24 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

24 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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24 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  6​h
1
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Khajuraho
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Panna
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Amarkantak
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Jabalpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Pachmarhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Ujjain
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Maheshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Omkareshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Indore
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Gwalior.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gwalior planning website .

New Delhi to Gwalior is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In October in Gwalior, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gwalior
Highlights from your plan
Sun Temple ©
Sun Temple
Gopachal Parvat ©
Gopachal Parvat

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 10th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Rai Praveen Mahal, contemplate the long history of Raja Mahal, then contemplate the waterfront views at Betwa River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally make a trip to Lakshmi Narayan Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Orchha online travel route planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Orchha in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Orchha

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary
Raja Mahal ©
Raja Mahal
Lakshmi Narayan Temple ©
Lakshmi Narayan Temple

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chaturbhuj Temple and Varaha Temple. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Parshwanath Temple, see the interesting displays at Dhubela Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Viswanath Temple, and explore the world behind art at State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Khajuraho attractions planner.

Drive from Orchha to Khajuraho in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Panna.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba Temple
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Parshwanath Temple ©
Parshwanath Temple

1
night
Panna

Panna ©
Panna is a town and a municipality in Panna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Panna, take in the dramatic scenery at Pandav Falls and Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Yugal Kishor Ji Mandir, and finally walk around Janwaar Castle.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Panna driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Panna takes 1.5 hours. In October in Panna, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amarkantak.

Things to do in Panna

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Janwaar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Jain Temple Panna ©
Jain Temple Panna

1
day
Amarkantak

Amarkantak ©
Amarkantak is a pilgrim town and a Nagar Panchayat in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Dudh Dhara Falls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Son Udgam Temple, then contemplate the long history of Ancient Temples of Kalachuri, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Narmada Udgam Temple.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Amarkantak road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Panna to Amarkantak takes 8 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Amarkantak

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Temples of Kalachuri ©
Ancient Temples of Kalachuri

2
nights
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 16th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dumna Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaushat Yogini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pisanhari Ki Madiya, then appreciate the history behind Lord Shiva Statue, and finally appreciate the history behind Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Bargi Dam and then delve into the distant past at Kankali Devi Mandir.

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Getting from Amarkantak to Jabalpur by car takes about 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Jabalpur are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chaushat Yogini ©
Chaushat Yogini
Dumna Nature Reserve ©
Dumna Nature Reserve
Pisanhari Ki Madiya ©
Pisanhari Ki Madiya

2
nights
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
On the 18th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Handi Khoh, take in the awesome beauty at Chauragarh Peak, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadeo Temple, and finally Head underground at Bade Mahadev. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Reechgarh, take in the dramatic scenery at Duchess Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mahadeo Hill, then explore the activities along Apsara Vihar, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pachmarhi trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Jabalpur to Pachmarhi in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duchess Falls ©
Duchess Falls
Reechgarh ©
Reechgarh
Handi Khoh ©
Handi Khoh

3
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Get in touch with nature at Bhimbetka Caves and Van Vihar. Discover out-of-the-way places like Udayagiri Caves and Lake View Bhopal. Venture out of the city with trips to Sanchi (Western Gate & Sanchi Stupa No. 2) and Bhojeshwar Temple (in Bhojpur). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Gufa Mandir, pause for some photo ops at Shaurya Smarak Bhopal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir Sahu Samaj, and take an in-depth tour of State Museum Bhopal.

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Traveling by car from Pachmarhi to Bhopal takes 5.5 hours. October in Bhopal sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sanchi, Udayagiri Caves, Bhimbetka Caves, Bhojeshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Van Vihar ©
Van Vihar
Udayagiri Caves ©
Udayagiri Caves
Bhojeshwar Temple ©
Bhojeshwar Temple

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mahakaleshwar and ISKCON Ujjain Temple. Step out of Ujjain with an excursion to Rani Roopmati Palace in Mandu--about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, look and learn at Jantar Mantar, and pause for some photo ops at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ujjain trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Ujjain takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maheshwar.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Rani Roopmati Palace
Highlights from your plan
ISKCON Ujjain Temple ©
ISKCON Ujjain Temple
Mahakaleshwar ©
Mahakaleshwar
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

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night
Maheshwar

Maheshwar ©
Maheshwar is a city in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh state, in central India. On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishwnath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ahilyeshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rajrajeshwar temple, then steep yourself in history at Queen's Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaleshwar Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Maheshwar trip itinerary app .

Drive from Ujjain to Maheshwar in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Omkareshwar.

Things to do in Maheshwar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Queen's Fort ©
Queen's Fort
Ahilyeshwar Temple ©
Ahilyeshwar Temple

1
night
Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar ©
On the 27th (Sun), explore the activities along Ahilya Ghat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwar Parikrama, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mamleshwar Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Omkareshwar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maheshwar to Omkareshwar takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Omkareshwar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Indore.

Things to do in Omkareshwar

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mamleshwar Temple ©
Mamleshwar Temple
Ahilya Ghat ©
Ahilya Ghat
Omkareshwar Parikrama ©
Omkareshwar Parikrama

4
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hindola Mahal and Annapurna Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Indore: Dewas Tekri, Maa Chamunda Aur Tulja Bhawani (in Dewas) and Mandu (Champa Baoli, Nilkanth Mahal, & more). There's still lots to do: walk around Gomatgiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, get to know the resident critters at Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalay, and browse the different shops at Treasure Island Mall.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Indore trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Omkareshwar to Indore takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Indore are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Mandu, Dewas Tekri, Maa Chamunda Aur Tulja Bhawani
Highlights from your plan
Annapurna Temple ©
Annapurna Temple
Hindola Mahal ©
Hindola Mahal
Maa Vaishno Daam ©
Maa Vaishno Daam

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