12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h
1
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Pachmarhi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Indore
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple.

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New Delhi to Gwalior is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In November, daytime highs in Gwalior are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

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

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.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Raja Temple, make a trip to Chhatris Cenotaphs, admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, contemplate the long history of Orchha Fort, then steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orchha day trip planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Orchha in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Orchha

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

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls, admire the striking features of Devi Jagdamba Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple, then admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Viswanath Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nandi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matangeshwara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, then admire the striking features of Parshwanath Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple.

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Getting from Orchha to Khajuraho by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bhopal.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Raneh Falls
Highlights from your plan
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

1
night
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bee Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pandav Caves, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dhoopgarh, and finally see the interesting displays at Bison Lodge Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Satpura National Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jata Shankar Mandir.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pachmarhi day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Pachmarhi takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dhoopgarh ©
Dhoopgarh
Bee Falls ©
Bee Falls
Jata Shankar Mandir ©
Jata Shankar Mandir

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, then make a trip to Tropic of Cancer, and then explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi. On your second day here, explore the activities along Upper Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, then explore the activities along Badi Jheel Lake, and finally get engrossed in the history at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bhopal day trip planner.

Getting from Pachmarhi to Bhopal by car takes about 5.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bhopal are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Indore.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

3
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ujjain (Harsiddhi Temple, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, & more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar, contemplate the long history of Lal Bagh Palace, and don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Indore online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Indore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Indore can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Ujjain
Highlights from your plan
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

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