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Fortress of Time: Maheshwar’s Ancient Secrets

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 5 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Fortress of Time: Maheshwar’s Ancient Secrets” is a captivating journey through history and heritage. Discover the strategic marvel of Maheshwar’s ancient fort, dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries, which once guarded a 2 square kilometer area. This historic site, now in ruins, unveils tales of war tactics, defense strategies, and architectural grandeur. Explore the fort’s five main entrances, soldier watching rooms, and a wide footpath overlooking the surroundings. Immerse yourself in the treasures within, including the Rajbada palace, Ahilyabai’s place of worship with a golden jhula (swing), and the sacred Rajrajeshwar temple. Explore the past and witness Maheshwar’s glorious history on this immersive heritage expedition.

Highlights

  • Ancient Fort of Maheshwar: Explore the 4th to 5th-century fort, a marvel of ancient Indian construction and defense, guarding a 2 sq km area.
  • Strategic Significance: Learn about the fort's strategic importance with its five main entrances, watchtowers, and a wide supervisory footpath.
  • Rajbada (Palace): Visit the grand Rajbada, a palace that speaks of the region's royal history and architectural splendor.
  • Ahilyabai's Place of Worship: Discover Ahilyabai's sacred sanctuary adorned with a golden jhula (swing), showcasing the spiritual significance of the site.
  • Rajrajeshwar Temple: Explore the Rajrajeshwar temple, an ancient Hindu shrine featuring intricate designs and historical significance.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 $ 187.00
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 $ 341.00
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 $ 528.00
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 $ 677.00
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 $ 840.00
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 $ 1,027.00
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 $ 1,213.00

What you will do

Indicative Pick Up Time: 9:00 AM

Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM

Itinerary:

Morning: Departure from Indore

9:00 AM: Your day begins with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Indore by your private guide and driver.

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque countryside on your way to Maheshwar. During the journey, your knowledgeable guide may share insights into the region's history, culture, and significance.

Mid-Morning: Arrival in Maheshwar

11:30 AM: Arrive in Maheshwar, a town celebrated for its ancient fort and rich heritage.

Sightseeing in Maheshwar:

Rajwada (Maheshwar Fort): Explore the magnificent Rajwada, also known as Maheshwar Fort. This architectural wonder boasts a storied history and showcases the region's defense strategies and material construction.

Ahilyabai's Place of Worship: Visit Ahilyabai's place of worship, a site renowned for its golden jhula (swing) and spiritual significance.

Rajrajeshwar Temple: Discover the Rajrajeshwar Temple, an ancient Hindu temple adorned with intricate designs and cultural importance.

Lunch Break:

1:00 PM: Pause for a delightful lunch at a local restaurant in Maheshwar (lunch cost not included).

Afternoon Exploration:

2:00 PM: Continue your journey through Maheshwar's heritage and historic sites.

Monumental Wonders:

Rajbada (Palace): Delve into the grandeur of Rajbada, a palace that adds to Maheshwar's rich historical fabric.

Heritage Walk: Stroll along the fort's five-foot-wide footpath, once used for supervising the surrounding area and preparing for defense.

Return Journey:

4:30 PM: Bid adieu to Maheshwar and commence your return journey to Indore.

Evening Return:

6:00 PM: Arrive back in Indore, where your captivating day of heritage exploration concludes as your guide drops you off at your hotel. You'll depart with cherished memories of Maheshwar's historical significance and cultural treasures.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Languages

English

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