12 Best Adventure Treks in Madhya Pradesh

Trekking is one of the most adventurous activities in Madhya Pradesh to enjoy if you are love adrenaline rush. Known for its diverse terrains, Madhya Pradesh is a delight for thrill-seekers where you can enjoy multiple activities like camping, trekking, and rafting.

With some breathtaking scenery replete with lush green forests, wildlife, and verdant valleys, trekking in Madhya Pradesh is an activity that every adventure enthusiast will cherish for a lifetime.

Adventure treks in the state of Madhya Pradesh offer a glimpse into the heritage as well as nature. Not only there are waterfalls and sparkling streams to greet you on the trails but also there are past ruins to take you back in time. Some of the famous treks in Madhya Pradesh are Dhoopgarh Trek, Kalakund Trek, Bhairav Kund Trek, Janapav Trek, etc.

Famous for offering a serene respite from the hubbub of city life, trekking through these trails is a wonderful experience that will help you explore the best places of Madhya Pradesh to its core.

Whether you are looking to explore culture, heritage, wildlife or nature, trekking in Madhya Pradesh is a great way to enjoy your vacation. Most of the treks are located just a few kilometers from the major cities of Madhya Pradesh and offer a surreal respite as you step into the realm of nature with nothing but your backpack and trekking shoes.

Here is the list of best adventure treks in Madhya Pradesh:

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Dhoopgarh Trek, Pachmarhi

One of the most popular adventure treks in Madhya Pradesh, Dhoopgarh Trek is an experience that you shouldn't miss. Offering a scintillating sunrise and sunset, Dhoopgarh Trek in Pachmarhi takes you amidst the beauty of the highest point in the Satpura mountain ranges.

The trekking route passes through some serene valleys and waterfalls where you can witness some breathtaking beauty of Pachmarhi. Having escaped the nuances of commercialization till now, Dhoopgarh Trek is where you can relax and appreciate nature in its purest form in Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve.

Location of the Trek: Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: October to February.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

Here is the list of best Pachmarhi resorts which serve their guests with all the modern-day amenities to enhance your holiday experience. 

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Janapav Trek, Indore

Escape the mundane life with a retreat into the picturesque surroundings when you undertake Janapav Trek. One of the most popular routes for trekking in Madhya Pradesh, Janapav Trek takes you to the second highest point in Malwa region, in the capital city, Indore 

Renowned for its scenic beauty and thrilling experience, Janapav Trek is also associated with a popular Hindu legend. One popular legend says that it is the birthplace of Lord Parshuram and thus the place attracts a number of devotees who come here to pay respect at the ashram of Jamadagni.

The trek is most preferred to be undertaken every year during the time of Kartik Poornima.

Location of the trek: Badkulla, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Monsoon Season.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

Want more adventure? Here are some best adventure activities to do in and around Indore that is sure to give you many adventurous moments to cherish forever.
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Kalakund Trek, Indore

Gear up for an adventure with Kalakund Trek for a day of excitement with your loved ones. Passing through some dense forests that boast of panoramic landscapes, Kalakund Trek will help you refresh your soul to its core.

The trek is known for offering the beautiful vistas of gushing streams and verdant valleys of the Vindhyachal mountain range. The trek is usually taken during the night by the tourists who are looking forward to having some adrenaline-rushing time during the weekend.

Location of the Trek: Gunjara Village, Mhow, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Throughout the year.

Difficulty Level: Moderate-Difficult.

When you are in and around Indore, you should explore all the tourist places to see in Indore that will give a wide diversity of famous attractions.
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Bhairav Kund Trek, Indore

Experience natural beauty at its best on a trek to Bhairav Kund when you are in Indore. Known for its breathtaking waterfall, Bhairav Kund is a tranquil picnic spot where you can enjoy an escape from the hustle and bustle.

Passing through the forests, it is a trek for a couple of miles where you can look forward to having some memorable moments in a picturesque landscape. Witnessing the water plunging down from a great height, Bhairav Kund will leave you spellbound.

An adrenaline rushing experience, Bhairav Kund Trek is a fantastic jungle trekking experience that you should add to your bucket list.

Location of the trek: Bhairav Kund Waterfall, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Autumn and spring season.

Difficulty Level: Difficult.

Indore is surrounded by numerous breathtaking waterfalls, explore the natures marvelous waterfalls which are the incredible sight to eyes. 
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Mehndi Kund Trek, Indore

Engage in a thrilling experience with Mehendi Kund Trek to satisfy your thirst for adventure when you are in Indore. Known for its serene landscapes, Mehndi Kund Trek is a popular weekend getaway activity for families to enjoy a picnic. 

With some small waterfalls leaving you in awe of the splendid surroundings of nature, Mehndi Kund Trek is something that you should not miss when you are in Indore.

