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Madhya Pradesh Tour Packages from Pune Mumbai
Madhya Pradesh Tour Packages from Pune Mumbai: Overview
This is most successful Madhya Pradesh Tour Package of India specially design for the tourist of Pune, Mumbai & Nagpur.
Package starts from Food Capital city of India Indore. In this package we are providing you the Best of Heritage, Wildlife & hill Attractions including UNESCO Heritage sites Central India in Madhya Pradesh (Khajuraho, Sanchi Stupas, Bhopal, Ujjain, Maheshwar, Indore, Kanha National Park).
Finally you relax in India's Best Tiger Reserve & national park - The Kanha National park and enjoy 2 days of Tiger safari & Exceptional Hospitality.
The program is highly personalized and customized as per your needs, before start of the tour, our Central India Tour expert will discuss with you in detail and customize the package & also fine tune the food menu as per your taste and choice..
Madhya Pradesh Tour Packages from Pune Mumbai: Highlights
UNESCO Heritage The Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986)
UNESCO Heritage Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989)
World's Biggest Manmade Lake - Bhopal Upper Lake
2 Jyotirlingas Ujjain & Omkareshwar - Ancient Hindu Temples
India's Food capital city - Indore
Kanha National Park - India's Best National park - with 2 Tiger safaris
India's one of the largest waterfall at Dhuadhar
Enjoy boating between white marble rocks at Bhedaghat
Central India best hill station - Pachmarhi
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10N/11D Deluxe Package
Chd- Hotel South Avenue (Indore), Hotel Mittal Paradise (Ujjain), Hotel Amar Vilas (Bhopal), Hotel Amaltas (Pachmarhi), Hotel Anmol Classic (Jabalpur), Hotel Khajuraho Temple View (Khajuraho), Hotel J
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11 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Daily Breakfast & Dinner
2 nights in Khajuraho
2 nights in Kanha National Park
1 nights in Bhopal
1 night in Indore
1 night in Ujjain
1 night in Jabalpur
2 nights in Pachmarhi
All sightseeing in provided AC Vehicle
Two Tiger safaris at Kanha National Park
One day Pachmarhi sightseeing in 4x4 Gypsy
Forest fees at Pachmarhi
All places cover as per mention in below Itinerary
All toll taxes, Parking charges, Driver night hault
Any entry fee
Lunch & Dinner
Any airfare, railway fare, bus fare
Any personal expenses
Day 1: Indore to Omkareshwar (90km / 2.5hrs). O/N Indore
This morning pickup from airport / railway st. and transfer to hotel. Later proceed for Omkareshwar which has another Jyotirlinga temple and visit Mamleshwar Temple, Ahilya Ghat, 24 Avatars Group of Temples. In the evening return to Indore and Stay Overnight in Indore.
Day 2: Indore to Ujjain (60km / 1.5hrs). O/N Ujjain
Pickup from Indore airport and transfer to Ujjain. In the evening to will visit for Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple - The temple of Mahakaleshwar, Dedicated to Lord Mahakal and Lord Indrahal – The Lord Shiva, Temple has its shikhara soaring into the skies. Mahakal-The Lord Shiva dominates the life of the city and its people. After that visit Bade Ganeshji ka mandir, Chintaman Ganeshji Temple.
Also visit Kal Bhairav Temple - The worship of the eight Bhairavas is a part of Saivite tradition and the chief among them is Kal Bhairava, believed to have been built by King Bhadresen, on the banks of the Shipra. There is mention of a Kal Bhairva temple in the Avanti Khanda of the Skanda Purana. Visit Bhartihari Caves – These caves are situated just above the bank of the Shipra near the temple of Gadkalika. According to popular tradition, this is the spot where Bhartrihari, who is said to have been the step brother of Vikramaditya, lived and meditated after renouncing worldly life. Overnight stay in Ujjain.
Day 3: Ujjain to Sanchi - Bhopal (200km / 3.5hrs). O/N Bhopal
This morning after breakfast you will be proceed for capital city of Madhya Pradesh- Bhopal. Upon arrival check in to hotel and visit Bhopal famous lake where you can enjoy boating. Later visit to Sanchi stupa and in the evening back to hotel and Overnight stay in Bhopal .
