8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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8 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
3
Kohka
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Mandla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Jabalpur
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Varaha Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Pratapeswar Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Devi Jagdamba Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Khajuraho road trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Khajuraho is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bhopal.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Raneh Falls
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Raneh Falls ©
Raneh Falls
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple

2
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 26th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Lake, steep yourself in history at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, and then admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, then make a trip to Tropic of Cancer, then delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and finally walk around Kamla Nehru Bal Udhyan.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Bhopal day trip planner.

You can drive from Khajuraho to Bhopal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Bhopal, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kohka.

Things to do in Bhopal

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

1
day
Kohka

Kohka ©
On the 28th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Pench Tiger Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kohka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Kohka takes 8.5 hours. While traveling from Bhopal, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kohka, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mandla.

Things to do in Kohka

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pench Tiger Reserve
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Pench Tiger Reserve ©
Pench Tiger Reserve

1
night
Mandla

Mandla ©
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kanha National Park and then make a trip to Garam Pani Kund.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mandla day trip planner.

You can drive from Kohka to Mandla in 4 hours. Traveling from Kohka in December, expect nights in Mandla to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Mandla

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kanha National Park ©
Kanha National Park

1
night
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Dhuandhar Falls, then don't miss a visit to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, and then admire the natural beauty at Bhawartal Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabalpur online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mandla to Jabalpur in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Parks Nature
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Dhuandhar Falls ©
Dhuandhar Falls
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat ©
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat
Bhawartal Garden ©
Bhawartal Garden

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