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Malwa Trails
Discover the history and architecture of Malwa

Snuggled in the heart of the country, Madhya Pradesh is reputed for its cultural heritage, history and nature. Discover some of the architectural gems of the Malwa region of India and learn more about the history and culture surrounding the region, all while meeting some of the friendliest people.

Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!

Accomdations

3* Hotel

Service Level

Standard

Transportation

Private

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg

Age

Max 70 years

Difficulty

Easy

Fitness Guide

No specific fitness required

Who is this tour for?

Group of Singles, Mixed Group, Family with Kids, Family with Parents, Mixed Group
Tour Map
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Tour Experience

A tour of some of the (many) heritage sites of Madhya Pradesh of cultural and historical significance.

  • Explore the city of Ujjain - visit the Mahakaleshwar Mandir, the Vedha Shala observatory, the Navgraha Mandir, and the Kal Bhairav Mandir.
  • Discover the architectural gems scattered around the town of Mandu
  • Explore the beautiful temples in the sacred town of Maheshwar located on the banks of the Narmada river
  • Visit the popular pilgrimage center of Omkareshwar, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

*The price is based on a group of 4 adult travelers.

4N/ 5D

Departure: Any day

You will be doing:

Photography

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
Spiritual
Architecture

Itinerary

1 Ujjain

Welcome to the heart of India!

A private A/C sedan awaits your arrival at the Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in Indore (or the Indore railway station) from where you will be driven to Ujjain. In Ujjain, you will be dropped off at your hotel to wash up and get some rest.

The rest of the day calls for some local sightseeing! Visit the Mahakaleshwar Mandir, the observatory of Vedha Shala, Navgraha Mandir, and the Kal Bhairav Mandir. If you're up for it, you can take a trip down to the sacred Shipra river to witness holy rituals happening on its banks.

Spend the night in Ujjain.

  • Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore
  • Ujjain
60 km None
None +
Ujjain
3* Hotel, Budget Hotel
Temple Visit
Spiritual, Architecture
Breakfast

After some breakfast, we check out and set off for Mandu, another ancient Indian town renowned for its Afghan architecture.

Discover some architectural marvels in this city like the historic Jami Masjid, Hoshang Shah's tomb, Jahaz Mahal (Ship Palace), Taveli Mahal, Hindola Mahal (Swing Palace), Champa Baol, Ashrafi Mahal - Baz Bahadur's Palace and Rupmati's Pavilion.

After this bit of sightseeing, we leave for the next stop on our itinerary - Maheshwar, where you will spend the night.

  • Ujjain
  • Mandu
  • Maheshwar
200 km 4 km
None +
Maheshwar
Budget Hotel, 3* Hotel
Photography, Shopping
Culture, Spiritual, Architecture
Breakfast

After a heart breakfast, we begin our tour of Maheshwar. We visit the town's many temples and take a trip to the Queen Ahilyabai's mighty fort on the banks of the Narmada.

Stay the night in Maheshwar.

  • Maheshwar
5 km None
None +
Maheshwar
Budget Hotel, 3* Hotel
Photography, Shopping, Temple Visit, Local Interaction
Spiritual, Architecture
Breakfast

Post breakfast, we journey to Omkareshwar, a sacred Shiva temple found on the ॐ (om) shaped Omkar island (hence the name) in the Narmada river.

We then drive back to Indore where we check into a hotel for the night for some well-deserved rest.

  • Maheshwar
  • Omkareshwar
  • Indore
140 km None
Indore
Budget Hotel, 3* Hotel
Temple Visit
Spiritual, Architecture
Breakfast

A private vehicle will drive you to Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport or the Indore railway station, after one last breakfast in Indore.

  • Indore city
  • Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport
6 km None
None +
Breakfast

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Inclusions
  • Pick up and drop to and from the Indore railway station/airport
  • Four nights' accommodation in twin-sharing, standard hotel rooms
  • Breakfast
  • All road transfers part of the itinerary (in an air-conditioned sedan)
  • Expenditure on fuel, parking and toll tickets
  • All current taxes and GST
Exclusions
  • Meals, apart from breakfast, at the place of stay
  • Room service
  • Mineral water and other beverages
  • Train/Airfare
  • Entrance tickets to monuments, guides or other sports/adventure activities.
  • Any transfers outside of the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (cigarettes, alcohol, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Costs incurred due to change in the itinerary as a consequence of bad weather, political unrest, or roadblocks.
Advisory
  • Madhya Pradesh, being a Green zone, has a lot of areas restricted to the entry of vehicles, with specific timings allotted for entries. The vehicle might drop you off at the point of entry or at the parking lots from where you will have to walk a certain distance to reach the destination.
  • In some of the religious towns, non-vegetarian food will not be available.
  • The rates are subject to change, based on the number of people and the season of travel.
  • Please carry government-issued IDs.
  • It is recommended that you pack light.
  • Be a responsible traveler. Avoid littering and the use of plastic.

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Accomodations
From unique home stays and hotels to sleeping moored under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the most authentic experience possible