Madhya Pradesh


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From the UNESCO recognised sculptures of Khajuraho to a cluster of more than 600 caves that are some of the earliest caves in India, The Bhimbetka Caves to the home of white tigers, Bandhavgarh to the ancient temples at Ujjain to the Buddhist Stupas at Sanchi, you name it, Madhya Pradesh as got everything, making it a place that appeals to different people of different interests. Located in the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh is a magnificent state that draws the attention of adventure seekers. No matter where you go, you will be welcomed with rich architecture, age-old history, and beautiful landscapes. It is one of those rare states in India where in a matter of days you can drive high up in the mountains, experience waterfalls, drive down into arid desert landscapes, go on a thrilling river rafting experience, explore the famous temples of Khajuraho, and take a walk down the pages of history at the innumerable castles of Gwalior, Jhansi and more. Explore the heart of Incredible India with us on this Madhya Pradesh road trip!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Duration:
  • 10 Nights / 11 Days
  • Cost:
  • INR 1,10,000 + 5% GST Per Person
    (EMI Option Available)
  • Landscapes:
  • Forest
  • Travel Style:
  • Chauffeur Driven, Self Drive
  • Activities:
  • Architecture, Jungle Safari, Road Trip, UNESCO Sites
Day 01
Day 02
Day 03
Day 04
Day 05
Day 06
Day 07
Day 08
Day 09
Day 10
Day 11

Day 01

Delhi - Gwalior (350 KM / 8 hours)

Start your road trip from Delhi and take on the Yamuna Expressway towards Agra. Your first stop will be for breakfast on the Expressway after crossing the first toll. We will continue cruising through the Yamuna Expressway and reach Agra. If time permits, you can visit the Taj Mahal for a couple of hours and after a quick lunch, hit the road again to drive through the remoteness of the infamous Chambal Valley. By evening, you will conclude the first day of the tour as you reach the historic and magnificent royal city of Gwalior. Spend the evening in your luxury hotel as a part of our Madhya Pradesh customized holiday package and indulge in the hospitality of Madhya Pradesh.

Day 01 - Delhi - Gwalior (350 KM / 8 hours)

Day 02

Gwalior - Khajuraho (310 KM / 7 hours)

After breakfast, start driving towards the heart of India! The drive today will take you through the picturesque countryside of Madhya Pradesh, and you will get a chance to drive through remote villages and arid landscapes, a curated travel experience to give you a sense of Madhya Pradesh’s culture. Packed lunch will be handed over to you before you leave your hotel. All you need to do is find a nice picnic spot somewhere in the middle of nowhere to make the most of the little moments at hand. By evening, you will reach Khajuraho, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India which is a proud, charming and endearing symbol of Madhya Pradesh. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this unique town and get some well-deserved rest after a long day on the road.

Day 02 - Gwalior - Khajuraho (310 KM / 7 hours)

Day 03

Khajuraho

Explore the famous Khajuraho Group of Monuments, one of the highlights of our Madhya Pradesh custom tour package. It is enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986. Khajuraho has India’s largest collection of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. The temples are considered as one of the “Seven Wonders” of India and are believed to be the high point of Indian architectural genius during primitive times. The common perception is that the Khajuraho temples are rich in erotic and sensual sculptures, but only around 10% of these sculptures depict sensuality, the rest of them display various aspects of daily life like farmers at work, musicians composing, women dressing up and more. After exploring and being awestruck by the temples, enjoy an evening of fine dining in your hotel and retire for the night.

Day 03 - Khajuraho

Day 04

Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park (235 KM / 6 hours)

Having ticked off the temples of Khajuraho from your bucket list, start driving towards the Bandhavgarh National Park. You will drive through the town of Panna that is famous for its diamond mines. Keep a lookout for a diamond or two lying around on the roadside as you cross Panna and continue driving south-east towards your destination! Stop for lunch somewhere in a local town and roll ahead at a leisurely pace taking in the sounds and smells of Madhya Pradesh. By evening, as you approach the Bandhavgarh National Park, you will be transported into a completely different world from the one you just left behind. Check into your lodge and soak in the sounds of the jungle as you get ready for an exciting wildlife safari the next day.

Day 04 - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park (235 KM / 6 hours)

Day 05

Bandhavgarh National Park

Are you game for a wildlife safari through the Bandhavgarh National Park, one of the high points of our Madhya Pradesh custom tour? Don your safari hats and get those cameras ready as you hop into open-top jeeps with your trip planner for an incredible wildlife exploration-cum-adventure. Bandhavgarh, a land of caves is undoubtedly the finest breeding grounds for tigers to strive a healthy population in the wild. There are around 39 caves in Bandhavgarh, but only ‘Badi Gufa’ is accessible for the tourists to take a glimpse. The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh (eight tigers per square km) is one of the highest in India, and it has a large breeding population of leopards, foxes, various species of deer and wild dogs. Spend the entire day in the wilderness and return to the lodge with memories, sights and sounds of the jungle.

