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Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Indore

Madhya Pradesh Heritage Tour

Delhi - Bhopal - Sanchi - Ujjain - Indore - Mandu - Omkareshwar - Maheshwar - Indore

Introduction

Madhya Pradesh is rightly known as the ‘Heart of India’ because of its geographical location. Many cultural and ancient edifices of the ancient and medieval era ornate the state. From temples, mosques, forts & Palace, museums to rock-cut caves, the destinations of MP facilitate experiences as varied and cosmic as the state itself. HolidayMirchi takes on a 7 Nights / 8 Days Madhya Pradesh Heritage Tour where you will witness all these landmarks of the state as well as a couple of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Destinations covered during this week long journey will be Bhopal, Sanchi, Bhimbetka, Ujjain, Mandu, Omkareshwar and Indore.

Note - This meticulously designed itinerary offers the best possible plan. However, it can be tailor-made as per requirements. Feel free to have words with us in case you want to alter it as per your needs. We will come up with the customized holiday to make your tour an unforgettable one.


Trip Highlights
    • A day trip to Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and India Gate in Delhi
    • Go for sightseeing in Bhopal - Upper Lake, Bharat Museum and Lakshmi Narayan Temple, etc.
    • Bow down at Taj-ul-Masjid in Bhopal
    • Experience the tranquility at Sanchi Stupa
    • Explore Bhimbetka Rock Caves, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    • Pay homage to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, Mahakaleshwar at Ujjain
    • Excursion to Hindola Mahal, Jahaz Mahal, Hoshang Shah's Tomb and Jami Masjid at Mandu
    • Visit one of the 12 Jyotirlingas at Omkareshwar
    • Witness the glory of Maheshwar Fort

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Delhi

Arrive at Delhi Airport. Here you will meet our tour representative who will help you with easy transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay. Take some time out to go for a walk in the capital city of India. The lip smacking street food will tempt you to try out some local dishes here. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi Sightseeing

After a delicious breakfast, leave for sightseeing tour of Delhi. The National Capital of India has lots of exciting experiences in store for you. Visit Red Fort, one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi. Pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, father of Nation, at Raj Ghat. Bow down at Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosque in India. Set off to visit the other two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Get an opportunity to take a trip to Parliament House, the Diplomatic Enclave and Rashtrapati Bhavan. Salute the bravery of soldiers of Indian Army who died during the First World War. Indulge into a sound sleep at the hotel.

Day 3 Delhi - Bhopal

Post breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed towards New Delhi Railway Station for an onward journey to Bhopal. On reaching Bhopal, check-in at the hotel and relax for a while. From then on, go for a sightseeing tour of Bhopal which includes Bharat Bhavan Museum and Birla Mandir – dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his wife Goddess Lakshmi. Thereafter, move to Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya to get insights about evolution of culture and man with special reference to India. Take a look at Taj-ul-Masjid, one of the largest mosques in Asia. Be back in the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 4 Bhopal

The journey begins with a day trip to Bhimbetka and Sanchi. Admire the matchless tranquility at the massive stupas and museums of Sanchi. The UNESCO-listed Buddhist monuments are a revered pilgrimage. After that, get ready to reconnoiter the Bhimbetka rock caves, another UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These caves are well known for their historic sketches and paintings. Thereafter, return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5 Bhopal – Ujjain - Indore

Check-out from the hotel in the morning. Enjoy a ride towards Indore while cherishing the views en route. Take a halt at Ujjain, one of the Sapta Puris of India. Enjoy visiting the tourist attractions of Ujjain like Bade Ganesh Temple known for housing a vibrant idol of Lord Ganesh and Kal Bhairav Temple, the holy abode of the guardian deity of the city. Get to know about the history of the Kaliadeh Palace, once a beautiful temple of Surya Dev. Navgrah Temple, a sacred place dedicated to the nine major celestial bodies is a must visit. Second biggest temple in Ujjain, Gopal Mandir awestruck with its beautiful Maratha architecture. Harsiddhi Temple is the 13th Shaktipeeth amongst the 51 Shaktipeeths of Ma Sati and hence is highly venerated place. Finally, time for the iconic landmark of Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar Temple. The three storied sanctum sanctorum, nestled along the Rudra Sagar Lake is the holy abode of Mahakaal, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga. Once at Indore, Check-in the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6 Indore - Mandu

Satiate your hunger by delicious breakfast in the morning and take a road trip to Mandu, the ancient city that features several ancient Afghan Architectural marvels. Complete the Check-in formalities at the hotel upon arrival. Thereafter, leave for a sightseeing tour of Mandu covering tourist sites like Hoshang Shah's Tomb – ancient hill fort of Mandu, Ashrafi Mahal and the very famous Jahaz Mahal – a palace that looks like a replica of a ship that is about to sail. Hindola Mahal astonishes by giving the impression that its inclined ramparts are swinging. The Rani Rupmati's Pavilion is the place where the love between Rani Rupmati and Baz Bahadur flourished. Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 7 Mandu – Maheshwar

After the breakfast, embark on a journey to Maheshwar by road. Enjoy a stopover at Omkareshwar en route. Go for sightseeing at this pilgrim center. Pay homage to Lord Shiva at Shri Omkar Mandhata Temple housing one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Further, hit the roads to Maheshwar, a city that lures both tourists as well as pilgrims. Don't forget to buy the beautiful and unique Maheshwari Saris and Fabric. If you still have some time to spare, visit Ahilya Bai Fort and Palace and Ek Mukhi Datta Temple. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 8 Maheshwar - Indore

Relish a nutritious breakfast. Post that you will be taken to the Indore Airport. Board the flight to Delhi. On reaching Delhi, you are free for your onward journey to your hometown with fond memories of Madhya Pradesh.