Madhya Pradesh, the Heart of Incredible India

Madhya Pradesh, well what can I say except, MP main Dil ho Bacchhe Sa. The MP Tourism Ad says it all, with its wildlife sanctuaries and sterling Kanheri Sarees, toy story. Exploring MP is like discovering a historic treasure, buried under the dust of historical landmarks, Ayurvedic forests, traditional handloom, and extensive national parks. From Khajuraho’s 10th-century temples to 800 sculptures of Kandariya Mahadeva, each of these marvels have a story to tell. In fact, some of the inscriptions on ancient landmarks will take you by surprise. Not only, do they depict an ultra-liberal abode but also, the extraordinary craftsmanship of its time.

Madhya Pradesh, the Heart of Incredible India

If you decide to take up a trip, to the heart of India, then Indore, Bhopal, Khajuraho, Gwalior, Sanchi, are the hotspots to touch. Stay at Indore and cover Janapaw, Mandav, Maheshwar, Ujjain, and Omkareshwar. From Bhopal, explore historic sites of Bhim Beteka and Sanchi Stupa. Likewise, Khajuraho temples have a distinct charm as they showcase the finest stone carvings in India. Other than architectural wonders, MP is also flourishing with wildlife sanctuaries, Forts, Temples, and quiet countryside villages. 

In all honesty, most people know of MP, mostly for its wildlife retreats. They say MP offers the highest chance of spotting a Royal Bengal Tiger, than anywhere else, in India. Can’t stop, being pensive about the Kanha, Pench, and Bandhavgarh national parks, can you? Well! To quench the wildlife thirst, all you need is a giant leap towards the guided safari tour. Other than the national parks, Madhya Pradesh is also glorified for its handloom history. Travel to Maheshwar, where you will find one of those decade-old handloom factories. At all times, a bunch of skilled craftsmen are seen weaving their passion into the fabric. 

Madhya Pradesh Handloom

Adventure seekers traverse into the tribal zones of Chhattisgarh, explore Ujjain, Omkareshwar, and take a cool dip in the Narmada River. Both Ujjain and Omkareshwar are Jyotirlingas which make them a famous tourist spot. At Omkareshwar, the Ghat, sums up life and death, in one frame. On one end is the fiery fire of burning dead, while on the other corner, a newly wedded couple, seeking blessings for their new life. An emotional blend of the beginning of the end! 

Luxury in Madhya Pradesh

Good news for comfort seekers! MP is now sprawling with luxurious 5-star properties featuring the best of amenities and facilities. Here’s a rundown of lavish accommodations that should top your “where to stay” bucket list. 

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16 thoughts on “Madhya Pradesh, the Heart of Incredible India

  1. Oh no,this post has awaken my desires to visit Khajuraho which in my priority list at number two after Ajanta and came to know about so many places to visit in MP through this post.
    Enjoyed reading.

  2. Thanks for stopping by, Dipanwita 🙂 MP has a rich history of rulers, along with architecture influenced by the ruling era. Although, the heart of incredible India flaunts so much more, from delicious food, lovely Stupas, erotic sculptures, to haunted ruins! Do visit and share your experience 🙂

  3. There are many places that I want to visit in MP. I have only been to Khajuraho & River Ken in Panna Nat. Park and I was impressed with natural beauty around and not just the temples. Omkareshwar, Mahakaal, Ujjain are all on my list

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