Day 05 - Bandhavgarh National Park

Day 06

Bandhavgarh National Park - Jabalpur (175 KM / 5 hours)

After a relaxed breakfast in the lodge, it is time to leave the jungle behind and once again hit the highway towards Jabalpur. The leisurely drive to Jabalpur will conclude by lunchtime as you check into your hotel. After lunch at the hotel, go for an excursion to a town called Bhedaghat located around an hour’s drive from Jabalpur. Situated on the banks of Narmada River, the idyllic town of Bhedaghat is famous for many sights including the Dhuandhar Falls, Marble Rock, and Chaunsath Yogini Temple, covering major scenic locations you’re your personalized itineraries of Madhya Pradesh. Spend a few hours exploring Bhedaghat and return to Jabalpur by evening.

Day 06 - Bandhavgarh National Park - Jabalpur (175 KM / 5 hours)

Day 07

Jabalpur - Pachmarhi (265 KM / 7 hours)

Today, you are going to complete one week on the road and what better way to celebrate your journey than to drive high up in the mountains towards the little-known hill station of Pachmarhi. Known as the queens of Satpura, Pachmarhi is located at an altitude of 3500 ft above sea level, tucked away in the valley of Satpura ranges. The drive to Pachmarhi is going to be one of the most beautiful and memorable drives of your road trip as you witness mystifying waterfalls, enchanting valleys and lush green mountains along the way. As you soak in the fresh air, you will feel that mother nature herself is opening arms and welcoming you into the wonderful world of Pachmarhi.

Day 07 - Jabalpur - Pachmarhi (265 KM / 7 hours)

Day 08

Pachmarhi

Today is going to be the most exciting day of the entire journey as you go out to explore the jewels of Pachmarhi, the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh! There is a lot to see and do in Pachmarhi. It encompasses pristine waterfalls, meandering rivers, densely covered national parks, ancient caves and historic monuments which can make a memorable escapade. You can go on a small trek to explore the hidden but famous waterfall known as the Bee Falls. Also, explore the famous caves of Pachmarhi known as the Pandava Caves, which has a mythological significance in Indian history as it is believed to be the abode of Pandavas during their exile. The rest of the day will be spent exploring this idyllic hill station slowly at your own pace.

Day 08 - Pachmarhi

Day 09

Pachmarhi - Sanchi (215 KM / 6 hours)

Two days in the mountains can never be enough, but there is still a lot more on offer in magnificent Madhya Pradesh! Make an early start and drive towards Sanchi, where you will walk down memory lane, one more time. Upon reaching Sanchi by early evening, you are going to visit the world-famous Sanchi Stupa, also known as the Great Stupa at Sanchi. It is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by emperor Ashoka the Great in 3rd century BC. It is decorated with some of the best Buddhist artworks in the world and continues to inspire awe even today as it sits on top of a hill surrounded by the remains of smaller stupas, monasteries, and temples.

Day 09 - Pachmarhi - Sanchi (215 KM / 6 hours)

Day 10

Sanchi - Orchha (300 KM / 7 hours)

It is going to be a long day on the road so wake up early, have a quick breakfast and hit the road towards Orchha. You will arrive by evening and get a few hours to explore this historic town located on the banks of the Betwa River. Explore the famous monuments of Orchha that continue to retain their original grandeur even to this day. Here, you will find some of the most fascinating temples, palaces and monuments such as the famed Chhatris of Orchha – cenotaphs that were constructed in honour of its erstwhile rulers. You can also visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple exhibiting a unique architectural style, which is a mix of a fort and a temple and the Jahangir Mahal, built in honour of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.

Day 10 - Sanchi - Orchha (300 KM / 7 hours)

Day 11

Orchha - Agra (255 KM / 6 hours) 

Can you believe it that you are already on the last day of the journey? But before you hit the road, pay a visit to the Raja Ram Mandir, the only temple of Lord Rama in India where he is still worshipped as a King and that too in a palace! After visiting the temple, drive back towards Agra. You will reach Agra by evening, and after some rest, proceed for the dinner. Spend the evening reminiscing about the days gone by and enjoy the evening and cherish the memories and friendships you will have garnered in this unique trip! If you plan on coming back again to explore another part of magnificent India, just let us know, and we’ll make it happen for you and your loved ones!

Day 11 - Orchha - Agra (255 KM / 6 hours) 

Cost

INR 1,10,000 + 5% GST Per Person (EMI Option Available)

Trip Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Chauffeur driven vehicle including fuel and parking fees
  • Activities & Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Tea And Dinner
  • Local Guide tour monument visitor
  • Entry Fee
  • Private Airport Transfers

Trip Exclusions

  • Any Flight ticket
  • Meals And Drinks Not Mentioned
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Insurance And Documentation Cost Such As Travel Insurance, Visa Applications Etc.
  • Any Cost Arising Out Of Unforeseen Circumstances Like Ill-health, Vehicle Breakdown Or Repairs, Damage Accruing From Bad Weather, Etc.
  • Additional Accommodation Charges Due To Unforeseen Delays In The Journey
  • Any Charges For Carrying Video Camera Or Still Camera
  • Any Hotel, Subsistence Or Other Cost Incurred Prior To The Official Start Date Of The trip And After
  • 5% GST

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