Private Tour of The Kamasutra Temples in Khajuraho

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4 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore Khajuraho Kamasutra temples your way with the assistance of a local English-speaking guide
  • Visit Laxaman temple, Kandariya mahadev temple, Chaturbhuj temple and many others
  • Explore the world famous kamasutra carvings and understand the philosophy of Tantra
Enjoy the services of your local city expert to explore Khajuraho Kamasutra Temples your way on a private 4-hour tour. Your personal guide will assist you to plan your day in Khajuraho to suit your interests.
What to Expect
On this private 4-hour tour you discover the Kamasutra temples of Khajuraho at your own pace. A UNESCO world heritage site in central India, Khajuraho is a famous tourist and archaeological site known for its sculptured temples dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu, and Jain patriarchs. Khajuraho was one of the capitals of the Chandela kings, who from the 9th to the 11th century CE developed a large realm, which at its height included almost all of what is now Madhya Pradesh state. Khajuraho extended over 21 and contained about 85 temples built by multiple rulers from about 950 to 1050 AD. In the late 11th century the Chandela, in a period of chaos and decline, moved to hill forts elsewhere. Khajuraho retained its religious importance until the 14th century (Ibn Batuta was impressed by it) but was afterwards largely forgotten; its remoteness probably saved it from the desecration that Muslim conquerors generally inflicted on Hindu monuments. In 1838 a British army captain, TS Burt, employed by the Asiatic Society in Calcutta, came upon information that led him to the rediscovery of the complex of temples in the jungle in Khajuraho.

Of the 85 original temples, most constructed of hard river sandstone, about 20 are still reasonably well preserved. Both internally and externally the temples are richly carved with excellent sculptures that are frequently sensual and, at times, sexually explicit. The temples are divided into three complexes-the western is the largest and best known, containing the magnificent Shaivite temple Kandariya Mahadev, a 31m high agglomeration of porches and turrets culminating in a spire. Modern Khajuraho is a small village, serving the tourist trade with hotels and an airport. Khajuraho's name derives from the prevalence of khajur, or date palms, in the area.
What's Included
  • Expert guide
  • Private tour
  • Government taxes
  • Guide Fee
What's Not Included
  • Anything not included in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and gratuities
Meeting Point

Pick-up from the airport or railway station

What to Remember
• Khajuraho is a small town. Please consider appropriate clothing (cover your shoulders and knees)
• Please provide your hotel address well in advance to confirm the booking

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