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MADHYA PRADESH TOUR - 15D


Tour Code                  MPT 15
Ex       Bengaluru
Distance   6950 Kms
Duration   By Train 15 Days / By Flight 13 Days
Vehicle Used              By A/C Deluxe Bus
Accommodation   Twin sharing basis Standard rooms
States Visited             Madhya Pradesh
Places Visited            Gwalior, Khajuraho, Jabalpur, Bedhaghat, Pachmarhi, Bhopal, Sanchi, Indore,Ujjain, Mandu, Maheshwar, Omkareshwar.   
       


Departure dates:
    SEP 3.SEP 17. OCT 1.OCT 15. NOV 5.NOV 19. DEC 3.DEC 17. JAN 14.JAN 28. FEB 11.FEB 25. MAR 11.MAR 25.

COST :In Rs...
Adult
Twin Sharing
35000*
Adult
Single Sharing
47250
Child
(2-11 Years)
26250
Child
(2-11 Y)
17500*
Without Bed & Seat
Advance
Amount
10000*

NOTE :
  • For Infants 2-24 months(2 Years) Please send enquiry.
  • Charges for children mentioned applies only if they accompanied by 2 adults. If the child is accompanied by single adult full amount will be charged.
  • Children 2-11 Years will be charged 75% of the tour Cost with full-seat, without extra bed.
DAY 1               BENGALURU - GWALIOR
  Dep from Yeshwantpur Railway Station.
DAY 2               IN TRAIN
  Train Journey Continues.
DAY 3                 GWALIOR
  Morning reach Gwalior, Transfer to Hotel. After Lunch visit Sand stone fort, Teli ka Mandir, Sas-Bahu ka mandir. Gurudwar. Evening sound & light show. Night halt at Gwalior.
DAY 4                 GWALIOR - KHAJURAHO
  Morning after Breakfast dep to Khajuraho. Night halt at Khajuraho.
DAY 5                   KHAJURAHO
  Khajuraho sight seeing, Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Jain Temple, North, South and West Side Temple Complex. Night halt at Khajuraho.
DAY 6                   KHAJURAHO - JABALPUR
  Morning Dep to Jabalpur afternoon visit Bedaghat, Chausat Yogini Temple, Marble Rocks, Dhuadhar Water Falls. Night halt at Jabalpur.
DAY 7                   JABALPUR - PACHMARHI
  After breakfast dep to Pachmarhi. Night halt at Pachmarhi.
DAY 8                   PACHMARHI
  Local sight seeing - By Jeep( small vehicles). Pandav Gufa, handi Khoh View point, Gupta Mahadev mandir, Jata Shankar, Panchmari lake and Rajendragiri sunset point night halt at Pachmarhi.
DAY 9                     PACHMARHI - SANCHI - BHOPAL
  After breakfast Dep to Sanchi, World Heritage Site famous Bhoudha stupa, Night halt at Bhopal.
DAY 10                   BHOPAL - INDORE - UJJAIN
  Morning after breakfast proceed to Ujjain, Enroute visit Indore. Visit Ganapathi Mandir, Kanch mandir night halt at Ujjain.
DAY 11                    UJJAIN
  Early Morning go for Bhasmarathi of Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga (Dhoti for men and Saree for women Compulsory). After Bhasmarati visit Mahakaleshwari, Lakshmi Mata Mandir and Ramghat of Shipra River. After Breakfast Kala Bhairava Temple, Mangalanath Temple, Sandipini Ashram, Harsiddi Mata Mandir. Free time for Personal Activities.Night halt at Ujjain
DAY 12                   UJJAIN - MANDU - MAHESHWAAR- OMKARESHWAR
  Morning Dep to Omkareshwar via mandu Maheshwar Visit Rani Roopmati Mahal, Bhaj Bahadur Mahal, Hindola mahal, Ahalya bai Holkar Palace, Vishwanath mandir, Sri Krishna Mandir. Night halt at Omkareshwar.
DAY 13                   OMKARA MANDHATA - BHOPAL
  Morning proceed for Mamaleshwar Jyotirlinga and Omkareshwar Temple in Island river Narmada. After breakfast departure to Bhopal. Bhopal half day local sight seeing - Night halt at Bhopal.
DAY 14                   BHOPAL - BENGALURU
  Morning free, After lunch Dep to Railway station. Dep to Bengaluru.
DAY 15                 BENGALURU
  Evening reach Yeshwantpur Railway Station.
BHOPAL -  is the capital city of the state Madhyapradesh combines scenic beauty, historicity and modern urban planning. It is situated on the site of an 11th century city, Bhojapal, founded by Raja Bhoj.
LAXMI NARAYAN TEMPLE AND MUSEUM - This beautiful temple on the Arera Hills has a Museum attached to it which houses a collection of sculptures from Raisen, Sehore, Mandsaur and Shahdol districts of Madhya Pradesh. The museum is open from 9am to 5pm every day except Mondays.
The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind) is a unique Museum, situated on the Shamla Hills on the Upper Lake front. It is situated in a prehistoric site and may be the only museum in the world strewn with numerous prehistoric painted rock shelters. It is a post-colonial museum of communities rather than objects, dedicated to in situ revitalisation of local knowledge systems and life enhancing traditions rather than ex situ display of objects. It is engaged in recollection rather than collection. The museum display has been curated directly by the folk and tribal communities, camping at site, to create a miniature presentation of Indian folk ways through display of eco-specific habitations & subsistence practices in the tribal, coastal, desert, and Himalayan habitats. The library, audio-visual archive, computerised documentation and the collection of ethnographic specimens in the Museum, though modest in size are among the best in the world.
Bhojtal -  formerly known as Upper Lake is a large lake which lies on the Western side of the capital city. It is a major source of drinking water for the residents of the city, The Upper Lake is divided from the Lower Lake by an overbridge. M. P. Tourism’s Boat Club on the Upper Lake provides facilities for exciting trips by sail, paddle and motor boats.
SANCHI: is a small village in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh, Known for its "Stupas", it is the location of several Buddhist monuments dating from the 3rd century BCE to the 12th CE and is one of the important places of Buddhist pilgrimage. Toranas surround the Stupa and they each represent love, peace, trust, and courage. This world heritage site is well maintained and is open to public viewing from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It takes about an hour and a half for a non-research visit of the site. Photography is allowed and audio guides are available.

