12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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12 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Ujjain
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Bhopal
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Khajuraho
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Gwalior
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10​h
6
Kohka
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Bandhavgarh National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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 19th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangalnath Temple. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harsiddhi Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Mandir Ghat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ujjain trip planner .

Bengaluru to Ujjain is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can 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

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 21st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, and then explore the activities along Upper Lake.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bhopal vacation app .

You can drive from Ujjain to Bhopal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Yodhasthal ©
Yodhasthal
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

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 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matangeshwara Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, see the interesting displays at Dhubela Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dulhadev Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nandi Temple. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Viswanath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaman Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho trip planning tool .

You can drive from Bhopal to Khajuraho in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Chitragupta Temple ©
Chitragupta Temple
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba 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.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple, make a trip to Chhatris Cenotaphs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, then steep yourself in history at Jahangir Mahal, then steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, and finally steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Orchha attractions planner .

You can drive from Khajuraho to Orchha in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Orchha are 48°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Ram Raja Temple ©
Ram Raja Temple

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Gwalior Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gwalior trip planner.

Getting from Orchha to Gwalior by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Orchha in April since evenings lows in Gwalior dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Sun Temple ©
Sun Temple

1
night
Kohka

Kohka ©
On the 26th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Pench Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Pench Tiger Home.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kohka online travel planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Kohka in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kohka

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pench Tiger Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Pench Tiger Reserve ©
Pench Tiger Reserve

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Bandhavgarh National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bandhavgarh National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kohka to Bandhavgarh National Park takes 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

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

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