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Top MP Destination

Heritage Tour Leisure Tour Pilgrimage Tour
Khajuraho Gwalior Datia Orchha Bhopal Shivpuri Jabalpur Ujjain Omkareshwar Maheshwar
Sanchi Chanderi Bhimbetka Islamnagar Marble Rocks Pachmarchi Chitrakoot Amarkantak Bhojpur
Burhanpur Mandu Vidisha
Wildlife Tour
Bandhavgarh National Park Kanha National Park Panna National Park Pench National Park Satpura Tiger Reserve

Tourist Circuits

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Bhopal Indore Gwalior Khajuraho Jabalpur Pachmarhi
Islamnagar Ujjain Datia Panna NP Bhedaghat Tamia
Sanchi Omkareshwar Shivpuri Chitrakoot Bandhavgarh NP Madhai
Bhojpur Maheshwar Orchha Maihar Kanha NP Satpura NP
Bhimbetka Mandu Chanderi Amarkantak Tawa
Burhanpur Pench NP

Other Places Around

Bhopal Raisen, Vidisha, Udaygiri, Gyaraspur, Udaypur, Rahatgarh, Ashapuri, Ratapani, Delawadi, Halali, Salkanpur
Indore Dhar, Bagh Caves, Bawangaja, Oon, Manleshwar, Asirgarh, Nemawar, Dewas, Maksi, Nagda, Sailana, Agar, Mansaur, Bhanpura, Gandhi Sagar, Choral, Hanuwantiya
Gwalior Narwar, Sonagiri, Pichhore, Thruvanji, Karera, Kadwaha, Pawaya, Surwaya, Padavli, Mitavli, Bateshwar, Chambal Ravines
Khajuraho Dhubela Museum, Rajgarh Palace, Pandav Falls, Raneh Falls, Ranguan Lake, Panna, Majhgawan Diamond Mines, Nachna, Ajaygarh Fort, Govindgarh, Ramvan, Chachai & Keoti Falls, Mara Caves
Jabalpur Bargi, Roopnath, Bilhari, Nohta, Mandla, Rookhad, Sohagpur, Fossil Park, Bhedaghat
Pachmarchi Chunar, Bori, Muktagiri

Call of the Wildlife

NATIONAL PARKS AREA(Sq Km) FAUNA
Bandhavgarh(Umaria) 448.85 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Barking Deer, Wild Boar
Kanha(Mandla) 940.00 Tiger, Leopard, Baur, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Barking Deer, Barasingha, Wild Boar
Madhav(Shivpuri) 375.22 Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Black Buck, Chausingha, Wild Boar
Sanjay(Sidhi) 466.88 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai
Van Vihar(Bhopal) 4.45 Leopard, Lion, Bear, White Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Nilgai, Blackbuck, Ghariyal, Crocodile, Tortoise, Monkey
Panna(Panna) 585.67 Leopard, Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Wild Boar
Satpura(Hoshangabad) 585.17 Leopard, Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Nilgari, Gaur, Bear
Fossil(Dindori) 0.27 Plant Fossils
Pench(Seoni) 292.85 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Gaur, Sambar, Wild Boar, Muntjac, Nilgai
WILDLIFE SANCTURIES
Kheoni(Dewas) 122.70 Leopard, Bear, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai
Narsinghgarh(Rajgarh) 57.18 Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Wild Boar, Peocock, GreyHorn Bill
Gandhi Sagar(Mandsaur) 368.62 Leopard, Chital, Chinkara, Barking Deer, Nilgai, Water Birds
Bori(Hoshangabad) 485.72 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Gaur, Bear, Wild Boar, Wild Dog
Pachmarhi(Hoshangabad) 417.78 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Gaur, Chinkara, Bear, Nilgai, Wild Dog, Zild Boar
Dubri-Sanjay(Sidhi) 364.59 Leopard, Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Gaur, Chinkara, Nilgai, Muntjac
Ratapani(Raisen-Sehore) 823.84 Leopard, Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Nilgari, Chinkara
Singhori(Raisen) 287.91 Leopard, Tiger, Chital, Sambhar, Nilgari, Black Buck
Noradehi(Sagar) 1194.67 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Sambar, Nilgai, Wild Dog, Black Buck
Pench(Seoni) 118.47 Tiger, Leopard, Chital, Gaur, Sambar, Nilgai, Jungle Fowl
National Chambal(Morena) 435.00 Gharihal, Crocodile, Turtle, Dolphin, Otter, Migratory Birds
Ken Gharial (Panna-Chhatarpur) 45.20 Gharihal, Crocodile
Sone Gharial (Sidhi-Shahdol) 53.66 Gharihal, Crocodile, Turtle, Migratory Birds
Kuno-Palpur(Sheopur) 344.68 Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, Black Buck
Karera(Shivpuri) 202.21 Black Buck, Sambar, Chital, Chinkara, Great Indian Bustard
Ghatigaon(Gwalior) 511.00 Sambar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Great Indian Bustard
Bagdara(Sidhi) 478.00 Leopard, Chital, Black Buck, Sambar, Chinkara, Nilgai
Fensatallite(Mandla) 110.74 Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Muntjac
Panpatha(Umaria) 245.84 Tiger, Leopard, Sambar, Chital, Muntjac, Nilgai, Chousingha, Bear
Sardarpur(Dhar) 348.12 Kharmor
Sailana Florican(Ratlam) 12.96 Kharmor
Gangau(Panna) 68.14 Nilgai, Cheetal
Orchha(Tikamgarh) 44.91 Nilgai
Ralamandal(Indore) 2.34 Sambar, Cheetal
Veerangana Durgavati(Damoh) 23.97 Nilgai, Chital

