8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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Train
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Gwalior
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ujjain
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Indore
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mandu
— 1 night
Drive

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Gwalior

— 2 nights
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Jai Vilas Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Gandhi Prani Udhyan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Gujari Mahal, delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, then make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gwalior trip itinerary planner.

Bhopal to Gwalior is an approximately 5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. April in Gwalior sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 25°C at night. You will leave for Ujjain on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Ujjain

— 3 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.
Ujjain is known for historic sites, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh, and pause for some photo ops at Vikramaditya The Great Memorial Statue.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ujjain trip planning app.

You can fly from Gwalior to Ujjain in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Indore.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Indore

— 1 night

Street Food Capital of India

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Indore trip planner.

You can drive from Ujjain to Indore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mandu.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites · Parks

Mandu

— 1 night
Mandu or Mandavgad is a uninhabited ancient city in the present-day Mandav area of the Dhar district. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Hindola Mahal, then admire the landmark architecture of Ship Palace (Jahaz Mahal), and then admire the landmark architecture of Rani Roopmati Pavillion.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mandu trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Indore to Mandu in 2.5 hours. In April in Mandu, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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.