Full-Day Private Guided Chanderi Tour from Orchha with Lunch

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.

per adult from

$193

NZD

Duration

9 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 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
    • Entry/Admission - Chanderi Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Khuni Darwaza Chanderi
    • Entry/Admission - Badal Mahal Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Koshak Mahal
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chanderi, Chanderi, Ashoknagar District, Madhya Pradesh

    After you are picked up from your hotel lobby in Orchha by the Personal chauffeur, drive around 150 Kilometres (3 hours) to the 11th century historic town of Chanderi. Local expert will meet you in the town to take you to different monuments.

    A town surrounded by hills, lakes and forests server several tributes of the Malwa sultans & Bundela Rajputs. Chanderi is a town of historic importance in Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh state in India & is located strategically on the borders of Bundelkhand & Malwa regions. In 11th century, it was dominated by the trade route of Central India. During the period of emperor Akbar, 1200 baolis (step wells) were counted within Chanderi. There are only few places in Madhya Pradesh where you can find large number of monuments at small destination and Chanderi is one among such must see tourist destinations. Approximately 375 historic monuments can be seen in Chanderi, but some are very famous & antique. To name few Babur’s Mosque, Khuni Darwaza, Jama & Juma Masjid, Badal Mahal, Nizamuddin Tombs are must see. Koshak Mahal is a tall 3 and half stories building of arches & courts. Kati ghati Gate is been used since its construction as the entry gate of Chanderi for visitors from Malwa & Bundelkhand. Khandagiri jain temples were carved out of the rock about 700 years ago. Chanderi is most likely the centre of Jain Culture & attracting the devotees of Jainism for at least 900 year

    Apart from its historic monuments, chanderi is also famous for hand-woven Chanderi saris .More than 50 percent of Chanderi's 40,000 populations is implicated with hand loom cottage industries, making sari, and other dress fabric.

    Savour the delicacy of home cooked vegetarian Bundelkhand local lunch at picnic spot after you have visited the famous monuments. Make multiple stops to enjoy the beautiful landscape of central India on the drive back to Orchha. Your personal chauffeur will either drop you back to the Hotel lobby in Orchha or at Jhansi / Lalitpur Railway Station depending on your convenience. Continue your journey with happy memories.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Chanderi Fort, Tikamgarh District, Chanderi India

    Chanderi Fort, a vast Mughal fort, dominates the skyline of the lovely old town of Chanderi. The main gate of the fort is known as the "Khooni Darwaza". Chanderi fort is situated on a hill 71 meter above the town. The fortification walls were constructed mainly by the Muslim rulers of Chanderi. To the southwest of the fort there is a curious gateway called katti-ghatti made through a hill side.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Khuni Darwaza Chanderi, Near Chanderi Fort, Chanderi India

    The prisoners are believed to have been thrown from the fortification above Khooni Darwaza and their bodies shattered to pieces below. Hence, the name Khooni Darwaza which translates to 'gate soaked in blood'.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Badal Mahal Gate, Mp Sh 10 Near Jama Masjid, Chanderi India

    Its importance as an iconic monument is clear as it form is now etched as a seal which is put on the letters which are posted in Chanderi. This is also the stamp which Madhya Pradesh Handloom Department puts on the hand-woven sarees which Chanderi is famous for.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Koshak Mahal, Isagarh Road 4 Km From City, Chanderi India

    It is suggested that once the first storey was completed, the builders were faced with the problem of raising the heavy stone blocks to the second level. This was resolved by burying the first storey under dirt to create a slope on which the blocks could be carried uphill. Each storey was similarly constructed and finally the dirt was cleared away to uncover the entire structure.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please provide your hotel details while booking for smooth arrangements.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by City Tours India

Activity ID: V-7325P71

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