Best Time to Visit Madhya Pradesh
From Khajuraho monuments to Bandhavgarh tigers and everything in between
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Best Time To Visit Madhya pradesh
Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination
The best time to visit Madhya Pradesh (MP) is from October through March when the temperatures are agreeable. Make sure to follow latest MP weather updates on your trip to this lovely state. The winter season in Madhya Pradesh is perfect for visiting wildlife sanctuaries, historical landmarks, river valleys, and ancient temples. Depending upon the interest of your visit, the state of Madhya Pradesh can be visited any time of the year. The climate of Madhya Pradesh is generally hot and dry due to its location in central India.
Hop on an excursion to the hill stations of Pachmarhi at anytime of the year for its natural beauty. However, the best time to visit Pachmarhi is between the months of October and June. The summer season followed by mild showers during the monsoon season offers a pleasant weather for sightseeing.
Let’s take a detailed look at the best month to visit and climatic conditions of Madhya Pradesh below:
April - June (25°C to 45°C):
The month of April brings the summer season which lasts till the month of June. As the scorching heat prevails throughout the region, it is advised to make a visit this time. However, the hill station of Pachmarhi can be best explored during the summer season.
It is also a good time to explore flora and fauna and visit animal sanctuaries. The Bhagoria Haat Festival, also called as the Festival of Love is celebrated at this time of the year.
July - September (24°C to 37°C):
With the onset of monsoon season (July to September), here is the best season to visit Madhya Pradesh. Experiencing relief from the summer heat and ample of rainfall, the landscapes are replete with lush greenery, gushing rivers and waterfalls.
Make the most of this monsoon trip while getting on a voyage to the Jungles of Satpura, Chitrakoot, Kanha, Mandu, and more.
October - February (20°C to 27°C):
With a drop to mercury level, the months of winter season are pleasant and balmy. With the milder sun, this period makes the best time to visit Madhya Pradesh. Indulge in outdoor activities, explore the national parks, and more.
It is also a good time to celebrate Pachmarhi Utsav, attend Tansen Music Festival, and observe other famous celebrations.
Climate in Madhya pradesh
Summer Season in Madhya pradesh
The summer season in Madhya Pradesh starts from late March and lasts till the end of June. The weather starts to become really hot during the day. It is not the ideal time to visit cities in MP such as Indore or Bhopal. However, summer months are suitable for a visit to the Satpura hills. For those looking to beat the heat, March through June is the best time to visit Pachmarhi Madhya Pradesh.
Although, it can be a good time to visit wildlife sanctuaries like Pench National Park, Kanha National Park, and Bandhavgarh National Park. The hot weather forces the wildlife including tigers and their prey to come out in open to small lakes and streams to cool themselves down.
Monsoon Season in Madhya pradesh
In July, heavy rainfall and thunderstorms bring in the monsoon season in Madhya Pradesh after scorching summers. The forested hills of Satpura and Vindhya covered with fresh greenery all around add a new vigour to the environs.
From a traveller’s point of view, most of the destinations like national parks should be avoided. However there are a few tourist places in MP which are perfect to explore during monsoon. Dubbed as the Niagara Falls of India, Chitrakoot Falls look absolutely breathtaking with gushing waters falling from a staggering height. Monsoon is a shoulder season for tourism in Madhya Pradesh so travellers can enjoy many discounts and offers on hotel or flight booking. Make sure to drive safely on the wet and slippery roads to traverse remote places of the state.
Winter Season in Madhya pradesh
During the winter season, the sun appears milder and weather remains perfect for local sightseeing tours. October through March is the ideal time to visit popular destinations in Madhya Pradesh be it the Group of Monuments at Khajuraho, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sanchi, and cities like Bhopal, Indore, and Gwalior.
Winter is also a popular time to go on wildlife safaris in Kanha, Pench, Bandhavgarh national parks, and attend Pachmarhi Utsav.
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Rajiv's 11 days trip to Madhya PradeshThe Travel Agent was responsive and helpful. The hotels at Indore n Pachmarhi were very good but Bhopal one was not satisfactory / upto our expectations. Pachmarhi hotel and sight seeing.
Arun's 6 days trip to Madhya PradeshI would like to thank Club 7 Vacations for designing such a wonderful trip. It was a great and well-arranged trip. I shall surely consider my future trips through Club 7 Vacations. The best part of the tour was stay. This resort is definitely far better and beautiful than other stay arrangements. The concept, excellent restaurants and large variety of dishes offered in breakfast, this resort truly makes for a memorable holiday. That's not all, the resort also houses a spa center, a gaming zone and hosts events every evening was well-arranged.
Chintan's 5 days trip to Madhya PradeshI did booking for my relatives for honeymoon package with Club 7 Vacations, Miss Neha given us best service experiance for Pachmarhi. We are 100% satisfied with travel triangle & Club 7 Vacations. Thank You For All Guidance & Support 24x7. Best memories of trip is Food quality & taste which was given at Champak Bunglow was awesome : ).
