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  • The waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh adorn the heart of India with their gushing streams and make the state all the more desirable for tourists. These waterfalls located in the middle of verdant landscapes of Madhya Pradesh are easily capable of surpassing your imagination with the wonderful sights they offer.

    Whether you are planning a fun day out with your friends or you want to have a great picnic experience with your family, you can pick among these waterfalls and spend a delightful day creating memories in the shadow of the tumbling waters. Most of these waterfalls are located at short distances from major cities, hence, serve as great destinations for road trips in Madhya Pradesh.

    Madhya Pradesh is majorly popular among local and foreign tourists for featuring a rich collection of natural and cultural heritage within its ambit, encompassing a wide array of tourist spots including forts, palaces, temples, wildlife parks and much more.

    If you wish to explore the state beyond what it is generally known for, add some waterfalls to your bucket list and make your Madhya Pradesh even more refreshing. The calm aura and the soothing sound of the gushing water are bound to give you an experience worth remembering.

    Scenic vistas of water streams plummeting from high gorges carpeted in lush greenery make them perfect spots for landscape photography. Some of these waterfalls are even known for featuring hiking trails that make them apt for adventure enthusiasts too.

    Check here the list of some of the best waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh:

  • 01Patalpani Waterfall

    Patalpani Waterfall
    Just 35 km away from the city of Indore, Patalpani Waterfall is a wonderful tourist destination that attracts many locals and foreigners. Of many waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh, this one is a seasonal fall, i.e. the best time to visit this place is between July to October months.

    This is when monsoon adds the much-needed fervor to the stream. Located south-west of Indore at Kekariya Dabri, this 150 ft high waterfall can be reached by taking a cab or taxi from the Indore railway station.

    Although Patalpani has its own railway station, called the “Patalpani railway station’, it is not accessible due to the narrow-gauge connection with other railway stations.  The waterfall provides for a nice picnic spot near Indore and offers a bunch of adventure activities to try out.
  • 02Dhuandhar Falls

    Dhuandhar Falls

    Dhuandhar Falls, also known as Smoke cascade is a 98 ft high waterfall that has its waters plummeting down to form a gorge knows as the Marble Rocks. Waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh never disappoint with their magnificence and staying true to this fact is the Dhuandhar falls.

    The sight of Narmada river falling to form a smoky cascade with water sprays and beautiful rainbows make the aura magical. There is a running cable car service on the west side of the waterfall and is open for tourists.

    The fall is located at Bhedaghat, 30 km away from Jabalpur. The natural marvel shines its brightest between the months of September to March. The best way to reach the place is through taxi or a cab, however, if you are a budget traveler, timely buses run from the Jabalpur railway station to Bhedaghat.

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  • 03Raneh Falls

    Raneh Falls
    A not-so-explored among the waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh, the Raneh waterfall is approximately 22 km from the city of Khajuraho. This beautiful and one of a kind waterfall is situated on the Ken River, carving the landscape into a beautiful canyon.

    Formed with pure crystalline granite in different colors, this mini Grand Canyon houses dozens of small and big falls in regular stretches. Situated 44 km from the district of Panna, the waterfall marks the starting point of the Panna National Park, a green pristine forest that gives a glimpse of paradise.

    To reach the place, one has to arrive first at Mahoba Railway Station (MBA) and catch a bus for Khajuraho. The journey is 74 km long but the prize at the end makes the ride worth it. The waterfall is open for visiting throughout the year, however, the falls are in the best shape during the winters.
  • 04Pandav Falls

    Pandav Falls

    A major attraction in the Panna National Park and Tiger Reserve, the Pandav falls is fed with local springs, making it flow throughout the year. However, this major fall in the list of waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh is in its full glory from October to March.

    Situated 12 km from the district of Panna, the waterfall is accessible by cab or a personal vehicle. Since it comes under the authority of the Panna National Park, there are a certain set of rules that one must follow on their visit to this beautiful waterfall. There are a handful of resorts in Panna National Park that can make your stay worth remembering in the middle of national parks. 

