Orchha : a perfect getaway in Madhya Pradesh.

26th Oct 2018
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Situated on the bank of Betwa River, Orchha is a quaint yet royal town that enhances the charm of MP, which is the essential part of incredible India. A small hamlet of beautiful and articulate structures, Orchha is a reminiscence of the Bundela Era. The architecture is the prime attraction that draws history buffs to Orchha. Apart from architecture, Orchha is quite a bliss in terms of being less populated and obviously lesser crowded. The quaint and regal settings and the quietude in the air make Orchha a perfect getaway in Madhya Pradesh.

Tourist Attractions:

Orchha Fort

Jahangir Mahal

Chaturbhuj Temple

Raja Ram Temple

Raja Mahal

Uth Khana (Camel Shelter)

Lakshmi Temple

Sawan Bhado Pillars

Phool Bagh

Paalki Mahal

Khana Hammam

Dinman Hardaul’s Palace

Raj Praveen Mahal

Must-do in Orchha:

Watch the sunset over the beautiful Betwa River

Apart from visiting palaces and fort make sure to walk down the Elephant Stable

Attend Aarti at Ram Raja Palace

Get the glimpse of rare Indian Vulture

Watch the Light and Sound Show at Ram Raja Mahal

Buy Hand-made paper items

Insist a local to narrate few folklores

Where to Stay in Orchha: There are a few low-budget hotels available in Orchha. Also, MP Tourism Department runs a heritage hotel in Sheesh Mahal and there are also available few resorts on the bank of Betwa River. One can also stay at Jhansi as there are number of hotels available (Jhansi is only 14kms from Orchha).How to Reach Orchha: The most convenient way to reach Orchha is to first take a train till Jhansi (14kms from Orchha). From Jhansi number of buses and cars are available for Orchha.Best Time to Visit Orchha: January to March and October to December