Himza's 4 days trip to Madhya PradeshI went to Pachmarhi along with my parents and it was amazing trip. My parents are old but they enjoyed every bit of it. Hotel was very nice, food was amazing and hotel staff was very polite and interactive. Drivers were also very polite, always on time and very patient with us as we were taking time in almost all spots. Thank you Miss Neha Nema (club 7 vacation) for organizing and coordinating for this amazing trip. Thank you Chandeep ( travel triangle poc) for coordinating proficiently whenever needed. Bee fall was very beautiful place. Though my parents are old and place had almost 500 steps but both were very Happy after seeing the spot
Deepak's 8 days trip to Madhya PradeshTour well planned and covered all main places to our requirements and your helpful through out made it very well planned trip, than you once again looking forward to an another destination next year All were memorable including Rane falls which was not included in your itinerary but was really good place
Koushikdutta's 6 days trip to Madhya PradeshHave a good and very enjoyable trip. Club 7 is awesome to plan your travel.
Arindam's 7 days trip to Madhya PradeshIt was a nice trip arranged by club 7 vacation. The ture was arranged properly
Charu's 4 days trip to Madhya PradeshA very nicely organised trip by Neha and team. We went to Indore, Mandu, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar and Mandu. The hotels and food was really very nice. My parents really enjoyed a lot. The cab arranged was soo comfortable as the trip involves a long journey. The driver Sajid was really nice. He took a step more and guided us to different places and gave us a light on the history of each place. Being from South i felt language would be a problem but as requested they have arranged for a driver who can speak English which made our journey really very smooth and enjoyable. Overall a heartfelt thanks to Travel triangle Chandeep Singh , Club Seven Vaccations Neha and Mr.Sajid ( Car driver ) for making our vaccation really memorable and enjoyable one :) We covered a lot of places in the trip and here are some places that still remain fresh in my mind. These places are a must visit Maheshwar Holkar fort ( early morning ) Mandu Delhi gate Mandu Rani Roopmathi Palace Mandu Boaboa tree ( enroute to Mandu) Mandu Royal palace Mandu Hoshangshah tomb Omkareshwar Narmada boating Indore Sarafa market
Lavkush's 3 days trip to Madhya PradeshEXCELLENT TRAVEL COMPANY FOR CENTRAL INDIA TOUR I went to Pachachi along with my parents and it was amazing trip. My parents are old but they enjoyed every bit of it. Hotel was very nice; food was amazing and hotel staff was very polite and interactive. Drivers were also very polite, always on time and very patient with us as we were taking time in almost all spots. Thank you ALAN SAHU BANDHAV JOURNEY for organizing and coordinating for this amazing trip. Highly recommended Travel company THANKS TO ALAN SAHU & TRAVEL TRIANGLE
Arunabha's 10 days trip to Madhya PradeshGwalior: Hotel Landmark A professional hotel that provided standard room and substantial breakfast, however the restaurant food quality is not good. Tourists generally prefer homely food. Also tired senior citizens would prefer to have dinner at the hotel. Tourists also prefer to have a window to look out of. Orchha: Hotel Nilayam Heritage - No heritage at all. New small irregular hotel with rooms on the ground floor and a sparcely provided dining hall for breakfast only on first floor. Packed Breakfast only Aloo paratha. Nothing else. Khajuraho: Hotel Isabel Palace - Good hotel. Food quality good although much delayed. Bandhavgarh: Tiger Trails Resort: Good professionally maintained Resort with excellent service. Amarkantak: Hotel The Residency - Totally unprofessional. Poor service. Rude front desk. Had to leave shoes outside before entering reception. Monkeys disturb the TV antenna therefore TV never in order. No lift with dining/breakfast on the 2nd floor. No view to the outside from groundfloor room. Room with bed view of toilet. Leaking commode shower. Stiff flush tap. Attendant barge into room without knocking. No buffet. Stingy with breakfast. Do not serve as per order even in presence of Hotel owner in spite of repeated request. Jabalpur: Hotel Rahul. Good hotel. Professional service. Good food. Bandhavgarh Tiger Trail Resort.
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Indore Airport in the busiest one in Madhya Pradesh. It is well connected by regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian cities. Bhopal, Jabalpur, and Gwalior are also served by domestic flights.
The state is famous for national parks, ancient monuments, religious sites, royal forts, tribal art, and street food.
Poha and Bhutte ki Kees are popular street food in MP. Bhopal is especially known for its Mughlai cuisine. Malpua and Mawa Bati are also popular desserts in MP.
Bandhavgarh National Park is home to Royal Bengal tigers. Kanha National Park, Panna National Park, and Pench National Park are also home to a variety of wild animals and bird species.
The summers are extremely hot from March to June. Ideal weather to visit Madhya Pradesh is between October and early March. Monsoon is a good time to visit Pachmarhi and waterfalls.
Madhya Pradesh is famous for a lot of places - historical, cultural, wildlife and others. Some of the must-visit places are - Kanha Tiger Reserve Bandhavgarh National Park Bandhavgarh Fort Bhimbetka rock shelters Gwalior Fort Khajuraho Sanchi
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