    The waterfall earns its names from a legend, according to which the Pandavas once resided in the 5 caves which can be found near the fall. It is believed that they visited the region during their exile period or the Agyaatvaas. The 100 ft waterfall creates a beautiful pond at the bottom which serves as a natural nursery and breeding ground for the Rohu fish.

  • 05Bahuti Falls

    Bahuti Falls

    The Indian Niagara, located 72 km from the city of Rewa, is the highest among the waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh. The gigantic 466 ft waterfall is created when the river Odda descends the Rewa Plateau.

    This waterfall is a classic example of a nick point, creating a cascade with the vertical fall of the water. The term ‘taking your breath away’ holds true when one stands to view at the mesmerizing setting created by this waterfall.

    Tucked away in the wilderness, these falls of Madhya Pradesh have stayed away from the public eye for a long time. Due to the geography of the area, there are no major train stations nearby. The nearest railhead is Satna, which again does not have frequent service.

    The best way to travel is to take a cab or taxi from City Centre in Rewa and the best time to visit is from July to November.

  • 06Tincha Falls

    Tincha Falls
    At a short distance of 25 km from the Indore City, the Tincha falls is one of the best waterfall in and around Indore. Making a visit to this place a package-deal are the canyon, valley and the gorge that come together with the fall.

    Placed near the Tincha village, the beauty of the falls blooms with the advent of rains. These falls plummet from a height of a whopping 300 ft. The falls offer a lot of activities; although bathing and swimming have been prohibited near the main area because of the risk factor.

    There are many hiking trails, farms, and ghats near the falls for nature enthusiasts, photo fanatics, wild wanderers, adventure lovers and above all fun lovers! The best time to visit this place is during the monsoon season, i.e. July to November.

    One can reach the falls by taking a cab or a private taxi from Indore. There are also some packages that include a tour of nearby waterfalls and the village.
  • 07Rajat Pratap Falls

    Rajat Pratap Falls
    Popularly known as the Silver fall, this horse-tail type waterfall is 351 ft high. The one in kind among the waterfall in Madhya Pradeshit earns its name from the silver shimmer created when the sunlight falls on it. It takes a small trek over the rocks and boulders from Apsara Vihar near Pachmarhi to reach the 30th highest waterfall in India.

    These falls have a strong link to the Hindu mythology and several folk tales and if one is interested, they can be heard from tour guides. It is not recommended to bathe under these falls because of the fervor, however, the untainted scenic view is there to capture on your cameras and mobile phones.

    The months between Octobers to June are the best time to visit these magnificent falls. The city of Pachmarhi can be reached by local buses and private taxis boarded from the Pipariya railway station.
  • 08Keoti Falls

    Keoti Falls
    The majestic descend of the river Tons down the Rewa Plateau creates a view worthy of every frame. The 130 m waterfall is an example of nick point rejuvenation which causes it to the segment with every drop. Keoti Falls is a continuation to the Bahuti Falls, a tourist preference among the many waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh.

    Many adventure sports are available which also add on to the popularity of the place. Located at a distance of 46 km from the city of Rewa, this place can be visited by a private or a taxi from City Centre, Rewa.

    The Rewa plateau houses many waterfalls and presents to the tourists and nature lovers their magnificent views.

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  • 09Bee Falls

    Bee Falls

    A waterfall with a Sunset point, this is the most popular among the Pachmarhi waterfalls. It is situated in a place that dates back to the time of Mahabharata, legend has it that the Pandavas stayed in these hills during the time of their exile.

    This 35 meters high waterfall is just 10 mins walk from Apsara Vihar, around 3 km from the Pachmarhi bus stand. These waterfalls not only have the most cherished bathing pools but also provide drinking water.

    The shades around the waterfall add on to the soothing vibe that is generated from the sound of the water hitting the ground. Besides, these shades also reduce the temperature around the falls, keeping it cooler than the rest of the hills.

    Although the fall is evergreen, it is not recommended to visit it during the monsoon season as the water tends to get muddy and the flow also increases.

