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  • Owing to the majestic landscapes and lush greenery in the state, biking in Madhya Pradesh is a one-of-its-kind experience. The state offers trails of all kinds – be it off-roading for adventure enthusiasts or smooth roads for a relaxing journey through the enchanting surroundings.

    Blessed with rich natural resources, the state of Madhya Pradesh offers innumerable places of tourist attraction, both popular and unexplored. Visiting these places on an exciting road trip brings an altogether different charisma to these places.

    Bike trips are fun, especially when you are accompanied by like-minded people who are biking enthusiasts and full of energy. By going on biking tours to the popular tourist places of Madhya Pradesh, you can also visit the unexplored places along the route.

    These unexplored places are quaint and frequented by less number of people, allowing you the opportunity of self-discovery. Being the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh has roads in good condition, where you can express yourself with your mean machine.

    With smooth roads and pleasant weather round the year, the biking routes in Madhya Pradesh will enthral you and make your journey delightful. Set off today on a road trip to the popular places with your friends and make memories of a lifetime.

    Here are the best biking trips & tours of Madhya Pradesh:

  • 01Bhopal-Pachmarhi-Hanuwantiya-Bhopal

    Bhopal-Pachmarhi-Hanuwantiya-Bhopal

    Route: Bhopal-Kathotiya-Pachmarhi-Rukhad-Kukaru-Hanuwantiya-Udaigiri-Sanchi-Bhopal.

    About the Route: Kick-start your journey from Bhopal to visit the ecotourism site at Kathotiya, which offers exciting adventures to visitors. Head to one of the best biking routes in Madhya Pradesh as you ride through Pachmarhi hill station. While the trail along Rukhad and Kukaru will test your biking mettle, reach Hanuwantiya for a laid-back sojourn by the waterside. Ride through the caves in Udaigiri and explore Sanchi before riding back to Bhopal.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Kathotiya offers adventurous expedition with activities like river rafting, hiking, and camping to name a few. Pachmarhi is one of the major sightseeing spots before you try trekking, hiking, and other adventure activities in Rukhad and Kukuru. Visit Hanuwantiya for water adventure sports such as snorkelling, sailing, cruising, etc. Before heading back to Bhopal, explore the caves and ancient structures in Udaigiri and Sanchi.

    Distance Covered: 1300 Km.

    Duration: 8 Days.
  • 02Bhopal-Pachmarhi-Kanha-Jabalpur-Bhopal

    Bhopal-Pachmarhi-Kanha-Jabalpur-Bhopal
    Route: Bhopal-Madhai-Pachmarhi-Bargi-Kanha-Jabalpur-Bhopal.

    About the Route: Proceed towards Madhai for breathtaking views of the Satpura Ranges, a must-visit stretch for biking in Madhya Pradesh if you are an adventure enthusiast. Once Pachmarhi delights you with mesmerizing surroundings, proceed towards Bargi to witness the spectacle of the voluminous dam. Visiting the Kanha National Park will give you a bone-chilling experience when you experience wildlife up close and personal. End the tour by moving towards Jabalpur, where the historic monuments and the authentic culture of Madhya Pradesh delight you.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Get an adventure kick with activities like trekking, safari, and boating at Madhai before Pachmarhi leaves you spellbound in nature’s lap. After experiencing the joy of water adventure sports at Bargi Dam, get thrilled by a wildlife safari in the Kanha National Park. With places of historic and cultural importance in Jabalpur and Bhopal, end one of the best biking tours in Madhya Pradesh with a bang.

    Distance Covered: 1150 Km.

    Duration: 7 Days.

  • 03Bhopal-Orchha-Khajuraho-Panna National Park-Bhopal

    Bhopal-Orchha-Khajuraho-Panna National Park-Bhopal
    Route: Bhopal-Sanchi-Udaigiri-Chanderi-Orchha-Khajuraho-Panna National Park-Sagar-Bhopal.

