Tours from Orchha

Tours from Orchha allow the tourists to explore the beautiful territory of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh houses a number of tourist sites at a vicinity to Orchha. Jhansi, Garh Kundar, Sonagri, Datia and Barwa Sagar are some of the attractions that form an integral part of the Orchha weekend tours.

Some of the locations that deserve special mention in this context are:
  • Jhansi - Jhansi is a major rail and road junction in Uttar Pradesh. It is situated on NH-26 and NH-25 and is connected with the different parts of India with an excellent network of transport system. The city of Jhansi forms an important destination in the weekend tours from Orchha. Some of the attractions that attracts a huge tourists traffic every year are Jhansi Fort, State Museum and Rani Mahal.

  • Datia - Datia is located about 34 kilometers from Jhansi. It is a railway station situated on Delhi-Madras main line. It is an ancient town, which finds reference in the Mahabharata as 'Daityavakra'. It is situated about 320 kilometers from Bhopal and about 69 kilometers from Gwalior. Buglamukhi Devi Temple, Gopeshwar Temple and Siddhapeeth of Shri Peetambra Devi are some of the important sites that attract many of tourists throughout the year.

  • Sonagiri - Sonagiri is situated about 45 kilometers from Jhansi and about 3 kilometers from the north-west of Datia. Built along the hill slopes, one can come across 77 Jain temples in Sonagiri, which belongs to the 17th century. The temple dedicated to the 8th Jain Tirthankara, Chatranatha is the most beautiful temple.
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Last Updated on 19/06/2013