  • 10Pawa Falls

    Pawa Falls

    Located in the town of Pohri, 40 km away from Shivpuri, they are in addition to the various cascades around this city. The waterfalls drop into a tank from a height of 100 ft and hold a place in the Hindu mythology.

    The tank called as the Pawa Kund, which is 500 ft deep is next to heaven for scuba diving and snorkeling and such water sports activities in Madhya Pradesh. However, the kits required for these activities are not available at rent at the location. A breathtaking statue of Lord Shiva adds the religious air to the waterfalls.

    The town has an active railway station and cab services to make your visit to this place more feasible. The late months of October and March are suitable for the best views of these falls. The fall originates from the River Pawa and hence the name.

  • 11Purwa Falls

    Purwa Falls
    Adding to the cascade type waterfalls in the heart of Indiathe Purwa falls is located in the Rewa district. Falling from a height of 300 ft, these waterfalls originate from the River Tamsa or Tons. The Purwa falls have a high religious significance because of their association with the Hindu Epic Ramayana.

    The falls can be reached from two points, Satna and Rewa from the private taxi. The City Centre has many active travel agents which can offer you exciting packages that include several waterfalls around the district of Rewa.

    The holy pilgrimage of Baseman Mama is also in close proximity to the falls. One can enjoy a beautiful picnic at the Purwa waterfalls during the months of October to June.

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  • 12Gatha Falls

    Gatha Falls

    It is the 5th tallest waterfall in the state and can be accessed via roads joining Panna and the neighboring towns. The falls plunge from a height of 300 ft and are among the most popular attractions of Khajuraho.

    During the monsoon season, the falls attain their full glory. The picturesque and magnificent Vindhyachal Ranges on which these falls are situated also houses many other waterfalls like the Pandav Fall, Nand-kund and many others.

    The mid-ranged Vindhyachal mountains are carefully carved by various rivers, creating masterpieces like the Gatha Falls. The fall is situated on the other side of the highway NH 75 and gives travelers and locals a spectacular view to enjoy. Being situated very close to the national highway, the waterfall is quite popular among tourists and locals as a picnic spot.

  • 13Sultangarh Falls

    Sultangarh Falls
    Located in the Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, these falls can be spotted at a distance of 50 km from the district. They are a natural cascade set in between rocky terrain and lush trees. The falls originate from the River Parvati and are in full bloom during the months of October to March.

    This fall makes for a relaxing picnic spot and is enjoyed by the locals and the tourists alike. One can enjoy photography up close with nature and capture the little details of the wilderness. The picturesque sunrise and sunset which can be viewed from these falls make it all the more attractive.

    The nearest railway station is Jhansi, which is 92 km from Shivpuri. Jhansi Railway Station has an active bus service and regular buses and cabs run between the two cities.

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  • 14Bhoora Khon Waterfall

    Among the three waterfalls in Shivpuri that make the place soothing, the most captivating one is the Bhoora Khon waterfall. The sound of waters here has curative and restorative powers that are left raw for one to experience.

    The waterfall makes a harmonious sound falling from a height of 82 ft. Given the depth of the pool formed under this fall, the adventurous tourists can go for a little dive in nature’s lap. The place gets a spiritual vibe with the presence of various idols of Lord Shiva, situated in small shrines around the waterfall.

    The ideal time to visit the cascade is in the months of October to June. The nearest railway station to the falls is Jhansi, which is 92 km away from the Shivpuri town and has an active bus service.

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  • 15Kapildhara Falls

    The Kapildhara Fall is located in the Amarkantak district of Madhya Pradesh. It lies at a distance of 6 km from the Narmada Kund. Plunging from a height of about 100 ft, this waterfall originates from the holy river Narmada.

    The cascade gets its name from the famous sage Kapil, who was once a resident of this beautiful piece of land and performed several religious rituals. Said to have received the Divine Light, Kapil Muni is said to have written the ‘Sankhya Philosophy’, an advanced treatise on mathematics.

    The Kapildhara waterfall is set amidst majestic mountains, dense forests and low-lying hills. Though the falls can be visited all year round, the best time remains from the months of September to January.

