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  • 9 to 10 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Visit the 11th century historic town of Chanderi on this full-day tour from Orccha. Explore the town's many monuments, such as Babur’s Mosque, Khuni Darwaza and Koshak Mahal and learn about Chanderi's rich history from your guide. The tour includes a vegetarian lunch, a personal driver and hotel pickup and drop-off. This is a private tour, limited to no more than 15 travelers per booking.

Highlights
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Personal Local Guide
  • Drive to Chanderi From Orchha and back
  • Vegetarian picnic Lunch
  • One water bottle each
  • Private Chauffeur with comfortable AC car
  • Fuel and Parking fee
  • Surcharge and government taxes
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Pickup from your hotel lobby in Orchha

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel in Orchha or at Jhansi/Lalitpur Railway Station (based on your preference)

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What to Expect What to Expect

After getting picked up from your hotel lobby in Orchha by a personal chauffeur, you'll drive to the 11th century historic town of Chanderi. A local expert will meet you in town to take you to different monuments.

Surrounded by hills, lakes and forests, Chanderi is a town of historical importance in the Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh state in India and is located strategically on the borders of Bundelkhand and the Malwa regions. There are only few places in Madhya Pradesh where you can find a large number of monuments and Chanderi is chief among those tourist destinations.

Approximately 375 historic monuments can be seen in Chanderi, such as the Babur’s Mosque, Khuni Darwaza, Jama and the Juma Masjid, Badal Mahal and the Nizamuddin Tombs.

You will visit Koshak Mahal: a tall building of arches and courts. You will also gaze upon the Kati Ghati Gateway and learn how it has been used since its construction as the entry gate of Chanderi for visitors from Malwa and Bundelkhand. You'll discover the Khandagiri Jain temples, which were carved out of the rock about 700 years ago. Your guide will also share with you knowledge about Chanderi's importance and how it is the center of Jain Culture and has been attracting devotees of Jainism for at least 900 year

Apart from its historic monuments, Chanderi is also famous for its hand-woven Chanderi saris. You will learn about Chanderi's extensive sari production, since more than 50 percent of Chanderi's population of 40,000 works in the sari and dress fabric industry.

You'll savor a home-cooked vegetarian Bundelkhand lunch at a picnic spot after you have visited the famous monuments. You'll also make multiple stops to enjoy the beautiful landscape of central India on the drive back to Orchha.

At the conclusion of the tour, your chauffeur will drop you back off at your hotel in Orchha or at the railway station (based on your preferences).

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are advised.
  • Please dress modestly and ensure you have adequate sun protection.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Comfortable casual attire is recommended
  • Vegetarian option is available
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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