Major States in Central India.

for the ease of understanding i classify the following states belonging to the region as they are centrally located and easily accessible from other parts via rail or road network.

1: Madhya Pradesh, 2: Chattisgarh and 3: Maharashtra

They lie south of the Ganga basin and much of the landmass is on the Deccan plateau. The temperature is bearable throughout the year except for the summer when it exceeds 40 degrees during the month of May-June. Aug-Sept receive much of the rainfall with weather getting moderately pleasant and green after that and a bit of cold post December.


Capital: Bhopal

Location: Central India. The state is sharing border with 6 states of India – Chhattisgarh towards south-east, south-west border touches “Maharashtra”, western border touches “Gujarat”, north-west border touches “Rajasthan”, and north-east border touches “Uttar Pradesh”.

Language: Hindi and English are understood well in most towns and cities.

(Bhilodi (Bhili), Gondi, and the isolate Kalto (Nahali) is spoken in the tribal area. Sindhi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati and Marathi are other prominent languages spoken in Madhya Pradesh. )

Religion: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Jainism, Buddhism

Best Time to Visit Madhya Pradesh: October to March

Major Tourism Cities in Madhya Pradesh : Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Raipur, Maheshwar, Mandu, Omkareshwar, Orchha, Pachmarhi, Pench, Sanchi, Salkanpur, Udayagiri, Amarkantak, Bandhavgarh, , Bhedaghat, Bhimbetka, Bhojpur, Burhanpur, Chanderi, Chitrakoot, Choral, Halali.

Summer (March to September): 40°C -42° C
Winter (October to February): 18°C -28° C

What to See in Madhya Pradesh:Fort, Palace, National Park, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tiger Reserves, Temples, Lakes, and Waterfalls

Welcome to the heart of India, Madhya Pradesh. The exotic land is an intoxicating mixture of rich history, vibrant sights, awe-spring art and pious shrines. From north to south, east to west, Madhya Pradesh is adorned with beautiful attractions. On the state’s rugged Northern side, there are the famous temples of Khajuraho, while two of the India’s most famous wildlife sanctuaries- Kanha and Bandhavgarh are embracing the state’s area. Towards the southwest are the Buddhist stupas of Sanchi and 15th-century citadels of Mandu. Madhya Pradesh is India’s political and cultural heartbeat with the presence of large tribal population and temples.

It is a must see State of the India, brimming with starlet and thought provoking attractions. A world Heritage site of Bhimbetka rock shelters promoting the world’s oldest prehistoric, paintings, erotic sculptures of Khajuraho temples, exquisite wildlife, abandoned ruins of Orchha and Mandu, spiritual temples of Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, and Sanchi, picturesque beauty of Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh has it all to be called exotic place.

The second largest state in India, Madhya Pradesh is an amalgamation of paradoxes and mysteries. Some of the prominent cities that should be visited on a trip to Madhya Pradesh are Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Raipur, Maheshwar, Mandu, Omkareshwar, Orchha, Pachmarhi, Pench, Sanchi and Bandhavgarh. No matter what kind of traveler the tourist is, Madhya Pradesh can take their breath away at every turn of the journey. To add to it, Madhya Pradesh is a thriving hub of adventure sports, offering more than enough for the ones who live for that surge of adrenaline.

From food to culture to heritage to traditional values, Madhya Pradesh is one such land that houses the best of India. Go to Madhya Pradesh if tourists want to witness the majestic heritages and rich cultural traditions of India.

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