8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Ujjain
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Gwalior
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Orchha
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Chhatarpur District
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Get outdoors at Van Vihar National Park and Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka. Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum and Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - National Museum of Mankind will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Bhojeshwar Temple in Bhojpur (about 52 minutes away). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and don't miss a visit to Tropic of Cancer.

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New Delhi to Bhopal is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in July, with highs in Bhopal at 34°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bhojeshwar Temple
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum

2
nights
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 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Ujjain Temple, then make a trip to Kaila Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chintaman Ganesh Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangalnath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patal Bhairav Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nagarkot ki Rani Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ujjain travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Ujjain takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ujjain can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kaila Devi Temple
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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

1
day
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Balaji Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shahastrabahu Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gwalior online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Ujjain to Gwalior takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ujjain in July: high temperatures in Gwalior hover around 40°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orchha.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, contemplate the long history of Jahangir Mahal, then contemplate the long history of Orchha Fort, then steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orchha driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Gwalior to Orchha takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chhatarpur District.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Ram Raja Temple ©
Ram Raja Temple

1
night
Chhatarpur District

Chhatarpur District ©
Chhatarpur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chhatarpur District trip planner .

You can drive from Orchha to Chhatarpur District in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chhatarpur District

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Chitragupta Temple ©
Chitragupta Temple
Varaha Temple ©
Varaha Temple

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