Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Madhya Pradesh  /  Bhopal  /  Nature  /  Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Bhopal
(4.6/5 based on 380 reviews on the web)
A World Heritage-listed site, Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka contain some of the earliest traces of human life in the world. Discovered in the 1950s, the artworks depict scenes of everyday life, such as cooking, eating, hunting, and religious activities. The paintings probably date back to the Paleolithic, and the shelters could have been inhabited over 100,000 years ago. A guide can show you almost 400 different paintings and explain the possible meaning behind their imagery and symbolism. To visit Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and other attractions in Bhopal, use our Bhopal trip itinerary maker.
Create a full Bhopal itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Bhopal

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Bhopal by other users

3 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Madhya Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Madhya Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Madhya Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Madhya Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA February, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: February, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bhopal BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Madhya Pradesh BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Bhimbetka (or Bhim Baithaka) lie 45 km south of Bhopal at the southern edge of the Vindhyachal hills.Bhimbetka shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; 
  • this is a heritage site and well maintained. It is around 45 kms from bhopal and a must see spot. There are many natural caves over there which were used by early human beings for shelter. They used t...  more »
  • If you are in to Stone age art this site is a must. These stone age shelters of Bhimbetka (named after the mythological hero Bhima) are the site of the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subc...  more »