    En route to the falls in a car or a taxi, one can come across the Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, situated in the forest of Kapilvan.

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  • 16Chachai Falls

    Second highest among the waterfalls in Madhya Pradesh, the Chachai waterfall has a height of 400 feet. Situated north of Rewa city, the waterfall is 40 km away and receives its waters from the Beehad River. These falls are also an example of nick point rejuvenation.

    The waterfall is hugely famous among tourists because of its presence on the Chitrakoot hills. These hills hold a great mythological and religious significance. The waterfall emerges into its full bloom during the monsoon season.

    The waterfalls resemble the Keoti and the Bahuti falls and is an important part of the canyon it falls into. The journey here is not a direct route as it requires one to visit Rewa first and then hire a private taxi to these falls. The weather there can be best enjoyed along with the beauty of the waterfalls between the months of August and February.

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  • 17Dhanora Falls

    Popularly known as the Dhanora Falls, the Lilahi waterfall is located in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. They are created by the descent of the River Kanhan, the second largest river in the state.

    Surrounded by rocks and vibrant nature, the waterfall lies en route to Devgarh on the Mokhed-Pandhurna route. The fall is located near a place called the Narayan Ghat and can be reached via a car or a taxi.

    The beautiful location turns even more scenic during the months of July to January when the water volume is at its highest. Dhanora waterfalls are accessible by rail from the Chhindwara Railway Station.

    The waterfall is hardly an hour drive from the railway station and attracts a bunch of tourists annually. If you believe in the sanctity a waterfall provides, then this place is surely the best thing for you in Madhya Pradesh.


  • 18Sanakua Falls

    Resting in the arm of the mother nature, the Sanakua waterfalls are outlined by green forests, flowing river, and ancient temples. They originate from the River Sindh and create a frothy water formation when it hits the ground from a high fall. The height of the waterfall is still undocumented.

    These falls can be placed on the Mau Road which can be reached by private cars or taxis. There are 108 old temples along the River Sindh which are believed to have been built in one night. This place gives one of the best spiritual delights when you are in Madhya Pradesh.

    Apart from the religious significance, the area is famous for rock climbing, mountaineering, bird-watching, etc. Located near the Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh, the best time to visit this waterfall is from August to September.

    If you are a nature lover and seek an escape from the concrete jungle, catch a train to Balasore railway stations and be a witness to magical moments at Sanakua Waterfall.

  • 19Dugdhdhara Falls

    Just a kilometer away from the Kapil Dhara falls, the Dugdhadhara falls is not a very huge waterfall. With a height of 10 feet, the waters run more closely to the rocks creating a milky white appearance.

    The waterfall originates at the Narmada Kund and the pious River Narmada plunges down, gurgling its way through. The fall is set amongst the thick forest, towards the western edge of Amarkantak valley.

    While trekking or driving to this fall, one can come across several seasonal streams, post the monsoon season around the cascade. The falls have small caves around it and are open for exploration along with offering a relaxing dip in the cool and soothing water of the River Narmada.

    Because of its presence on the River Narmada, the water volume remains consistent throughout. The nearest railway station to Amarkantak is Jabalpur, at a distance of 193 km. The city of Amarkantak has various tour guides who offer a plethora of tour packages which include a visit to the Dugdhadhara Falls.

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  • 20Shambhudhara Falls

    Descending from a height of 115 ft, the Shambhudhara Falls is 17 km away from the Anuppur Railway Station. Located in the Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh with active private cab and taxi services, the waters of these falls meet the Barati Nala, 9 km from the famous pilgrimage of Amarkantak.

    Spotted easily amidst the forest of Amarkantak, the waterfall originates from a place called Shambhu Dhara, hence giving the falls the name. This cascade requires a small trek to witness the beauty flowing through the rocky mountains and an array of trees.

    Wildlife sightings are also common in the lush greenery surrounding the falls. The months of June to August are the only months when the waterfall can be witnessed.

    For the nature lovers and adventure seekers in Madhya Pradesh, a lot of activities like rock climbing, swimming and bird watching are available here.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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