MADHYA PRADESH SPECIAL

MADHYA PRADESH SPECIAL

trip highlights  PLAN YOUR TRIP

  • Witness the homes of the prehistoric cave dwellers at Bhimbetka
  • Visit archaeological site- Sanchi Stupa 

Madhya Pradesh can be described as the best state of the nation when it comes to the diversity of its tourism destinations.Madhya Pradesh is known as the "Heart of India' not only because of its location on the map, but also because of the lot many things it offers.; it has been home to cultural and spiritual heritage of almost all the religions. Innumerable monuments, intricately carved temples, stupas, forts and palaces are dotted all over the State. The state is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Sanchi, Bhimbetka and Khajuraho.
Consisting largely of a plateau, the State has everything- mighty mountain ranges, meandering rivers and miles of verdant forests. But perhaps the best part about Madhya Pradesh is its accessibility. It is equally close to major tourist destinations from all over the country, being the 'Heart of India'.

Day

1

Arrival Indore - Local sightseeing
Indore

Meet on arrival at Indore Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing tour of Indore visiting:
Bada Ganapati: The popular belief is that Bada Ganapati is the hinderer of all obstacles so devotees render highest regard to this idol. The gigantic statue of Ganapati is a fascinating attraction of this pilgrim center and large folks frequents here to have a darshan of this gorgeous deity.
Kanch Mandir: Kanch Mandir exhibits complicated patterns of glass paintings, which are painted with utmost devotion. The paintings display unique talent and try to depict the various aspects of Jainism. The special glass chamber at the top of this remarkable shrine has a raised statue of Mahavira, which is having a multiplied effect.
Krishnapura Chhatris: Chhatris (cenotaphs) are the royal tombs of the erstwhile rulers of the Holker clan. These cenotaphs are placed on the banks of the beautiful river Khan, and these chhatris exhibit excellent architectural brilliance.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

2

Indore - Mandu By Road 90kms/02hrs
Mandu

After breakfast drive to Mandu. On arrival at Mandu, check-in at hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing of Mandu visiting:
Jahaz Mahal - It was built during the reign of Mandu Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji, who is believed to have as many as 15,000 women as his consorts. In order to accommodate the women belonging to the royal consortium, Jahaz Mahal was built in second-half of the 15th century. Jahaz Mahal best captures the medieval element of Mundu. Here Jahaz refers to a ship and Mahal refers to a palace, which is a reflection of the edifice itself.
Hindola Mahal - It is a large meeting hall, or durbar, in the ancient Indian city of Mandu, Madhya Pradesh. Today the Hindola Mahal is a tourist destination in the ruined city. Houshangs Tomb, Ashrafi Mahal and Rupmatis Pavilion.
Roopmati Pavilion - According to Malwa legends, the music-loving Baz Bahadur built it to persuade his golden-voiced shepherdess beloved, Rupmati, to move here from her home on the plains. From its terrace and domed pavilions, Rupmati could gaze at the distant glint of the sacred Narmada River.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

3

Mandu - Ujjain By Road 140kms/03hrs
Ujjain

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Ujjain. On arrival at Ujjain, check-in at hotel and relax. Evening will be free to experience the awesome spectacle ritual at river Shipra. The Shipra River is one of the sacred rivers in India. Devotees come here with the belief that a dip in the river washes away their sins. Later, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

4

Ujjain - Local sightseeing
Ujjain

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing Ujjain visiting:
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga- It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, shrines which are said to be the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva.
Triveni Museum- Museum of ancient art & culture showcasing many religious idols, sculptures & antiques.
Vedh Shala - 18th-century observatory with operational vintage astronomical devices, including a sundial.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

5

Ujjain - Bhopal By Road 190kms/03hrs
Bhopal

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Bhopal. On arrival at Bhopal check-in at hotel. Later proceed for half day city tour of Bhopal visiting:
Bharat Bhawan which is an autonomous multi-arts complex, Laxmi Narayan or Birla Temple which is a Large hilltop Hindu temple dedicated to Lakshmi & Vishnu featuring panoramic views. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

6

Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal By Road 50kms/01hr one way
Bhopal

