Things to do in Madhya Pradesh

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Published Date: February 21, 2022

Madhya Pradesh is the second-largest state in India. It has a rich history, and it is the home of famous music. Madhya Pradesh has numerous heritage sites and natural sceneries. Let’s explore some things to do in Madhya Pradesh – The Heart of Incredible India.


Things to do in Madhya Pradesh

1) Stroll Through the temples of Khajuraho

Khajuraho is one of the famous heritage sites of Madhya Pradesh. Chandela dynasty constructed most of the renowned temples of khajuRaho. Only 20 temples remain today, and they belong to Hindu and Jain religions. The temples reflect the naga-style architecture, and it also possesses stunning sculptures.

Things to see near temples of Khajuraho

  • Raneh Waterfalls
  • Gangau dam
  • Kalinjar Fort
  • Jain Museum


2) Watch Big cats at Pench national park

Pench national park is one of the famous tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh. It is a tiger reserve, and it is not difficult to spot Bengal tigers during your visit. Undoubtedly, The jungles in Madhya Pradesh are enchanting, but it is the Pench national park that has inspired the famous author “Rudyard Kipling” to write his masterpiece “Jungle book.”

Things to see near Pench national park

  • Kanha National Park
  • Khekranala
  • Ramtek
  • Chikhaldara
  • Lonar


3) Encounter marble rocks in bhedaghat

Bhedaghat is one of the most picturesque and charming places in Madhya Pradesh, and it is best to experience it by sailing down the winding Narmada River. The aesthetic details of marble cliffs can be appreciated while sailing leisurely in the boat. The location is also a great place to rest in the lap of mother nature.

Things to see near bhedaghat

  • Dhuandhar falls
  • Chausath yogini temple
  • Tilwara Ghat
  • Ghughra waterfall
  • Lamheta ghat


4) Connect with the divine in Ujjain        

Ujjain was known as Avantika in ancient times. It is a temple city, home to famous temples in Madhya Pradesh. The city has an unparalleled spiritual aura that connects the travellers with the divine. The numerous temples and ghats offer visitors a glimpse into Ujjain’s glorious past. The world-famous religious gathering – Kumbha Mela takes place in the city on the banks of river Shipra once every twelve years.

Things to see in Ujjain 

  • Kal bhairav temple
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Sandipani Ashram
  • Kaliyadeh palace
  • Shri ram ghat


5) Explore the Architecture in Sanchi  

Sanchi stupa is one of the renowned Buddhist monuments. The Great emperor Ashoka commissioned the Sanchi stupa to spread Buddhist philosophy. It is also one of the oldest stone architecture in India, and it is considered significant in Indian architecture. Discovering its stunning architecture is one of the best things to do in Madhya Pradesh.

Places to visit near Sanchi

  • Udaygiri caves
  • Sanchi Museum
  • Gupta Temple


Best time to visit Madhya Pradesh

Winter is the best time for a tour in Madhya Pradesh. The climate will be pleasant and great to visit tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh. The winter usually lasts from October to February. During this time, the temperature varies from 5 to 27 degrees.

Best dishes of Madhya Pradesh

  • Poha 
  • Daal bafla
  • Palak puri
  • Malpua
  • Jalebi

If you want to visit tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh, Check out our Madhya Pradesh tour itinerary and tour package for a pleasant journey.