11 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

11 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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11 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kannur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Khajuraho
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Bandhavgarh National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Bhopal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Ujjain
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
6
Mandla
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Kannur

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shahastrabahu Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gwalior trip itinerary site .

Kannur to Gwalior is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple

1
night
Khajuraho

Khajuraho ©
Most visitors come to Khajuraho to see the 1,000-year-old erotic rock carvings at a cluster of World Heritage-listed Hindu and Jain temples.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matangeshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nandi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Khajuraho in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bandhavgarh National Park.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Chitragupta Temple ©
Chitragupta Temple
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba Temple

1
night
Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park ©
A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park offers ample opportunity to see wildlife, including its famous elephants and Asian tigers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Bandhavgarh Hill, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bandhavgarh National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bandhavgarh National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary
Bandhavgarh National Park ©
Bandhavgarh National Park

1
night
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and then learn more about the world around you at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bhopal road trip planning tool .

Getting from Bandhavgarh National Park to Bhopal by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum

1
night
Ujjain

Ujjain ©
The capital of one of the region's ancient kingdoms, Ujjain lost some of its political and cultural importance during the years of the Raj.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangalnath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadkalika Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Mandir Ghat. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gopal Mandir Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Ujjain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chintaman Ganesh Temple.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ujjain route planner.

You can drive from Bhopal to Ujjain in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites
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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

2
nights
Mandla

Mandla ©
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Begum Mahal and Vishnu Mandir Temple will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Kanha National Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mandla Plant Fossils National Park, explore the striking landscape at Kala Pahad, and make a trip to Garam Pani Kund.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mandla road trip site .

Traveling by car from Ujjain to Mandla takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Mandla

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kanha National Park ©
Kanha National Park

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