Madhya Pradesh Tour Package
Duration – 07 Nights 08 Days
Discover Madhya Pradesh: Rich Heritage, Captivating Wildlife, and Cultural Splendors
Welcome to Madhya Pradesh! Unveil the heartland of India through our captivating tour packages. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Khajuraho and Sanchi, encounter tigers in Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks, and immerse yourself in the vibrant festivals of Indore and Bhopal. With comfortable accommodations and expert guides, we ensure a hassle-free journey. Embark on an extraordinary adventure and create lasting memories in Madhya Pradesh.
Day 1: Arrive in Indore and sightseeing in the city
As you arrive at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport/Indore Railway station, you will be met by our representative and driven directly to your hotel for check-in. A trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi in the 16th century, the city of Indore was discovered by Rao Nandlal Chaudhary. Later, Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar, with her keen interest in education and planning, built this city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The city is ranked as “the cleanest city in India” for the sixth consecutive year and has reserved its place among the first 20 cities to be developed as smart cities in India. The big city image yet mixed culture vibe of Indore makes it a fabulous place to visit that offers fantastic food to taste. After some rest, explore the city and cover some major highlights. You would be visiting Khajrana Ganpati Temple, Lal Bagh Palace, Central Museum and Rajwada Palace.
Return to your hotel after the tour and relax in the comforts of the hotel.
Overnight stay in Indore.
Day 2: Indore-Ujjain-Mandu
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Ujjain (54 Kms/ 1hr approx.). Ujjain is one of those divine lands in Madhya Pradesh where you do not just feel solitude but also sink in the divinity that calms your soul. The holy city hosts one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, Simhastha (Kumbh Mela), which takes place once every 12 years on the banks of the Shipra River. Also known as the temple town of Madhya Pradesh, the city is home to more than 100 temples and numerous pilgrimage sites of different eras. The list is endless when it comes to places to visit and things to do in Ujjain. On arrival visit Mahakal Temple, Mahakal Lok Corridor and Kalbhairav temple. After your visits, drive to Mandu (150 Kms/3 hrs approx.). Mandu is a celebration in stone, of life and joy, and the love of poet-prince Baz Bahadur for his beautiful consort, Rani Roopmati. Perched along the Vindhya ranges at an altitude of 2,000 feet, Mandu has eclectic creations combining the charming assertion of the Afghan mode with the great cultural heritage of the Turkish people.
Arrive Mandu and check-in at your hotel.
Overnight stay in Mandu.
Day 3: Mandu sightseeing and Maheshwar drive
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. After breakfast proceed for the sightseeing of Mandu city. You would be visiting Roopmati’s Pavilion, Jahaj Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Ashrafi Mahal, Bazbahadur Palace, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb & Jami Masjid. Each of Mandu’s structures is an architectural gem, like the massive Jami Masjid and Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, which is believed to be the inspiration for the master builders of the Taj Mahal. The legendary love story of Baz Bahadur and Roopmati gave birth to the construction of the Roopmati Pavilion and Rewa Kund. The abandoned ruins of Hathi Mahal and Ashrafi Mahal have interesting stories associated with their existence. The intriguing site of the Bagh caves has the power to bridge the events between the bygone centuries. After your visits, drive to Maheshwar (40 Kms/ 1hr approx.). Situated on the banks of river Narmada, Maheshwar appeals to both the pilgrim as well as the tourist in you. If you happen to drive through the main road of Maheshwar, which also serves as a state highway, you may come across several mesmerizing sights of the holy River Narmada, its rich history, and the reflection of the Maratha and Malwa empires that ruled over years.
On arrival, check-in at your hotel.
Overnight stay in Maheshwar.
Day 4: Maheshwar- Omkareshwar- Maheshwar
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. On this day proceed to visit Omkareshwar (65 Kms/ 1.5 hrs drive one way). It can only be termed as a blessing by the lords and mother nature, that Omkareshwar, the sacred island, is shaped like Om – the holiest symbol of Hinduism. It is adorned with lofty hills, between which the river Narmada forms a serene pool. A cantilever-type bridge running over river Narmada. It is a 270 ft. hanging bridge that enhances the beauty of Omkareshwar. Out of the major places to visit in Omkareshwar, the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga shrine tops the list. Popularly known as ‘Omkar Mandhata’, it is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines in India. Pilgrims in unimaginable numbers visit the shrine every year, seeking the blessings of Lord Shiva.
Return to your hotel after the visit.
Overnight stay in Maheshwar.
Day 5: Maheshwar to Bhopal
After breakfast, you will start your drive to Bhopal (276 kms/approximately 6.5 hrs drive). Bhopal, this also known as the ‘ the City of Begums’ has a significant history. Between 1819 and 1926, it was ruled by the generation of Begums for over 100 years, who gave the city its waterworks, railways, postal system, and municipality. The Begums of Bhopal were great reformists and patrons of education, art, culture, and public works. They also built several great monuments, which still stand as testimonies to the city’s celebrated past. Bhopal is adorned by beautiful lakes and striking landscapes. Towards the north, you’ll be welcomed by the old city that encompasses fascinating mosques, narrow alleys, amazing food corners, and buzzing chowks. On the other side of the upper lake is the new Bhopal. Modern, with wide roads, shopping complexes, plush hotels, and restaurants. Both contrasting sides are well-connected and offer something to everyone! In the evening, stroll around at the bank of Bhopal Lake or visit Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya.
Overnight stay in Bhopal.
Day 6: Bhopal – Sanchi – Udaigiri- Bhopal
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. After breakfast, drive to Sanchi (48 Kms/ 1hr approx.) to visit Sanchi Stupa. The town of Sanchi is synonymous with Buddhist Stupas – hemispherical structures typically containing relics of the Buddha or his followers. The Stupas of Sanchi were constructed on the orders of Emperor Ashoka to preserve and spread the Buddhist philosophy. Sanchi has been protecting these beautiful and sacred architectural wonders, just the way these wonders have been safeguarding ancient history and art of the Mauryan period. The numerous stupas, temples, monasteries and an Ashokan pillar have been the focus of interest and awe for global audiences as well. In fact, UNESCO has given the status of ‘World Heritage Site’ to the Mahastupa. Later you would be visiting Udaigiri Caves. Udayagiri Caves is a group of 20 Gupta-era temples and monasteries carved out of a rocky hill, out of which one is dedicated to Jainism and the rest to Hinduism. After an eventful day, head to your hotel and retire for the day.
Overnight stay in Bhopal.
Day 7: Bhopal – Bhojpur Shiv temple – Bhimbetka
Breakfast will be served at the hotel. On this day, drive to visit Bhojpur Shiva Temple (28 Kms/ 1 hr approx). Bhojpur is a famous huge heritage active temple of lord Shiva in Madhya Pradesh state. It was founded by the Parmar king of Dhar, Raja Bhoj (1010-53) and was named after him. 28 km from Bhopal, Bhojpur is famous as an archaeological site because of its magnificent remains of Shiva Temple and Cyclopean dam. The Shiva Temple has earned the title of the Somnath of the East and is called Bhojeshwar Temple. Later you would be visiting Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. Cave paintings date back to approximately 30,000 years. Rock shelters that were home to humans, millennia ago. And a rich flora and fauna surrounding these, indeed, make Bhimbetka a gift to us from our earliest ancestors. The Bhimbetka Rock Shelter has the oldest-known rock art in India, as well as is one of the largest prehistoric complexes to be seen.
Overnight stay in Bhopal.
Day 8: Bhopal & departure transfer
This day, in time private transfer to the airport/railway station for the journey back home.