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.
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 - Part 2
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Guide by places
Pench National Park