7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Mandu
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Gwalior
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Pachmarhi
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Bandhavgarh National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Jabalpur
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Pune

1
night
Mandu

Mandu ©
Mandu or Mandavgad is a uninhabited ancient city in the present-day Mandav area of the Dhar district. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Ashrafi Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Taveli Mahal, and then admire the striking features of Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal).

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandu travel itinerary planner .

Pune to Mandu is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Gwalior.
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Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal) ©
Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal)
Rani Roopmati Pavillion ©
Rani Roopmati Pavillion
Hindola Mahal ©
Hindola Mahal

1
day
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, then don't miss a visit to Gopachal Parvat, and finally make a trip to Jai Vilas Palace.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gwalior trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mandu to Gwalior. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©
Gopachal Parvat ©
Gopachal Parvat

1
day
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Jata Shankar Mandir, take in the dramatic scenery at Bee Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dhoopgarh.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pachmarhi driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Pachmarhi in 10 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bandhavgarh National Park.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Nature Parks
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Dhoopgarh ©
Dhoopgarh
Bee Falls ©
Bee Falls
Jata Shankar Mandir ©
Jata Shankar Mandir

1
day
Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park
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 26th (Wed): Head underground at Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bandhavgarh Hill, and then examine the collection at Baghel Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bandhavgarh National Park trip maker tool .

Getting from Pachmarhi to Bandhavgarh National Park by car takes about 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Nature Parks Museums

2
nights
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Dhuandhar Falls, then make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaushat Yogini, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pisanhari Ki Madiya. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dumna Nature Reserve.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabalpur visit planning site .

Drive from Bandhavgarh National Park to Jabalpur in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dhuandhar Falls ©
Dhuandhar Falls
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat ©
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat
Balancing Rocks ©
Balancing Rocks

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