60 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

60 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Madhya Pradesh holiday planner

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Make it your trip
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Bhopal
— 6 nights
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Sanchi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pachmarhi
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kohka
— 1 night
Drive
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Mandla
— 1 night
Drive
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Jabalpur
— 5 nights
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Bandhavgarh National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Panna Tiger Reserve
— 1 night
Drive
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Khajuraho
— 6 nights
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Orchha
— 4 nights
Taxi to Jhansi Jn, Train to Gwalior
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Gwalior
— 5 nights
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Ujjain
— 7 nights
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Mandu
— 5 nights
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Indore
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Bhopal

— 6 nights

City of Lakes

A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bhojeshwar Temple (in Bhojpur) and Bhimbetka Caves (in Raisen). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taj ul Masajid, don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal Palace, and explore the activities along Badi Jheel Lake.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bhopal day trip app.

Raipur to Bhopal is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Raipur in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Bhopal. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sanchi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Sanchi

— 3 nights
Sanchi is a Buddhist complex, famous for its Great Stupa, on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in Raisen District of the State of Madhya Pradesh,India.It is located in north-east of Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh. Go for a jaunt from Sanchi to Raisen to see Raisen Fort about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Sanchi Stupas, Head underground at Udayagiri Caves, don't miss a visit to Western Gate, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maladevi Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sanchi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Sanchi takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Sanchi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Sanchi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Pachmarhi

— 6 nights
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Pachmarhi is known for nature, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Satpura National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir, and take in the awesome beauty at Mahadeo Hill.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pachmarhi trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Sanchi to Pachmarhi in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Kohka

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Pench Tiger Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kohka road trip tool.

Drive from Pachmarhi to Kohka in 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kohka are 48°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mandla.

Things to do in Kohka

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Mandla

— 1 night
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. On the 17th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Kanha National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mandla online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kohka to Mandla takes 4 hours. When traveling from Kohka in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mandla: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Mandla

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Jabalpur

— 5 nights

Marble City

Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Go for a jaunt from Jabalpur to Katni to see Roopnath Dhaam about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dhuandhar Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaushat Yogini, pause for some photo ops at Lord Shiva Statue, and make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jabalpur tour website.

Traveling by car from Mandla to Jabalpur takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bandhavgarh National Park.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bandhavgarh National Park

— 2 nights
A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park offers ample opportunity to see wildlife, including its famous elephants and Asian tigers.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves, take in the awesome beauty at Bandhavgarh Hill, and then explore the striking landscape of Bandhavgarh National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Climbers Point, pause for some photo ops at Shesh-Saiya, and then make a trip to Bandhavgarh Fort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bandhavgarh National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Jabalpur to Bandhavgarh National Park in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Panna Tiger Reserve.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Panna Tiger Reserve

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Panna National Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Panna Tiger Reserve trip site.

You can drive from Bandhavgarh National Park to Panna Tiger Reserve in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Panna Tiger Reserve

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Khajuraho

— 6 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.
Explore Khajuraho's surroundings by going to Raneh Falls (in Chhatarpur) and Mahamati Prannathji Temple (in Panna). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho, admire the landmark architecture of Parshwanath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple, and examine the collection at Dhubela Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho holiday planning website.

Drive from Panna Tiger Reserve to Khajuraho in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Orchha

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Orchha: Datia (Veer Singh Palace, Sonagir, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Orchha Fort, contemplate the waterfront views at Betwa River, make a trip to Chhatris Cenotaphs, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Raja Temple.

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

Getting from Khajuraho to Orchha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 50°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Gwalior

— 5 nights
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gwalior: Morena (Ancient Shrines Of Morena, Shani Dev Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple, make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, and admire the striking features of Jai Vilas Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gwalior route tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Orchha to Gwalior in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Gwalior sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ujjain.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ujjain

— 7 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.
Step out of Ujjain with an excursion to Maa Chamunda Temple in Dewas--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, deepen your understanding at Sandipani Ashram, and appreciate the history behind Vikramaditya The Great Memorial Statue.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ujjain trip maker website.

Fly from Gwalior to Ujjain in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mandu.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Mandu

— 5 nights
Mandu or Mandavgad is a uninhabited ancient city in the present-day Mandav area of the Dhar district. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mandu: Shrimant Bajirao Peshwa Samadhi (in Sanawad), Maheshwar (Queen's Fort, Ahilyabai Ghats, &more) and Ahilya Ghat (in Omkareshwar). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Rani Roopmati Pavillion, don't miss a visit to Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal), and delve into the distant past at Gada Shah Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mandu online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ujjain to Mandu in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mandu can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Indore.

Things to do in Mandu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Indore

— 7 nights

Street Food Capital of India

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Explore Indore's surroundings by going to Choral Dam (in Mhow) and Jay Maa Tulja Bhavani Badi Mata Mandir (in Dewas). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, admire the striking features of Khajrana Temple, don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, and hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Indore trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Mandu to Indore takes 2.5 hours. In May in Indore, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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.