60 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

60 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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Chhatarpur
— 2 nights
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Khajuraho
— 7 nights
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Orchha
— 4 nights
Taxi to Jhansi Jn, Train to Gwalior
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Gwalior
— 4 nights
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Indore
— 9 nights
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Ujjain
— 8 nights
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Bhopal
— 8 nights
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Pachmarhi
— 7 nights
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Kohka
— 2 nights
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Mandla
— 1 night
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Jabalpur
— 4 nights
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Chhatarpur

— 2 nights
Chhatarpur is a city and a municipality in Chhatarpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matangesvara Temple and then relax and rejuvenate at Arhanta Yoga Ashram. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Panna National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chhatarpur trip itinerary builder site.

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh to Chhatarpur is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cox's Bazar to Chhatarpur is minus 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Chhatarpur

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Khajuraho and Javari Temple. Visit Chitragupta Temple and Nandi Temple for their historical value. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, admire the masterpieces at State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dulhadev Temple.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Khajuraho journey planner.

Traveling by car from Chhatarpur to Khajuraho takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Orchha Fort and Jahangir Mahal. Get some cultural insight at Ram Raja Temple and Pitambara Peeth. Take a break from Orchha with a short trip to Sonagir in Datia, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir, contemplate the waterfront views at Betwa River, and steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orchha attractions site.

You can drive from Khajuraho to Orchha in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Gwalior

— 4 nights
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gwalior Fort and Sarod Ghar. Shahastrabahu Temple and Mitawali Temple will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Morena (Ancient Shrines Of Morena & Batesar Group Of Temples). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib and explore the ancient world of Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gwalior online trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Orchha to Gwalior in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June in Gwalior, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Indore.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Indore

— 9 nights

Street Food Capital of India

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir and Rajwada Indore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Nehru Centre and Royal Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Indore side-trips: Maheshwar (Kaleshwar Temple & SwAr Ashram Yoga & Library) and Kaila Devi Temple (in Dewas). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bada Ganpati, stroll through Gomatgiri, and walk around Regional Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Indore online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gwalior to Indore by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, Indore is little chillier than Gwalior - with highs of 41°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ujjain

— 8 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh and Kal Bhairav Temple. Get some historical perspective at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and Mangalnath Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ujjain: Dewas (Jay Maa Tulja Bhavani Badi Mata Mandir & Maa Chamunda Temple). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Ujjain Temple and look and learn at Jantar Mantar.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ujjain trip planner.

Traveling by car from Indore to Ujjain takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ujjain are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bhopal.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Bhopal

— 8 nights

City of Lakes

A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Get some historical perspective at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and Taj ul Masajid. Museum-lovers will get to explore Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum and State Museum Bhopal. Explore Bhopal's surroundings by going to Bhimbetka Caves (in Raisen), Bhojeshwar Temple (in Bhojpur) and Sanchi (Sanchi Stupas, Northern Gate, &more). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, learn about all things military at Yodhasthal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gufa Mandir, and explore the activities along Badi Jheel Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bhopal tour planner.

Getting from Ujjain to Bhopal by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Pachmarhi

— 7 nights
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bison Lodge Museum and Mahadeo Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Bee Falls and Pandav Caves. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Satpura National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Dhoopgarh, admire the sheer force of Duchess Falls, surround yourself with nature on Pachmarhiram, and Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pachmarhi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bhopal to Pachmarhi in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Kohka

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Pench Tiger Reserve. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Tathastu Art Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kohka trip builder app.

You can drive from Pachmarhi to Kohka in 5.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mandla.

Things to do in Kohka

Wildlife · Museums · Parks

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sahastradhara.

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Traveling by car from Kohka to Mandla takes 4 hours. In July in Mandla, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Mandla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Jabalpur

— 4 nights

Marble City

Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Get outdoors at Dhuandhar Falls and i4u Travel Services. Get some historical perspective at Chaushat Yogini and Pisanhari Ki Madiya. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balancing Rocks, appreciate the history behind Lord Shiva Statue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paat Baba Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jabalpur trip planner.

Drive from Mandla to Jabalpur in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Bandhavgarh National Park.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Bandhavgarh National Park

— 3 nights
A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park offers ample opportunity to see wildlife, including its famous elephants and Asian tigers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Bandhavgarh National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Shesh-Saiya, examine the collection at Baghel Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bandhavgarh Hill.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bandhavgarh National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jabalpur to Bandhavgarh National Park takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums

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.