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Orchha is categorised as Heritage

White Water Rafting in Panna
Riverside at Orchha
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 February 2017)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 February 2017)
Jhansi Fort
Countryside around Orchha (Nivalink Trip Dated - 31 January 2005)
Sonagiri Jain Temple (Photo Courtesy: nkjain)

Reasons to Visit
  • Orchha is a heritage getaway set on the Betwa River near Jhansi.
  • Orchha is one of the most charming heritage villages having temples, Fort, Cenotaphs and a unique off-beat character.
  • Orchha is a stopover on the Agra-Khajuraho Route and a popular ex-Delhi getaway (As there is a convenient Shatabdi Express train to Jhansi).
  • Orchha has a nice set of hotels and resorts, catering to heritage as well as luxury oriented guests. Heritage structures by the river provide a nice backdrop and Orchha is often viewed as welcome break from a busy stereotypical heritage itineraries (Guides, Light and Sound show etc.).
  • Orchha also has a Wildlife Sanctuary, which gives a charming detour from the heritage circuit for a bit a bird watching.
  • Orchha sanctuary are home to Wild Boars, Langurs, Blue Bulls (Nilgai), Sloth Bears and over 200 species of birds.
  • White water rafting on River Betwa is conducted in the river during monsoon.
Access Information

Orchha has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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7 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Orchha

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

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List of Holidays for Orchha


  • Orchha Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Agra - Khajuraho Break with Orchha (5 Nights)
  • Agra - Orchha Getaway (4 Nights)
  • Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh with Orchha (5 Nights)


  • 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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Orchha has 16 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
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
Overnight Trip to OrchhaRs. 5223

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Excursion to Orchha same dayRs. 2667
Orchha to Chanderi Visit and backRs. 4518

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Khajuraho Pickup and Drop to Hotel in OrchhaRs. 5723
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
Orchha Pickup and Drop to GwaliorRs. 3556
Panna to Jhansi drop with overnight stay at Orchha or Vice VersaRs. 8723
Same Day Transfer Jhansi to Khajuraho via OrchhaRs. 4334

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jhansi Railway Station and Hotel in OrchhaRs. 1000
Transfers for Jhansi railway station from Orchha with Jhansi fort visitRs. 1667

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching in Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Madhya Pradesh in Monsoon
  • Orchha Heritage Getaway

Stay Ideas

  • Amar Mahal Heritage Getaway
  • Bundelkhand Riverside Heritage Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Orchha is a heritage town lost in time set on Betwa river at 15 kms from Jhansi. Fot is an attraction here. One crosses over on a footbridge for a leisurely walk.. The fort consists of several connected buildings erected at different times (Raja Mahal and the Jahangir Mahal). Chaturbhuj Temple is an old temple from the 9th century. Numerous cenotaphs or chhatris dot the vicinity of the fort and the Betwa river. Elsewhere about the town there is an unusual variety of temples and tombs.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple, Royal Heritage, Fort
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Light and Sound Show at Fort is one of the highlight of an evening in Orchha. The show depicts History of Bundelkhand area.
    Sound and Light Show
    The Orchha Sanctuary is roughly 25 kms long and 15 kms wide. This forest still has Wild Boar, Langur, Blue Bull (Nilgai), Sloth Bear and over 200 species of birds
    Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Jhansi fort (1613) is acclaimed to be one of the largest forts in central India. Situated on a rocky summit, it commands the overall view of the Jhansi city. The fort is spread over 15 acres and measures about 312m in length and 225m in width and has four entrances and ten gates. Jhansi fort can be visited enroute Gwalior - Orchha route.
    Heritage Site
    Datia is best known for the Peetambara Peeth. This pilgrimage spot features Bagalamukhi Devi Temple and Dhubavati Mai Temple. Vankhandeshwar temple is a Mahabharat period temple of Lord Shiva which is situated at this place. Pitambra Peeth is about 1 km from Datia Bus Station.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Devi Temple
    Sonagiri is located about 14 kms from Datia and 60 km from Gwalior and is home to Jain temples of 9th & 10th century on little hills and is sacred for Jain Pilgrim travellers.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple

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Nearest Airport in Orchha
  • Gwalior Airport ( GWL ) , Gwalior-120 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Orchha
  • Jhansi Junction ( JHS ), Jhansi-15 Kms
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