5 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

5 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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5 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gwalior online trip itinerary planner .

Lucknow to Gwalior is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gwalior
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Gwalior ©
Gwalior
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple

1
night
Orchha

Orchha ©
A small market and farming town by the river, Orchha was once the capital of a powerful kingdom, and still shows as much in its historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple, steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, contemplate the long history of Orchha Fort, explore the activities along Betwa River, then don't miss a visit to Chhatris Cenotaphs, and finally don't miss a visit to Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orchha driving holiday planner.

Getting from Gwalior to Orchha by car takes about 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Orchha are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chhatris Cenotaphs
Chhatris Cenotaphs
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple

2
nights
Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Viswanath Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nandi Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matangeshwara Temple, admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Parshwanath Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho day trip website .

Getting from Orchha to Khajuraho by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Spas
Viswanath Temple ©
Viswanath Temple

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