Khajuraho Dance Festival Tour
Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Places Covered: Khajuraho – Orccha – Jhansi
Khajuraho Dance Festival Tour for Viewing Pleasure
The Khajuraho Dance Festival that takes place annually from 25th February to 2nd March each year is a spectacular cultural insight organized outside the Vishwanath Temple and Chitragupta Temple in an open-air based auditorium. The festival lasts for a week with music maestros and classical dancers from the entire country displaying their artistry in the fantasy setting of illuminated temple-background. The Kala Parishad of Madhya Pradesh arranges for this grand meeting of music and dance enthusiasts with the famous Khajuraho temples for backdrop. You can book the tickets in advance for the show and enjoy the numerous classical dance forms that are performed during this event. Craftworks and art displays are also put up alongside the dance performances. You can also take the opportunity to visit the Khajuraho Temples that are enlisted as World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
About The Package:
The ‘Khajuraho Dance Festival’ package offered by Namaste India Trip is one the most intriguing trips that you can make to enjoy the art and culture of India. While the online travel agency makes provisions for you to be a part of this cultural extravaganza it takes care of your entire stay and your necessities during the tour. While in Khajuraho at the time of the festival you can view the dancers mesmerize the audience through their outstanding culturally rich performances and several music maestros display their amazing talent to hundreds of music lovers. You will not be disappointed in the show of heavenly music and the magical ambience created through the entire event. Dance forms including Moinattam, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak and Odissi are presented in this open-air event. And with Namaste India Trip by your side, you will have no worries and enjoy the tour to the fullest.
Day 1- Jhansi to Khajuraho:
After your arrival in Jhansi the Namaste India Trip representative will escort you safely to Khajuraho where you will be checked into the hotel and stay overnight for rest.
Day 2- At Khajuraho:
In the morning of day 2 after breakfast you will be taken to the eastern and western temple groups of Khajuraho for sightseeing. The more popular of the two groups is the Western Group because of presence of the typical and largest of the Khajuraho Temples in this group. The Chaunsat Yogini, Vishwanath Temple, Kandariya Mahadeo, Lakshmana Temple and Chitragupta Temple all are situated in this western group. The eastern group temples are mostly the ‘Brahma Temple’ that has a ‘four-faced lingam’, the ‘Javari Temple’ that has lavish and ornate carvings and gateways and the ‘Vamana Temple’ that has ‘apsaras’ embellished in the walls.
You can go back to the hotel after the sightseeing and get ready for the evening dance festival. After the festival you can rest for the night at Khajuraho.
Day 3- Khajuraho Continued:
Post breakfast continue with the sightseeing in the daytime and proceed to the Raneh Falls in the later part of the day. The Raneh Falls is a marking to the Rewa plateau where the Ken River etches out a canyon amidst which you can locate numerous waterfalls. Get back to Khajuraho and prepare yourself for another date with the artists in the festival at evening. The night will be spent at the Khajuraho hotel for rest.
Day 4- Khajuraho Continued:
Day 4 of the tour will start with a hearty breakfast after which you will move on to view the Panna National Park and Pandav Falls. The Pandav Waterfalls emerges from a valley that is bowl-shaped lying on the river Ken. After your visit to this spectacular falls you can proceed to the Panna National Park for a close interaction with nature. Get back to Khajuraho in time for the evening dance performances and spend the night in Khajuraho for rest.
Day 5- Khajuraho to Orccha to Jhansi:
On this final day of the tour you will leave for Jhansi after a filing breakfast. On way you can stop over at Orccha, a small town that lies on the Betwa river banks and owes its fame to the temples that the Bundela rulers built during the 16-17 century and have maintained their original pristine condition till date. Once you have had your fill of historic acquaintance you can move onward to reach Jhansi from where you will get back home with cultural and historic treasure to savour.