GO HERITAGE RUN - ORCHHA

A fun, untimed run along incredible views of cenotaphs, the river Betwa, historic temples and a sanctuary this October!

OCTOBER 8th 2017

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Date: Saturday Oct 7, 2017
Venue: Hotel Betwa Retreat, Orchha
Time: 10AM - 6PM

RUN DETAILS

Date: Sunday Oct 8 2017
Venue: Jahangir Mahal, Orchha (Google Maps)
Reporting Time: 05.45 AM
Run Start: 06.00 AM onwards

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Orchha 2017 Run Routes

They're a combination of road and trail and traverse some of Orchha's iconic heritage sites - its fort, the chattris and then head across the river Betwa into a wildlife sanctuary on an island. Read more about the 5KM, 10KM and 21KM run routes here.

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Orchha 2017 Run T-shirt

A former capital of Bundela Rajput Kings, Orchha in northern Madhya Pradesh is synonymous with its centuries old heritage sites – palaces, temples and especially its cenotaphs - which served as inspiration for the souvenir run T-shirt.

ABOUT ORCHHA

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Orchha's Monuments

Here's what to see in this 16th century town, seemingly frozen in time, where fascinating monuments still retain their grandeur.

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Orchha's History on a Walk

Abhishek, a local describes Orchha's history on a walk.

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Orchha - Vulture Refuge

Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the very few Vulture Sanctuaries in India and is showing improvement in numbers of these birds!

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Discovering Orchha

Learn how Somya discovers how Orchha and its culture really bridges heritage and society.

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Jhansi: To the Gate and Beyond

A brief history of the nearby historic town of Jhansi and places to see - including a spectacular fort with 10 gates.

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The Rich History of Jhansi

From Persian cooling system to being home to a doyen of Indian Hockey, Jhansi has a varied heritage.

STAY CONNECTED

The best part of Go Heritage Runs is that we are a series. Which means that the destinations change, but some things will always stay same - scenic, historic routes, a great family friendly experience and a fun run-vacation. Keep in touch with us and take a run-vacation with us this year!

GHR 2017 Calendar

2017 Calendar

With a run almost every month, Go Heritage Runs are the best travel plan for you! See the runs planned and announced on our calendar.

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Share heritage run routes

Know of run routes in your town or city that traverse heritage sites? Share them with us and the heritage running community!

GHR Passport to Fun

GHR PASSPORT

Get your own GHR Passport and a stamp every time you come to our run-vacations! It's a fun way - for kids and adults alike - to track the fun times you have with us!