna.
Day 5: Wildlife Safari at Panna
Today, you will head for a morning and evening wildlife safari in Panna to explore the probable wildlife in the natural habitat. Panna is known for a variety of animals like the Ghariyals of Ken River, Royal Bengal Tigers, The Black Bear and deer. A variety of migratory birds can also be spotted depending on the season.
Day 6: Drive to Gwalior
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Panna and drive to Gwalior. Upon arrival in Gwalior, check into your hotel and have some leisure time to rest.
Day 7: Gwalior Sightseeing, Fort, and Light and Sound Show
Today we will indulge in a full day of sightseeing in Gwalior. We will visit the Jai Vilas Palace, the opulent residence of the Scindia royal family, which now serves as a museum displaying a rich collection of artefacts, paintings, and historical treasures. Explore the Tomb of Tansen, a mausoleum dedicated to the renowned musician Tansen, showcasing Indo-Islamic architecture. Visit the Sun Temple, a beautiful temple dedicated to the Sun God, with stunning carvings and architecture.
Later in the afternoon, visit the magnificent Gwalior Fort, one of the largest and most well-preserved forts in India. Explore Man Mandir Palace and Sas Bahu Temple within the fort complex, showcasing impressive architecture and intricate carvings. In the evening, attend the spectacular light and sound show at the Gwalior Fort, narrating the history and legends associated with the fort.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Gwalior.
Day 8: Departure from Gwalior
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Gwalior.
Depending on your departure plans, you will be transferred to the Gwalior airport or railway station for your onward journey.
Accommodation, Breakfast, Private Transfers, Sightseeing, Local driver cum guide
Flights & Trains, Meals not mentioned, Entrance tickets, any costs due to emergency or sudden changes, Additional taxes, Safari slots and vehicle subject to availability