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Satpura Bhopal Break(4 Nights)

Bhopal, Satpura National Park, Bhopal

for Inbound Traveller, Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

Inside Tajul Masjid
Tajul Masjid
Inside Tajul Masjid
Jama Masjid
Bhojpur Shiva Temple
Upper Lake (Photo Courtesy: Chintu rohit)
Boat Jetty to access the park
Indian Bison (Gaur)
Marsh Crocodiles
Wild Boar
Satpura Safari Trail
Spotted Deer
Indian Roller
View from Sanchi Stupa
Sanchi Stupa
Sanchi Stupa

Satpura Bhopal Break combines best elements of heritage (Bhopal, Sanchi, Bhimbhetka) with Wildlife and Bird watching (Satpura).

Route

Satpura National Park(2) - Bhopal(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Bhopal. Proceed to Madhai range of Satpura. Evening Safari.
  • Day-2 Jeep Safari in the morning and afternoon Canoe Safari / Elephant Safari / Walking Safari
  • Day-3 Proceed to Bhopal. Enroute visit Bhojpur Shiva Temple and Bhimbhetka prehistoric caves. Do boating in evening.
  • Day-4 Half day Excursion to Sanchi. Local sightseeing.
  • Day-5 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Bhopal - Mosques in Bhopal (2.50 kms), Laxmi Narayan Temple / Birla Temple (5.00 kms), Archeology Museum (6.00 kms), Upper and Lower Lakes (10.00 kms), Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (10.00 kms), Bhojpur Shiva Temple (28.00 kms), Bhimbhetka Caves (46.00 kms), Sanchi Stupa (46.00 kms)

Satpura National Park - Wildlife and Bird Watching in Satpura (0.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Bhopal Departure - Bhopal
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Pachmarhi (A Colonial era Hill station) is a popular extension at the begining of the itinerary.

Distances
  • Bhopal to Satpura National Park -140 kms (4 hrs)
  • Satpura National Park to Bhopal -140 kms (4 hrs)
Route

Bhopal - Satpura National Park(2) - Bhopal(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Bhopal. Proceed to Madhai range of Satpura. Evening Safari. Arrival at Bhopal. Proceed to Madhai range of Satpura (150 kms - 4 hours). Satpura is one of the newest parks in Central India. Set around a river, Satpura is a Tiger Sanctuary offers innovative park experiences such as walking safari, boat safar, canoe safari etc. alongwith the Jeep safari and is considered excellent for Bird watching, Gaurs (Indian Bison) and Sloth Bears. Evening Boat Safari.

Day-2 Jeep Safari in the morning and afternoon Canoe Safari / Elephant Safari / Walking Safari Jeep Safari in the morning and afternoon Canoe Safari / Elephant Safari / Walking Safari.

Day-3 Proceed to Bhopal. Enroute visit Bhojpur Shiva Temple and Bhimbhetka prehistoric caves. Do boating in evening. Proceed to Bhopal (150 kms - 4 hours) enroute visit Bhimbetka caves (Prehistoric Caves and World Heritage site) and Bhojpur Shiva Temple (renowned for its very tall Linga). Evening visit the lake and do some boating.

Day-4 Half day Excursion to Sanchi. Local sightseeing. Half day excursion to Sanchi (46 kms - 1.5 hour). Sanchi and its Stupas are a major destination on the Buddhist circuit and visited by all travellers all round the year. In the afternoon return to Bhopal and explore heritage character of Bhopal and visit Mosques (Taj-ul-Masjid (Mosque), Jama Masjid, Moti Masjid), Laxmi Narayan Temple and Museums (Archeology Museum, Rashtriya Manav Sanghralaya).

Day-5 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Bhopal :

  • Mosques in Bhopal - Bhopal has many 19th century mosques in old city area including Taj-ul-Masajid (one of the largest mosques in Asia), Dhai Seedi ki Masjid (one of the smallest mosques in Asia, Jama Masjid and Moti Masjid.

  • Laxmi Narayan Temple / Birla Temple - Laxmi Narayan Temple (also known as the Birla Mandir), is situated to the south of the Lower Lake on the Hills, offers view of the Bhopal city and the lake around it. Adjacent to the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, there is a sculpture museum that is worth a visit.

  • Archeology Museum - Archaeological museum includes temple sculptures and bronzes.

  • Upper and Lower Lakes - Lake is a central promenade in Bhopal and a very prominent location covering an area of about 6 sq. km, the Upper lake is separated from the Lower Lake by an over bridge. You can hire motorboats for a ride

  • Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya - A park cum museum depicting tribal heritage of India (Over 400 diff tribes covered).

  • Bhojpur Shiva Temple - Bhojpur is renowned for its 11th century Shiva temple, which is home to Indias biggest Shivling (5.5 meter), built by royal family of Bhopal.

  • Bhimbhetka Caves - Bhimbetka Caves situated 46 km south of Bhopal and is home to caves with prehistoric paintings.

  • Sanchi Stupa - Sanchi is just 46 km Bhopal and home to Buddhist heritage site and a UNESCO world heritage site. Its a major attraction for the Inbound and domestic tourists and a must visit for any heritage traveller.

Satpura National Park :

  • Wildlife and Bird Watching in Satpura - Madhai range of Satpura is situated by a river at about 90 kms from Pachmarhi, off Bhopal - Pipariya road and is one of the most recent parks to have opened in central India and is known for its Bird watching and wildlife population (Wild boar, Sloth Bear, Gaur (Indian bison) with occasional sighting of Leopards and Tigers. The river around the reserve forest makes for an excellent range of safari options that include Boat safari, Canoe Safari, Walking safari, elephant safari and the traditional Jeep safari.

Destination Overview

Satpura National Park - Satpura is a Tiger Sanctuary accessible from Madhai range at 60 kms from Pipariya and 100 kms from Pachmarhi. The area has healthy population of Gaur, Sloth Bear and Leopards and is excellent for bird watching with more than 200 species found around the area.

Bhopal - Bhopal is the capital of the of Madhya Pradesh also known as the Lake city as its landscape is dotted with a number of natural lakes. It is visited for its monuments that highlight Islamic architecture and lies in close proximity to Saanchi (46 km), a Buddhist heritage site.

Access
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Distances
  • Bhopal to Satpura National Park -140 kms (4 hrs)
  • Satpura National Park to Bhopal -140 kms (4 hrs)

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Travel Ideas incorporated in the itinerary

Wildlife In Satpura

Satpura is relatively newer park accessible from Pipariya station (50 kms) or Bhopal (140 kms). more

Bhopal Getaway

Bhopal is a lake city and capital of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal has a rich heritage be it architecture more

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Distances
  • Bhopal to Satpura National Park -140 kms (4 hrs)
  • Satpura National Park to Bhopal -140 kms (4 hrs)

Expert Speak

Satpura Bhopal Break is an inbound centric itinerary for experienced travellers into India having a few days to explore Heritage and Wildlife of Central India.

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