Day 4: Bhopal to Pachmarhi (200km / 4hrs). O/N Pachmarhi
Today after breakfast proceed for Pachmarhi. Upon arrival Checkin to hotel then visit to Pachmarhi Lake, Rajendragiri (Sunset Point), Prakrut a Natural Boutique, Jata Shankar, Pandev Caves, Pridarshniy Point, Handi Kho. Overnight stay at Pachmarhi
Day 5: Pachmarhi sightseeing. O/N Pachmarhi
After breakfast you may visit to the natural wonders of Pachmarhi which includes Apsara Vihar, Panchali Kund, Bee Fall, Lunch Time, Reechhgarh, Dhoopdharh. Overnight Stay at Hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel in Pachmarhi.
Day 6: Pachmarhi to Jabalpur (250km / 5hrs) enroute Bhedaghat. O/N Jabalpur
Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to Jabalpur enroute visit Bhedaghat a village situated on the banks of the Narmada, is known for its marble rocks at a distance about 25 km from Jabalpur by road. Major attractions are the Duandhar waterfall and marble gorge. Boat ride is available from the Panchavti ghat in amist several kilometer long marble gorge in river Narmada. The BhedaGhat and Dhuandhar serve as a site for movie shooting, and marble for statuary. Overnight stay at Jabalpur.
Day 7: Jabalpur to Khajuraho (270km / 5hrs). O/N Khajuraho
This morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to Khajuraho which is known for erotic temples. Upon arrival checkin to hotel and evening enjoy the light & sound show at Kandharia Temple. Overnight stay in Khajuraho.
Day 8: Khajuraho sightseeings. O/N Khajuraho
Today after breakfast visit local site seeing of khajuraho i.e. The temples of Khajuraho are one the finest examples of the central Indian style of temple architecture. Though these temples have gained popularity because of their erotic carvings, they are reflective of the traditional way of life of the Hindu society in the medieval period.
Day 9: Khajuraho to Kanha National Park (400 km / 8hrs). O/N Kanha National Park
Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to Kanha is a one of the biggest National Park of India, compact, yet full of game. The density of the tiger population at Kanha is the highest known in India.The reserve’s lifeline, however, are its grassy meadows that sustain large numbers of Chital, Sambar, Barasingha and Gaur, which in turn support its predators (tigers, leopards, wild dogs, jungle cats and foxes). Overnight stay at Kanha .
Day 10: Evening Jungle safari in Kanha National Park
Today after breakfast and Lunch you will go for jungle safari which starts by 2.30 pm till 5.30. Overnight stay at Kanha .
Day 11: Kanha National Park - Jabalpur drop (150 km / 3 hours)
Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and drop you to Jabalpur railway st for onwards journey
Central India Tours
Central India or the heart of India is a reflection of the country’s rich and dense history. Madhya Pradesh is a reservoir of wilderness and is well known for its wild life reserves & UNESCO heritage sites. The Bengal tiger, an endangered species, can be seen in its full glory roaming these sanctuaries, along with other species like leopards, elephant, barasingha, etc. Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh are the most popular of the nine national parks which are a must visit here (Bandhavgarh has the highest mass of tigers in the world).
How to reach Indore from Pune
There are 3 ways to reach Indore from Pune as mention below
By Road: Indore is well connected with Pune by road and Indore is 600 km from Pune. There are various direct buses run between Pune and Indore which takes 12 hours - 14 hours to reach.
By Train: There is/are 1 direct train(s) from Pune to Indore. These train(s) is/are Pune Indore Exp (22943) etc. The minimum time a train takes to reach Indore from Pune is 17h 10m.
By Air: There is direct connectivity of flight between Pune and Indore. You can take Jet Konnect from Pune to Indore.
How to reach Indore from Mumbai
By Train: Take a direct train from Mumbai to Indore. The Indore Railway station is just a km away from the city center. Once can take an auto rickshaw to travel within the city from the station's auto stand.
By Bus: Take a bus or hire a cab from Mumbai to Indore, a journey of about 10 hours. Deluxe, Volvo, semi-deluxe and ordinary Indore and Maharashtra State buses depart every hour from Mumbai Bus terminal. There are several small coffee shops and eating joints en route which serve typical local dishes. Suitable for families and groups.
By Flight: There are quite a good number of direct flights to Indore from Mumbai, with a journey of an hour or so. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport or Indore airport is located 10 km from city centre. It is a perfect option for families, senior citizen and children.
Top Heritage Tour of India
Details - Khajuraho, Top UNESCO Heritage Sites Central India, Kanha National Park
Khajuraho in INDIA - Madhaya Pradesh is an UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, known for its ornate temples that are spectacular piece of human imagination, artistic creativity, magnificent architectural work and deriving spiritual peace through eroticism.