    About the Route: Head to explore the caves and monuments at Udaigiri and Sanchi as they reflect you the rich heritage of the erstwhile rulers on one of your most exciting biking tours in Madhya Pradesh. Visit the ancient fort city of Orchha via Chanderi to explore the majestic heritage built during Bundela era. Explore Khajuraho before proceeding to Panna National Park to experience the wildlife. End your trip with views of majestic sunset at the Sagar Lake.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Set off for one of the best biking tours in Madhya Pradesh with a visit to Udaigiri Caves and the historic Sanchi Stupa. After exploring Chanderi, spend a day at the ruined-fort city of Orchha situated on the banks of Betwa River, giving you a serene experience. Feel spirituality by visiting the temples at Khajuraho as you head to the Panna Jungle Camp for adventurous activities including jungle safari. Spend an evening witnessing the spectacular sunset at Sagar Lake before heading back to explore Bhopal.

    Distance Covered: 1000 Km.

    Duration: 7 Days.
  • 04Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Bandhavgarh National Park-Gwalior

    Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Bandhavgarh National Park-Gwalior

    Route: Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Bandhavgarh National Park-Chanderi-Shivpuri-Gwalior

    About the Route: Start biking in Madhya Pradesh by departing from Gwalior to reach Orchha, the ancient fort city of the erstwhile Bundelas, followed by the temple-town Khajuraho. Visit the lush green Bandhavgarh National Park for an insight into the wildlife before heading for an excursion to the historic Chanderi. End what will be one of your most memorable biking trips in Madhya Pradesh with sightseeing in Shivpuri and Gwalior.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Experience rafting in Betwa River and explore the ancient fort city of Orchha. Visit Khajuraho temples to get amazed by the awe-inspiring architecture and sculptures. Take a thrilling jungle safari in Bandhavgarh National Park and another expedition in Madhav National Park in Shivpuri. Live the authentic culture of Madhya Pradesh by visiting Chanderi and exploring Gwalior. End your biking trail with the light and sound show at the majestic Gwalior Fort.

    Distance Covered: 1200 Km.

    Duration: 7 Days.

  • 05Indore-Omkareshwar-Hanuwantiya-Mandu-Indore

    Indore-Omkareshwar-Hanuwantiya-Mandu-Indore
    Route: Indore-Sailani Island-Omkareshwar-Hanuwantiya-Maheswar-Mandu-Ujjain-Indore.

    About the Route:
    Reach Sailani Islands, which is located at the backwaters of Indira Sagar Dam. While the majestic waters of the island enchant you, Omkareshwar will offer you a spiritual experience before you reach Hanuwantiya for water adventure activities. After a refreshing sojourn in Hanuwantiya, head to Mandu via Maheshwar to spend time at the serene ghats and explore the ancient town. While you’re exploring the biking routes in Madhya Pradesh, visit temple-city Ujjain for a spiritual experience before heading back to Indore.

    Attraction in Between the Route:
    Experience water adventure activities like speed boating, parasailing and cruising at Hanuwantiya and Sailani Island. Explore the spirituality in temple towns Ujjain and Maheshwar during your journey of biking in Madhya Pradesh. Visit the ancient port city of Mandu to explore the historic structures of a bygone era.

    Distance Covered:
    550 Km.

    Duration:
    6 Days.

  • 06Jabalpur-Kanha-Pachmarhi-Bhedaghat-Jabalpur

    Jabalpur-Kanha-Pachmarhi-Bhedaghat-Jabalpur
    Route: Jabalpur-Kanha-Rukhad-Pachmarhi-Bhedaghat-Bargi Dam-Jabalpur.

    About the Route: Head straight to Kanha National Park to experience wildlife in natural habitat. Reach Pachmarhi via Rukhad to get enchanted by nature. Drive through the temples and waterfalls in Bhedaghat. Reach Bargi Dam to calm your eyes with the gushing waters before reaching Jabalpur to explore the city.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Experience the thrill of wildlife safari in Rukhad and Kanha National Park before sightseeing in the pleasant weather of Pachmarhi. Boat to the marble rocks in Bhedaghat and explore the waterfalls nestled between lush greenery. Enjoy water sports activities like motor boating, speed boating, paddle boating and cruising in the backwaters of Bargi Dam before you reach Jabalpur for sightseeing.

    Distance Covered: 850 Km.

    Duration: 6 Days.
  • 07Jabalpur-Bandhavgarh-Khajuraho-Jabalpur

    Jabalpur-Bandhavgarh-Khajuraho-Jabalpur
    Route: Jabalpur-Bandhavgarh-Parsili-Satna-Khajuraho-Jabalpur.

