On arrival at Airport/railway station, you will find our representative awaiting you who will then escort you to the hotel booked for your stay in Bhopal. Get settled in your room at the hotel before you set off for a city sightseeing tour.
Next on the scheme of things lies a city tour which will encompass all the famous sightseeing attractions. First begin the tour with a visit to the Upper Lake also known as “the Bhopal Beauty” is the largest artificial lake in Asia and where you can enjoy bracing on speedboats or go cruising; next visit Lower Lake. The sightseeing tour will further include visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple, Birla Museum, Kilol Park, Kamla Park, Moti Masjid, SadarManzil and Taj-ul-Masjid, VidhanSabha, Tagore Memorial and the National Archives of India.
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Morning after breakfast at the hotel we will drive to Panchmarhi. En-route you will take a halt and visit Bhojpur (28 Km) &Bhimbetka (46 km). Further continuing with the drive you will reach Panchmarhi.
Bhojpur, The tiny village of Bhojpur is situated on the bank of river Betwa. Here we will see the remains of magnificent Shiva Temple and Cyclopean dam dated 1010-53 A.D. Bhimbetka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bhimbetka rock shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; its Stone Age rock paintings are approximately 9,000 years old, making them among the world’s oldest.
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Today we will have full day guided tour of Pachmarhi with visiting Bee Fall, known as JamunaPrapat, the Bee fall is located 3 km from the town and provides drinking water to Pachmarhi is famous for its bathing pools and spectacular backdrop. On the sightseeing tour of the region visit Tamiya, is a beautiful resort located 78 km from Pachmarhi. The place overlooks Narmada valley and provides some spectacular view of the Dudhi plateau. The sunset point of the place gives some magnificent views of the setting sun. The beauty of the Satpura hills girdling the landscape of Tamiya can be best witnessed from this spot.
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Bori and Pachmarhi Sanctuaries constitute a part of 'Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve', along with the Satpura National Park. Both these wildlife resorts cover a total area of 4501.91 km². Bori range stretches from the foot of the Pachmarhi hills to the Tawa and Denwa rivers and is located deep in the valleys. Panchmari sanctuary is harbored at the top. Enveloped with thick forests of teak and sal groves, they help tourists to explore the various species of birds of the region.
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Morning after breakfast move for Jabalpur. En-route visit Marble rock at Bedaghat. At Bedaghat, we will witness an awesome spectacle of nature where the majestic huge stones form a valley and the River Narmada silently makes its way through. The rocks rise to about hundred feet height on either sides of the River Narmada. Further continue drive to Jabalpur. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax for the rest of the night.
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Morning after breakfast, proceed to Bandhavgarh and stay there in a forest lodge closest to the enthralling jungle panorama. After lunch guests will commence their guided jeep safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Known for a large biodiversity, Bandhavargh National Park is consists of one of the highest tiger populations in India. Also recognised for housing a large breeding population of leopards and numerous species of deer, the park lies on the extreme north-eastern border makes for a fabulous respite from the melancholic world.
Morning we will proceed for Khajuraho, Land of The Moon God. On arrival transfer to the hotel, after fresh-n-up we will have the temple tour of Eastern & Western group of temples. Overnight stay at hotel In the eastern group, the temples are the Brahma temple, which has a four-faced lingam, The Vamana temple which is embellished with images of ravishing apsaras at their alluring best; and finally the Javari temple, with its ornate gateway and lavish carvings. The Western group of temples is the best known, because it is to this group that the largest and most typical Khajuraho temple belongs. KandariyaMahadeo, Chaunsat Yogini, Chitragupta Temple, Vishwanath Temple and Lakshamana Temple belong to the western group.
Today morning after breakfast move to Panna National Park (32 kms) the jungles spread along river Ken amidst Vindhya ranges are home to some of the best wildlife species in India. Its most famous inhabitants are wild cats as well as deers and antelopes. In the evening return back to the hotel take dinner and night stay.
After breakfast move to Sanchi. Arrival Sanchi, visit local places like the World renowned Stupas, Monasteries, temples and pillars which was built in the reign of Mughal Emperor Ashoka in 300 BC. The Buddhist sites at Sanchi were added to the World Heritage list in 1989.
After that move to Udaigiri, 18 kms away from Sanchi, famous for its rock cut caves built during the 'Golden Age' of Guptas. The caves carry captivating carvings of Lord Vishnu. You may even visit the remains of the 6th century Gupta temple on the top of the hill. Depart to Khajuraho (383 Kms), Arrival Khajuraho after 6-7 hours, Check in hotel night stay.
A half-day site seen is arranged in Bhopal. Bhopal city is also referred to as the City of Lakes because of the two beautiful lakes. The city has immense archaeological, historical and political importance attached to it. The origin of the city dates back to the eleventh century when Raja Bhoj founded the BhojpalCity. However the Bhopal of today was built during the eighteenth century by Dost Mohammed.
The site seen in Bhopal includes the visit to Indira Gandhi RashtriyaManavSangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind) and GauharMahal
Indira Gandhi RashtriyaManavSangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind) is a unique museum situated on a prehistoric site and the only museum in the world scattered with numerous prehistoric painted rock shelters. The cultural diversity and religion of India's tribes is highlighted in the museum. Tribal Habitat is an open-air exhibit; an entire fishing village has been replicated featuring CoastalVillage with a Kerala snake boat, DesertVillage from Rajasthan as well as a HimalayanVillage. The museum is created in about 80 hectares of undulating land on the bank of upper lake of Bhopal. In the evening you will be visiting GauharMahal, one of the first buildings built by the nawabs of Bhopal in 1816. The Mahal is a magnificent expression of the fusion of Hindu and Mugal architecture. GauharMahal is situated behind ShaukatMahal on the banks of the UpperLake. It is an architectural gem built by Kudsia Begum, also known as Gohar Begum.
Later in the evening, you may also opt to visit Chowk bazaar. In the heart of the city, the Chowk is lined with old mosques and havelis are reminders of a bygone era. The shops in its narrow alleys are treasure troves of traditional Bhopal crafts: silver jewelry, exquisitely fashioned beadwork, embroidered and sequined velvet fashioned purses and cushions.
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