Madhya Pradesh dazzles with its captivating tourist allure, living up to its reputation as the heart of India, boasting an array of natural and cultural marvels. For urban dwellers seeking respite, the state offers enchanting weekend getaways, while nature enthusiasts can delight in the numerous wildlife sanctuaries and riverside retreats scattered across Madhya Pradesh. From awe-inspiring natural spectacles like waterfalls, lakes, forests, and caves to magnificent man-made wonders such as temples, forts, and dams, the state promises a wealth of exploration opportunities. Its expansive wildlife reserves teeming with exotic and endangered species cater to wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, while UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Khajuraho and Sanchi beckon history buffs from across the globe.

Most-Visited Landmarks to Reach during Weekends


No matter what, Khajuraho tops the list among the tourist attractions in Madhya Pradesh. The intricate architecture of the set of temples is the predominant reason behind its popularity. One of the notable UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, the Khajuraho group of temples houses several Hindu and Jain Temples, most of which are in ruined condition at present. The meticulously carved sculptures on the temples are rich pieces of evidence about the artistic talents of the bygone era. 


Jabalpur is the city where history and nature shake hands. Jabalpur is located near the Narmada River and is steeped with innumerable attractions like the Dhuandar Falls, Marble Rocks, Dumna Nature Reserve, Madan Mahal Fort, Chausath Yogini Temple and Rani Durgavati Temple. Spending a couple of days has lots to offer in this city.

Bandhavgarh National Park

Madhya Pradesh boasts the highest population of Bengal Tigers. The state houses multiple national parks - Bandhavgarh, Pench, Satpura, Kanha, Panna, and a few more. Bandhavgarh National Park is the predominant wildlife haven in Madhya Pradesh, where tourists flock to witness the majestic tigers. Tiger sighting remains at its best mostly during the summer season, when the flora thickens and the weather becomes dry. If planning to visit Bandhavgarh in the peak season, make sure to conduct a Bandhavgarh jeep safari booking to enjoy a privileged wildlife experience.  


Pachmarhi is an ideal destination to spend a relaxing weekend with family or friends. Pachmarhi is primarily steeped with natural and scenic beauties, with Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Pachmarhi Hill Station and others, that envelope enchanting treasures within them. The ideal locations to turn your weekend a fascinating one in Paxhmarhi include Pandhav Falls, Dhoopgarh, Bee Falls, Jata Shankar Caves, Mahadeo Hills, Handi Khoh, etc. Satpura National Park, a wildlife gen in the Pachmarhi Biosphere is also worth a visit. 


Gwalior city is rich in art, history and culture, and despite having an urban set up never fails to awe tourists. The city has a significant history as it is the birthplace of many powerful dynasties. The Gwalior Fort is the most important monument made of sandstone. It is a must-visit location once you visit Gwalior. Other important landmarks encompass Jai Vilas Palace, Moti Mahal, Teli ka Mandir, Sas Bahu Temple, Gujari Mahal, Sun Temple, etc.