Orchha is a small town in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. Orchha was the erstwhile capital city of the Bundelkhand, ruled by redoubtable Bundela kings. 16th and 17th century palaces and temples make Orchha, a famous tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh. Orchha, situated on the banks of the Betwa River, is famous for being very peaceful.
This exotic city, with marvelous monuments and temples makes it picturesque and a treat to watch for tourists. Orchha, surrounded by a woody forest, showcases the grandeur which has been captured in stone and a rich heritage of medieval times. With its striking forts, regal palaces, poetry carved temples and chhatris, Orchha presents a matchless spectacle and is a delightful place for tourists. Orchha is famous for its world class Mural Paintings. Orchha is an amazing city with salubrious climate and glorious past which leaves the visitors spellbound. On your visit to Orchha, make sure to taste “Kalakand” which is a famous sweet of this place.
State: Madhya Pradesh
Altitude: 552 m (1,811 ft)
STD Code: 07680
Language: Hindi, English
Clothes: Summer: Cotton Winter: Light Woolen
Temperature: Summer: 47 - 24 C Winter: 24 - 9 C
Best Season: The best time to visit Orchha is between October and March
How to reach
By Air: The nearest airports is at Gwalior, which is 119 kms away from Orchha.
By Rail: The nearest railways station is at Jhansi, which is 16 kms away.
By Road: Orchha is very well connected by motorable roads to important cities. Regular bus services connect Orchha with Jhansi.