After breakfast, proceed for an excursion trip to Sanchi - Sanchi is founded in the third century by Emperor Ashoka to house relics of Buddha. Visit the archaeological site, the Mecca of Indian Art: Main Stupa, magnificent monument in the shape of a half-sphere on recounting his torana (carved porticoes) and visit other Buddhist monasteries.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

7

Bhopal - Pachmarhi By Road 200kms/05hrs
Pachmarhi

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive straight to Pachmarhi. Pachmarhi is a hill station located on Satpura hills in Central India. This region was under rule of Gond tribe ruler Bhawut Singh in 1857 and was unknown for rest of the world. It came into light when British India officer James Forsyth was following Indian freedom fighters and reached this place. On arrival, check-in at hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing of Pachmarhi visiting Bee-fall, Dhoopgarh, Jata-shankar, Panar Pani, Pandav Caves, Gupt Mahadev cave & Duchess Fall. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

8

Pachmarhi - Jabalpur By Road 250kms/06hrs
Jabalpur

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and straight away drive to Jabalpur. Jabalpur is one the major city of Madhya Pradesh located on the bank of holy Narmada River. On arrival at Jabalpur, check-in at hotel and relax. Later Dhuandhar Falls, Marble Rocks and the Chausath Yogini temple. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

9

Departure
Jabalpur

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport in order to take your flight back home.


Inclusions

  • Daily Breakfast 
  • All transfers and sightseeing by AC Car
  • All Hotel Taxes

Exclusions

  • Any airfare/train fare 
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any entrance fees
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST 5% inclusive

Which season is best for Pachmarhi?   

Pachmarhi can be visited throughout the year, though the best time to visit Pachmarhi is October to June.

What is famous in Pachmarhi?   

The state is famous for its rich history, heritage sites and dense forest

What are the specialties of the local cuisine in Ujjain?   

Kulfi in freegunj, famous puri sabzi in old sarafa, famous puri sabzi in old sarafa

What to pack before you go?   

Sunglasses , Camera to capture the beautiful stupas and forts, Comfortable pair of shoes to walk , hawls and pullovers during winter season

Type of Vacation


Adventure


Family


History & Culture


Nature


Pilgrimage

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Madhya Pradesh can be described as the best state of the nation when it comes to the diversity of its tourism destinations.Madhya Pradesh is known as the "Heart of India' not only because of its location on the map, but also because of the lot many things it offers.; it has been home to cultural and spiritual heritage of almost all the religions. Innumerable monuments, intricately carved temples, stupas, forts and palaces are dotted all over the State. The state is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Sanchi, Bhimbetka and Khajuraho.
Consisting largely of a plateau, the State has everything- mighty mountain ranges, meandering rivers and miles of verdant forests. But perhaps the best part about Madhya Pradesh is its accessibility. It is equally close to major tourist destinations from all over the country, being the 'Heart of India'.

Detailed Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival Indore - Local sightseeing
Indore

Meet on arrival at Indore Airport and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing tour of Indore visiting:
Bada Ganapati: The popular belief is that Bada Ganapati is the hinderer of all obstacles so devotees render highest regard to this idol. The gigantic statue of Ganapati is a fascinating attraction of this pilgrim center and large folks frequents here to have a darshan of this gorgeous deity.
Kanch Mandir: Kanch Mandir exhibits complicated patterns of glass paintings, which are painted with utmost devotion. The paintings display unique talent and try to depict the various aspects of Jainism. The special glass chamber at the top of this remarkable shrine has a raised statue of Mahavira, which is having a multiplied effect.
Krishnapura Chhatris: Chhatris (cenotaphs) are the royal tombs of the erstwhile rulers of the Holker clan. These cenotaphs are placed on the banks of the beautiful river Khan, and these chhatris exhibit excellent architectural brilliance.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