The 'Great Stupa' at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Great in the 3rd century BCE. Its nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. It was crowned by the chatra, a parasol-like structure symbolising high rank, which was intended to honour and shelter the relics. The construction work of this stupa was overseen was Ashoka's wife, Devi herself, who was the daughter of a merchant of Vidisha. Sanchi was also her birthplace as well as the venue of her and Ashoka's wedding.
INDORE : is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh located on the southern edge of Malwa Plateau. 
Kanch Ka Mandir - literally Temple of Glass, is a famous Jain temple in Indore, built by legendary Seth Hukumchand Jain and one of India's industrial pioneer.. He built a mansion at Itwaria Bazar called Shish Mahal and adjacent to it the Kanch Ka Mandir, both elegantly built using a white stone.
Khajrana Ganesh temple - is a pilgrimage center in Indore.  The eyes of the deity are made of diamonds which were donated by a business man of Indore  It is believed that in order to safe guard the idol from Aurangzeb, the idol was hidden in a well and in 1735, it was taken out from the well and a temple was established in 1735 by Ahilyabai Holkar belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire.
Bada Ganapati - Better known for its size than antiquity, this temple houses very large idol of Ganesh measuring 25 feet from crown to foot. The idol has a most interesting configuration of ingredients: bricks, lime stone, masala made of Gud, methi dana, soil collected from seven moksha puris: Ayodhya, Mathura, Maya, Kashi, Kanchi, Avantika, and Dwaraka, mud from stables of horse, elephant and cow, the powder of Pancharatna : heera, panna, moti, manek and pukhraj (diamond, emerald, pearl, ruby and topaz) and the holy water from all major places of pilgrimage. The metalic frame is of gold, silver, copper, brass and iron.
Lal Bagh Palace - is one of the grandest monuments the Holkar dynasty left Indore. A reflection of their taste, grandeur and lifestyle of the Holkars.  It has a total area of 28 hectares, and at one time it had the reputation of having one of the best rose gardens in the country. 
Rajwada is a historical palace in Indore city. It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago. This seven storied structure is located near the Chhatris and serves today as a fine example of royal grandeur and architectural skills.
UJJAIN - also known as Ujain, Ujjayini, Avanti, Avantika,Avantikapuri, is an ancient city of Malwa region in central India, on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River  today part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Ujjain is regarded as one of the seven sacred cities (Sapta Puri) of the Hindus. It is one of the four sites that host the Kumbh Mela (also called the Simhastha Mela), a mass pilgrimage that attracts millions of Hindu pilgrims from around the country. It is also home to the Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines to the god Shiva. An ancient seat of learning, Ujjain is the place where Lord Krishna, along with Balarama and Sudama, received his education from Maharshi Sandipani.
Mahakala : Ujjaini Mahakala is one of the 12 jyothirlingas in India. The idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamurti, facing the south. This is a unique feature upheld by tantric traditions to be found only in Mahakaleshwar among the twelve Jyotirlingas. The idol of Omkareshwar Shiva is consecrated in the sanctum above the Mahakal shrine. The images of Ganesh, Parvati and Karttikeya are installed in the west, north and east of the sanctum sanctorum. To the south is the image of Nandi. The idol of Nagchandreshwar on the third storey is open for darshan only on the day of Nag Panchami. On the day of Maha Shivaratri, a huge fair is held near the temple and worship goes on through the night.The meaning of Mahakal is taken as Lord of Time and also Lord of death.
KHANDWA : Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva. It is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu OM  symbol. There are two temples here, one to Omkareshwar (whose name means "Lord of Omkaara or the Lord of the Om Sound") and one to Amareshwar  whose name means "Immortal lord" or "lord of the Immortals or Devas". But as per the sloka on dwadash jyotirligam, Mamleshwar is the jyotirling, which is on other side of Narmada river.
PACHMARHI : is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh state of central India, also known for the Pachmarhi Cantonment. It is widely known as Satpura ki Rani ("Queen of Satpura"), situated at a height of 1100 m in a valley of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district.
Dhupgarh - Highest point of Satpura ranges. It is known for sunrise and sunset view point. At night one can see the lights of the neighboring towns such as  Itarsi. At the day time the view of the lush green valley offers a captivating view. One can reach the top either by road or by trekking.
Jatashankar and Mahadeo caves - These are mountain caves with fresh water dripping from them. One can witness ecosystem at work out here with mountains feeding the streams with fresh water, the water that they soak-in during autumn. As the name suggests, these caves and many others like these are abode of lord Shiva.
Pandava Caves :  Five rock-cut Buddhist cave temples. According to local legends caveshave been created by Pandavas - heroes of Hindu epic Mahabharata.
JABALPUR - is one of the major cities of Madhya Pradesh . The major tourist places are 

