7 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

7 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

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7 days in Madhya Pradesh Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  2​h
1
Indore
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bhopal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Khajuraho
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Gwalior
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  8​h 30​min
5
Ujjain
— 1 day
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
day
Indore

Indore ©
The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore blends its historic past with future-oriented modernization.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Sarafa Bazaar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Indore driving holiday tool .

Pune to Indore is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bhopal.

Things to do in Indore

Historic Sites Shopping
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Khajrana Ganesh Mandir ©
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Sarafa Bazaar ©
Sarafa Bazaar
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir ©
Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir

2
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Upper Lake, delve into the distant past at Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, then don't miss a visit to Tropic of Cancer, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka and then learn more about the world around you at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bhopal road trip planner .

You can drive from Indore to Bhopal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Bhopal sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car 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
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum

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 31st (Thu), admire the sheer force of Raneh Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varaha Temple, then admire the striking features of Lakshmana Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khajuraho. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Devi Jagdamba Temple, then admire the striking features of Kandariya Mahadev Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chitragupta Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Khajuraho trip planner .

Getting from Bhopal to Khajuraho by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gwalior.

Things to do in Khajuraho

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Raneh Falls
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Khajuraho ©
Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev Temple ©
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Lakshmana Temple ©
Lakshmana 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 2nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Gujari Mahal, explore the ancient world of Gwalior Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shahastrabahu Temple, and finally admire the striking features of Jai Vilas Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gwalior tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Khajuraho to Gwalior in 7 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gwalior are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ujjain.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Museums
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Jai Vilas Palace ©
Jai Vilas Palace

1
day
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 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kal Bhairav Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ujjain trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gwalior to Ujjain takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In November in Ujjain, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ujjain

Historic Sites
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Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga ©
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
Kal Bhairav Temple ©
Kal Bhairav Temple
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple ©

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