20 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

20 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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20 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Jabalpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Maihar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Gwalior
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Vidisha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Pachmarhi
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 30​min
9
Indore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Ujjain
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pisanhari Ki Madiya, Madan Mahal Fort, Lord Shiva Statue, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Lord Shiva Statue. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, then admire the sheer force of Dhuandhar Falls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaushat Yogini, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pisanhari Ki Madiya.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jabalpur travel itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jabalpur is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in August: highs in Jabalpur hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Maihar.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chaushat Yogini ©
Chaushat Yogini
Pisanhari Ki Madiya ©
Pisanhari Ki Madiya
Dhuandhar Falls ©
Dhuandhar Falls

1
night
Maihar

Maihar ©
Maihar is a town with municipality in Satna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sharda Devi Temple and then don't miss a visit to Alha Deo Mandir.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maihar tour builder site .

You can drive from Jabalpur to Maihar in 3.5 hours. In August in Maihar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Maihar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alha Deo Mandir ©
Alha Deo Mandir

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 5th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Khajuraho trip maker app .

You can drive from Maihar to Khajuraho in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Raneh Falls
Highlights from your plan
Raneh Falls ©
Raneh Falls

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, don't miss a visit to Lakshmi Narayan Temple, then steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, and finally make a trip to Chhatris Cenotaphs.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Orchha trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Orchha takes 4 hours. August in Orchha sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Lakshmi Narayan Temple ©
Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort

2
nights
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jai Vilas Palace as well as Kakanmath Temple. On the 7th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple, delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, then don't miss a visit to Gopachal Parvat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Kakanmath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Batesar Group Of Temples, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jai Vilas Palace.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gwalior trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Orchha to Gwalior in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gwalior are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vidisha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Morena
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Gopachal Parvat ©
Gopachal Parvat
Batesar Group Of Temples ©
Batesar Group Of Temples

2
nights
Vidisha

Vidisha ©
Vidisha is a city in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, located near the state capital Bhopal. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastern Gateway and Sanchi Stupa No. 3. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sanchi Stupa No. 2, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanchi Stupas, contemplate the long history of Khamba Baba/Heliodorus Pillar, and Head underground at Udayagiri Caves.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vidisha trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gwalior to Vidisha by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In October, daily temperatures in Vidisha can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bhopal.

Things to do in Vidisha

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sanchi
Highlights from your plan
Gupta Temple ©
Gupta Temple
Sanchi Stupa No. 2 ©
Sanchi Stupa No. 2
Udayagiri Caves ©
Udayagiri Caves

3
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bhojeshwar Temple and Gufa Mandir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bhopal: Raisen (The Northern Gateway & Raisen Fort). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of State Museum Bhopal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khatlapura Mandir, explore the activities along Upper Lake, and admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir.

Find out how to plan Bhopal trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Vidisha to Bhopal takes 1.5 hours. In October in Bhopal, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raisen, Bhojeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Van Vihar National Park ©
Van Vihar National Park
Bhojeshwar Temple ©
Bhojeshwar Temple
State Museum Bhopal ©
State Museum Bhopal

1
night
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Pandav Caves, identify plant and animal life at The Bori-Saptura Tiger Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chauragarh Temple, then Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir, and finally examine the collection at Bison Lodge Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pachmarhi attractions website .

Drive from Bhopal to Pachmarhi in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Indore.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jata Shankar Mandir ©
Jata Shankar Mandir
Chauragarh Temple ©
Chauragarh Temple
Bison Lodge Museum ©
Bison Lodge Museum

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tincha Fall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Annapurna Temple and Treasure Island Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indore: Rani Roopmati Palace (in Mandu) and Dewas Tekri, Maa Chamunda Aur Tulja Bhawani (in Dewas). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, walk around Gomatgiri, contemplate the long history of Rajwada Indore, and hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Indore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pachmarhi to Indore takes 8.5 hours. October in Indore sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Dewas Tekri, Maa Chamunda Aur Tulja Bhawani, Rani Roopmati Palace
Highlights from your plan
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Annapurna Temple ©
Annapurna Temple
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vikram Kirti Mandir Museum, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and Jantar Mantar. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look and learn at Jantar Mantar, appreciate the history behind Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, then examine the collection at Vikram Kirti Mandir Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vikramaditya The Great Memorial Statue.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ujjain trip builder tool .

Getting from Indore to Ujjain by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Jantar Mantar ©
Jantar Mantar

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