9 days in Jabalpur, Bandhavgarh National Park & Khajuraho Itinerary

9 days in Jabalpur, Bandhavgarh National Park & Khajuraho Itinerary

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9 days in Jabalpur, Bandhavgarh National Park & Khajuraho Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Jabalpur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Bandhavgarh National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Jabalpur

Jabalpur ©
Many of the cultural and natural attractions of Jabalpur stem from the city's surrounding abundance of marble.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaushat Yogini, then make a trip to Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dhuandhar Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Bargi Dam, then explore the striking landscape at Balancing Rocks, and then don't miss a visit to Sri Vishnu Varaha Mandir.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabalpur trip builder tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Jabalpur is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Jabalpur when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Bandhavgarh National Park.

Things to do in Jabalpur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat ©
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat
Dhuandhar Falls ©
Dhuandhar Falls
Chaushat Yogini ©
Chaushat Yogini

3
nights
Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park ©
A trip to Bandhavgarh National Park offers ample opportunity to see wildlife, including its famous elephants and Asian tigers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Bandhavgarh Hill, make a trip to Bandhavgarh Fort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Belha Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Bandhavgarh Ancient Caves and then look for all kinds of wild species at Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bandhavgarh National Park route planner .

You can drive from Jabalpur to Bandhavgarh National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Khajuraho.

Things to do in Bandhavgarh National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Belha Temple, Bandhavgarh Fort
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Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary
Bandhavgarh Fort ©
Bandhavgarh Fort
Belha Temple ©
Belha Temple

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.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, admire the striking features of Devi Jagdamba Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Parshwanath Temple, then get some fabulous bargains at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Raneh Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Khajuraho journey builder .

Traveling by car from Bandhavgarh National Park to Khajuraho takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

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