    About the Route: Head to Parsili via Bandhavgarh by biking in Madhya Pradesh to explore the tourist spots along the route. Bike through Satna and enjoy a laid-back sojourn here before you reach the ancient city of Khajuraho for sightseeing. As the ancient heritage of Khajuraho leaves you spellbound, head back to Jabalpur for local sightseeing.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Take jungle safari in Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary and witness the exotic wildlife in its natural habitat in the thick forest. You can also take up adventure activities like trekking and cycling in Parsili. Rejuvenate yourself and awaken the party animal in you at the swimming pool party in Satna. Explore the ancient places of Khajuraho to get amazed by the exemplary artwork and sculptures before heading back to Jabalpur for local sightseeing on one of the best biking tours in Madhya Pradesh.

    Distance Covered: 770 Km.

    Duration: 5 Days.
  • 08Indore-Mandu-Indore

    Indore-Mandu-Indore

    Route: Indore-Sailani Island-Maheswar-Mandu-Indore.

    About the Route: Set off from Indore to the quaint Sailani Island, which will stop the clock for you as you enjoy a laid-back vacation near the backwaters of Indira Sagar Dam. After a refreshing sojourn to Sailani Island, the holy Maheshwar welcomes you with spiritual air from all directions. While the ghats in Maheshwar effect you soul-inspiring moments, the biking routes in Madhya Pradesh while moving towards Mandu will bring you close to the historic tourist places of Mandu. Mandu speaks volumes of heritage that has stood tall for decades through its ancient city, leaving you spellbound on your way back to Indore.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Experience water adventure activities like boating, cruising, etc. on your visit to the Sailani Island. Go boating in the Narmada when you reach Maheshwar for more water adventure. Biking in Madhya Pradesh is fun en route to Mandu as the ancient city offers a lot to explore for all the inquisitive travellers.

    Distance Covered: 300 Km.

    Duration: 5 Days.

  • 09Jabalpur-Bargi Dam-Bhedaghat-Jabalpur

    Jabalpur-Bargi Dam-Bhedaghat-Jabalpur

    Route: Jabalpur-Bargi Dam-Bhedaghat-Jabalpur

    About the Route: Starting from Jabalpur, head to Bargi Dam and get enchanted by the water body which offers adventure activities. Bike towards Bhedaghat for an amazing experience in nature’s lap before reaching Jabalpur for local sightseeing and experiencing the authentic culture and heritage of the rich state of Madhya Pradesh.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Bargi Dam offers an adventurous outing in the form of water adventure activities available in the backwaters at the dam, where you can try cruise ride, water scooter, speed and paddle boating to rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. Boat to the marble rocks in Bhedaghat and go for local sightseeing before setting off to explore Jabalpur.

    Distance Covered: 110 Km.

    Duration: 3 Days.

  • 10Pachmarhi-Kanha-Bargi Dam-Jabalpur

    Pachmarhi-Kanha-Bargi Dam-Jabalpur

    Route: Pachmarhi-Rukhad(Pench)-Kanha-Bargi Dam-Jabalpur.

    About the Route: Drive along one of the best biking routes in Madhya Pradesh as you start from Pachmarhi to reach Kanha via Rukhad. While Rukhad and Kanha delight you with the thick forests and exotic range of wildlife, head to the Bargi Dam to experience an adventurous yet tranquil experience by the water body. Experience water adventure activities here before finally setting off for Jabalpur, where you can go for local sightseeing to explore the prominent city of Madhya Pradesh.

    Attraction in Between the Route: Riding in the hill station of Pachmarhi will delight you with its awesome surroundings and pleasant weather. Go for local sightseeing in Pachmarhi before you prepare yourself for a close encounter with wildlife in thick forests. Take adventurous activities like trekking and wildlife safari in Rukhad and Kanha Tiger Reserve, which will send chills down your spine. Try your hand at the water adventure activities like speed boating and cruising amongst others at Bargi Dam and rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul by spending time at the dam-side to watch the majestic sunset in the backdrop. The trip has more in store for you as you reach Jabalpur for local sightseeing, adding moments to your invaluable memories.

    Distance Covered: 520 Km.

