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.

Tailormade tours to inspire you

We’ve highlighted a few of our favourite Central India tours below. Chat to a Travel Specialist to help create a personalised journey for you.

Our favourite experiences in Central India

A selection of our must-do experiences to add to your journey

Our favourite places to stay in Central India

Rest easy with our hand-picked, exclusive accommodation options

Stories to inspire

Our selection of Central India stories from the Bateleur Magazine

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