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Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Orchha (‘hidden place’) on the River Betwa lives up to its name, situated amid a tangle of scrubby forest. Bundela chief Rudra Pratap Singh, who became the first King of Orchha, founded Orchha in 1531.

In the early 17th century, Raja Jujhar Singh rebelled against the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, whose armies devastated the state and occupied Orchha from 1635 to 1641. Orchha was the only Bundela state not subjugated by the Marathas in the 18th century. Orchha remained the capital of the powerful Rajput kingdom until 1783, when the town of Tehri, near Orchha, became capital of Orchha state. However, Orchha’s golden age was during the first half of the 17th century. When Jehangir visited the city in 1606, a special palace – the Jehangir Mahal, was constructed for him. Later, both Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb raided the city.

The attraction here is the legacy of Orchha’s illustrious past. The village is set amongst an impressive complex of well-preserved palaces and temples. The Jehangir Mahal, a 17th century palace is a stunning and rambling complex, offering great views of the countryside from its upper levels.

The Rang Mahal nearby possesses nice murals. Below the Jehangir Mahal is the smaller Raj Praveen Mahal, a palace built near a garden.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Orchha, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to India

The Ganges | Varanasi | India
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Combining an intoxicating mix of culture, incredible wildlife, exceptional sights and unsurpassed scenery. A road less travelled, the Highway to Himalayas is our definitive group tour of the North of India and Nepal.

Orchha Palace | Orchha | India
Delhi to Darjeeling
18 Days FROM $3,999

Taking in all the very best of India; Delhi, Jaipur, the Taj Mahal, the mysterious Temples of Khajuraho, ancient holy Varanasi, the remote hill station of Kalimpong and of course Darjeeling, tea central.

Tailormade Holidays to Orchha

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in India — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Orchha.

Amar Mahal, Orchha
Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Heritage

Built in the traditional heritage style, the Amar Mahal enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding hills.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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