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One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Khajuraho is known around the world for its stunning temples and the depiction of eroticism through sculptures on the temple walls. It is a small town located in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. The temples celebrate marvelous architecture along with intimate forms of love and lust in Hindu and Buddhist cultures, making it a unique place for the one day Khajuraho local tour.

The sculptures of erotic love have been inspired by Vatsyayana’s epic, Kamasutra. All the temples were constructed between 950 to 1050 AD. These ancient temples have defeated the otherwise contemporary and orthodox views of sexual love in Indian culture. Khajuraho is a cultural hotspot that houses remnants of the glorious rule of the Chandela dynasty.

Apart from religious significance, the temples are a testament to religious tolerance, free will, and liberal thinking. For this very reason, the entire town of Khajuraho has also been rewarded with the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally, there were eighty-five temples but centuries of invasions and plundering have reduced the number to a mere twenty-five. Khajuraho is a great place to visit for history, architecture and art lovers.

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Snapshot of 1 Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Khajuraho Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshman Temple, Devi Jagadamba Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Dulhadev Temple, Lunch at Local Restaurants
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Khajuraho Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

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  • Receive a handy city guide cum itinerary for the tour
  • Start your memorable Khajuraho tour

Package Glimpse of 1 Day Khajuraho Local Tour

Package Glimpse One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
The best months to visit Khajuraho are from July to March. Winters are very pleasant, but summers get extremely hot and humid, and the soaring temperature may have an adverse effect on your health.

Tourists visiting Khajuraho usually visit Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Lakshman Temple, Devi Jagdamba Temple, Vishwanath temple and Dulhadev Temple, and end the trip with a scrumptious lunch.

On the one day Khajuraho private sightseeing tour, you will be enjoying the marvels of Khajuraho in comfortable cars that are enabled with every modern gadget such as MP3 player, GPS, and AC. We bring you the best one day packages at pocket-friendly rates. As a tourist, your only job is to enjoy the sights and sounds of Khajuraho which means you do not have to sweat about overtime charges and hidden costs!


Itinerary for your One Day Khajuraho Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Kandariya Mahadev Temple 9:30 AM
Lakshman Temple 9:45 AM
Devi Jagadamba Temple 10:00 AM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Vishwanath Temple 2:30 AM
Dulhadev Temple 3:20 PM
Lunch at Local Restaurants 4:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Khajuraho or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Khajuraho fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Khajuraho 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Khajuraho Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Khajuraho Tour – What you see?

Complete information of sites of interests that will be covered in one day Khajuraho local sightseeing by a private cab :

1. Kandariya Mahadev Temple

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Kandariya Mahadev Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: There is a Sound and Light Show that is organized by the temple authorities. The entry fees for Indians are Rs 120 and Rs 400 for foreigners. The timings of the show are 6:30 P.M. to 7:25 P.M. and 7:40 P.M. to 8:35 P.M.
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Kandariya Mahadev Temple

First up on the Khajuraho sightseeing tour is the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, which was built between 1025-1050 AD. The temple’s grand architecture, replete with beautiful sculptures of women in various postures on its wall has made the temple the most important tourist destination of Khajuraho.

The shrine of the temple has been engraved with over eight hundred images of women, some of which are as tall as 3 feet in height. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and also houses a shivalinga, along with idols of Vishnu and Brahma in the sanctum sanctorum.

The temple has been constructed using sandstone, and the foundation is made of granite. No mortar was used in the construction of this temple. The stones are held on top of each other with the help of gravity and perfect symmetry. There are 870 sculptures, all of which are one meter tall.


2. Lakshman Temple

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Lakshman Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva that has been depicted on a horizontal beam over the entrance of the temple.
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Lakshman Temple

The Lakshmana temple is one of the most well preserved and visited temples in the Khajuraho local sightseeing tour. The temple complex rests on a high platform. It is one of the first temples to have been built in Khajuraho by the Chandela dynasty. The Lakshmana Temple is also the largest temple in the Western group of temples in Khajuraho.

The Lakshmana temple has been built to honor Lord Vishnu and Rama’s brother, Lakshman. The unique feature of the temple is the four smaller shrines located at each corner of its rectangular platform. In the Lakshmana Temple, you will also see a sacred image of Vaikuntha-Vishnu that was brought in from Tibet. The walls of the temple have been adorned with over six hundred sculptures of gods and goddesses.


