Madhya Pradesh Tourism

Blessed with goodness of Narmada River which runs between Vindhya and Satpura hill ranges, Madhya Pradesh has been recognized as the best state for promotion of tourism. Hills, plateaus, forests and river valleys characterize this region and it has an extremely fertile land. It is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which provide a glimpse of the region’s glorious past and a rich culture. It also has Pench National Park which is one of the most popular tiger reserves of India. Madhya Pradesh is also famous for Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years and attracts many pilgrims and tourists. Wildlife sanctuary of Kanha was a setup for Rudyard Kipling's popular book, 'The Jungle Book'. Adventurous tourists can also indulge in several activities that this region has in store for them. Visitors to this state can also get their dose of spirituality with several temples located at different places.

Madhya Pradesh Touism
Climate of Madhya Pradesh is very pleasant during winters, but summers are extremely hot with temperatures soaring beyond 37 degrees (Celsius). Best time to visit this region would be between the months of September and February. Though the state is mostly famous for its temples and archaeological sites, there are many places where tourists can shop for various items. Best part of Madhya Pradesh tourism is that tourists can have the many options when it comes to historical sites, forts or temples. They can also witness amazing species of wild animals in several wildlife sanctuaries of this state. Bhopal, its capital city, has many mosques, bazaars and old palaces that are worth visiting. Any individual touring Madhya Pradesh never misses Khajuraho, as it is one of its main attractions. This historical site has many temples that have different images sculpted on their facades. Another city called Gwalior has several palaces and rugged forts that have endured many decisive battles. National parks such as Kanha, Bandhavgarh and a few others offer marvellous views of wild animals in action. There are many other sites such as Ujjain, Sanchi and Bhimbetka that are strongly recommended for tourists. Many cultural events are held in the state such as Kalidas Samaroh and Tansen Samaroh.

Tourists travelling to Madhya Pradesh can choose any mode of transport such as rail, road or air that would help them reach their desired location in the state. International or domestic tourists travelling by air can reach their favourite destinations from airports located at Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Jabalpur. For tourists who prefer rail travel, there are many trains from major cities that would help them get to a railway station close to their chosen travel destination in the state. Journey by road is made easy with an excellent network of National Highways and State Highways. These highways connect major cities of India to the cities of Madhya Pradesh. There are many hotels and resorts in this region that offer luxurious accommodations for tourists. The jungle home resorts provide a pleasant stay for visitors of national parks. All these resorts have basic facilities for their guests along with modern amenities.

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Guide by places

Bandhavgarh Jungle
Pandav Falls
Pench National Park

Madhya Pradesh Tourism - Part 2
Jaleshwar Temple


Madhya Pradesh Tourism - Part 3
Kanha National Park


  Madhya Pradesh Attraction
  Simhastha Kumbh Mela Ujjain
  Pench National Park
  United-21 Jungle Resort in Pench