Location of the Trek: Mehndi Kund, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Rainy & Winter Season.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.
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Mahadev Paani Trek, Bhopal

Get a closer sneak peek into the beauty of nature that adorns the trail to Mahadev Pani Waterfalls. Situated near Bhopal, Mahadev Pani Trek is a famous tourist spot that boasts of a small dam and a reservoir.

Adorned by the mesmerizing waterfalls and rocks, the landscapes you come across while passing through the trail are simply fascinating. For the adventure seekers looking for trekking in Madhya Pradesh, Mahadev Pani Trek is a must-visit during the rainy season when the flow of water in the falls is at its maximum.

Location of the Trek: Gopisur Satkunda, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Rainy Season.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

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Ginnorgarh Fort Trek, Delawadi

If you are looking for easy adventure treks in Madhya Pradesh, Ginnorgarh Fort is one of the most preferred treks for amateurs. Perched atop a secluded hilltop, Ginnorgarh Fort is a delight for history lovers in Madhya Pradesh. The place was once known to be a stronghold of Gonds and offers a rich perspective on the heritage of the region.

The trek will take you to the ruins of the structures dating back to the times of the first Nawab of Bhopal, Dost Mohammad Khan. Overlooking the Vindhyachal range, Ginnorgarh Fort is a beautiful trek that one can undertake from Delawadi for a wonderful getaway. 

Location of the Trek: Ginnorgarh Fort, Delawadi, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Rainy & Winter Season. 

Difficulty Level: Easy.
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Sagar Talao & Hathi Mahal Group Trek, Mandu

Explore the archaeological richness of city of Mandu with Sagar Talav and Hathi Mahal Group Trek. Surrounded by the ruins of past, this trek is a must-do activity for all the history lovers. Sagar Talav Group trek is filled with numerous interesting sites like Dai Ka Mahal, Dai Ki Chhoti Bahin ka Mahal, Malik Mugith’s Mosque, Caravan Sarai, Jali Mahal, etc.

These structures are best explored on foot and offer myriad opportunities for shutterbugs to click some splendid shots of the landscape of ruins here. The trek also offers a breathtaking vista of the sunset against the backdrop of these heritage sites in Mandu. These are some of the prominent tourists' spots of Mandu that are must see in your travel itinerary.

Location of the Trek: Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: October to March.

Difficulty Level: Easy.
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Rewa Kund Group Trek, Mandu

Located in Mandu, Rewa Kund Group is one of the most enchanting places for trekking in Madhya Pradesh. Consisting of Rewa Kund, Baz Bahadur Palace, and Roopmati’s Pavilion, Rewa Kund Group Trek boasts of numerous folklore and legends that will incite your curiosity.

One of the major highlights of this trek is Roopmati’s pavilion that is situated on a hilltop overlooking Baz Bahadur’s Palace. Also serving as an excellent spot to watch the sunset, this trek is a delight for those who are fond of exploring historical structures. 

Location of the Trek: Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: October to November.

Difficulty Level: Easy.

Madhya Pradesh is a paradise for the nature lover and are famous for their rich biodiversity. Click here for some of the best Madhya Pradesh national parks.
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Barusot Trek, Raisen

One of the most popular trails for trekking lovers, Barusot Trek is known for the pristine ambiance it offers. Located just 50 kilometers from Bhopal, Barusot Trek is famous for enjoying different activities like wildlife safari, cycling, and camping along with trekking.

The trek is also an ideal weekend getaway for tourists visiting Bhopal to take a retreat from the mundane affairs of life. The trek has been comparatively less commercialized and offers the peace of mind that you look for after a hectic week at work.

Location of the Trek: Barusot, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: October and November.

Difficulty Level: Moderate.

You should also check out some of the traveler's favorite tourist spots when you are near Bhopal to charge your holiday with fun.
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Ralamandal Wildlife Trek, Indore

Indulge yourself in a sublime adventure when you wish to enjoy trekking in Madhya Pradesh with Ralamandal Wildlife Trek. A refreshing experience, Ralamandal Wildlife Trek is known for its green surroundings and fascinating trails.

The trek is a memorable experience if you are looking forward to enjoying some clear skies in the company of nature. Immerse yourself in the sound of the melodious chirping of birds and sparkling waters of the river amidst the lush green surroundings in this trek.

A must-do activity for all the wildlife enthusiasts, Ralamandal Wildlife Trek is a serene experience to enjoy with your loved ones.

Location of the Trek: Ralamandal, Madhya Pradesh.

Best Season to Go For the Trek: Rainy Season.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate.

If you are a wildlife enthusiast then this state is a delight for you, check out wildlife sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh to experience the home of many rare species.  
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