Maheshwar By Train
Barwaha is the nearest railhead, which is at a distance of 39 km from Maheshwar. Indore is the main railhead nearby. Indore is a major railway station lying in the Chennai-Mumbai rail route. It is connected with major railway stations by express and passenger trains.
Maheshwar By Air
Nearest airport is at Indore, which is at a distance of 91 km from Maheshwar. Indore is well connected to many major cities in India, including Bhopal, Mumbai and Delhi. The nearest international airport is Delhi which is 895 km away from Maheshwar. Delhi is connected with all major cities in India and abroad.
Maheshwar By Bus
Regular public services are available from Maheshwar to many parts of the sate. Maheshwar is bus connected with Barwaha (39 km), Indore (91 km) and Khandwa (110 km).
Best Season / Best time to visit Maheshwar
Maheshwar has extreme climatic conditions. During summers (April-June), the days are hot with average temperature lying around 35°C to 40°C. Maximum temperature observed in the hottest month May is about 45°C. Winters (November to February) the minimum temperature can go down as low as 3°C during nights. Maheshwar gets a moderate rainfall during July to September due to south west monsoon.
Being an important Shiva religious destination, Maha Shivaratri is the main festival celebrated here during February - March. Best time to visit here is between October to March.
Tourist Places in Maheshwar
The hill station derives its name from the presiding deity "Mahabali", of this famous Hindu temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is girdled by a five feet tall stone wall on its sides and is divided into a God-chamber and a central hall. The main site of worship is a 'lingam' (black stone), considered to be the manifestation of the Divinity. A landmark of Mahabaleshwar, this temple is frequented by locals and religious tourists throughout the year.
The various waterfalls flowing through the heart of the place form a crucial part of its sightseeing tour. These gurgling waterfalls heighten the beauty of the place and are a source of instant attractions among the tourists. Lingmala waterfall flows down a steep hill and provides an enthralling effect with its illuminating silver water. Dhobi and the Chinaman's waterfalls are two other major waterfalls and picnic spots, and are at their best during the monsoons.
Venna Lake is a popular lake of Mahabaleshwar, because of its verdure surroundings and sparkling water. With a length of 2.5 m and the availability of boating and fishing facilities, the lake allows people to enjoy the placidness of its water, while feasting on nature's bounty. There are also strawberry stalls that surround the place, with ponies trotting nearby. This makes it very popular among tourists, especially children.
Mahabaleshwar has about 30 major lookout points that offer breathtaking view of the entire landscape, with Wilson being the most popular among them. It is the highest point of the place and is located at a height of 1438 m (4710 ft). It has three observation towers that offer spectacular views of the entire place and the valleys below. Also known as the Sunrise Point, the place is well-known amongst the locals and the tourists for offering splendid views of the sunrise and sunset.
Some major lookout points that offer views of the landscape from different perspectives are the Echo Point, Elphinstone Point, Connaught Peak, Marjorie Point, Kate's Point, Arthur's Point, Bombay point, Gaolani Point, Panchgani Point, et al.
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Location : Bhopal » Ujjain » Indore » Omkareshwar » Maheshwar » Mandu
Suggested Duration : 4 days
Day 01Arrival at Bhopal -Sanchi
Morning Arrival at Bhopal. Pick up & Transfer to Hotel. Check in to Hotel. After fresh n up departure to Sanchi. Sightseeing of Sanchi -The World Heritage Site” Visit Stupas, Monasteries,
Temples and Pillars.. Arrive at Bhopal. Sightseeing of Bhojpur and another World Heritage Site “Bhimbetika caves”. Overnight stay at the Bhopal hotel.
Day 02 Bhopal- Ujjain
Morning Departure to Ujjain- Arrive at Ujjain. Check in to Hotel. Visit to some Famous temple Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, Harsiddhi Temple, Sandipani Ashram etc. N/s at Ujjain Hotel.
Day 03 Ujjain-Mandu
Early Morning visit to Mahakaleshwar Temple to attain the “Bhasm Aarti” – Departure to Mandu.Full Day Sightseeing of Mandu The Darwazas, The Royal Enclave Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal , Hoshang
Shah's Tomb , Jami Masjid, Roopmati's Pavilion, Rewa Kund - N/s at Mandu.
Day 04 Mandu-Omkareshwar
Morning Departure to Omkareshwar, On the Way Sightseeing of Maheshwar Temple. Arrival at Omkareshwar Visit to Omkareshwar & Mamleshwar Jyotirlinga Have a holy Bath in Narmada
River of Omkareshwar temple. Eve departure to Bhopal. Local Sightseeing places like BhopalLake, Birla Temple & Museums. Night stay at Bhopal hotel.& Morning drop to railway Station.