3 Days Itinerary/Package

Narmada River Heritage Trail (Theme: Heritage)

Day 1 - Visit to sailani Island
Arrive by flight to Indore in the morning by 10am and be greeted by your tour guide. After a short briefing we proceed towards Sailani. Situated in the backwaters of Indira Sagar Dam, Sailani Island is a 2 hr 30 min drive from the airport. 
Scenic Sailani Island
Mode of Travel
The nearest airport is Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in Indore (78 km/2 hr) and is well connected by flight to major cities like Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Nagpur, Jaipur, Raipur, Delhi, Goa and Mumbai.
The nearest railheads are at Omkareshwar and Khandwa (approx 70 km) connecting cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Lucknow, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Ratlam.
One can easily rent a cap/car/bus to Sailani Island near Omkareshwar, a town well connected to Indore, Khandwa and Ujjain.
Magnificent Maheshwar
Mode of Travel
Nearest airport is the Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore (91 km). The airport is well connected by flights to cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bhopal. From the airport, visitors can hire a taxi to reach Maheshwar.
The nearest railheads are Barwaha (39 km), Khandwa (110 km), Indore (91 km) and Mhow on the Western Railway.
Maheshwar can be reached easily by road. Several state-run buses do ply regularly from Indore, Bhopal, Khandwa, Dhar, Dhamnod and many other cities of Madhya Pradesh.
Day 2 - A day in Maheshwar
This morning, we set off for Maheshwar(~1.5 hr drive). Maheshwar, situated on the banks of the holy river Narmada, possesses a treasure trove of beautiful temples that appeal to both pilgrims and travelers
Day 3 - In Mandu and Indore
We begin the day with yoga (optional) as we watch the sunrise over the Narmada. Next, we head out to Mandu Fort, one of India's largest, adorned with spell-binding Afghan architecture and surrounded by baobab trees, native to Africa.
Magical Mandu
Mode of Travel
Mandu is situated in the Dhar district, which is just 98 kms from the nearest airport, Indore. Pre-paid taxis are available from the airport. The city is also well connected with major cities like Jabalpur, Gwalior, Bhopal, Hyderabad and Raipur.
The nearest railhead is at Indore, 100 km from Mandu. Indore station is an important junction on the Delhi-Mumbai rail route. It is situated 653 km from Mumbai Central, 731 km from Delhi, 176 km from Indore BG. Tourists can get down at the Indore station and avail bus/ taxi to reach the place.
Mandu is well connected by road to major cities in India. Indore, Dhar, Maheshwar and other towns and cities have frequent buses to Mandu.

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This journey takes us through central Madhya Pradesh, meandering along the Narmada River, a lifeline of Central India. Learn how the fates the historical towns of Indore, Maheshwar, and Mandu are intertwined with this river. Empires came and perished for control of this holy river, second only to the Ganges River in sanctity. Along the way, we roam through the jungle, discover a amazing fort, and boat on the river. We stay in three different places where history, nature and modernity collide. 

Starting in Indore, we travel to Sailani where we experience the rich biodiversity of the Narmada. From there we go to the historical town of Maheshwar, staying in a heritage fort. Last we go to Mandu, home to one of the largest forts in India and the Jahaz Mahal (Ship Palace), before ending up back in Indore.