Madhya Pradesh Backpacking Trip to Orchha Panna Khajuraho

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The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, also called The Heart of Incredible India, is home to a diverse culture, wildlife that is exquisite, magnificent historical places, and pristine hill stations. Home of UNESCO’s three world heritage sites, wildlife sanctuaries, and widespread national parks; Madhya Pradesh has become central India’s adventure hub for tourists from around the world. The jeep safaris are the best medium to explore these national parks. Experiencing the local culture, food, legends, heritage are some of Madhya Pradesh’s best attractions for every tourist who sets foot in this marvel of a state.

This Madhya Pradesh (MP) backpacking trip is all about exploring the gems of this state. Jungle safari, rafting, food walks, sunsets, and sunrises, the hospitality of the locals are those few important aspects of this backpacking trip that you’re going to take back home.

Short Itinerary

1st Day: Delhi to Orchha overnight

2nd Day: Orchha Arrival and Local sightseeing

3rd Day: Orchha to Panna

4th Day: Panna Sightseeing and Around

5th Day: Panna to Khajuraho

6th Day: Khajuraho Sightseeing

7th Day: Khajuraho to Gwalior

8th Day: Gwalior to Delhi


Delhi to Delhi:

Triple Occupancy 20500 / Person
Double Occupancy 22000 / Person

Itinerary (Delhi to Delhi)

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    1st Day : Delhi to Orchha overnight

    This 500 km overnight journey will take around 10 hours to reach from Delhi to Orchha. We’ll be taking our tempo traveller from Delhi itself, crossing Agra on the way.

    We start by around 8 in the morning, so that we reach will before sunset.

    We’ll reach Orchha by evening and check-in into our hotel.

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    2nd Day : Orchha Arrival and Local sightseeing

    After having rest and breakfast, we’ll head out to explore this magical city. Orchha has a variety of attractions for its tourists which include:

    Jungle Safari at the Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary.

    River Rafting at the Betwa

    Visit the Orchha Fort.

    Visit the Chhatris on Betwa River.

    Visit the -Laxminarayan Temple.

    Take a dine-in at Jharokha Restaurant, part of the former royal guest house which now is being run by the state government.

    And many more.

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    3rd Day : Orchha to Panna

    After breakfast, we’ll head to one of Madhya Pradesh’s best-kept secrets, the city of Panna which is approximately 200 kilometers away from Orchha and can take around 5-6 hours to reach.

    Panna’s royal history dates back to the 17th Century AD when it became the capital of Maharaja Chhatrasal’s kingdom. The present, however, is wildlife-friendly with the Ken River flowing through the hills of Panna. The wildlife of Panna consists of the Gharial, a reptile found only in the Indian subcontinent, the majestic tiger and a variety of other flora and fauna.

    Pandav falls, Ken Gharial Sanctuary, Rench Falls, Baldeoji Temple, Mahamati Prannathji Temple are some of the city’s main attractions.

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    4th Day : Panna Sightseeing and Around

    Panna Sightseeing and Around

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    5th Day : Panna to Khajuraho

    Panna To Khajuraho is just an hour’s drive. In the morning, we will be exploring the remaining places in Panna and post-checkout, head towards Khajuraho. On the way, we will be exploring the temples and reach Khajuraho in the afternoon. We will be resting in our hotels and will explore the local market post that.

    The evening will be spent at the Khajuraho Sound and Light Show

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    6th Day : Khajuraho Sightseeing

    Known as the most famous tourist destination of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is an ancient city built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty and possesses the gem of craftsmanship, its temples. These Depict various forms of spiritual teachings, meditation, wrestling, etc. Exceptional architectural skills in temples and sculptures are the reason for this city being given status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Khajuraho has some incredibly beautiful places to visit, such as:

    Lakshmana Temple.

    Panna National Park.

    Chitragupta Temple.

    Devi Jagdamba Temple.

    Brahma Temple.

    Chaunsat Yogini

    Chaturbhuj Temple among others.

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    7th Day : Khajuraho to Gwalior

    Leaving from one Heritage site to the home of The Pearl Among The Fortresses In India, the journey from Khajuraho to Gwalior is a 7-8 hour journey of around 300 kilometers. Leaving Khajuraho in itself is a memorable moment for all the beautiful monuments and sculptures that you leave behind. But, coming to Gwalior is an entirely different experience. Gwalior is famous for being the home of Tansen and Baiju Bawra, the legendary musician whose legacy still continues to grow.

    The Hill Top Gwalior Fort is the epitome of beauty among the forts in India and is famous for having the first-ever written zero at its Vishnu Temple at the fort.

    The Jai Vilas Palace in Gwalior makes it an unforgettable experience for those who visit this magnificent structure, a reproduction of Konark’s Sun Temple and has a long carpet that took approximately 12 years to weave.

    These attractions combined with the local marketplace make Gwalior one of the most interesting places to be in!

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    8th Day : Gwalior to Delhi

    This 7-hour journey is going to be the most difficult one for you all will be left with endless memories and moments that you’ll take back with you and just wish that this trip would never end!

    We’ll reach Delhi by evening and end the tour!

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Transport Delhi to Delhi

Meals as per Plan

Stay on Twin /Triple Sharing Basis

Sightseeing as per Itinerary



Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

Cancellation Policy

No cancellations will be taken over call or whatsapp msg. Please reply to the email of payment receipt that you have received at the time of booking.

 Free Cancellation upto 60 days before the departure date

 59 Days to 45 days of Departure date. 10% of total Trip cost. (Booking amount is non-refundable)

 44 Days to 30 Days of Departure date. 25% of the total trip cost

 29 Days to 15 Days of Departure date. 50% of the total trip cost.

 15 Days to 8 Days of Departure date. 75% of the total trip cost.

 7 Days to Trip Departure date. 100% of the total trip cost.

 No Show . No refund.

Incase of government orders, harsh weather conditions , protests , landslides or any other unforseen circumstances , we work out the best possible alternate plans or trips/treks. At times even even certain activities are cancelled , the organization provides the best alternate but no refunds are provided.

 If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), JustWravel will issue a trek voucher for the full amount and if possible will provide an alternate trek. The voucher can be redeemed upto same amount for the same trek or another trek in the next 365 days from the trek departure date.

 If a trek or trip cannot be completed due to natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.). No refund would be provided.

 Any extra expense coming due to any natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), Will be beared by customer. Company will not be liable.

 Cancellations policy will differ during the peak season and popular places.

Things To Pack

Down Jacket /Main Jacket





Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes




First Aid Kit

Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

Sun Glasses


Water Bottle

Power bank

Mobile Charger / Travel Charger


Hand Sanitizer


Cold Cream

Lip Guard

Sunscreen Lotion

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