Orchha or Urchha, is a beautiful medieval town, which is located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This town was founded by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh, Bundela Chief, in 1501. He also constructed a few temples and forts also during his reign. This town is placed on the banks of River Betwa. A well-known tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh state, it is also one of the most popular weekend getaways from Delhi. This town is a proof of the magnificence of the mighty Bundela rulers. Orchha is a sleepy town is a display of the rich cultural heritage of the medieval times. The magnificence of those times still hangs around the whole town. Orchha is dotted with a number of palaces and forts, which are prime tourist attractions. The town, every year, is visited by a decent number of tourists, from all around the globe. The countryside is a real treat to the eyes.
How to Reach Orchha from Delhi
The nearest railway station from Orchha is Jhansi railway station, which is located at a distance of 16 km. Placed on the prime rail route, Jhansi receives regular direct trains from Delhi. Once you are at Jhansi railway station, you can hire a taxi to Orchha, which may cost around INR 350.
The nearest airport to Orchha is Gwalior airport, which is around 116 km away. Flight services are available to and from Delhi to Gwalior. You can hire a taxi once at the Gwalior airport, which may cost around INR 2500 to go to Orchha.
Orchha is well-connected to Delhi, by road. the best option would be rent a private taxi to visit Orchha. But, there is an option of private and government-run buses. You can also opt for Deluxe and tourist A/C bus.