Home to pristine forest reserves bursting with wildlife, breathtaking palaces, historical sites, some of India’s finest examples of temple art and a dazzling tradition of arts and crafts, the State of Madhya Pradesh lies deep in the vibrant heart of India.
Madhya Pradesh is famed for its national parks, including five Tiger Reserves, which delight with their untouched natural beauty, as well as their wildlife and birdlife. Five of these parks form the last refuge of the magnificent tiger and provide guests with a rare opportunity to view the king of the jungle, as well as many other exotic species.
Filled with contrasts, Madhya Pradesh also boasts a variety of terrain, from river valleys, dense forests and rolling plains to the ancient hills of the Vindhya and Satpura ranges and the sprawling highlands of the Malwa plateau.
Cave sites with paintings stretching back 10,000 years, Buddhist monuments from the 3rd century BC, Medieval Forts and abandoned cities such as Mandu, sacred pilgrimage sites all make Madhya Pradesh a fascinating place to explore with &Beyond.
Why travel to Madhya Pradesh?
- Thrilling wildlife encounters in the dense jungles, including the opportunity to spot the majestic tiger
- The magnificent and often evocative carvings on the 10th century temples in Khajuraho
- Bustling bazaars filled with traditional arts and crafts
- The holy Ganges Rivers and bustling ghats of Varanasi
- 3 World Heritage sites at Sanchi, Bhimbetka and Khajuraho