The 9th to 12th century temples of Khajuraho is the evidences of the architectural geniuses during the times of Chandela dynasty. Situated in Madhya Pradesh, India, Khajuraho oozes with passion, eroticism, dance and music and other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture and images of the temples. The 85 temples were built in North Indian 'Nagara' style of architecture, though only 20 of them have survived the rough weather conditions over long years of time. The two richer distinctive groups of temples are the Western and Eastern group of temples
Meet your Guide in hotel Lobby at 9:00 AM. Your Trip starts with visit to In Western Side as the Kandariya Mahadeo: The 31m high temple is the largest and most typical Khajuraho temple with exquisite carvings and intricate and detailed craftsmanship in stone depicting divine deities, celestial maidens, eternal lovers, gods and goddesses. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and enshrines the 'linga'. Thank visit to Chaunsath Yogini temple is the earliest temple of the group that has survived. It belongs to 900 AD and is dedicated Goddess Kali. Visit Chitragupta Temple which is dedicated to the Sun God (Surya Dev). It faces towards east or the rising sun and the imposing image of the image of the deity in the inner sanctum is as high as five feet and is shown driving a horse-drawn chariot. It is in front of this temple and the Vishwanatha temple that most of the dance performances take place during the Khajuraho Dance Festival. and has impressive entrances with magnificent stone guarding its northern steps and royal masonry elephants taking care of the southern steps. Also visit Lakshmana Temple A pretty Vaishnava temple flaunts a lintel over its entrance depicting the divine trinity of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva along with Goddess Lakshmi, the wife of Lord Vishnu and Matangeshwara Temple Situated outside the premises of Western group of temples, this Lord Shiva's temple is known for the daunting eight-feet high lingam that it enshrines.
In Afternoon 13:30 hrs After Lunch (on Direct payment) at your choice of restaurant visit Parsvanatha Temple, Ghantai Temple, Adinatha Temple siuated in Eastern Zone. Parsvanatha Jain temple of the Eastern group has intricate stone carvings, especially, the sculptures on the northern outer wall of the temple are certainly praiseworthy. It enshrines a throne facing the bull emblem that represents the the first tirthankara, Adinatha. Then visit Ghantai Temple has remarkable frescos depicting the 16 dreams of the mother of Lord Mahavira at the time of his birth and a Jain goddess mounted on a winged Garuda followed by Adinatha Temple which is richly ornamented with delicate and pretty sculptures including those of yakshis. It is dedicated to the first Jain tirthankara (saint), Adinath. visit Duladeo Temple & Chaturbhuja Temple situated in Southern Zone.
Later Drive back to Khajuraho Hotel around 17:30 hrs for Drop off at your Hotel.
Visit : Temple town of Khajuraho is much different from any other temple city of India., Visit such places as the Kandariya Mahadeo, Chaunsath Yogini, Chitragupta Temple, Vishwanatha Temple, Lakshmana Temple, Matangeshwara Temple In Western Side. Parsvanatha Temple, Ghantai Temple, Adinatha Temple situated in Eastern Zone. Duladeo Temple & Chaturbhuja Temple in Southern Zone all aspects of the treasure of passion and erotic fantasy to the world.
Duration : 8 Hrs / Full Day