41 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

41 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Madhya Pradesh trip planner

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Amarkantak
— 1 night
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Pachmarhi
— 5 nights
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Bhopal
— 6 nights
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Ujjain
— 5 nights
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Maheshwar
— 2 nights
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Omkareshwar
— 1 night
Drive to Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Fly to Gwalior Airport
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Gwalior
— 3 nights
Train to Jhansi Jn, Taxi to Orchha
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Orchha
— 3 nights
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Chhatarpur
— 2 nights
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Khajuraho
— 7 nights
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Jabalpur
— 5 nights

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Amarkantak

— 1 night
Amarkantak is a pilgrim town and a Nagar Panchayat in Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mrityunjay Ashram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Narmada Udgam Temple, then contemplate the long history of Ancient Temples of Kalachuri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amareshwar Mahadev Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amarkantak day trip planning website.

Jabalpur to Amarkantak is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Amarkantak

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Pachmarhi

— 5 nights
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Popular historic sites such as Christ Church and Mahadeo Temple are in your itinerary. Visiting Chauragarh Peak and Satpura National Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Duchess Falls, get a dose of the wild on Pachmarhiram, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mahadeo Hill, and Head underground at Bade Mahadev.

You can plan Pachmarhi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Amarkantak to Pachmarhi takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Bhopal

— 6 nights

City of Lakes

A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bhojeshwar Temple and Bhimbetka Caves. Get outdoors at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and Van Vihar National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bhopal: Sanchi (Sanchi Museum & Sanchi Stupas). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Taj ul Masajid, brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and explore the activities along Upper Lake.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bhopal online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pachmarhi to Bhopal in 5.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Bhopal are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ujjain

— 5 nights

City of Temples

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chintaman Ganesh Temple and Gopal Mandir Temple. Popular historic sites such as Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and ISKCON Ujjain Temple are in your itinerary. Explore Ujjain's surroundings by going to Indore (Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir, Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Navagraha Mandir and look and learn at Jantar Mantar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ujjain trip tool.

You can drive from Bhopal to Ujjain in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maheshwar.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Maheshwar

— 2 nights
Maheshwar is a city in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh state, in central India. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Ahilyabai Ghats, contemplate the long history of Queen's Fort, then look for gifts at WomenWeave, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaleshwar Temple. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at SwAr Ashram Yoga & Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kashivishwnath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahilyeshwar Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rajrajeshwar temple.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maheshwar travel planner.

You can drive from Ujjain to Maheshwar in 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Maheshwar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Omkareshwar.

Things to do in Maheshwar

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Omkareshwar

— 1 night
Home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva, Omkareshwar remains known as one of the holiest pilgrimage destinations for Hindus.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the ancient world of 24 Avatars Group of Temples, take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwar Parikrama, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mamleshwar Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Omkareshwar tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Maheshwar to Omkareshwar in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Maheshwar in February, you will find days in Omkareshwar are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Omkareshwar

Historic Sites

Gwalior

— 3 nights
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Gwalior Fort and Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sun Temple and Batesar Group Of Temples. Step out of Gwalior to go to Morena and see Mitawali Temple, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Gwalior, get to know the resident critters at Gandhi Prani Udhyan, make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gwalior holiday builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Omkareshwar to Gwalior with the Route module. In February, Gwalior is a bit cooler than Omkareshwar - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Orchha

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Raja Mahal and Betwa River. Get some cultural insight at Sonagir and Pitambara Peeth. Step out of Orchha with an excursion to Veer Singh Palace in Datia--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple, don't miss a visit to Lakshmi Narayan Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orchha trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Gwalior to Orchha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Orchha, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chhatarpur.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Chhatarpur

— 2 nights
Chhatarpur is a city and a municipality in Chhatarpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls and then relax and rejuvenate at Arhanta Yoga Ashram. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Panna National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chhatarpur road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Orchha to Chhatarpur takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Chhatarpur

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

Khajuraho

— 7 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chaturbhuj Temple and Varaha Temple. Devi Jagdamba Temple and Vaman Temple will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, examine the collection at Dhubela Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Khajuraho sightseeing site.

Getting from Chhatarpur to Khajuraho by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Jabalpur

— 5 nights

Marble City

Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Popular historic sites such as Chaushat Yogini and Tilwara Ghat are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Pisanhari Ki Madiya and Lord Shiva Statue. Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on i4u Travel Services. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Kankali Devi Mandir, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balancing Rocks, make a splash at SeaWorld, and explore the activities along Sangram Sagar Lake.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jabalpur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Jabalpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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.