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Khajuraho

Madhya Pradesh | India
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Khajuraho is categorised as Heritage


One of the Western Group Temples (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2005)
One of Eastern Group Temples (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2005)
One of the Jain Temples (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2005)

Reasons to Visit
  • Khajuraho is a heritage destination and known for its temples with erotic poses carved / sculpted. Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India
  • The temples of Khajuraho were built between 950 to 1050 A.D. during the Chandela dynasty of Central India.
  • Temple town of Khajuraho is much different from any other temple city of India. Instead of focus on religion and worshipping deities, the focus here is on eroticism etched on its walls in the form of sculptures.
  • Khajuraho temples are grouped into three clusters of temples i.e. Western, Eastern and Southern.
  • All Khajuraho temples are located within a short distance of each other and some have religious significance for Hindus and Jains.
  • Presence of Jain temples within Khajuraho temples makes it a Jain Pilgrimage center.
  • Khajuraho is visited as a part of a heritage circuit along with Orchha, Gwalior and Agra and possibly Varanasi (Flight).
  • Khajuraho is also gateway to the Wildlife / Tiger circuit of Madhya Pradesh with Panna located just 46 km from here and Bandhavgarh 280 km.
Know It
  • Light and sound show conducted around Western group of temples is very popular with guests in evenings.
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Access Information

Khajuraho has 13 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard3
Mid-segment6
Premium4
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel11
Resort2

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8 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Khajuraho

CategoryCount
Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)4
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Khajuraho

Getaway

  • Khajuraho Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Agra - Khajuraho Break with Orchha (5 Nights)
  • Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh Break (5 Nights)
  • Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh with Orchha (5 Nights)
  • Khajuraho with Kanha and Bandhavgarh (6 Nights)

Holiday

  • Central India Heritage with Agra and Aurangabad (14 Nights)
  • North and Central India Heritage Itinerary (8 Nights)
  • North and Central India Heritage Itinerary with Buddhist circuit extension (10 Nights)

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Khajuraho has 32 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Khajuraho Airport and Hotel in KhajurahoRs. 612

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Bandhavgarh Getaway from KhajurahoRs. 5889
Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 3Rs. 14278
Car hire for Jhansi Orchha Khajuraho for 2 DaysRs. 5778
Car hire from Jhansi - Orchha and Khajuraho visit 2 DaysRs. 6778
Car hire from Jhansi - Orchha and Khajuraho visit 3 DaysRs. 9217
Gwalior Orchha Khajuraho in 2 DaysRs. 9556
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 5Rs. 14445
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Jabalpur on Day 6Rs. 20945
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 5Rs. 22223
Kanha - Bandhavgarh Getaway from Khajuraho and drop to Nagpur on Day 6Rs. 24278
Overnight Bandhavgarh excursion from KhajurahoRs. 8723

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day Excursion to Kalinger Fort from KhajurahoRs. 4278
Excursion to Ken River Lodge and Panna Park GateRs. 2056
Excursion to Panna from KhajurahoRs. 6834
Full Day Khajuraho Sightseeing of TemplesRs. 2500
Half Day Khajuraho Sightseeing of TemplesRs. 1389

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Bandhavgarh Pickup and Drop to KhajurahoRs. 6112
Gwalior Pickup and Drop to KhajurahoRs. 8223
Khajuraho Pickup and Drop to Hotel in JhansiRs. 4112
Khajuraho Pickup and Drop to Hotel in OrchhaRs. 5723
Khajuraho to Agra Drop or Vice VersaRs. 11334
Khajuraho to Agra drop with overnight stay at OrchhaRs. 14278
Khajuraho to Gwalior drop with overnight stay at OrchhaRs. 10442
Khajuraho to Jhansi drop with overnight stay at Orchha or Vice VersaRs. 7167
Khajuraho to Varanasi with an overnight stay in AllahabadRs. 13167
Pickup/Drop between Khajuraho and PannaRs. 2056
Same Day transfer from Khajuraho to Varanasi or Vice VersaRs. 8223
Same Day Transfer Jhansi to Khajuraho via OrchhaRs. 4334
Transfer between Khajuraho and JabalpurRs. 5556

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup or Drop to Satna Railway Station from KhajurahoRs. 2778
Pickup/Drop between Khajuraho Railway Station and Hotel in KhajurahoRs. 723

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Khajuraho has 3 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Entry Tickets1
Guide Services1
Wildlife Excursion1

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List of Service Add Ons for Khajuraho

Entry Tickets

Services Rates Starting From
Sound and Light Show Entry tickets at KhajurahoRs. 223

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for KhajurahoRs. 250

Wildlife Excursion

Services Rates Starting From
Jeep Safari in Panna (Hinota/Mandla Zone)Rs. 5778

5 Travel Ideas listed for Khajuraho. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Jain Temples of Khajuraho
  • Khajuraho Heritage Getaway
  • Madhya Pradesh in Monsoon

Stay Ideas

  • Premium and Luxury hotels in Khajuraho

Festivals linked to Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)

  • Khajuraho Festival Of Dance

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Temple
    0
    Khajuraho are home to a number of significant Jain temples that are 800-1000 years old. Parshvanath, Adinath and Shantinath temples are ones that are visited the most. Jain temples form part of Eastern group of temples.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    1
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Ken River forms a 5 kilometres long, and 30 metres deep canyon made of pure crystalline granite in varying shades of colours ranging from pink and red to grey. There is a series of waterfalls in the canyon (Popularly known as Raneh Falls). The larger and smaller falls run all through the year. Other seasonal falls appear during monsoons. The Ken Ghariyal Sanctuary is located near Raneh falls. Apart from Gharial (Alligator) one can also spot Wild boar, Chinkara, blue bull and peacocks
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    20
    Pandav Falls (100 ft) is about 1 kilometre off the Khajuraho - Panna highway and 12 kms from from Panna. Pandav Falls has a Mahabharata era significance.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    35
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Khajuraho temple complex offers a professional light and sound show every evening. The first show is in English language and the second one in Hindi. The show is about an hour long and covers the history, philosophy and the art of sculpting of these temples. It is held in the open lawns in the temple complex.
    Activity
    Sound and Light Show
    0

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Khajuraho,Madhya Pradesh,India

January
23°C / 10°C
February
26°C / 16°C
March
33°C / 22°C
April
39°C / 28°C
May
43°C / 31°C
June
38°C / 30°C
July
35°C / 28°C
August
32°C / 26°C
September
32°C / 25°C
October
32°C / 21°C
November
27°C / 15°C
December
25°C / 12°C

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Town CentreTown centre is where temples are situated and guests are able to walk around between temple groups. There is a wide variety of restaurants around here that are open during winter.Holiday12
BasariBasari village is located at 35 kms from Khajuraho where guests arrive for a heritage getaway experienceGetaway/Experiential1
Airport in Khajuraho
  • Khajuraho Airport ( HJR ) , Khajuraho
Railway Stations in Khajuraho
  • Khajuraho ( KURJ ), Khajuraho
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