Orchha is quickly turning out to be the next big hub for backpackers. The only destination on this list from central India, this town in Madhya Pradesh is replete with fantastical architecture from the 15th Century's princely reins. With a population of less than 10,000, Orchha is perfect to just do your thing without much interference.Must do while here: Visit Raja Mahal. Indulge in rafting on the Betwa river.For more details, read this.
Orchha Panna is a mesmerising place for those who enjoy a tryst with history. This destination is rich in historical value and is surrounded by dense forest cover to protect its precious monuments. You will come across big boulders in the middle of a stretched out river bed, small brooks flowing between the ferns, and that is when you'll fall in love with the aura of Orchha. You can also visit the Panna National Park during this time of the year, which is equally beautiful. Click here to contact our Orchha travel guide and get answers to all your queries on booking your next vacation to the land drenched in history.Ideal for: Travellers looking to take a trip down memory lane and explore Madhya Pradesh's rich historyThings to do in Orchha: Explore the massive ancient Orchha Fort; unearth the adventurer within you by going rafting in Betwa River and offer your prayers at the Chaturbhuj Temple.How to reach Orchha Panna: Gwalior is airport closest to Orchha, and from there you can hire a taxi to reach Orchha. The most convenient way though, is to take a train to Jhansi, which is only 16km away from Orchha.Tip: It is very important to space out your trip to Orchha owing to the sheer expanse of Orchha's forts. If you don't plan your trip well, you might just end up exhausting yourself completely!Check out the Best Places to Visit in September in India
Orchha, Madhya Pradesh: This hidden heritage city in the heart of India is one of the choicest places to visit in India for travellers interested in history, art and culture. The ancient temples and palaces around the city such as Raja Ram Temple, Jahangir Mahal and Rai Praveen Mahal are surely must visit places to visit in India for travellers in Orchha.Orchha can be a great pit-stop for a road trip around the exciting places to visit in India, namely Agra, Gwalior and Khajuraho. Jhansi is the nearest railhead and Gwalior serves as the nearest airport to Orchha.Read More: Orchha, The hidden gem by Bhawna Sati