3. Devi Jagadamba Temple

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Devi Jagadamba Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The most famous sculpture in the temple is that of Varaha depicted with a human body and a boar head. He is shown to be emerging from the primeval waters, carrying the earth goddess Bhudevi on his arm.
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Devi Jagadamba Temple

Devi Jagadamba Temple, also known as Devi Jagadambi Temple, is another famous temple in the Khajuraho local temple tour. Although today the temple prays to one of Durga’s incarnate, Jagadamba, it was originally dedicated to Vishnu. You will understand this when you notice the prominence given to Vishnu at the entryway to the sanctum of the temple.

The temple stands on a raised platform. The square ceiling of its main prayer hall is much simpler than the octagonal ceiling of the Chitragupta temple, which is unlike the other heavily decorated temples. Like all the other temples in Khajuraho, the walls of Devi Jagadamba Temple depict unimaginably elaborate scenes of sexual activity, daily life, and women doing their chores. Photography is not allowed inside the temple, but you can click photos of the outer walls and these sculptures.


4. Vishwanath Temple

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Vishwanath Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The intricate carvings on the walls of the temple must be photographed!
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Vishwanath Temple

Vishwanath and Nandi Temple in Khajuraho has been constructed in the similar style of Kandariya Mahadeva Temple. This temple too is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a must visit for everyone on the one day Khajuraho sightseeing package.

The magnificent building was built in the year 1002 A.D. by the Chandela dynasty. While you visit the temple, you will also be able to appreciate the immense artistic skills and hard work of every artisan who was involved with the construction of this great temple.

The Vishwanath and Nandi Temple has a huge statue of Shiva’s vehicle, Nandi. Steps lead up to the high terrace of the temple. The northern side of the temple is flanked by lions and the southern sides with elephants. The sculptures around the Vishwanath and Nandi Temple are mostly of women. They show women nursing babies, writing letters, playing music and in erotic poses.


5. Dulhadev Temple

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Dulhadev Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Like any other temple in Khajuraho, Dulhadev Temple also makes for a great subject of photography. Don’t forget to carry your camera!
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Dulhadev Temple

Situated on the banks of the Kurau Nala in Khajuraho is the next spot on the one day Khajuraho private sightseeing package, the Dulhadev or Dulhadeo Hindu Temple. The temple belongs to the southern group of Khajuraho temples and is visited in hundreds by tourists. Built in 1130, the temple is a glorious reminder of Chandela art and architecture. The temple is five chambered, comparatively small and has a closed hall.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the interiors of the temple have been engraved with images of Shiva and his wife, Parvati. The intricate carvings on the walls of the temple display the stupendous craftsmanship of the architects and the laborers. The roof of the temple displays stone carvings of Apsaras, nymphs and other mythical creatures.

The closed halls of the temple have a beautiful Shivalinga. The walls outside the temple show wizards and their consorts flying around. Recreational activities such as swords fighting, playing musical instruments and dance performances have also found a spot on these walls.


6. Lunch at Local Restaurants

One Day Khajuraho Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Lunch
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The best time to experience the grandeur of Siddhivinayak Temple is at Vinayaki Chaturthi, Sankashti Chaturthi, Maghi Shree Ganesh Jayanti and Bhadrapad Shree Ganesh Chaturthi. Special prayer services are held during these festivals.
  • Timings: 5:30 AM – 7:30 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Lunch at Local Restaurants

The specialties of Khajuraho cuisine include korma, kebabs, biryani, jalebis, and barfis. You must also try Bafla which is basically whole wheat in ghee. This dish is savored along with laddoos. Famous drinks of Khajuraho are lassi and sugarcane juice. Other than local flavors, restaurants also serve Chinese, South Indian, Rajasthani, and Mughlai cuisines.

You should definitely book the one day Khajuraho local sightseeing tour if you have a special interest in art, architecture, and history. The temples of Khajuraho are also a refreshing break from the otherwise ritual-dependent and modest temples across India!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Khajuraho tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Khajuraho Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Khajuraho tour package. This 1 day Khajuraho tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Khajuraho and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Khajuraho tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Khajuraho sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


Questions about the Tour?

In case of any query regarding the 1 Day Khajuraho tour package, feel free to call one of the service providers on below numbers or Request a Call Back or send an email at hello@oneday.tours. Our travel advisors are happy to assist you 24/7.

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