9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Khajuraho
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Orchha
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
3
Gwalior
— 1 night
Train:  7 h 30 min
4
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Ujjain
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Indore
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Khajuraho holiday builder site .

Ahmedabad to Khajuraho is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Orchha

Orchha ©
A small market and farming town by the river, Orchha was once the capital of a powerful kingdom, and still shows as much in its historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Raja Temple, don't miss a visit to Chhatris Cenotaphs, admire the striking features of Jahangir Mahal, then steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, then steep yourself in history at Raja Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Orchha day trip planner .

You can drive from Khajuraho to Orchha in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Orchha are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites
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Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Chhatris Cenotaphs
Chhatris Cenotaphs

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shahastrabahu Temple, and then delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gwalior trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Orchha to Gwalior by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib ©

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, don't miss a visit to Tropic of Cancer, and then delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Badi Jheel Lake, then make a trip to Taj Mahal Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Lake, and finally learn about all things military at Yodhasthal.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Bhopal trip planning tool .

You can drive from Gwalior to Bhopal in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Bhopal, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ujjain.

Things to do in Bhopal

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): deepen your understanding at Sandipani Ashram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangalnath Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Harsiddhi Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ujjain vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bhopal to Ujjain takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Ujjain are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Indore.

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

2
nights
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanch Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar, steep yourself in history at Rajwada Indore, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Indore tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Ujjain to Indore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping
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Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar

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