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:  4​h
1
Indore
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pachmarhi
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Chhatarpur District
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Jabalpur
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar and then don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Indore trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Indore is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October since evenings lows in Indore dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bhopal.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

3
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Step out of Bhopal to go to Sanchi and see Western Gate, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Van Vihar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, steep yourself in history at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, explore the activities along Upper Lake, and get engrossed in the history at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bhopal trip planner .

Traveling by car from Indore to Bhopal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bhopal can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Bhopal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Western Gate
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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
night
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bee Falls, then Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir, then explore the striking landscape at Dhoopgarh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pachmarhi trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bhopal to Pachmarhi in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Chhatarpur District.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Bee Falls ©
Bee Falls
Dhoopgarh ©
Dhoopgarh
Jata Shankar Mandir ©
Jata Shankar Mandir

1
day
Chhatarpur District

Chhatarpur District ©
Chhatarpur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and then get engrossed in the history at Khajuraho.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chhatarpur District trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Pachmarhi to Chhatarpur District in 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jabalpur.

Things to do in Chhatarpur District

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

1
night
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
On the 20th (Sun), make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, admire the sheer force of Dhuandhar Falls, and then stroll through Balancing Rocks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabalpur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chhatarpur District to Jabalpur takes 5.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Jabalpur are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabalpur

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

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