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IndiaTour - Madhya Pradesh - Fabulous Madhya Pradesh

Fabulous Madhya Pradesh

6 Nights / 7 Days

Places Covered :Bhopal - Bhojpur - Bhimbetka - Pachmarhi - Bhedaghat - Kanha - Amarkantak - Jabalpur

Itinerary


Day 1: Bhopal
Tour starts form Bhopal, the city of lakes. You will be picked up from the location of your choice in Bhopal and transferred to the hotel.

A half-day site seen is arranged in Bhopal. Bhopal city is also referred to as the City of Lakes because of the two beautiful lakes. The city has immense archaeological, historical and political importance attached to it. The origin of the city dates back to the eleventh century when Raja Bhoj founded the Bhojpal City. However the Bhopal of today was built during the eighteenth century by Dost Mohammed.

The site seen in Bhopal includes the visit to Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind), Bharat Bhawan and Van Vihar (Zoo). Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind) is a unique museum situated on a prehistoric site and the only museum in the world scattered with numerous prehistoric painted rock shelters. The museum is created in about 80 hectares of undulating land on the bank of upper lake of Bhopal. In a short distance from the museum is the Bharat Bhawan, a complex that carters to an array of art forms, comprises a museum for the arts, an art gallery, a workshop for fine arts, a repertory theatre, indoor and outdoor auditoria, rehearsal rooms and libraries of Indian poetry and classical and folk music. It is designed by the renowned architect Charles Correa. You will be staying in Bhopal tonight.

Day 2: Bhopal - Bhojpur - Bhimbetka - Pachmarhi
This morning we will drive towards Pachmarhi, which is about 195 kms from Bhopal. On the way, we will stop over at Bhojpur to see the remains of magnificent Shiva Temple and Cyclopean dam dated 1010-53 A.D. The tiny village of Bhojpur is situated on the bank of river Betwa. Our next stop will be at Bhimbetka, a world heritage site. The Bhimbetka rock shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; its Stone Age rock paintings are approximately 9,000 years old, making them among the worlds oldest.

We will reach Pachmarhi in the evening and check-in to a hotel. You may opt to spend rest of the evening strolling through the streets of Pachmarhi and look around the town. For your safety, we advice you not to venture in the jungle or cross the town limits in the night as the predators are on prowl once it is dark. You will be staying overnight in Pachmarhi.

Day 3: Pachmarhi
After breakfast, enjoy full day Gypsy safari and visit Pandav gufa, Apsara Vihar, Rajat Prapat or Chouragarh, HandiKhoh, Priyadrashini, Gupt Mahadev and Mahadev Rajendra Giri. You will be staying overnight in Pachmarhi.

Day 4: Pachmarhi - Bhedaghat - Kanha
After breakfast, you will depart for Kanha. On the way, we will stop at Bhedaghat to see the Marble Rocks Canyon. At Bedaghat, you will witness an awesome spectacle of nature where the majestic huge stones form a valley and the River Narmada silently makes its way through. The rocks rise to about hundred feet height on either sides of the River Narmada. Later in the day you will begin your journey to Kanha. The drive to Kanha is picturesque and passes through several small towns and villages. You will reach Kanha in the evening. You will be staying overnight in Kanha.

Day 5: Kanha
Today you will be visiting the Kanha National Park and surroundings. Experience the thrill of coming across a tiger roaming freely in the wilderness of its natural habitat. Witness, experience and appreciate the natural beauty and fascinating landscape of Kanha National Park. You will be staying in Kanha tonight.

Day 6: Kanha - Amarkantak
After breakfast, you will depart for Amarkantak. At Amarkantak, visit the place of origin of Narmada River also known as Narmadakund. Around this kund (pool) there are number of temples. You will be staying in Amarkantak tonight.

Day 7: Amarkantak - Jabalpur
After breakfast departure to Jabalpur for onward connection.