Bhedghat : a major tourist attraction, a village situated on the banks of the Narmada, is known for its marble rocks at a distance about 25 km from Jabalpur by road. Major attractions are the Duandhar waterfall, marble gorge, and the Chausath Yogini temple. Boat ride is available from the Panchavti ghat in a mist several kilometer long marble gorge in river Narmada. The BhedaGhat and  Dhuandhar serve as a site for movie shooting, and marble for statuary.

Dhuandhar - The famous waterfall is located just 25 km from Jabalpur. The waterfall is known as Dhuandhar ('Dhuan' is the Hindi word for smoke) since the water droplets at the fall go above in concentrated mass and creat illusion of vapours.

Madan Mahal Fort - also known as Durgavati fort is  in sub urban area of Jabalpur. Situated atop a hill in Jabalpur town is a small but enchanting fort of the Gond rulers.. The fort dates back to 11th century AD. The fort is well associated with Rani Durgavati  the Gond Queen and her son Madan Singh. Rani Durgavati eventually died fighting the Moguls and is hailed as a martyr in Indian history. She also built numerous temples and tanks scattered around Jabalpur chiefly around her Garha principality.
Balancing Rock. Jabalpur is also famous for eroded volcanic rock formations called as Balancing Rock of Jabalpur. Amazingly this rock survived even in earthquake of mag 6.5. It is said that it`s impossible to disturb their balance.

CHITRAKOOTA : Chitrakoot means the 'Hill of many wonders'. Chitrakoot falls in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The Chitrakuta region is included in the District Chitrakuta of Uttar Pradesh and the District Satna of Madhya Pradesh.

 
Ramghat - The ghats that line the Mandakini river are called Ramghat. The evening arti here witnesses a deep and abiding faith in the sanctity of Chitrakuta. During the exile period Rama, Lakshmana and Sita took bath here and believed to have appeared before the poet Tulsidas. Tulsidas has expressed that historical and religious incidence in the following metre in Hindi.
Bharat Milap  temple - is located here, marking the spot where Bharata is said to have met Rama to persuad him to return to the throne of Ayodhya. It is said that the meeting of four brother was so emotional that even the rocks and mountains of chitrakut melted . Foot prints of Lord Rama and his brothers were imprinted on these rocks and are still present today and seen in Bharat Milap Mandir.
Janaki Kund - is situated upstream of the Ramghat where it is believed that Sita bathed in the crystal clear waters of Mandakini river during the years of her exile with Rama.
Sati Anusuya ashrama  is set amidst thick forests that round to the melody of birdsong all day. It was here that Atri muni, his wife Anusuya and their three sons  (who were the three incarnations  of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh), lived and are said to have meditated.   

As per description of Valmiki at one time there was no rain in Chitrakuta for ten years. There was a severe famine and nothing was left to eat or drink for animals and birds. Sati Anusuya performed hard and intensive austerities and got the river Mandakini down on earth. This led to the greenery and forests to grow which removed the sufferings of all sages and the animals.