2

Indore - Mandu By Road 90kms/02hrs
Mandu

After breakfast drive to Mandu. On arrival at Mandu, check-in at hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing of Mandu visiting:
Jahaz Mahal - It was built during the reign of Mandu Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji, who is believed to have as many as 15,000 women as his consorts. In order to accommodate the women belonging to the royal consortium, Jahaz Mahal was built in second-half of the 15th century. Jahaz Mahal best captures the medieval element of Mundu. Here Jahaz refers to a ship and Mahal refers to a palace, which is a reflection of the edifice itself.
Hindola Mahal - It is a large meeting hall, or durbar, in the ancient Indian city of Mandu, Madhya Pradesh. Today the Hindola Mahal is a tourist destination in the ruined city. Houshangs Tomb, Ashrafi Mahal and Rupmatis Pavilion.
Roopmati Pavilion - According to Malwa legends, the music-loving Baz Bahadur built it to persuade his golden-voiced shepherdess beloved, Rupmati, to move here from her home on the plains. From its terrace and domed pavilions, Rupmati could gaze at the distant glint of the sacred Narmada River.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

3

Mandu - Ujjain By Road 140kms/03hrs
Ujjain

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Ujjain. On arrival at Ujjain, check-in at hotel and relax. Evening will be free to experience the awesome spectacle ritual at river Shipra. The Shipra River is one of the sacred rivers in India. Devotees come here with the belief that a dip in the river washes away their sins. Later, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

4

Ujjain - Local sightseeing
Ujjain

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for local sightseeing Ujjain visiting:
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga- It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, shrines which are said to be the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva.
Triveni Museum- Museum of ancient art & culture showcasing many religious idols, sculptures & antiques.
Vedh Shala - 18th-century observatory with operational vintage astronomical devices, including a sundial.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

5

Ujjain - Bhopal By Road 190kms/03hrs
Bhopal

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Bhopal. On arrival at Bhopal check-in at hotel. Later proceed for half day city tour of Bhopal visiting:
Bharat Bhawan which is an autonomous multi-arts complex, Laxmi Narayan or Birla Temple which is a Large hilltop Hindu temple dedicated to Lakshmi & Vishnu featuring panoramic views. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

6

Bhopal - Sanchi - Bhopal By Road 50kms/01hr one way
Bhopal

After breakfast, proceed for an excursion trip to Sanchi - Sanchi is founded in the third century by Emperor Ashoka to house relics of Buddha. Visit the archaeological site, the Mecca of Indian Art: Main Stupa, magnificent monument in the shape of a half-sphere on recounting his torana (carved porticoes) and visit other Buddhist monasteries.
In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

7

Bhopal - Pachmarhi By Road 200kms/05hrs
Pachmarhi

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive straight to Pachmarhi. Pachmarhi is a hill station located on Satpura hills in Central India. This region was under rule of Gond tribe ruler Bhawut Singh in 1857 and was unknown for rest of the world. It came into light when British India officer James Forsyth was following Indian freedom fighters and reached this place. On arrival, check-in at hotel and relax. Later proceed for local sightseeing of Pachmarhi visiting Bee-fall, Dhoopgarh, Jata-shankar, Panar Pani, Pandav Caves, Gupt Mahadev cave & Duchess Fall. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

8

Pachmarhi - Jabalpur By Road 250kms/06hrs
Jabalpur

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and straight away drive to Jabalpur. Jabalpur is one the major city of Madhya Pradesh located on the bank of holy Narmada River. On arrival at Jabalpur, check-in at hotel and relax. Later Dhuandhar Falls, Marble Rocks and the Chausath Yogini temple. In the evening, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day

9

Departure
Jabalpur

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport in order to take your flight back home.


Hotels

INCLUSIONS

  • Daily Breakfast 
  • All transfers and sightseeing by AC Car
  • All Hotel Taxes

EXCLUSIONS

  • Any airfare/train fare 
  • Any guide charges
  • Any cost on personal expenses
  • Any entrance fees
  • Any other meals unless specified
  • GST 5% inclusive

Know before you go

Which season is best for Pachmarhi?   

Pachmarhi can be visited throughout the year, though the best time to visit Pachmarhi is October to June.

What is famous in Pachmarhi?   

The state is famous for its rich history, heritage sites and dense forest

What are the specialties of the local cuisine in Ujjain?   

Kulfi in freegunj, famous puri sabzi in old sarafa, famous puri sabzi in old sarafa

What to pack before you go?   

Sunglasses , Camera to capture the beautiful stupas and forts, Comfortable pair of shoes to walk , hawls and pullovers during winter season

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