    Duration: 5 Days.


Attractions

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Kandariya Mahadeva Temple

Decidedly the grandest Hindu temple among the Khajuraho Group of Temples, the origin of Kandariya Mahadev Temple traces back to 1050 BC. The temple was built as a tribute to the Hindu Lord Shiva and houses a magnificent Shiva Linga crafted with pure marble. 

Adorned with intricate carvings and great sculptures, countless statues and spires grace the temples interiors, the most remarkable of which is the main spire that replicates Mount Kailash in miniature!

Timings: The temple is open from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is INR 10 per person.

Location: Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The temples sits nearly 1 km away from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

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Lakshmana Temple

One of the oldest structures amongst the temple groups of Khajuraho, Lakshmana Temple was built by the Chandela kings. The divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva graces the entrance of the temple, though the temple is really dedicated to the Hindu Lord Vishnu, and harbours a portrayal of Vaikuntha-Vishnu as its sanctum. 

The exceptional architecture is enhanced by over 600 deities whose images are aesthetically showcased on the exteriors of the temple.

Timings: The temple is open 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM every day.

Entry Fee: The entry fees is INR 10 per head.

Location: Lakshmana Temple, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The temple is located at a distance of 900 m from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

Madhya Pradesh is famous for holy places, check out ancient temples in Madhya Pradesh.


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Matangeshwar Temple

Established by Chandra Dev of the Chandela dynasty in the ninth century, the temple was built as a shrine of Lord Shiva, housing an eight feet tall Shiva Lingam crafted with yellow limestone. The morning aarti is a delightful experience.

Unlike its neighbouring temples, the pillars are quite plain, while the roof is beautifully blanketed with figures. It is truly one of the best places to visit in Khajuraho.

Timings: The temple allows visitors in from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM every day.

Location: Matangeshwar Temple, Rajnagar Road, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The temple is built at a distance of 900 m from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

Experience the rich heritage of forts in Madhya Pradesh for time travelling into ancient India.


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Adinath Temple

Forming a part of the famous Jain Group of Temples, the aesthetically appealing Adinath Temple was built in the 11th century. It was designed as a memorial to the famous Jain Saint Adinath.

A long-standing reflection of the Indo-Aryan architectural style, the temple is embellished with gorgeous ancient sculptures and images of Yakshis. Though partly in ruins now, the feeling of awe that one feels here is gripping.

Timings: The temple is open to visitors every day from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

Entry Fee: The temple charges no entry fees to visitors.

Location: Adinath Temple,  Eastern Group of Temples, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The temple is located at a distance of 1.5 km from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

Here are some of the best historical places in Madhya Pradesh known for its ancient heritage.

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Javari Temple

Forming part of the Eastern Group of Temples, Javari Temple is distinguished for its remarkable architecture and fine interior carvings. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple walls exhibit exquisite images of various men and women in different postures.

The beauty and splendour of the temples never fail to leave you spellbound, making it one of the most inspiring Khajuraho tourist places.

Timings: The temple is open to visitors from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM every day.

Entry Fee: There is no entry fee for visitors.

Location: Javari Temple, Eastern Group of Temples, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The temple is seated at a distance of about 1.3 km from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

Iconic sites in Madhya Pradesh got serene views for sightseeing with family and friends. Must do in your travel checklist.

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Jahaz Mahal

Built under the reign of Mandu Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji who had a vast harem of about 15000 women. In order to accommodate the ladies in a proper building, this monumental palace was constructed. Jahaz Mahal is located in the Mandu Fort near Munj Talab along Gada Shah Mahal and Hindola Mahal.

This double-storeyed palace is encircled by twin ponds that give an impression to the spectators that it is a floating structure. If you are visiting Mandu fort, this can be one of the places to visit in Madhya Pradesh that will intrigue you with its phenomenal architecture.

Location: Jahaz Mahal Internal Rd, Sulibardi, Madhya Pradesh 454010

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: INR 5 per Indian adult.

Suggested time required: 1 to 2 hours.

Distance from Mandu Bus Stand: Approximately 1 KM.

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Bee Falls

Imagine volumes of water plummeting from a height in the lap of a scenic jungle. Bee Falls is one of the popular places to visit in Pachmarhi and the moment you trek down the hundreds of steps and arrive at the fall, you can't help but admire it in awe. You will find small vendors sending snacks and tea around the fall.

