India Tours > Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh

05 Nights - 06 Days

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Day 01: Khajuraho  

Arrive at Khajuraho airport.Khajuraho was built by the Chandela dynasty,which rose to power in Central India between the 10th and 11th centuries and is home to some 25 odd temples depicting the different facets of life,including the erotic.These erotic carvings on some panels have given rise to much speculation since Khajuraho’s rediscovery by a British officer in 1838.To preserve it for posterity,Khajuraho has been declared a World Heritage Site and is among the prominent destinations on the world tourism map.

Overnight: Khajuraho.

Day 02: Khajuraho

Today after breakfast,proceed for tour of the city,pay a visit to the western and eastern group of temples.Among the western group of temples,the most famous is the Kandariya Mahadev temple,32 meters high with a fantastic range of sculptures including sensuous themes.Other temples include the Chaunsat Yogini,which is a granite temple,the Devi Jagdambe temple dedicated to the Mother Goddess,the Chitragupta temple,dedicated to Surya the Sun God,etc.The eastern group of temples includes both Hindu and Jain temples.The largest and finest of the Jain shrines is Parsvanath temple.Also see Adinatha temple,Ghantai,Vamana temple etc.After your visit drive to the hotel in Khajuraho.

Overnight: Khajuraho.

Day 03: Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh (226 Kms - 5H 23Min) 

Morning breakfast at the hotel,check out from the hotel and drive to Bandhavgarh.Rest of the day is at leisure for your personal activities. 

Overnight: Bandhavgarh.

Day 04: Bandhavgarh

After breakfast,you can proceed for a jungle safari (the vehicle for safari can be confirmed from the hotels as well) Bandavgarh National Park lies 197 km north-east of Jabalpur in the Vindhyan mountain ranges.Before becoming a national park in 1968,it was the game reserve of the Maharaja of Rewa.The park,with a core area of 448 sq km,has a variety of animals like tiger,leopard,sloth bear,sambar,chital,wild boar and numerous bird species like green pigeon,Jerdon’s leaf bird,crested serpent eagle,vultures etc.There is also a fort here believed to be 2,000 years old and scattered cave shrines.Afternoon proceed for safari.Evening at leisure for your own activities.

Overnight: Bandhavgarh.

Day 05: Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho (226 Kms - 5H 21Min) 

After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Khajuraho.Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight: Khajuraho

Day 06: Khajuraho

Morning after breakfast check out and transfer Khajuraho airport to connect flight to onward destination. 

End of the tour with unforgotten memories.


India to Hand Out Free SIM Cards With Tourist Visas

Don't spend your money on SIM cards if you're heading to India this fall. Distribution is expected to begin September 27 here's what you need to know. If you're visiting India and planning on buying a SIM card to use in your own phone for the duration of the trip, you might want to consider postponing your travels until late September. For years, it's been notoriously difficult to procure a SIM in the subcontinent from sourcing a retailer who's even willing to sell to a non-resident to endless paperwork, passport photos, documentation, and a complicated activation protocol. That's why the government has decided that, starting at the end of September, anyone arriving in India on an e-tourist visa- visa that's available to residents of over 113 countries, including the United States will be automatically be issued a SIM card, along with a welcome packet that includes a dos and don'ts list, maps, and emergency contact information. The government will issue the SIM cards through BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), a state-owned telecommunications company that's the sixth-largest mobile service provider in the country. 'We had a number of meetings with the Home Ministry with regard to providing SIM cards to foreigner tourists when they land in India,' Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma told Indian news agency PTI. 'The ministry has finally agreed to our proposal. Now, it will take some time to start the facility.' The initiative is expected to launch on September 27, the United Nations's World Tourism Day. According to a recent report issued by the World Travel & Tourism Council, tourism comprised more than 6 percent of India's total GDP in 2015. The unprecedented move to provide tourists with SIM cards 'comes as India attempts to attract more tourists,' Mashable reports. 'It will make things hassle-free for international tourists as it is not easy to procure a SIM for foreigners in the country,' a government official told the Daily Mail when the scheme was first proposed early this year. Having access to a working cell phone while traveling in a foreign country 'can also be helpful from the security point of view,' said the source.

Shatabadi Express Jaipur - Agra - Jaipur

We are delighted to inform you that finally the SHATABADI EXPRESS between Jaipur / Agra / Jaipur via Bharatpur has started wef 28th November, 2012 and shall operate six days a week EXCEPT Thursday as per train route enclosed with timings. It has Ac Executive Class ( 41 seats ) and Ac Chair Car ( 345 seats ) . The train will be operating on all the days of the week. Departure from Jaipur is at 0705hrs and arrival at 1035hrs at Agra Fort. And departure from Agra Fort is at 1620hrs arrival at Jaipur at 1950hrs. The trains will be running via Bharatpur halt.

Thailand VISA

Indian tourists travelling to Thailand after September 27, 2016 will be charged 2000THB for Visa on Arrival (VoA), according to the Royal Thai Embassy, New Delhi.. The reason for the doubling of the Visa on Arrival fee, which earlier stood at 1000THB, is to encourage tourists to apply for visas at Thai embassies or consular offices .

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