So, all set to discover the interesting shades of this beautiful, enchanting state on your next trip? Madhya Pradesh has it all- from quiet Omkareshwar to romantic Mandu, from the wilderness of Pench to busy Bhopal! We have a plan to help you in exploring the best of state in just 5 days. Come, take a look:
The Different Shades of The Madhya Pradesh
You can choose Bhopal as the first stop as it is well-connected from almost all major cities in the country. If you are planning to take a train journey, you can spot your train online at the NTES site to get information related to train timings and running status. For an ideal itinerary of Bhopal, you should include places such as the Lakes (Upper and Lower), Taj-ul-Masjid, Sadar Manzil and interesting museums such as Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Mankind. You can also visit Bhimbetka, situated about 50 km from the city, which is home to some beautiful rock shelters having an impressive collection of prehistoric paintings.
The romantic and historic Mandu can be your second pick as it is almost a 5-hour drive from the capital city. It has been termed as one of the best romantic cities in India and is home to some stunning architectural masterpieces. Some famous ones are Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal and Jal Mahal to name a few. Sagar Talao Group is a group of buildings such as Dai ka Mahal, Nilkantha Palace, Malik Mughith’s Mosque and Dai ki Behen ka Mahal. You can plan a trip here during rains as monsoons are the best time to visit this beautiful and quiet city.
The sleepy Omkareshwar is among the Dwadasa Jyotirlingas in the country and is a 6 km long stretch across the famous River Narmada River. The most famous attraction of this town is Omkar Mandhata Temple which attracts a lot of devotees and tourists alike. If you are planning to take a train journey to Omkareshwar, the most accessible railway station would be Bhopal. Don’t forget to check ixigo apps that will help you to estimate where your train is.
Welcome to Jabalpur- a small town which has evolved as a major tourist attraction over the years. Even though it is mostly known for its unique and beautiful marble rocks, there are some other attractions which are worth exploring. Do include Bhedaghat in your sightseeing expedition which looks surreal at night. Some other famous attractions of Jabalpur are Dhuandhar Falls and Chattis Yogini Temple. The cascading waterfalls are truly a sight to behold. Jabalpur is also the place where major portions of the famous Bollywood movie “Ashoka” was shot. Check for trains available in this route and spot your train at the NTES website or app.
The enchanting state of Madhya Pradesh has many gems in its crown and it is suggested to have a planned itinerary to explore this beautiful destination so that you don’t miss on major attractions.