Sanchi is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. It lies at a distance of approximately 52 km from the capital city of Bhopal and 10 km from Vidisha. Mahatma Budh never visited or travelled through sanchi, King Ashoka the great made the Sanchi Stupas, These are most ancient stone architecture in India built in 3 BC under king ashoka patronage. Sanchi was built a famous trade route, One of the queen of King Ashoka named Devi's home was nearby in Vidisha. Actual stupa made by King Ashoka was of mud bricks and was half the size, also the platform was made of wood., then from 2nd BC till 1at BC during Sungha Dynasty, it was expanded and stone balustrade was built and harmonica was put on the top. It has diameter of 40 meters and height is 16.5 meters.
Best Places to visit In Bhopal
Upper Lake : Upper Lake, existing from the 11th century, is considered the biggest lake in the state. The water of the lake is believed to have curative powers and helps to cure skin conditions. The lake located at the heart of the city. The man made lake has a small island at the center. The boat club offers you the facility to cruise on rowing boats, paddle boats and speed boats. Be here at sun set and you will be spellbound by the spectacular view
National Museum of Mankind: Also called as Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, the National Museum of Mankind was established in the year 1985. The 200 acre museum is situated on Shyamala Hills. The well designed anthropological museum gives an insight into the revolution of mankind. It is also known as the Tribal Habitat Museum. It is very interesting to learn about various tribal cultures that are prevalent across the country. The life-size presentation of their dwellings displays the unique architectural features belonging to the tribals. The museum has excellent collections that represent tribal culture from all parts of the country.
Taj ul Masajid: Taj-ul-Masajid ranks amongst the largest mosques in the continent of Asia as it covers a sprawling 23312 square feet of land. The minarets are 206 feet tall. The construction was begun by Sultan Shah Jahan, Bopal’s Begum but owing to want of funds, it was not completed during her reign. The year 1971 saw its completion when Allama Mohammad Imran Khan Nadwi Azhari initiated efforts to complete the mosque, which attracts viewers with its imposing size, pink façade and intricately carved pillars and ceilings.
Places to Visit Near Indore
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Ujjain
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva is the most famous temples of Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga of India. The temple complex also has one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peeth, Ganesh Temple,Nandi statue, a lake and a Lord Shiva temple.
Omkareshwar Mahadev, Omkareshwar
Omkareshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to God Shiva and one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh on an island called Mandhata in the Narmada river.
The glorious city of Maheshwar 91 km from Indore on the north bank of the Narmada River. Maheshwar has been a centre of handloom weaving and also known for its Ghats on the banks of river Narmada,Ahilya Fort,Chhatri of Vithoji and Ek Mukhi Datta Temple.
Best time to visit National Park of Madhya Pradesh
Best time to visit National Park: National Park is a unique experience where you can visit and see the wild animals with proper safety, Best time to visit from the 15th of October to till 30th of June. As per the climate of Central part of India, the peak season for National Park is during winters, say October to March The period between November and February is excellent for visiting national park as the rain fall during monsoon rejuvenated all the nature & vegetation. Particularly this period is best for bird watching
Temples In Khajuraho
Eastern Group Temples
The largest Jain Temple in India Parsavnath Temple : Parsavnath temple is the largest Jain temple in India built in the honor of Adinath, the first Jain tirthankar. The temple houses an idol of Parsavnath.One of the surprising characteristic of this Khajuraho temple is that it doea not have erotic sculptures as are ubiquitous in other temples in Khajuraho. There are many non erotic sculptures of Surasundaris depicting many postures which visitors watch spellbound.
Ghantai Temple: One of the major Jain temple, Ghantai temple has played a significant role in the development of Jainism in India. The Ghantai temple is locally so called due to chain-and-bell (ghanta) motifs, carved on its pillars. Once this temple was of the same design as the Parsvanath temple, grandeur in conception and almost twice as large in dimensions. The carvings etched on the main beam, on top of the door include the sixteen auspicious signs seen in a dream by Lord Mahavira's mother and has a multi-armed Jain goddess hovering on a winged Garuda.
Adinath Temple: Located to the north of the Parsvanath temple,Adinath temple is dedicated to Jain saint Adinath. The temple is constructed in the form of 'sapta-ratha' .The walls are adorned with beautifully carved figures including that of Yakshis and court dancer Nilanjana, a famous dancer in the court of Lord Adinath.
