Madhya Pradesh is called the Heart of India because of its location in the centre of the country. It has been home to the cultural heritage of Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism etc. Innumerable monuments, exquisitely carved temples, stupas, forts & palaces are dotted all over the state. Madhya Pradesh bagged the Best Tourism State Award in 2012.
BHOPAL Bhopal being a famous tourist attraction city of Madhya Pradesh is indulged with vibrant hills majestic landscapes, woody forests, many artificial lakes, and natural sightseeing. Bhopal is filled with richness of cultures, traditions, colors, and greenery all around. The grand mosques, havelis and museums make Bhopal the most attractive city.
GWALIOR Gwalior famous for its rich heritage culture has always been an important part in Indian history. Gwalior is also famous as the birth place of In addition to these heritages and museums, Gwalior will be remembered forever as the birthplace of the legend musician Tansen. The people here perform cultural function every winter to honor the great musician. Tourists from many countries do come especially to attend this event.
KHAJURAHO The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, 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.
AMARKANTAK The town of Amarkantak lies in the newly created district of Anuppur, in Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the Maikal mountain range which links the Vindhyachal and Satpura mountain ranges, at about 1067 meters above mean sea level. The population of the town as per 2001 census is around 7000.
BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the popular national parks in India located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968, with an area of 105 km. The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni and totals 437 km. The park derives its name from the most prominent hillock of the area, which is said to be given by Hindu Lord Rama to his brother Lakshmana to keep a watch on Lanka (Ceylon).
OMKARESHWAR 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 symbol. There are two temples here, one to Omkareshwar and one to Amareshwar. But as per the sloka on dwadash jyotirligam, Mamleshwar is the jyotirling, which is on other side of Narmada river.
PACHMARHI 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. The highest point in the central India region and the Vindhya and Satpura range; Dhupgarh at 1,350 m is located here.
KANHA TIGER RESERVE Kanha National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, India. Till 1933, Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar, of 250 and 300 km. Kanha is 1st national park on 1955 and 1st tiger reserve on 1974 of m.p. state. The park has a significant population of Royal Bengal Tiger, leopards, the sloth bear, Barasingha and Indian wild dog.
MANDU Mandu or Mandavgad is a ruined city in the Dhar district in the Malwa region of western Madhya Pradesh state, central India. The distance between Dhar & Mandu is about 35 km. In the 11th century, Mandu was the sub division of the Tarangagadh or Taranga[disambiguation needed] kingdom.This fortress town on a rocky outcrop about 100 km (62 mi) from Indore is celebrated for its fine architecture.
ORCHHA Orchha (or Urchha) is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh state, India. The town was established by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh in 1501, as the seat of an eponymous former princely state of central India, in the Bundelkhand region. Orchha lies on the Betwa River, 80 km from Tikamgarh & 15 km from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh.
CHITRAKOOT Chitrakoot region is included in the Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh and the Satna district of Madhya Pradesh. Many people gather here on each Amavasya. Somwati Amavasyas, Deepawali, Sharad-Poornima, Makar Sankranti and Ramanavami are special occasions for such gatherings and celebrations. It attracts crowds throughout the year including above occasions and for Free Eye Hospital Camps. Noted 'Ayurvedic' and 'Yoga' centres like 'Arogyadham' are located in Chitrakoot.
BRIEF OF MADHYA PRADESH Several cities in Madhya Pradesh are extraordinary for their architecture and or scenic beauty. Three sites in Madhya Pradesh have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO: the Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986) including Devi Jagadambi temple, Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989) and the Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003). The leading Online Travel Portal Airticketsindia.com empowers worldwide travellers to get instant scheduling and status of international or domestic flights. We provide cheap air tickets at lowest airfares along with the best deals and discounts for all leading airlines.