Tour Name: The Taste of Madhya Pradesh (M.P Tour)
Duration: (13 Nights/14 Days, Private & Customizable)
Places Covered: Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Bandhavgarh-Jabalpur-Bhopal-Bojhpur-Bhimbetkar-Sanchi-Mandu-Maheshwar-Indore
Tour Description: The tour is designed in such a way that one could enjoy and experience all the main attractions of Madhya Pradesh in one go. A mix of cultural, historical, spiritual, wildlife and nature tourism.
Gwalior ( Culture, Forts & Palace, Old bazzars, historical monuments, sun temple), Orchha(small but enchanting place famous for age old Fort & Palace, Chattries (Cenotaphs) made by Bundela rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries) , Khajuraho (a World Heritage site, Khajuraho temples were constructed within approximately 100 years between 950 to 1050 A.D by Chandellas, the moon dynasty), Bandhavgarh National Park (considered as the most promising tiger reserve in India for tiger sighting), Jabalpur (famous for the most extraordinary natural wonder present in India Bheraghat), Bhopal (the present capital of Madhya Pardesh Bhopal the city of lakes is famous for its historical monuments of 11th century and is also a culture and traditional hub since then), Bojhpur (one of the best examples of temple architecture of the 12th and 13th centuries Bhojpur is famous for the remains of its magnificient Shiva temple and Cyclopean dam), Bhimbetkar (A world heritage site, an archeological treasure of paintings over 500 caves depicting the life of pre historic cave dwellers) , Sanchi (A world heritage site is an incredible example of Buddhist art and architecture), Mandu (Forts and Palaces), Indore (Once the capital of Holker rulers , Indore today is a perfect amalgam of old and the new architecture)
Tour Itinerary :
Day 01:New Delhi: You will be received by our representative at the International airport with a smile ! He will drive you to your hotel . Check-in the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to acclimatize.
Day 02: Gwalior: Surface transfer to Gwalior by an exclusive car. On arrival you will be received and transferred to the hotel. In the evening you may enjoy the beautiful sound and light show at the Gwalior fort. Overnight at the hotel. Tour enquiry
Day 03: Gwalior: After breakfast our guide will pick you from your hotel and take you to the full day tour of Gwalior. You will visit the magnificent Huge fort of Gwalior and the splendid Palace of Maharaja of Gwalior with the other interesting places to see. You may also explore the busy bazaars of old Gwalior during the day.
Day 04: Gwalior–Orchha: Drive straight to Orchha after the breakfast. The drive is approx 5 hours from Gwalior to Orchha. Reach orchha and check-in your hotel. After the delicious lunch get ready to see the beautiful historical monuments of Orchha which will surely surprise you. You may also enjoy the sound and light show at the Orchha palace. Tour enquiry
Day 05: Khajuraho: Drive to Khajuraho - a world heritage site after the leisure filled breakfast. The drive is around 3 hours. On arrival check-in the hotel. Freshen up quickly and our guide will be at the hotel to show you the beautiful temples of Khajuraho also awarded as the world heritage site. In the evening enjoy the magical moments during the sound and light show at the temples of Khajuraho.
Day 06:Bandhavgarh National Park: After the breakfast set your self to drive to the the jungle of Bandhavgarh. It's an interesting 6-7 hours drive. On arrival check-in the jungle resort and have a quick lunch at the jungle resort as the exclusive jeep will be waiting outside to drive you to deep inside the jungle of Bandhavgarh. Enjoy the exclusive jungle jeep safari if you lucky you might see the amazing TIGER!
Day 07: Bandhavagarh National Park: Wake up early morning and enjoy the coffee/tea with the cookies served at the reception. Set out for the early morning jungle jeep safari in the national park and see the Tiger and other wild animals in their natural habitats. Come back at the hotel for the breakfast after the fours hours of jungle safari. Relax and enjoy the shower. Enjoy the lunch and once again move out deep inside the national park.
Day 08: Jabalpur: Enjoy the early morning jungle jeep safari and after the breakfast drive straight to Jabalpur - The Marble City. Upon arrival after the fours hours drive check-in the hotel. After having the lunch proceed with our representative for an excursion to Bheraghat and enjoy romantic boat ride (row boat) over the river Narmada flowing between the sacred river Narmada. In the evening you may take a cooking class of Indian Cooking at a home and enjoy the dinner with the family as well. Tour enquiry
Day 09: Jabalpur-Bimbetka-Bhojpur-Bhopal: Post breakfast drive to Bhopal and en-route visit the 12th century temple at Bhojpur and also see the prehistoric cave paintings at Bhimbetka a world heritage site. Thereafter, drive to Bhopal and check-in your hotel.
Day 10: Bhopal-Sanchi-Bhopal: Enjoy the leisure filled breakfast and move out for an excursion trip to Sanchi -a world heritage site and a masterpiece of Buddhist Art, which speaks of the story of Emperor Ashoka’s becoming follower of Buddhism. After the lunch visit the Indara Gandhi museum of Tribal arts. Overnight at Bhopal.
Day 11: Mandu: After the leisure filled breakfast enjoy the beautiful 4 hours drive to Mandu passing through the villages and farm fields. On arrival at Mandu check-in your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 12: Mandu: After the breakfast proceed for the sight seeing of Mandu which includes swinging palace, baz bahdur palace, hoshang shah's tomb, roopmati's pavilion, jami mashid, ashrfi palace and Jahaze Palace. Enjoy the evening at the hotel.Tour enquiry
Day 13: Mandu-Maheshwar-Indore: Drive straight to Indore en-route visit Maheshwar and see the temple at the banks of the Narmada river. On arrival at Indore check-in your hotel. If you are food lover than Indore is a right place for you.
Day 14: Indore: Move out for the half day sight seeing of Indore and later you will be transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward journey. The tour ends.