The biggest state of the Indian mainland Madhya Pradesh is a cluster of innumerable districts and varied topographic and climatic characteristics. Along with the magnificent Vindhyachal mountain range, river valleys and plateau Madhya Pradesh is famous for its wonderful art, craft, music and dance. As the name suggests the state of Madhya Pradesh, lies in the middle (Madhya) of India. Besides the natural beauty of the wildlife Madhya Pradesh also boasts of the splendid structures of the ancient and medieval world. The erotic temples of Khajuraho, forts and palaces of the gorgeous Gwalior, temples of unique Ujjain, and extensively engraved buildings of Orcha reveal the rich heritage of Madhya Pradesh that attracts tourists from far and wide.
Madhya Pradesh - Tourist Attractions
The state of Madhya Pradesh reveals the charming and captivating combination of the beauty of nature, tradition as well as trend. Madhya Pradesh is renowned for the temples of Khajuraho and the spectacular sculptures there. The World heritage site of the Stupas of Sanchi is thronged not only by the Buddhists but the tourists from across the globe. For the animal lovers Madhya Pradesh offers the Kanha National Park, Karera Bird Sanctuary, Bandhavgarh Park, Panna National Park, Pench National Park and the Shivpuri N. Park to catch up with the Barasingha or Swamp Deer, Bison and the White Tiger (albinotic). The golden triangle comprises of Gwalior-Jhansi-Khajuraho as the major tourist destinations with Shivpuri and Orchha on the route. This triangle is popular with the tourists. The destinations of Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Panchmarhi, Mandu, Chitrakut and Ujjain are not to be missed while in Madhya Pradesh.
You may participate in the celebrations of the Khajuraho dance and music festival and the storehouse of the rich tribal and folk cultural extravaganza- Pachmarhi festival in Madhya Pradesh.
The state of Madhya Pradesh is well connected and easily accessible. The airport at the capital city of Bhopal caters to the air transport in Madhya Pradesh. The railhead at Bhopal links the state of Madhya Pradesh with the other places of interest within the state as well as the neighboring states. Similarly the excellent road network caters to the transport between the important destinations in Madhya Pradesh through the state and the national highways.