Other famous temples of Eastern group includemple, Brahma te Vamana Temple, Hanuman Temple and Javari Temple.
Western Group of Temples
Kandariya Mahadev Temple: Kandariya Mahadeva Temple is largest among western group of temples. It was built by Chandela King Vidydhar. The temple derives its name from Kandara meaning cave in english and Mahadev another name for Lord Shiva. Its shikhara(spire) rises about 30m (100 feet) above the platform which it shares with the older Devi Jagadambi temple depicting Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Mahadev in Himalayas and is surrounded by 84 Urushringaras, the smaller spires erected against the Shikhara.
The exterior has over 900 sculptures carved into sandstone stacked without mortar. The carved exterior contrasts with the sanctum that houses a Shiva lingam in the womb of the temple located beneath the main 'shikhara' (spire).
Devi Jagdambi Temple: Believed to be older then Kandariya Mahadev temple, it is built on the same platform as Kandariya Mahadev .Devi Jagdambi temple was dedicated to Lord Vishnu originally. But now it enshrines the image of Goddess Parvati in Sanctum painted in black to give appearnce of Jagdambi(Kali).
Chitragupta Temple: Dedicated to Lord Surya, Chitragupta Temple has 5 ft image of Lord Surya driving a chariot of Seven horses.
Facing eastwards towards the rising sun, It is the place where most of the dance performances take place during the famous Annual Khajuraho dance festival. There is a Chopra Tank, a deep three-storeyed stepped well that was built by the Chandelas which is around 200 yards from the temple Chitragupta . It is believed that there was a temple in the middle of the tank.The tank however is now in dillipidated state.
Lakshmana Temple: Built by King Yasovarman, Lakshmana temple is the second largest , the most beautiful and is considered to be one of the oldest of all Khajuraho temples.
Main temple is built on a high platform surrounded by 4 subsidiary shrines which are intact. It is the only Panchayatan temple which is fully intact. Temple entry has an elegant Makara Torana.The lintel over entrance has a figure of trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva with Goddess Lakshmi.
Khajuraho lakshamana Temple: There are 3 bands of sculptures on outer walls as well as inner walls. Its sanctum has pradakshina. Sanctum doorway has carvings of lions, Vishnu animal incarnations of fish, tortoise, boar and nava grahas and sagar manthan. Sanctum has 3 headed idol of Vishnu's incarnations including himself, Narsimha and Varaha.
Matangeshwar Temple: Located outside the premises of Western group of temples,It is the only temple where pooja and other religious ceremonies are performed. The temple has 8 feet long shiva lingam.
Chausath Yogini: The only granite temple in the Khajuraho,the very first temple in Khajuraho, Chausath Yogini Temple is dedicated to the 64 yoginis The temple had 67 shrines (out of those around 35 survive). These shrines were considered to be the many manifestation of the goddess Shakti.Regarded to be a 9th millennium monument, this temple is in a dilipidated situation
Varaha temple: Located in front of Lakshmana temple, it is one of the oldest and smallest temple.Temple has an statue of Standing Varaha(Boar incarnation of Lord Vishnu) which measures 2.6 metres long and 1.7 metre high and is made of sandstone. The temple structure rests on 14 pillars that supports pyramidal roof and a Kalash on top.
Nandi Temple: This temple is dedicated to Nandi bull which serves as Vahna of Lord Shiva.
Light and Sound Show at Western group of temples
There is a Sound and Light show organised by Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Board every evening, History of Great Chandela Kings and of Khajuraho temples is narrated in the barritone of Bollywood Amitabh Bhachchan. Entry ticket Rs. 120/- for Indians and Rs. 300/- for foreigners.Two shows are held daily, provided it isn’t raining, there’s a minimum of ten people for the show. The first show, in English, is at 7.30 PM; the second show, in Hindi, is at 8.30 PM.
There is an entry charges of $US 5 for the western group of temples for foreigners and INR 10 for Indians.
Bandhavgarh National Park Elephant Safari Price
Forest Department of Bandhavgarh National Park its basically one and two hours In Magdhi Zone Bandhavgarh National Park booking one day before Strictly first come first serve basis.
Indians: Price of Elephant safari for indians Rs.3,500. In this cost Forest entry, Guide Fee and Joy ride fee are included.
Foreigners: Price of Elephant safari for foreigners Rs.6,200. In this cost Forest entry, Guide Fee and Joy ride fee are included.
Note : Elephant Joy Rides Timing 8 AM to 9 AM & 9 AM to 10 PM