History and the Highlands

Bhopal, Satpura National Park


From the royal city of Bhopal to the jungles of Satpura, uncover stories of strong-willed begums and stealthy tigers. You’ll see stunning mosques and stupas as you discover Madhya Pradesh’s rich culture and Buddhist heritage. Cruise along the Denwa as you explore the Satpura National Park – a premier wildlife reserve in the highlands of Central India.


  • Stay in a 19th-century palace in Bhopal
  • Discover rich tribal culture at the immersive Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum
  • Explore the Great Stupa of Sanchi, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site
  • Go on a wildlife safari in Satpura National Park

DAY 1-2

Bhopal retains its royal legacy in grand palace hotels and the richly cultured lifestyle of its residents. You’ll explore stunning Indo-Islamic architecture, immerse yourself in the interactive exhibits of some of India’s finest museums, and sample lavish meals featuring age-old royal recipes. Along the way, you’ll also visit Sanchi to see some of the most important and best preserved Buddhist sites in the world. 

DAY 3-5

From the city, you’ll go deep into the forests of Satpura National Park. Stay in a secluded wilderness lodge, explore the forest on jeep safaris as well as by boat or on foot. Wildlife experts will help you track big cats, see small and elusive birds, and show you some glorious, ancient trees. Wake with birdsong and end the day with starlit meals. A rejuvenating retreat in the jungle is just what the doctor ordered.

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Bhopal, Satpura National Park


5 Nights

Best time to visit

October - April

Ideal for

Couples, Solo


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