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 45​min
1
Ujjain
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Gwalior
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Khajuraho
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Ujjain

Ujjain ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ranmukteshwar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gadkalika Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ujjain Simhasth Kumbh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chintaman Ganesh Temple, and then pause for some photo ops at Vikramaditya The Great Memorial Statue.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ujjain road trip planner.

Mumbai to Ujjain is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Mumbai in January, things will get little chillier in Ujjain: highs are around 29°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites
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Chintaman Ganesh Temple ©
Chintaman Ganesh Temple
Ranmukteshwar Temple ©
Ranmukteshwar Temple
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple ©
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Gopachal Parvat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sun Temple, and then delve into the distant past at Gwalior.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gwalior trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ujjain to Gwalior takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ujjain in January: high temperatures in Gwalior hover around 26°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gwalior
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Sun Temple ©
Sun Temple
Gwalior ©
Gwalior
Gopachal Parvat ©
Gopachal Parvat

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chaturbhuj Temple and Nandi Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at Devi Jagdamba Temple and Dulhadev Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Pandav Falls and Caves in Panna (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Viswanath Temple, contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, and revel in the low prices at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Khajuraho route planner .

You can drive from Gwalior to Khajuraho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Bhopal.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pandav Falls and Caves
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Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Varaha Temple ©
Varaha Temple
Viswanath Temple ©
Viswanath Temple

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir Sahu Samaj, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhojeshwar Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake View Bhopal, and finally admire the striking features of Cable Stay Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taj ul Masajid and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Van Vihar.

Plan trip to Bhopal with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Khajuraho to Bhopal by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bhopal can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhojeshwar Temple
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Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir Sahu Samaj ©
Bhojeshwar Temple ©
Bhojeshwar Temple
Taj ul Masajid ©
Taj ul Masajid

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