Indore to Mandu and Maheshwar: A Heritage Day Tour
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Product Code : AGORA459
Embark on a fascinating heritage journey from Indore to Mandu and Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Explore the historic fortress town of Mandu, adorned with architectural marvels like Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, and Baz Bahadur Palace. Visit Maheshwar, known for its revered temples and Maheshwar Fort offering panoramic river views. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of these ancient destinations on this private day tour, accompanied by an expert guide.
7:00 AM: Pick-up from your hotel or preferred location in Indore: Your expert tour guide and skilled driver will pick you up from your hotel or preferred location in Indore in a comfortable vehicle to start your day tour to Mandu and Maheshwar.
9:30 AM: Arrive in Mandu and visit Jahaz Mahal: After a scenic drive of approximately 2.5 hours, you will arrive in Mandu. Begin your tour with a visit to Jahaz Mahal, also known as Ship Palace. Explore the palace at your own pace, marveling at its unique architecture and intricate carvings. Capture memorable photos and learn about the historical significance of the palace.
10:30 AM: Visit Hindola Mahal: Walk to Hindola Mahal, also known as the Swinging Palace, and admire the sloping walls and graceful arches that give the palace its unique design. Learn about its historical significance and take your time to explore the palace and appreciate its grandeur.
12:00 PM: Visit Rupmati's Pavilion: Next, visit Rupmati's Pavilion, a romantic palace associated with the love story of Rupmati and Baz Bahadur. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape from the pavilion and learn about the tales of love and intrigue associated with this place.
1:00 PM: Lunch at a local restaurant: Take a break for a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant in Mandu, savoring the flavors of Madhya Pradesh cuisine.
2:00 PM: Visit Baz Bahadur Palace: After lunch, continue your tour with a visit to Baz Bahadur Palace, a beautiful palace complex. Explore the courtyards, pavilions, and terraces of the palace, marveling at the intricate carvings and architectural details. Learn about the history and cultural significance of the palace from your knowledgeable guide.
3:00 PM: Depart from Mandu to Maheshwar: After exploring Mandu, depart for Maheshwar, a scenic drive of approximately 2.5 hours.
5:30 PM: Arrive in Maheshwar and visit Maheshwar Fort: Upon arrival in Maheshwar, visit Maheshwar Fort, a majestic fort located on the banks of the Narmada River. Explore the fort and admire its impressive architecture, including the beautiful carved balconies and gates. Enjoy the serene ambiance of the fort and learn about its historical significance from your guide.
6:30 PM: Visit Maheshwar Ghats: Walk along the ghats (steps leading down to the river) of Maheshwar, which are known for their spiritual significance and picturesque views. Witness the evening aarti (prayer ceremony) on the ghats and experience the serene and spiritual ambiance of this ancient town.
7:30 PM: Depart from Maheshwar to Indore: After exploring Maheshwar, start your journey back to Indore.
10:00 PM: Arrival back in Indore: You will be safely dropped off at your hotel or preferred location in Indore, marking the end of your private day tour to Mandu and Maheshwar. Take back cherished memories of these historic towns and their cultural and architectural marvels, enriching your knowledge about the history and heritage of Madhya Pradesh.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.