“The city of cities” – Orchha
“The city of cities” – Orchha Tourism
The historic town of Orchha, nestled on the banks of river Betwa, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap. Here, the river Betwa splits into seven channels, also called the Satdhara. Legend goes that this is in honour of the seven erstwhile Chiefs of Orchha.
The ancient town seems frozen in time, with its many monuments continuing to retain their original grandeur even to this day. Here you will find some of the most fascinating temples and palaces that will help you realise a childhood fantasy – travelling back in time!
Best Time to Visit Orchha
This is the least advisable time for a visit to this destination, with the temperatures going beyond 47 degrees Celcius. The days are hot, to an extent humid & unbearable, especially if you’re visiting in the months of May & June.
Summer (March – June) This is the least advisable time for a visit to this destination, with the temperatures going beyond 47 degrees Celcius. The days are hot, to an extent humid & unbearable, especially if you’re visiting in the months of May & June.
Monsoon (July – September) Although the monsoon season receives moderate to heavy rainfall, this is a nice time to visit Orchha, as the hilly area turns a lively green owing to the rainfall, though an excess may ruin your travelling plans as well. This is the best time for budget travellers, who can expect huge discounts at this time.
Autumn (October – November)The best time to visit Amritsar is between November and March, when the weather is comparatively pleasant and ideal for sightseeing and visiting the Golden Temple. … July to October – After the scorching heat of the summers, the monsoon season brings a welcome relief to the city of Amritsar.
Winter (December – March) Beginning from October, the winter season is the most advisable time for a visit to Orchha. The months from October – February is a nice time for a visit when the climate is pleasant and the ambience lovely. This is also the peak season for travellers.
Other Places Near Orchha
Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Fort,Raja Mahal,Ram Raja Temple
How To Reach Orchha
The town of Orchha is located in the Tikamgarh District of Madhya Pradesh with the River Betwa flowing by its side. The place is a part of the erstwhile princely state of Bundelkhand and was founded by its chief named Rudra Pratap Singh in the 16th century A.D.
The various ways of reaching Orchha
How to Reach Orchha by Flight
The nearest airport is Khajuraho. Several airlines connect it to other major cities of India like Delhi, Varanasi.
How to Reach Orchha by Road
Orchha lies on the road between Jhansi and Khajuraho. Gwalior is only 120kms away from Orchha by road.
Like most other parts of the country, the town of Orchha can be reached by the three prime means of transport viz. roadway, railway, and airway.
Orchha is well connected by road with the other important Cities in Madhya Pradesh and hence indirectly with other parts of the country.
How to Reach Orchha by Train
The nearest railhead is Jhansi which is an important junction in central India. Several train links connect Jhansi to the rest of the country.
Commuting Within Orchha
Auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, local buses and taxis are other means of transport. Cab aggregator services like Uber and Ola are also good options to travel within the city.