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
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ujjain
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Jabalpur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Mandla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Kohka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Maa Vaishno Daam and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar and then make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Indore trip maker website .

Mumbai to Indore is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect nights in Indore to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ujjain.

Things to do in Indore

Shopping Historic Sites
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Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

2
nights
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 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Harsiddhi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chintaman Ganesh Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Sandipani Ashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangalnath Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ujjain trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Indore to Ujjain takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sanchi Stupas in Sanchi (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, explore the activities along Badi Jheel Lake, take an in-depth tour of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind, and contemplate the long history of Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bhopal trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ujjain to Bhopal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 49°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sanchi Stupas
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Raneh Falls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Devi Jagdamba Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Khajuraho takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, then admire the sheer force of Dhuandhar Falls, and then appreciate the history behind Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jabalpur trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Khajuraho to Jabalpur in 6 hours. May in Jabalpur sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mandla.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhuandhar Falls ©
Dhuandhar Falls
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat ©
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat
Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir ©
Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir

1
night
Mandla

Mandla ©
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Garam Pani Kund and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kanha National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mandla itinerary website .

Getting from Jabalpur to Mandla by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mandla can reach 48°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Mandla

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

1
night
Kohka

Kohka ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Pench Tiger Reserve.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kohka trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Mandla to Kohka in 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kohka can reach 51°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kohka

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

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