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 + Drive:  7​h
1
Mandla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Jabalpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Ujjain
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Mandla

Mandla ©
Mandla is a town with municipality in Mandla district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mandla road trip tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mandla is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mandla, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can 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.
On the 16th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir, don't miss a visit to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, and then admire the sheer force of Dhuandhar Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Jabalpur road trip planning site .

Drive from Mandla to Jabalpur in 3 hours. In March in Jabalpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Jabalpur

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, then contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hanuman Temple, then admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Devi Jagdamba Temple.

Plan my day in Khajuraho using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Jabalpur to Khajuraho in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive 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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the activities along Upper Lake, admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir, then delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and finally make a trip to Tropic of Cancer. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Badi Jheel Lake, then Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake View Bhopal.

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

You can drive from Khajuraho to Bhopal in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March in Bhopal, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi ©
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Upper Lake ©
Upper Lake

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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 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kal Bhairav Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, and finally steep yourself in history at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Ujjain trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Ujjain takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Harsiddhi Temple ©
Harsiddhi Temple

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