7-Day Taj Mahal and Khajuraho Tour: Agra, Gwalior, Datia and Orchha

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During this 7-day tour discover magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra, exquisite Jehangir Palace in Orchha, Shivpuri's royal legacy Gwalior Fort, palaces and temples with Mughal frescoes in Datia, temples of Khajuraho, and also take an excursion to Chanderi where hundreds of women weave sarees and brocades.
Day 1: AgraAt 7:15 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Agra and transferred to the hotel arranged for you. After check-in and breakfast your tour will start with a visit to Taj Mahal followed by the Red Fort, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Sikandra. In the afternoon continue the excursion to Fatehpur Sikri located 20 km (12 miles) from the city. In the evening you will return to Agra for dinner and overnight stay.Day 2: Agra - GwaliorAfter breakfast leave for Gwalior. Check in to your heritage hotel and visit Gwalior Fort, a majestic structure that dominates the city like a great monolith. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.Day 3: Gwalior - Shivpuri - Gwalior After breakfast take a 2-hour excursion to Shivpuri. Explore the town temples, beautifully-carved chattris of royal families, hunting lodges and palaces. Return to Gwalior for dinner and overnight stay.Day 4: Gwalior - DatiaAfter breakfast leave for Datia located 70 km (43 miles) from Gwalior. After check-in to your hotel, visit the 7-story Datia Palace built on a hilltop. After the excursion join former royal family for a BBQ dinner and drinks. After the dinner return to your hotel for overnight stay in Datia.Day 5: Datia - OrchhaAfter breakfast leave for Orchha situated on Betwa river. Check in to a heritage hotel owned and operated by a former royal family ofOrchha. The grandeur of this former kingdom lies in its palaces, temple and royal cenotaphs. You will visit Raj Mahal Palace andLaxminarayan Temple that have murals on their walls and ceilings. Then take a walk along Betwa river before returning to your resort for dinner and overnight stay.Day 6: Orchha - Chanderi - KhajurahoAfter breakfast proceed to Chanderi, a craft center where hundreds of families are engaged in weaving colorful sarees and brocades.Chanderi is nestled among hills, lakes and forests. It has several 9th and 10th century temples and ancient fort. Proceed to Khajurahofor dinner and overnight stay.Day 7: Khajuraho - Panna National ParkTake an early morning tiger safari trip at the Panna National Park. After lunch return to Khajuraho to see the unique 8th-century Khajuraho Temples with carvings depicting erotica on their walls and ceilings. Also enjoy a light and sound show on the backdrop of Mahadev Temple complex in the evening. After dinner you will be provided with free drop-off service to your hotel in Khajuraho. The tour ends in Khajuraho.

What’s included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Hotel pickup in Agra
  • Hotel drop-off in Khajuraho
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner - Buffet dinner
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Breakfast included
  • Buffet dinner included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Itinerary

Day 1: Agra At 7:15 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Agra and transferred to the hotel arranged for you. After check-in and breakfast your tour will start with a visit to Taj Mahal followed by the Red Fort, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah and Sikandra. In the afternoon continue the excursion to Fatehpur Sikri located 20 km (12 miles) from the city. In the evening you will return to Agra for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Agra - Gwalior After breakfast leave for Gwalior. Check in to your heritage hotel and visit Gwalior Fort, a majestic structure that dominates the city like a great monolith. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Gwalior - Shivpuri - Gwalior After breakfast take a 2-hour excursion to Shivpuri. Explore the town temples, beautifully-carved chattris of royal families, hunting lodges and palaces. Return to Gwalior for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Gwalior - Datia After breakfast leave for Datia located 70 km (43 miles) from Gwalior. After check-in to your hotel, visit the 7-story Datia Palace built on a hilltop. After the excursion join former royal family for a BBQ dinner and drinks. After the dinner return to your hotel for overnight stay in Datia.
Day 5: Datia - Orchha After breakfast leave for Orchha situated on Betwa river. Check in to a heritage hotel owned and operated by a former royal family of Orchha. The grandeur of this former kingdom lies in its palaces, temple and royal cenotaphs. You will visit Raj Mahal Palace and Laxminarayan Temple that have murals on their walls and ceilings. Then take a walk along Betwa river before returning to your resort for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Orchha - Chanderi - Khajuraho After breakfast proceed to Chanderi, a craft center where hundreds of families are engaged in weaving colorful sarees and brocades. Chanderi is nestled among hills, lakes and forests. It has several 9th and 10th century temples and ancient fort. Proceed to Khajuraho for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Khajuraho - Panna National Park Take an early morning tiger safari trip at the Panna National Park. After lunch return to Khajuraho to see the unique 8th-century Khajuraho Temples with carvings depicting erotica on their walls and ceilings. Also enjoy a light and sound show on the backdrop of Mahadev Temple complex in the evening. After dinner you will be provided with free drop-off service to your hotel in Khajuraho. The tour ends in Khajuraho.
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