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Madhya Pradesh Heritage Tours 6Nights/7Days (Ex- Gwalior)

                     Madhya Pradesh Tours 6Nights/7Days (Ex- Gwalior)   


Day-01: Arrive Gwalior-Morning pick up from Gwalior station/airport & transfer to hotel. In the afternoon proceed to visit– Gwalior Fort(is a hill fort, The fort has existed at since the beginning of the 6th century. The fort has been controlled by a number of different rulers in its history), Teli ka Mandir(9th century Teli Ka Mandir -located within the premises of the famous Gwalior Fort, is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Dated between the 8th and 11th centuries, this 30 metre tall temple is the oldest surviving structure within the fort. It exhibits a fusion of Nagara and Dravidian styles of architecture and is influenced by Buddhist ideas. It is touted as the oldest surviving structure within the Gwalior Fort.), Sas Bahu ka Mandir(Temple is the one of finest structures inside the Gwalior Fort. Considered to be one of the greatest architectural marvels situated at the Gwalior Fort.), and back to hotel – Night halt.

Day-02: Gwalior to Orchha-(140km/3hrs) After Morning breakfast checkout to hotel and local visit – Jai vilas Mahal, Man Singh Palace, Maharaja Jiwajirao Scindia Museum, Phool Bagh,  and evening  depart to orchha, night halt.
Day-03: Orchha to Khajuraho-(180km/4hrs)  After Morning Breakfast checkout to hotel and local  visit- Raj Mahal, Jahangir mahal, Rai Praveen mahal, Ram Raja Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Laxminarayan Temple, and depart to Khajuraho, Night halt.

Day-04: Visit Khajuraho- The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, They are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures. Most Khajuraho temples were built between 950 and 1050 by the Chandela Rajput dynasty. Historical records note that the Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by the 12th century, spread over 20 square kilometers Of these, only about 25 temples have survived, spread over 6 square kilometers. Of the various surviving temples, the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is decorated with a profusion of sculptures with intricate details, symbolism and expressiveness of ancient Indian art.
To visit- Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Devi Jagadambi Temple, Nandi Temple, Khajuraho India, Vishvanatha Temple, Khajuraho, Duladeo Temple, Chaturbhuj Temple, Western Group of Temples, Chausath Yogini temple, Khajuraho, Parshvanatha temple, Khajuraho, overnight stay.

Day-05: Khajuraho to Jabalpur-(260km) en-route Maihar(140km/3hrs) and Maihar to Jabalpur(160km/4:30hrs)
After Morning Breakfast checkout hotel and depart to Jabalpur en-route visit Maihar ( Maihar is known for the temple of the revered mother goddess Sharda situated on Trikuta hill, It is said that when lord Shiva was carrying the body of the dead mother goddess (Mai in Hindi) Sati, her necklace (har in Hindi) fell at this place and hence the name "Maihar" , there is also one fact about Maihar, that related to famous Warriors Alha and his brother Udal., According to the locals of Maihar, the warriors Alha and Udal, regime under King Paramardideva Chandel who had war with Prithvi Raj Chauhan, were very strong followers of Sharda Devi. It is said that they are the first ones to visit the goddess in this remote forest. They called the mother goddess by the name "Sharda Mai", and henceforth she became popular as "Mata Sharda Mai". Alha worshiped for 12 years and got the amaratva with the blessings of Sharda Devi. Behind the temple and downhill is Alha Pond. At a distance of 2 km from this pond is situated an "akhara" (wrestling ring) where Alha and Udal used to practice kushti (wrestling). The people of Maihar believe that Alha is still alive and comes at 4:00 a.m. to worship the Goddess Sharda,),
 Maa Sharda Devi Temple(Maihar city is known for the Maa Sharda devi temple (around of 502 A.D.), situated at the top of Trikoota hill which is around 5 km from the railway station. There are 1063 steps to reach the top of the hill.Alongwith stairs,there is ropeway for convenience of the pilgrims developed government authorities. Maihar Devi temple is a travel destination under the supervision of M.P. tourism, Government of Madhya Pradesh.), Gola Math Temple : (This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This east facing Pancharathi temple is built in Nagara style and has been built during Kalchuri period (10th – 11th century A.D.). It is said that this temple was built in one fortnight only), Art Ichol (Developed recently in 2014, this fantastic art work gallery is a must visit in Maihar. Situated in Satna Road this is barely 5 km from the town.), Some other attractions are BadiMai Temple, Oila Temple, Alha Temple, Bada Akhada Temple, Pannikhoh Falls and Caves, Purva Falls. Night halt Jabalpur.

Day-06:    Jabalpur to Pench(210km/5hrs) Jabalpur is a city in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. On a rocky hilltop on the western outskirts of the city is the Madan Mahal Fort, built in 1116. Farther west, the centuries-old Pisanhari Ki Madiya Jain temple offers views of the city. Another Jain temple, Hanumantal Bada Jain Mandir, sits on the shore of a lake in the north. The central Rani Durgavati Museum displays intricately carved sculptures.
The Narmada River flows past Jabalpur’s southern fringes. Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were immersed in the river at Tilwara Ghat, southwest of the city. The ancient Chausath Yogini Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga, overlooks the Marble Rocks gorge area of the Narmada. Close by, the river plunges over Dhuandhar Waterfall. To the east, Dumna Nature Reserve is inhabited by spotted deer, monkeys and wild boars
After Morning breakfast checkout hotel and local visit:  Bhedaghat,Marble Rocks, Dhuandhar Falls, Chausath yogini temple, Madan Mahal fort, Rani durgavati Memorial Museum,Dumna Nature reserve and depart to Pench, Night halt.

Day-07:  Pench National Park – Nagpur (110km/2:30hrs) Visit Pench National Park (As per latest Tiger Census, there are apprx 40 tigers in the park, 39 species of mammals, 13 species of reptiles, 3 species of amphibians. Commonly seen wildlife is chital, sambar, nilgai, wild boar, and jackal. Also Indian leopard, sloth bear, indian wolf, wild dog, porcupine, monkey, jungle cat, fox, striped hyena, gaur, four-horned antelope and barking deer live in the park., The park is rich in bird life too. According to an estimate of the wildlife authorities, the park harbours more than 210 species including several migratory ones.)

Entry Fee : Entry Fee for Indians : 15 Rs. Entry Fee for Foreigners : 150 Rs.
Vehicle Fee : Fee for Mini bus with guide : 150 Rs.
Timings : "7:30 AM - 10:30 AM (Winter) Morning Safari
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM (Winter) Evening Safari
6:30 AM - 9:30 AM (Summer) Morning Safari
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Summer) Evening Safari
The booking charges are approximately Rs 1230/ per safari) and Evening depart to Nagpur Bus stop . TOUR  

 Package Cost:
Package Cost Includes:
  •  Accommodation in deluxe hotels on bed & breakfast basis
  •  All transfers & sightseeing as per fixed itinerary only by private car
  •  All applicable taxes, toll, parking, hotel taxes etc.

Package Cost Excludes:
  • All meals, entry fee, guide, Personal Expenses & anything not mentioned in packaged includes above