14 Days 13 Nights
UJJAIN (2N) – OMKARESHWAR (1N) – SHAHADA (1N) – ANKLESHWAR (1N) – BARODA (1N) – MANDU (1N) –BHOPAL (1N) - JABALPUR (2N) – AMARKANTAK (1N) – DINDORI (1N) - PIPARYA (1N)
DAY 01: ARRIVAL INDORE – UJJAIN
Arrive at Indore airport/railway station or Ujjain railway station. Upon arrival you will be met and greeted by our representative/driver and will be transferred to your hotel in Ujjain. Check-into your hotel. Later proceed for visiting Mangalnath temple, Chintaman Ganesh temple, Kaal Bhairav temple (if time permits). Evening before 05 O clock visit Mahakaleshwar temple for getting Bhasma Aarti ticket issued for next morning Aarti. Overnight stay at your hotel in Ujjain.
DAY 02: UJJAIN FULL SIGHTSEEING
Early morning transfer to Mahakaleshwar Mandir to witness the “Bhasma Aarti” of Lord Shiva. Mahakaleshwar is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is believed to be the only Swayambhu Jyotirlinga as against the other images and lingams that are ritually established and invested with mantra-Shakti. Return back to your hotel for breakfast. Later proceed to visit Sandipani Ashram, Bade Ganeshji ka Mandir, Navagraha temple, Patal Bhairava Mandir and Gomti Kund. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 03: UJJAIN – OMKARESHWAR
After breakfast, half day sightseeing, lunch departure for Maheshwar (150 Kms), En-route visit Omkar Mandhata Temple and Siddhanath Temple in Omkareshwar (131 Kms). Overnight stay at Omkareshwarn / Maheshwar.
DAY 04: OMKARESHWAR – KHARGONE – SHAHADA
The day begins with an early morning breakfast. Around 8:00 AM, complete the check-out and leave for Khargone. The road journey would be of around 4 hours. Make a stop here. Located on the banks of River Kunda, this serene town is known for excellent production of chili pepper and cotton. Here, visit the Navgraha temple, dedicated to the Nava Grahas or the nine planets. Devotees flock this temple to pacify all the planets for good luck. Later, continue driving to Shahada. The duration of road journey is around four and a half hours. Evening arrival in Shahada. On arrival complete the check-in and enjoy tea with refreshments. Start your day with the regular morning breakfast and later depart for Khargone at 8 AM. Arrive in Khargone by 12 PM and proceed towards Shahada at 1.30 PM. Arrive in Shahada by 5.30 PM and check-in at the hotel for tea break. If time and energy permits, you can explore the place on your own. Famous for its educational facilities, Shahada town lies on the northwest curve of Maharashtra state. The excavation site of Prakasha Village and the religious village of Dakshin Kashi are the two prime attractions here. Dinner and overnight stay at Shahada.
DAY 05: SHAHADA – ANKLESHWAR
After breakfast early as you leave for Ankleshwar by road later. Afternoon arrival and completion of check-in formalities. Thereafter, relish lunch. Also known as the Gujarat’s ‘City of Oil’, Ankleshwar also houses for popular Jain temples. You can explore the place on your own before tea break at 04:00 PM.The evening is scheduled for a visit to Vamleshwar Katpur, one of the must-visit places in Narmada Parikrama journey. It is placed on the meeting points of the Arabian Sea and the pious Narmada River. The place is popular for offering lovely views of the surrounding. Enjoy dinner. Stay overnight in Ankleshwar.
DAY 06: ANKLESHWAR – MITHI TALAI – BHARUCH – BARODA
Start your day early and leave your hotel at Ankleshwar. Drive to Mithi Talai. It is the site where River Narmada mingles into the Arabian Sea. The water here is known to be sweet in taste. On the after one hour drive driver will drop you at the boating point. From there guest will catch the boat to reach Mithitalai. And driver will lead to Mithitalai and pick up you to other side. Later you will stop at Nareshwar Dham. Here is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This beautiful temple is placed on the banks of holy Narmada. By afternoon arrive in Baroda, also known as Vadodara. Check in to the hotel and have lunch. Evening is at your leisure. You can easily sightsee on your own. Some of the places worth-visiting are Laxmi Niwas Palace, Kirti Stambh and Sayaji Baug. Overnight stay in Baroda.
DAY 07: BARODA – JHABUA – MANDU (325 KMS / 8 HRS)
After breakfast hit the road to Jhabua town of Madhya Pradesh. By noon, you reach the town. The capital of a princely state of Central India of the British Raj, Jhabua was also known as White Gold. The region is popular for owning a rich type of black cotton soil. Deojhiri, Kathiwada and Bhabhara are some of the must-visit places near Jhabua. These places are an ideal mix of serene ambiance, attractive attractions and beautiful scenery. Later on after lunch depart for Mandu. Check in the hotel and overnight.
