16 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

16 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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16 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Pachmarhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Mandla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Khajuraho
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Gwalior
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2​h 30​min
6
Ujjain
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Indore
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
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 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, contemplate the waterfront views at Badi Jheel Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, and brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal.

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Mumbai to Bhopal is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: highs in Bhopal hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bee Falls and Chauragarh Peak. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Dhoopgarh, make a trip to Pandav Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadeo Temple, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Satpura National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pachmarhi trip maker site .

You can drive from Bhopal to Pachmarhi in 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mandla.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

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

1
night
Mandla

Mandla ©
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to Garam Pani Kund and then identify plant and animal life at Kanha National Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mandla route maker website .

Getting from Pachmarhi to Mandla by car takes about 6.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Mandla

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

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.
On the 27th (Mon), admire the striking features of Devi Jagdamba Temple, admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and then take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. Keep things going the next day: get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, steep yourself in history at Pratapeswar Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Khajuraho online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Mandla to Khajuraho takes 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

2
nights
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib, delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, then get engrossed in the history at Gujari Mahal, and finally don't miss a visit to Gopachal Parvat. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Gandhi Prani Udhyan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jai Vilas Palace.

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Drive from Khajuraho to Gwalior in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gwalior are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Ujjain.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©
Gopachal Parvat ©
Gopachal Parvat

3
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.
Attractions like Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and Kal Bhairav Temple make great kid-friendly stops. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harsiddhi Temple and deepen your understanding at Sandipani Ashram.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ujjain day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Gwalior to Ujjain in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ujjain are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Indore.

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

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanch Mandir. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, then contemplate the long history of Rajwada Indore, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar.

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Traveling by car from Ujjain to Indore 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Indore

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

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