Central India abounds in treasures every traveller would like to discover. Whether you are in search of natural beauty or wildlife, this part of India offers you all this and much more. Located in central India, the state of Madhya Pradesh is a must visit for anyone who likes to feel the heartbeat of India. Many parts of the state are still undiscovered and you'll need to spend a couple of days to soak up the real charm. With local specialists by your side, you'll certainly have an unforgettable experience.
Arrive in Delhi and get ready for a guided sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. See the Red Fort, the Qutub Minar, the Humayun's Tomb, the India Gate, the Parliament House etc. A leisurely walk through the bustling streets of Chandni Chowk will remind you of the bygone era. Next, undertake a road journey to Agra where you'll see the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Head straight to Gwalior, which is aptly called the 'City of Heritage'. The Gwalior Fort and the Jai Vilas Palace are two biggest attractions in the city. Catch a train to Jhansi from where you'll reach Khajuraho which has the world-famous Khajuraho Group of Temples (Western, Eastern and Southern), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Drive to Orchha, the erstwhile capital of the Bundela dynasty. The town has many temples that are worth visiting. Get on board your train to Bhopal for a wonderful sightseeing tour of sites of historical and archaeological importance. Also, have an excursion tour of Sanchi Stupa at Sanchi.
Reach Ujjain which is a famous pilgrimage destination in central India. After exploring Indore, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar and Mandu (excursion), take a flight to Mumbai to get back home or continue your onward journey.
As soon as you will arrive and touch the soil of this cultural and traditional country you will be received with great hospitality by the representative of Max Holidays. Get transferred to your pre booked hotel in the capital city of India – Delhi.
Today you will have a guided tour of Delhi popularly known as 'Dilli'. Start the tour with Red Fort - this grand architecture is a relic of India's glorious past. Have a leisurely walk to the street of Chandni Chowk. The next is two World Heritage sites that are Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb. Drive Past India Gate, President's House and Parliament House.
Morning transfer by road to Agra. Leave for sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, abode of World Heritage Sites. Visit Taj Mahal which needs no description in words, as words are limited to describe the greatness and beauty of this great monument. The next for you is Agra Fort.
Morning drive to Gwalior - a city of heritage. Have a walk in the Maharaja Bada where you can find the old architect which now has been converted into the market place. Visit Gwalior Fort and Jai Vilas Palace which now has been converted into a museum and has a collection of eye catching antiques.
Morning transfer to Gwalior railway station for train to Jhansi. On arrival transfer by road to Khajuraho. The tour of Madhya Pradesh will be incomplete without a visit to Khajuraho. The temple has three type of architecture which is worth watching, these three types of architectures are divided in Western group, Eastern and Southern group.
After breakfast visit the 'Eastern Group of Temples' at Khajuraho and appreciate the real marvelous carvings. Later visit 'Western Group of Temples' and also enjoy the 'Light and Sound Show' in the evening which will give you the history of the place in brief in a very attractive manner.
Today we drive towards Orchha, the legacy of beautiful temples. Orchha was once the capital of Bundela Dynasty. Your visit includes Ram Raja Temple, Jehangir Palace and Sawan–Bhado Pillar with Chattris.
Morning travel to Jhansi railway station to board train to Bhopal. Bhopal has historical and archaeological importance; its buildings in natural settings create a hypnotical environment. Start sightseeing with Taj-Ul-Masjid one of the largest mosques in Asia. Bharat Bhawan, multi art complex as described by late Smt. Indira Gandhi. Government Archaeological Museum – the place which displays beautiful sculptures.
Excursion tour to Sanchi Stupa, one of the World Heritage Sites. It was built by Emperor Ashoka and is one of the most famous stupas in India. After sightseeing of Sanchi further drive towards Vidisha and Udaigiri Caves. Udaigiri Caves are on the hill which adds attraction to the view of these caves. Vidisha is one of the oldest cities in India.
This morning the trip will take you to the famous, holy and sacred pilgrimage site of Central India, that is Ujjain. It is among one of the four centers of Kumbha Mela. Visit Mahakaleshwar Temple, which is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of India.
Indore, a city planned and built by Rani Ahilyabai. It derived its name from Indreshwar temple. Early morning after breakfast start the city tour of Indore with some of the not to miss sites like Lal Bagh Palace, Bada Ganpati and Central Museum.
Drive towards Omkareshwar. It holds one of the 12 Jyotirlinga because of which it attracts large number of tourists towards itself. Later drive to Maheshwar – situated on the banks of river Narmada. The name of the city is derived from the name of Lord Shiva and holds a beautiful picturesque view to attract and sooth its onlookers.
Excursion to Mandu, famous for being the city of joy with rock architect. Visit Hoshang Shah's Tomb and Jami Masjid both are a great example of architectural excellence, Jahaz Mahal and Darwaza Gates - each and every stone of these buildings holds magnetic character which attract tourists strongly.
Morning at leisure. Later transfer to Indore airport for flight to Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel.
Transfer to airport for onward journey.
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