DAY 08: MANDU – BHOPAL (290 KMS / 10 HRS)
After breakfast is booked for sightseeing tour of Mandu, a quaint ruined city that flourished under Mughal rule. The place tells the story of love between Prince Baz Bahadur and Rani Roopmati. The place is dotted with a number of attractions such as Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Baaz Bahadur’s Palace, Roopmati’s Pavilion and Jami Masjid.Thereafter, continue towards Bhopal. Take a break for lunch. Evening arrival in Bhopal, the ‘City of Lakes’. Complete the check-in formalities. If time permits, you can embark on a city tour including popular attractions of Bhopal such as Laxmi Narayan Temple, Moti Masjid, Shaukat Mahal and Taj-ul-Masjid. It is Madhya Pradesh’s second largest city. Dinner and overnight stay in Bhopal.
DAY 09: BHOPAL – JABALPUR
After breakfast Narmada Parikrama itinerary, start your journey for Jabalpur, via Rajmarg where you take a halt for lunch. Here, you also Barman Ghat- around 16 km from Kareli. This point is two prime Ghats- Ret Ghat and Brahman Ghat. It is confluence of rivers Warahi and Nerbudda and also becomes the venue of a huge fair. Continue towards Jabalpur. The next halt in line is Shankracharya Temple or Jhoteshwar Temple. The temple is built on the site where Jagatguru Shankracharya Joytesh and Dwarkadish Pithadheshwar Saraswati Maharaj had meditated. On the occasion of Basant Panchami, a 7- day fair is organized here. Evening arrival in Jabalpur. Check-in followed by dinner. Overnight stay in Jabalpur.
DAY 10: JABALPUR LOCAL S/S INCLUDING BHEDAGHAT
Post breakfast, today you spend the day exploring the attractions of Jabalpur. Some of the places that you visit today include Bhedaghat- the town offering boating opportunities on the placid waters of River Narmada through marble rocks; Tripur Sundari Temple- around 12 km from Bhedghat in Tewat village, this temple has a beautiful idol of Tripur Sundari Devi that emerged right from the ground; Gwari Ghat- a town on the banks of Narmada, also known to have a connection with Guru Nanak Dev ji of Sikhism and lastly, Madanmahal Fort -a 11th century fort commissioned by Raja Madan Singh- the 38th Gond ruler, it offers lovely views of the town. Stay overnight at Jabalpur.
DAY 11: JABALPUR – UMARIA – AMARKANTAK
Have your breakfast and hit the road to Umaria town of Madhya Pradesh where you halt for lunch. After lunch continue your journey to Amarkantak, also known as Tirthraj or the ‘King of Pilgrimages’. Evening arrival in the holy town of Amarkantak. Check –in at the hotel and enjoy tea and refreshment. Later on, get all set to visit Kapildhara waterfalls and the other temples, placed nearby. Around 6 km from Narmada Kund, these waterfalls have a height of 100 feet. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of the surrounding forests and the mountains. Sightseeing is followed by dinner. Overnight stay.
DAY 12: AMARKANTAK – DINDORI
After breakfast visit Mai ki Bagiya temple to perform Pooja of Garden Goddess. Around 1 km away from Narmada Kund, this temple cum garden was made in the honour of Goddess Narmada. This well-maintained garden has a number of fruit trees like banana tree, mango tree etc. Later on, visit Narmada Kund- a pond dedicated to river Goddess Narmada. Adorning white colour, it is one of the 51 Shaktipeethas of Ma Druga. Sightseeing in Amarkantak is followed by lunch. After this, leave for Dindori, by road. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. If time permits, you can explore the place on your own. Have dinner. Overnight stay in Dindori.
DAY 13: DINDORI – LAKHNADON – PIPARYA
After breakfast travel by road for Lakhnadon. By afternoon, you reach Lakhnadon, continuing the journey to Piparya. On the way, you pay homage to Lord Shiva at the Jyoteshwar Mahadev Temple. Tea break at Narsimhpur. You arrive in Piparya around 7:00 in the evening. Complete the check-in formalities. If time and energy permits, you can visit the nearby attractions of the place on your own. One of the cities in Madhya Pradesh state, Piparya us known for being the railhead for the military station. Cherish the serenity while you savor dinner. Stay overnight.
DAY 14: PIPARYA – DEPARTURE FROM INDORE
In the morning, begin your road journey to Indore Airport / railway station to board flight /train for your onward journey.