9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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9 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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

1
night
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Sarafa Bazaar, then steep yourself in history at Rajwada Indore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga and then identify plant and animal life at Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Indore road trip website .

Pune to Indore is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bhopal.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Rajwada Indore ©
Rajwada Indore

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Birla Mandir and then Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Yodhasthal, then delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, and then walk around Kamla Nehru Bal Udhyan.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bhopal trip planner .

You can drive from Indore to Bhopal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bhopal can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Khajuraho.

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
Yodhasthal ©
Yodhasthal

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 14th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Khajuraho's Textile & Looms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chitragupta Temple, contemplate the long history of Pratapeswar Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Lakshmana Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, admire the striking features of Devi Jagdamba Temple, then steep yourself in history at Hanuman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturbhuj Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Khajuraho trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Bhopal to Khajuraho in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orchha.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Chitragupta Temple ©
Chitragupta Temple
Devi Jagdamba Temple ©
Devi Jagdamba 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.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Betwa River, then steep yourself in history at Orchha Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaturbhuj Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Raja Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orchha trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Khajuraho to Orchha takes 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Orchha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gwalior.

Things to do in Orchha

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Orchha Fort ©
Orchha Fort
Chaturbhuj Temple ©
Chaturbhuj Temple
Ram Raja Temple ©
Ram Raja Temple

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib, then delve into the distant past at Gwalior Fort, then take an in-depth tour of Gujari Mahal, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sun Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gwalior trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Orchha to Gwalior takes 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Gwalior are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ujjain.

Things to do in Gwalior

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

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.
On the 18th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Harsiddhi Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ujjain vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Gwalior to Ujjain in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough 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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