8 days in Bhopal, Pachmarhi & Khajuraho Itinerary

8 days in Bhopal, Pachmarhi & Khajuraho Itinerary

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8 days in Bhopal, Pachmarhi & Khajuraho Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Pachmarhi
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Manuabhan Tekri and Bhimbetka Caves. Popular historic sites such as Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and Khatlapura Mandir are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Gupta Temple in Sanchi (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jama Masjid, take an in-depth tour of Remember Bhopal Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gufa Mandir.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bhopal trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi to Bhopal is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bhimbetka Caves, Gupta Temple
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Jama Masjid ©
Jama Masjid
Manuabhan Tekri ©
Manuabhan Tekri

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Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
On the 8th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at The Bori-Saptura Tiger Reserve, then take in the awesome beauty at Mahadeo Hill, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahadeo Temple. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chauragarh Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Duchess Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pachmarhi travel planner .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Pachmarhi takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Duchess Falls ©
Duchess Falls
Christ Church ©
Christ Church
Mahadeo Temple ©
Mahadeo Temple

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Shiva Temple and Matangesvara Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Devi Jagdamba Temple and Mahamati Prannathji Temple. When in Khajuraho, make a side trip to see Panna Tiger Reserve in Madla, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic scenery at Raneh Falls, examine the collection at Dhubela Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Khajuraho trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Pachmarhi to Khajuraho in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Chhatarpur, Mahamati Prannathji Temple, Panna Tiger Reserve
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Dhubela Museum ©
Dhubela Museum
Spas

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