12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Indore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ujjain
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Chhatarpur District
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Gwalior
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir, and then don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Rajwada Indore, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanch Mandir, then contemplate the long history of Lal Bagh Palace, and finally walk around Regional Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Indore trip itinerary builder site .

Mumbai to Indore is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Indore, with lows of 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ujjain.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Sandipani Ashram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangalnath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chintaman Ganesh Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ujjain attractions planning app .

You can drive from Indore to Ujjain in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bhopal.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

3
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Step out of Bhopal with an excursion to Northern Gate in Sanchi--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, and admire the landmark architecture of Cable Stay Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bhopal trip planner .

You can drive from Ujjain to Bhopal in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Chhatarpur District.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Northern Gate
Highlights from your plan
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

2
nights
Chhatarpur District

Chhatarpur District ©
Chhatarpur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Pratapeswar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matangeshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nandi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Raneh Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Chhatarpur District trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Chhatarpur District takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Orchha.

Things to do in Chhatarpur District

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

1
night
Orchha

Orchha ©
A small market and farming town by the river, Orchha was once the capital of a powerful kingdom, and still shows as much in its historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, then make a trip to Chhatris Cenotaphs, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Raja Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Orchha road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Chhatarpur District to Orchha takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Chhatris Cenotaphs
Chhatris Cenotaphs

2
nights
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, then delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Jai Vilas Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Gwalior, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teli Ka Mandir, then see the interesting displays at Sarod Ghar, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gwalior planning app .

Getting from Orchha to Gwalior by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Gwalior can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gwalior
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©

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