Not only that you can eat and admire the beauty but you can also take a leap into the natural freshwater pool for a dip.


Height: 35 meters.

Location: Bee Fall Road, Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh 461881, India

Entry fee: INR 15 per Indian adult.

Best Season to Visit: Throughout the year, go in the monsoon for enjoying a large volume and in summers for bathing in the pool.

Distance from the Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 3 KM.

When temperatures soar, jump in a pool and beat the heat, Water Parks in Bhopal offer you an escape from the heat in the most fun way.

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Dhuandhar Falls

The incredible sight of smoke coming out of a gushing waterfalls makes Dhuandhar Falls one of the best Jabalpur tourist places and attracts a huge rush of tourists to come to witness this extraordinary spectacle of nature. The word ‘Dhuandhar’ literally translates to ‘smoke + flow’ which can be interpreted as a ‘smoky cascade’.

Created by Narmada River, these 30 feet tall falls are located in Bhedaghat of Jabalpur district. The roaring sounds of the waterfalls are powerfully soothing. These waterfalls add grace to the scenic beauty of Bhedaghat and make it a must visit place in Madhya Pradesh for nature lovers and photographers.

Cable car service is also available at Bhedaghat which can be availed to witness the beauty of these spectacular waterfalls from a different perspective.

Timings: 6 AM to 8 PM

Location: Bhedaghat, Jabalpur

Distance from Jabalpur Bus Stand: 27 km

If you wish to explore the state beyond what it is generally known for, add some waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh to your bucket list.

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Panna National Park

Founded in the year 1981, Panna Reserve is the fifth Tiger Reserve of Madhya Pradesh and the twenty-second in India. Home to several species of wildlife like Jackal, Nilgai, Chinkara, Sambar, and Wild Boar, Panna National Park is an absolutely perfect respite for trekkers and nature lovers.

Another treat in the form of the beautiful cascading Pandav Falls awaits you in the park!

Timings: The park is open from 06:00 AM to 05:00 PM every day.

Entry Fee: The entry fee is INR 15 per head.

Location: Panna National Park, NH 75, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: Located at a distance of nearly 92 km from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

Where to Stay in Panna National Park: Best resorts & places to stay in Panna National Park.

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Hathi Mahal

The massive disappropriate dome and the thick pillars give an impression of a standing Elephant to the spectators. Originally built as a pleasure resort, Hathi Mahal today looks like an abandoned landmark in Madhya Pradesh where traces of decorative tile-work and the planned external architectural nuances still leave an impressive mark on the minds of the visitors. 

The masonry moldings, the humongous dome. The octagonal high base and the three arched-opening on all sides look as if it was planned like a Baradari. Places like this are hard to miss and this is among such places to visit in Mandu.

Location: Elephant Palace, Mandav, Madhya Pradesh, India

Timings: 24 hours. Best to go between sunrise to sunset hours.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Suggested time required: An hour and a half.

Distance from Mandu Bus Stand: Around 2 KM.

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Raneh Falls

Forming a 30 feet deep canyon with pure, beautiful crystalline granite adorned with a multitude of colours, Raneh Falls is undoubtedly one of the most dumbfounding Khajuraho Tourist Places! Mother nature has endowed it generously, luring travellers and nature lovers into its enchanting realms every year. 

The area is replete with an array of small and large waterfalls at nearly every turn. Its lush green forested surroundings give it a truly surreal feel and captivate the mind, body and soul of all who wander there.

Timings: The falls is open for visitors from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

Entry Fee: The entry fee per person is INR 15.

Location: Raneh falls, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Distance from Khajuraho Bus Stand: The waterfall is located at a distance of around 21 km from Khajuraho Bus Stand.

If you are a nature lover, there are various other beautiful waterfalls of Madhya Pradesh which you should not miss. Click to know about them.

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Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat

Bhedaghat is a prominent spot for tourists and picnic-goers in Madhya Pradesh owing to the natural wonders it holds and the exciting activities it offers. Bhedaghat proudly houses a gorge of 100 feet high rocks, letting Narmada River flow through them, as one of the most wonderful gifts of nature Madhya Pradesh is blessed with.

