THE KHAJURAHO HERITAGE
TOUR DURATION – 04 DAYS
03 NIGHTS KHAJURAHO
DAY 01: KHAJURAHO
Upon arrival at Khajuraho airport, you will receive assistance and be transferred to your hotel or resort. After freshening up, venture out to explore the enchanting heritage of Khajuraho. Enjoy your exploration through this fascinating city of temples.
The ancient temples of Khajuraho are celebrated for their splendid craftsmanship, showcasing exceptional architectural skill and fine sculptures. This UNESCO World Heritage Site in India is renowned for its stunning beauty. The sculptures, beautiful, detailed, and expressive, will leave you in awe and wonder. These temples are divided into three groups: Western, Eastern, and Southern.
Explore the Western Group of temples, adorned with approximately 870 marvelous sculptures on their interior and exterior walls. Notable temples to visit include the Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, built between 1025 and 1050, the beautifully carved Jagdambi Temple, and the Chitragupta Temple dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun. Close to the Western Group, you’ll find the Archaeological Museum, housing a remarkable collection of sculptures and artifacts. Additionally, the Tribal and Folk Art Museum showcases vibrant paintings, sculptures, and artifacts, offering insights into tribal cultures.
DAY 02: KHAJURAHO
Immerse yourself in Khajuraho’s rich cultural and architectural wonders. As the sun sets, witness the captivating Sound and Light Show where the temples come to life with illuminations. The show features lights dancing across temple facades while a narrator unravels the story of Khajuraho. It’s a truly enchanting experience.
Embark on an enchanting journey through Khajuraho’s Eastern and Southern temple groups.
The Eastern group boasts the exquisite Javari Temple, a testament to ancient stone-carving mastery. The honey-colored sandstone marvel, Parsvanatha Temple, shines from 950 to 970 AD. Adinatha Temple, Santinatha Temple, Ghantai Temple, and Brahma Temple complete this historic ensemble.
In the Southern group, the Duladeo Temple, or Kunwar Math, dazzles with intricate jewelry-carved female figures. Believed to be built between 1100 and 1150, it’s a masterpiece. Discover the unique Chaturbhuja Temple, free of erotic sculptures, adorned with Ganga and Jamuna at the entrance. Witness the divine presence of Lord Vishnu, as if he’s about to bless his devotees. Khajuraho’s treasures await your exploration.
DAY 03: KHAJURAHO IN AND AROUND
After breakfast start your day with a visit to the Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum, where you can engage with the locals and immerse yourself in the unique rural life of central India. Then, embark on a scenic excursion to the Raneh Waterfall.
Step into a world of unique traditions and diverse communities at the Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum, featuring 12 traditional houses, each meticulously adorned with artifacts, kitchen utensils, furniture, and other essentials that provide a captivating glimpse into the daily lives of tribal communities. These houses represent the ancient tribal communities of the region, allowing visitors to thoroughly explore and become immersed in the fascinating tribal culture of central India.
Situated 21 kilometers from Khajuraho town, the Raneh Waterfall is a stunning tourist attraction. Here, you can witness captivating waterfalls that have carved a 30-foot-deep canyon, often accompanied by a picturesque rainbow, created by the brilliant sun.
DAY 04: KHAJURAHO
After breakfast transfer to Khajuraho Airport in accordance with your flight schedule.