Birdlife is abundant in all the National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries closed on Wednesday afternoons, Holi & Diwali

Archaeological Treasures

The Museums of Madhya Pradesh have many rare specimens of Indian art & Civilisation.

NAME OF MUSEUM COLLECTION
Tulsi Museum,Ramvan,Satna Collection of antiquities from Bharhut Stupa (2nd Cent. BC) and sculptures of Gupta sites, Khoh & Nachna Kuthara (5th Cent AD) and Palmale manuscript of Shri Ram Ratna Gita of 19th cent AD. Among these is a panel depicting a story of Raja Ugrasena, king of Varanasi from Jataka.
ASI Museum,Sanchi,Raisen Portion of the Ashokan Lion or Bull capticals, Mauryan period (3rd Cent BC), Nagaraja and Yakshi images of Shunga period (2nd -1st Cent BC) and other important antiquties procured from Sanchi Stupa excavations.
District Museum , Vidisha Larger than life size sculpture of Kuber Yaksha , a mythological guardian of wealth , belonging to Shunga period (2nd-1st Cent BC).Other important sculptrues are Surya , Vishnu, Kamdeo sculptrues of Parmara times (9th-12th Cent AD).
Gujari Mahal Museum, Gwalior In this Museum , the collection was first exhibited by Maharaja Madhava Rao Scindhia , former rules of the city in 1922. The 28 galleries of the Museum dispaly a large number of sculptures ranging from the 2nd Cent BC to 17th Cent AD.
Central Museum , Indore Sculptures and antiquities from Malwa region. Scuptures from Hinglajgarh represents the Parmara art. Hinglajgarh was famous for Hinglajmata , the Yogini seat in Mandsaur during 9th-10th Cent AD.
Site Museum,Bhanpura and District Museum Mandsaur Parmara Nandi represents the art feature of 10th Century AD & other sculptrues include the ones procured from hinglarjgarh.
Jaisinghpura and Vikramkirti Mandir Museum and District Museum , Rajgarh Antiquities of Jain pantheon and fossils of elephant tusk from Deokachhar of Narmada river are the best representative antiquities.
State Archaeological Museum , Bhopal This museum houses an eclectic and tasteful collection of antiquities like Buddhist paintings from a Yakshi medallion from the Shunga reign of 2nd Cent. AD, Lakulish, Kartikeya of Gupta (4th-5th AD) and scene of birth of lord Krishna as well as 87 Jain bronze icons from Bhopawar ,of the Parmara period. Decorative art piece from the Edward Museum collection of the Bhopal Nawabs.
Birla Museum , Bhopal Parmara sculpture from Hinglajgarh and surrounding area. Also images of Hanumana, Vishnu, Uma-Maheshwar can be seen here.
Local Museum , Bhopal Collection of Bhopal Nawabs displayed in Golghar (Shahjahanabad area of the old city of Bhopal).
Rani Durgawati Museum , Jabalpur The museum's treasure is its collection of almost 3000 sculptrue remains from Kalchuri period (10-12th Cent AD). Uma -Maheshwar in a variety of playful moods, Vaishnav, Jain and Buddhist sculptrues are also displayed.
Arcaheological Museum of Sagar, Damoh, Rewa and Shahdol Antiquities represents the Kalchuri art of 7th-13th Cent AD.
Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum , Dubela (Chhatarpur) Maharaja Chhatrasal (1649-1731 AD) was a great Bundela warrior of his times and it is no wonder that the arms gallery in this museum is rich and facinating . Its collection od Shiva and Shakti (Yoginis) art is particularly compelling , including such rare despiction of Shiva as Ekmukhlinga, Gajasurvadh, Nandikeshwar as well as of the female principle Shakti , embodied in various forms , including some with distinctly Tantric attributes .
ASI Museum, Shivpuri Jaina Tirthankar sculptures (11th-12th century AD) from Narwar & adjacent sites.
District Museum , Panna , ASI Museum Khajuraho Gupta , Kalchuri & Chandela art .
Tribal Museum, Bhopal Actual size representation of dwellings, life style , faiths & legends of the tribals of Madhya Pradesh..
The State Directorate of Archaeology & Museums also maintains site museums at Ashapuri, Bhanpura, Damoh, Kundeshwar and chanderi Other museums worth seeing are Rajgarh, Shahdol, Panna and Mandle. ASI mainitains collections of sculptrues at Chanderi , Badoh-Pathari, Gyaraspur , Thruvanji, Mandhata, Nachna and Bijamandal(Vidisha)