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
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  5 h
1
Khajuraho
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Gwalior
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
3
Ujjain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Indore
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, then admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Devi Jagdamba Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Khajuraho day trip tool .

New Delhi to Khajuraho is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Gwalior.

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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana Temple

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Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
On the 6th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Bateswar group of temples - Morena Gwailor, then meet the residents at Gandhi Prani Udhyan, then explore the ancient world of Gwalior Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple.

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Drive from Khajuraho to Gwalior in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Gwalior, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ujjain.

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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ujjain itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Gwalior to Ujjain in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Ujjain can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Indore.

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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanch Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar, and finally contemplate the long history of Rajwada Indore.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Indore trip maker .

Traveling by car from Ujjain to Indore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Bhopal.

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Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar

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nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): learn about all things military at Yodhasthal, then make a trip to Tropic of Cancer, then explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and finally stroll around Kamla Nehru Bal Udhyan. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Lake, admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir, and then contemplate the long history of Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bhopal trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Indore to Bhopal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Yodhasthal ©
Yodhasthal

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