It is said that Rama along with Sita had visited this place to meet Maharishi Atri and Sati Anusuya. It is here Sati Anusuya explained to Sita the grandeur and importance of satitva. The dense forests of Dandaka start from this place.
Sphatic Shila - A few kilometres beyond Janaki Kund is another densely forested area on the banks of the Mandakini. One can climb up to the boulder, which bears the Rama's footprint and Sita. It is said that Lord Rama with his own hands did Shringar of his wife Sita and where Sita was pecked at by Jayant in the form of crow.
KHAJURAHO : a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval  Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India.
Kandariyâ Mahâdeva Temple  is the largest and most ornate Hindu temple in the medieval temple group found at Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is considered one of the best examples of temples preserved from the medieval period in India. Khajuraho was once the religious capital of the Chandela Rajputs and today is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The temple takes its name from kandara or cave and Mahadeva, another name for Shiva. Like many other temples in the Khajuraho complex
Chaudsath-yogini temple, made of coarse granite, is the earliest building at Khajuraho and is situated on a low granite outcrop to the south-west of the Siva-sagar tank. The temple has an exceptional plan and design. Standing on a lofty (5.4 m.high) platform, it is an open-air quadrangular structure of sixty-seven peripheral shrines, of which only thirty-five have now survived Of all the yogini temples in India, this is the most primitive in construction and unique in being quadrangular and not circular on plan. The three surviving images, representing Brahmani, Mahesvari and Hingalaja (Mahishamardini) are massive and squat in form and are among the oldest sculptures of Khajuraho.
Chitragupta Temple :  A  ancient shrine, dedicated to Lord Surya, Chitragupta Temple faces eastwards to the rising sun. A 11th century old monument this temple enshrines an impressive 5 ft high image of Lord Surya in a standing posture driving a chariot of seven horses.  Fabulously carved walls, which depicts voluptuous and full figured sura-sundaris, erotic couples, image of lord Vishnu in the 11 headed form, Chitragupta Temple really provides a rare feast to the viewer. The lintel of the intricate doorway portrays three similar but smaller figures of Lord Surya as depicted in the main sanctum.  A temple with well ornate and developed features, the Chitragupta Temple houses an ancient three-storied stepped tank, known as ‘Chopra’, which is also a worth visiting spectacle.
Jahangir Mahal :  It was completed in the year 1598 by the victorious Bharath Bhushan after defeating Vir Singh Deo of Bundela a sworn enemy of the Mughals, the Jahangir Mahal was built to be a garrison and a citadel, that would allow the Mughals greater control over the rebellious Bandela. The domes of the Jahangir Mahal, were built according to Timuridcustoms and its grand Iwan's are large enough to accommodate the entry of War elephants and its high position over the landscape allowed Cannons to gain superior range.
Chaturbhuj Temple  dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is situated at Orchha in Madhya Pradesh. The name Chaturbhuj  is a derived from Sanskrit words four arms, which literally means one who has four arms; and refers to Lord Vishnu. The temple consists of a sanctum with pancharatha Sikhara, a vestibule and a porch. The temple also has a curved tower with a small porch.
GWALIOR : Gwalior is a historical and major city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
Sas – bahu temple- A 9th-century shrine, Saas-Bahu temple in the fort allures not only the devotees but also the tourists with its artistic value. Despite what its name may suggest, these temples are not dedicated to Sas (mother-in-law) and Bahu (daughter-in-law) but rather the short form of Shashtra Bahu, another name of Lord Vishnu. These temples situated adjacent to each other and the larger one is elaborately decorated with beautiful carvings and sculptures. The roof of the larger temple is adorned with a marvelous lotus carving which is very fascinating. These ancient temples display exceptional architectural brilliance and are a perfect destination for pious people.
Teli Ka Mandir (Telangana Mandir) - A lofty structure of about 100 feet, Teli Ka Mandir in Gwalior Fort distinguishes itself from the other compositions of its time because of its unique architecture. Though the roof of the temple holds a Dravidian look, the sculptures are typically north Indian.
The temple bears a close resemblance to the temple of Prathihara Vishnu, and is filled with images of coiled serpents, passionate couples, river goddesses, and a flying Garuda. The temple architecture follows the Indo-Aryan and Nagara styles that exhibit superior artistic caliber. A marvelous temple, believed to be among the oldest constructions in the fort, gives an enchanting experience to the visitor.

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INCLUSION
  • Second sleeper Train Tickets for Bengaluru - Gwalior , Bhopal -  Bengaluru.
  • A/C Deluxe bus for Sightseeing.
  • Guidance from experienced Tour Escort
  • Accommodation on twin sharing standard rooms in good hotels
  • Vegetarian Food by our cooking Staff ( Tea/coffee/ Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner)
 
EXCLUSION
  • Special Pujas & darshans.
  • Entry Tickets , Boating, Camera Charges
  • Government Service Tax as applicable
  • Food during the train journey
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Mineral water
  • Any other expense incurred other than which are mentioned in Tour cost includes list.
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