10 days in Madhya Pradesh, Ajanta & Ellora Itinerary

10 days in Madhya Pradesh, Ajanta & Ellora Itinerary

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10 days in Madhya Pradesh, Ajanta & Ellora Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Bhopal
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sanchi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pachmarhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Kanha National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Ajanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ellora
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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day
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the activities along Upper Lake, brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, and then learn more about the world around you at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bhopal trip builder website .

New Delhi to Bhopal is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Bhopal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
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Yodhasthal ©
Yodhasthal
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum

1
night
Sanchi

Sanchi ©
Sanchi is a Buddhist complex, famous for its Great Stupa, on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in Raisen District of the State of Madhya Pradesh,India.It is located in north-east of Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh. On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Sanchi Museum, don't miss a visit to Sanchi Stupas, then explore the fascinating underground world of Udayagiri Caves, then admire the striking features of Sanchi Stupa No. 2, and finally don't miss a visit to Northern Gate.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sanchi road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Sanchi takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Sanchi

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Udayagiri Caves
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Udayagiri Caves ©
Udayagiri Caves
Sanchi Stupas ©
Sanchi Stupas
Sanchi Museum ©
Sanchi Museum

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nights
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
On the 18th (Tue), Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir, admire the sheer force of Bee Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Dhoopgarh. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadeo Temple, Head underground at Pandav Caves, and then identify plant and animal life at Reechgarh.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pachmarhi trip maker tool .

You can drive from Sanchi to Pachmarhi in 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Kanha National Park.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Dhoopgarh ©
Dhoopgarh
Bee Falls ©
Bee Falls
Pandav Caves ©
Pandav Caves

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Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park ©
Large and biologically rich Kanha National Park (also known as Kanha Tiger Reserve) boasts a notable population of Bengal tigers, and provides one of the best opportunities in the country to see them in their natural habitat.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Kanha National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kanha National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Pachmarhi to Kanha National Park takes 8 hours. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Kanha National Park

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kanha National Park
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Kanha National Park ©
Kanha National Park

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nights
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple. On the next day, admire the engineering at Waghur Dam and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwar Mandir.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ajanta road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kanha National Park to Ajanta takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daily temperatures in Ajanta can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ellora.

Things to do in Ajanta

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Buldana, Jalgaon
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves
Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan ©
Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan

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nights
Ellora

Ellora ©
Ellora is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple caves complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Maharashtra, India. To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ellora driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Ajanta to Ellora in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ellora are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ellora

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Daulatabad, Mhaismal Hill Station
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Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Mhaismal Hill Station ©
Mhaismal Hill Station

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