India is all about Festivals. There is a Festival for every occasion where everyonecomes together. A Festival is an instance to celebrate with friends and strangers.This is a time when dance, music and the sacred become one with the divine.The Orchha Festival is a 3-day event to celebrate this charming town. With a history of 5 centuries there is much on offer. This event brings together the several experiences that are quintessentially Orchha.
Founded in the 16th Century by Rudra Pratap Singh, Orchha became the capital of the Bundela Rajput dynasty. Planned along the Betwa river, the complex of forts, palaces and cenotaphs surprise the visitor with unexpected. As you explore the sights, the legends come alive and you are lost in a labyrinth awakening the child in you.
Orchha is the only place in India where Lord Ram is worshipped as a King. The grand temples stand enigmatically in the landscape merging the stories of valour of the Rajput Kings with those of the gods.
The forests around the town and the river are ideal for the adventure-seeking traveler. Orchha has something for everyone.