Madhya Pradesh is a state in India that is famous for its richness of cultural heritage. It is also a state which combines old and new. In terms of old features, you will be sure to find many old palaces, forts, houses and traces of ancient trading centers ad city states. The sight of clear indicators of the journey the Indian state has made through history is just amazing. Bhopal represents both the old Madhya Pradesh and the new one in terms of the way man has been interacting with nature.
Bhopal is a city with very narrow streets which are dotted with beautiful palaces, mosques and landmark buildings. In fact, every building here appears like a landmark. As you get away from this city, you realize that the land out there is green like no other place you have visited in India. This reality sinks in after you visit the Tribal Habitat Museum. This is a safari park that showcases some of the wildlife that is India’s environmental heritage trademark.
Sanchi is a different kind of museum because stupas and monasteries are the dominating features here. In terms of age, you can be sure to find pillars and Hindu temples which date back to the 3rd century BC, something to be found nowhere else in the world.
Pachmarhi is located in low-lying rugged hills and ravines. Being a hill resort, it represents the image of a typical romantic experience due to the many falls and rivers to be found here. The vegetation is green and the forests are easily penetrable. You will always find it easy to get assistance from available guides with through knowledge of the local terrain. This is the only place in India that has a UNESCO heritage site, the more reason why you may want to come and camp here for a few days.
In order to see tigers, hundreds of bird varieties, and many other animals found in the Indian ecosystem, you need to visit Kanha National Park. The barking deer might turn out to be the scariest animal you will come across.
Madhya Pradesh is also home to the kings of Gond. In either side of the river Narmada, you won’t believe your eyes. There are marble rocks that extend for ever 100 feet on either side of the river banks. The kings of Gond love the magical sight created when moonlight strikes these rocks.