You can’t miss coming to the heart of India! Home to a rich culture, history, and religious centres for Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Islam, Madhya Pradesh also opens doors for you to witness the astounding natural beauty. Apart from the Khajuraho temples, divinely-carved Jain temples, unconquerable forts and regal palaces, Madhya Pradesh houses beautiful national parks as well as wildlife sanctuaries.

6 things to do in Madhya Pradesh

There are many places to visit, things to see and things to do in Madhya Pradesh. The most popular places to visit in Madhya Pradesh include Khajuraho, Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Sanchi, Indore, Orchha, Jabalpur, Pachmarhi and Mandu. 

Below is the list of 6 things to do in Madhya Pradesh: 

  • Visit Kanha Tiger Reserve 

In the forests of Madhya Pradesh lies a tiger reserve by the name of Kanha. The jungles of Kanha house stunning tigers who live and reign in their natural habitat. The magnificent tigers roaming in the dense Kanha forests are a treat to watch. Also watch animals like langurs, owls, bats, crickets, leopards, frogs, bears and deers in the forests.

Get one with nature by visiting these jungles. The untamed green, the damp earthy scent, and the clamour of a forest alive with life can only be experienced. You can stay at the nearby Kanha resort by Club Mahindra that offers plentiful activities. Unwind in opulent tents at Kanha as you visit one of the top places to visit in Madhya Pradesh. 

  • Take a jeep safari in Kanha  

You can’t come back to your home without going on a Jeep safari when you come to Kanha! Roaming the jungle in the afternoon and in a jeep is fascinating to say the least. Encounter tigers, lions, deers, gaurs and other wild animals as you take the jeep safari into the forest. You can find four-horned antelopes in the Kanha National Park

If you are even remotely a photography enthusiast, you will be thrilled to capture the forest’s undiscovered beauty. You can even watch the sun set at Bamni Dadar, 245 kilometres from Kanha.

  •  Visit Kanha Museum and Teerthraj 

Kanha Museum and Teerthraj

The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department oversees the Kanha Museum surrounded by the beautiful forests. If you like animals, sculptures and history, the museum has an abundance of artwork for you. 

Positioned between two noteworthy temples featuring impressive architecture, Teerthraj is an amazing place to visit even if you are interested in medicinal herbs. Being able to watch the Dudh Dhara waterfalls here is a plus. Located on the bank of river Narmada, Teerthraj is near to Kanha and easily reachable. 

  • Visit the stunning Kawardha Palace 

Kawardha Palace

About 90 kilometres away from Kanha lies the Kawardha Palace. Get stunning views of sparkling lights coming from the magnificent sky enroute. The palace built on about 11 acres has a unique architecture. Relax for hours on end in the palace with a natural setting and a hint of royal touch. 

  • Visit Khajuraho Temples 

The ancient  of Khajuraho is known for the Khajuraho Group of Temples. The intricately carved structures draw a huge number of tourists in the month of February and are at the top among the things to see in Madhya Pradesh. Discover the ruins of Mastani Mahal ruins and Raneh Waterfalls here. 

  • Visit the city of Gwalior 

The northernmost city of Madhya Pradesh sits amid a lush green area. Apart from former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the legendary Indian singer Tansen, Gwalior is also famous for its tourist destinations. Gwalior is also a city with a rich history from the Tomars of the thirteenth century to Scindias of the eighteenth.

The city is home to several historical sites and monuments. Gwalior Fort sitting atop a sizable rocky plateau is positioned so as to be not seen from any part of the city. Babur termed the city's Gwalior Fort as the ‘jewel of Indian forts’. Apart from the fort, visit the luxe Jai Vilas Palace constructed in the 19th century for the Scindias. Visit Gandhi Prani Udyan for tigers, hippos, and monkeys. Sarod Ghar, a museum on the western part of the city focuses on Indian classical music. Sas Bahu Ka Mandir is a beautiful Hindu temple with amazing carvings.

Where to stay on your trip to Madhya Pradesh?

You have many good places to stay, enjoy and unwind in Madhya Pradesh. For opulent amenities, you can choose well-known resorts like Bundela Resort Bandhavgarh and Club Mahindra Kanha Resort. You can also partake in activities like watching a tribal dance performance, going on a Mandala Tour or enjoying a spa day at such resorts. Below are some of the top Club Mahindra resorts in Madhya Pradesh: 

  • Club Mahindra Kanha 

The magnificent forest resort of Club Mahindra Kanha in Madhya Pradesh is sure to amaze you as much as the tiger reserve nearby it. Located in the deep central Indian forests, the resort amenities are designed to give you only the best. As you watch the wildlife in Madhya Pradesh from up close, make the most of your trip by staying at Club Mahindra Kanha. 

The food you’ll find at the resort is unlike any other place. The sweet options at the resort include Mawa Bati, Kaju Katli, Jalebis, Malpua, Khoprapak, Shrikhand and Kusli. Sample all the regional specialties of Madhya Pradesh at the on-site café in the resort. 

  • Bundela Resort, Bandhavgarh 

Be amid nature at the Bundela Resort, an affiliate property of Club Mahindra. Watch the bird flit, hear the trees speak as they sway and stay strong while you hear a tiger roar. Investigate the complexity of nature and take in its tranquillity as you stay at Bundela Resort and close to Bandhavgarh National Park. Nilgais, elephants and barking deer can be seen at the park. 

Madhya Pradesh is ready to open its heart for you! With many places to visit and things to do in Madhya Pradesh, you won’t ask for more. With many activities in Madhya Pradesh and the Club Mahindra resorts, you won’t get bored. Enjoy the central state with all your heart on your next vacation.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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