The river water has carved a 3 km long gorge out of these rocks which is a sight to behold. In order to witness the glory of this gorge up-close, you can either row boats through it or take a cable car ride to go across it. The site welcomes huge rush of tourists all round the year, but the popularity of this site is at its best during monsoon.

Timings: 7 AM to 7 PM; 8 PM to Midnight only on Full moon Nights

Location: Bhedaghat, Jabalpur

Distance from Jabalpur Bus Stand: 27 km

If you want to see something that is way beyond usual, there is a range of natural wonders for you to explore in Madhya Pradesh.

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Rani Roopmati's Pavilion

This vintage place bestows you with an unparalleled view of the river Narmada. The Pavilion has a backstory of a medieval romance that started between King Baz Bahadur and Rani Roopmati. Earlier this hilltop structure was used as an army ground to keep a watch around and guard the kingdom. 

The pavilion has two watchtowers and beautiful courtyards as well, making it one of Mandu tourist places which are mandatory parts of every itinerary. It is said that Rani Roopmati was an accomplished classical singer and the pavilion was made acoustically so it served her better. It is one of the most exceptional places you should visit in Madhya Pradesh.

Location: Mandu, Mandav, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh 454010

Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: INR 5 per Indian and SAARC countries adults.

Suggested time required: Over 2 hours.

Distance from Mandu Bus Stand: Around 5.5 KM.

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Satpura National Park

Spread over the Satpura Hills, this national park covers a large part of the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. Satpura is a Sanskrit word for saying “seven-hills,” which was named after the series of hills in the highlands of central India.  As a part of the Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, it covers an area of 524 sq. km.

On your safari ride in Satpura National Park, you will come across deep gorges, untrodden forests, wriggling rivulets accommodating a wide array of animals such as Water Buffaloes, Leopards, Elephants, Barasingha, Malabar Whistling Thrush, Honey Buzzard, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Paradise Fly-catcher, and the endemic  Rhesus monkeys.


Timing: 7 AM to 6:30 PM on all days of the week.

Entry Fee: Permit can be availed by paying INR 1250 and Gypsy can be availed at INR 2100.

Location: Satpura National Park, Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh, 461001, India.

Suggested time required: around 6 hours or half a day, if going on a safari.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Approximately 210 KM.

if you wish to take a closer look at the vivid wildlife, and adventure sites of the city, there can be no better way than staying at jungle resorts near Bhopal.

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Mahadeo Hills

The basin of Narmada is separated from Wardha and Wainganga rivers on the North by Mahadeo Hills. The hills follow a general trail of East to Northeast where the north slope is gentle but the southern is steep and drops abruptly.

The plateaus of the hills and the slopes were formed during the Carboniferous period, millions of years ago. Mahadeo peak is one of the three highest points in Pachmarhi where you can visit the holy shrine of Lord Shiva in the cave temple Gupt Mahadev. Apart from Gupt Mahadev, this temple houses another sanctum dedicated to Lord Shiva which is Bade Mahadev. Both of these temples are revered and largely worshipped. The pristine clear view of nature and the greenery will calm your senses.


Timing: 24 hours.

Entry Fee: Free of cost.

Location: Satpura Range, Pachmarhi, India

Suggested time required: 2 to 3 hours.

Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 10 KM.

An adventurer or a nature lover or just someone who is looking for an escape, treks near Bhopal serve everyone great.

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Lord Shiva Statue at Kachnar City

Attracting local devotees and tourists alike in huge numbers, this 76 feet tall statue of Lord Shiva is a sight that will leave you spellbound. This huge idol of Lord Shiva, situated in the ancient city of Kachnar, is considered as one of the most popular religious sites in Madhya Pradesh.

The statue has been built over a cavern that houses replicas of 12 Shivalingams from the major Shiva Temples in the country. The site holds a calming blend of serenity and spirituality in its air, so a visit to this site is sure to soothe you inside out. This is, indeed, a great site to visit with family.

Cave Timings: 5 PM to 8 PM

Location: Vijay Nagar, Kachnar City

Distance from Jabalpur Bus Stand: 11 km

Madhya Pradesh temples are a must go for every traveller, you feel rejuvenated in the company of God.

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