8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Bhopal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sanchi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Chhatarpur District
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Gwalior
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Tropic of Cancer and then explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Yodhasthal, then pause for some photo ops at Shaurya Smarak Bhopal, then get a new perspective on nature at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal Palace.

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Mumbai to Bhopal is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in October, Bhopal is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sanchi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Museums Historic Sites
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum
Yodhasthal ©
Yodhasthal

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Sanchi

Sanchi ©
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. On the 14th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Sanchi Stupas, admire the landmark architecture of Sanchi Stupa No. 2, make a trip to Southern Gate, then make a trip to Western Gate, then don't miss a visit to Northern Gate, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Eastern Gateway.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Sanchi itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bhopal to Sanchi in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sanchi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chhatarpur District.

Things to do in Sanchi

Historic Sites
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Sanchi Stupa No. 2 ©
Sanchi Stupa No. 2

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nights
Chhatarpur District

Chhatarpur District ©
Chhatarpur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Viswanath Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Devi Jagdamba Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then examine the collection at Dhubela Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple, and finally admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chhatarpur District visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sanchi to Chhatarpur District takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Orchha.

Things to do in Chhatarpur District

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

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Orchha

Orchha ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, contemplate the long history of Raja Mahal, then don't miss a visit to Chhatris Cenotaphs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Orchha travel route app .

You can drive from Chhatarpur District to Orchha in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
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Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chhatris Cenotaphs
Chhatris Cenotaphs

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nights
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Gandhi Prani Udhyan, explore the ancient world of Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor, then admire the striking features of Jai Vilas Palace, then examine the collection at Sarod Ghar, and finally admire the striking features of Chhatris of Scindia Dynasty. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Gujari Mahal, delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, then make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, and finally delve into the distant past at Gwalior.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gwalior holiday app .

Traveling by car from Orchha to Gwalior takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Gwalior
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Jai Vilas Palace ©
Jai Vilas Palace

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