Markanda
Markanda

Markanda is known for it's beautiful sculptures. The one in the image above is a famous sculpture known as 'Bramhoshānjanārdanārk', which is a unique combination of Bramha, Vishnu, Shiv & Surya.

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Markanda
Markanda

Participants at Markanda

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Markanda
Markanda

A boat ride in the River Wainganga at Markanda. The river here flow in north direction (uttarvaahini) and hence the site adjacent gets religious importance.

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Markanda
Markanda

Markanda is known for it's beautiful sculptures. The one in the image above is a famous sculpture known as 'Bramhoshānjanārdanārk', which is a unique combination of Bramha, Vishnu, Shiv & Surya.

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one day expedition

MARKANDA

The Glory of Vidarbha

Sunday, 28th February 2021

Markanda, a 1200 years old temple complex is situated on the bank of River Wainganga. It is an important pilgrim in the Vidarbha region and is also known as mini Khajuraho making it a must-visit for people interested in history, arts, and architecture. It is a Mahadeva temple and there are also temples belonging to Vaishnav and Shakta faiths. Markandadeo is 180 KM from Nagpur in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

 

This is a day-long tour, curated specially for conscious travelers which includes a heritage walk, which would unfold the stories and folklore among the locals. The walk would focus on understanding the history, art, and architecture of the 18 temples, ruins, and other archaeological remains present on the premises. It would revolve around indulging in the beautiful sculptures and their iconography i.e. symbolic meanings associated with them.

 

We could spend some time by the river-side, soaking our feet or taking a boat ride!

ITINERARY-

06:15 AM | Meet at Variety Square, Sitabuldi 

06:30 AM | Start from Variety Square, Sitabuldi 

08:00 AM | Breakfast (Veg. breakfast & juice would be distributed in the bus)

11:00 AM | Tea on arrival at Markanda 

11:30 AM | Heritage Walk by Ar. Shivani Sharma

02:00 PM | Lunch (Authentic locally cooked) 

 03:00 PM | Self- exploration of the temple complex, photography, sketching, spending time by river-side

04:30 PM | Head towards Nagpur 

06:00 PM | Evening tea 

09:00 PM | Reach Nagpur 

Orange Odyssey has all the rights to make any changes in the schedule.  

Tour Fee- INR 1597/- Per Pax (inclusive of all taxes)

Fee includes-

·         Journey by air-conditioned vehicle

·         Pick-Up and Drop at Variety Square, Sitabuldi (or as discussed)

·         Breakfast, Lunch (authentic locally cooked food), Tea and Mineral Water

·         All applicable taxes and entry fees