Central India

Discover Central India’s iconic destinations

Popularly known as the Heart of India, Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Chhattisgarh, are located in the centre of India.

From magnificent forts and wildlife sanctuaries to a rich cultural presence of ancient temples and an array of beautiful natural landscapes; these states have it all.

Explore the fantastic national parks of Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench and Panna – all extraordinary wildlife havens that offer incredible jungle safaris where you can encounter healthy populations of tiger as well as numerous mammal, reptile, and amphibian species and an abundance of bird species.

Travel to the depths of rural Madhya Pradesh to explore the World Heritage Sites of Khajuraho the great Buddhist centre of Sanchi, and the forts of Gwailor and Mandu.

Our favourite reasons to travel

From exceptional offers to not-to-be missed tours and experiences, here are our favourite reasons to explore Central India

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Step 3: Tick off those grand bucket list experiences that will fire your imagination

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Talk to one of our travel specialists to tailormake your stay to any of our destinations

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Stories to inspire

Our selection of Central India stories from the Bateleur Magazine