17 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

17 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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Fly
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Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Indore
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gwalior
— 3 nights
Train to Jhansi Jn, Taxi to Orchha
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Orchha
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jabalpur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kohka
— 1 night
Drive to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Fly to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

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Bhopal

— 3 nights

City of Lakes

A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bhopal: Bhimbetka Caves (in Raisen) and Sanchi (Sanchi Stupas, Northern Gate, &more). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hazrat Faiz Bahadur Dargah, take an in-depth tour of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind, and don't miss a visit to Tropic of Cancer.

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Hyderabad to Bhopal is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in March; daily highs in Bhopal reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Indore.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Indore

— 3 nights

Street Food Capital of India

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indore: Ujjain (Kal Bhairav Temple, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, steep yourself in history at Rajwada Indore, stroll around Regional Park, and make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

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Drive from Bhopal to Indore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Gwalior

— 3 nights
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Gwalior is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple, examine the collection at Sarod Ghar, and admire the striking features of Jai Vilas Palace.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gwalior trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Indore to Gwalior takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Gwalior can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Orchha

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then contemplate the long history of Orchha Fort, then contemplate the long history of Raja Mahal, and finally explore the activities along Betwa River. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple, then don't miss a visit to Chhatris Cenotaphs, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orchha online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Gwalior to Orchha in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Khajuraho

— 2 nights
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 25th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Parshwanath Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Dhubela Museum, then admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, then admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Khajuraho trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orchha to Khajuraho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Jabalpur

— 2 nights

Marble City

Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): cool off at SeaWorld, then don't miss a visit to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaushat Yogini. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tilwara Ghat, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dhuandhar Falls, and then appreciate the history behind Lord Shiva Statue.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jabalpur vacation planner.

You can drive from Khajuraho to Jabalpur in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Kohka

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pench Tiger Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kohka road trip app.

Getting from Jabalpur to Kohka by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jabalpur in March, expect nights in Kohka to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kohka

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Madhya Pradesh travel guide

4.5
Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · History Museums
The Heart of India; The Heart of Incredible India; MP
Centrally located in the subcontinent, Madhya Pradesh has been the crossroads of cultures and influences--Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim alike--throughout its history. Things to see in Madhya Pradesh include ancient stone temple complexes with impressive towers and intricate erotic carvings, historic forts, elaborate mosques, and UNESCO-protected Mesolithic stone paintings. With a subtropical climate and 30 per cent of its territory covered by forest, the province offers numerous scenic hikes with waterfalls, hills, and rivulets to admire. Straddling the Narmada River, which runs through a magnificent marble gorge, Madhya Pradesh also abounds with wildlife and nature reserves. Visit the national park with the highest population density of tigers in the world, and see other magnificent animals while you're at it. Take a dip in one of the sacred rivers and sample regional cuisine rich with spices and exotic flavors.