Indicative Pick Up Time: 8:00 AM
Indicative Drop Off Time: 7:00 PM
Morning: Departure from Indore
8:00 AM: Your day begins with a prompt pick-up from your hotel in Indore by your private guide and driver.
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Enjoy a comfortable drive through scenic countryside as you head towards Mandu. Your knowledgeable guide may provide insights into the region's history, culture, and significance along the way.
Mid-Morning: Arrival in Mandu
10:30 AM: Arrive in Mandu, the ancient fort city surrounded by stone walls and dotted with darwazas (gateways). As you enter the city, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of Afghan architecture and the historical significance that envelops this place.
Sightseeing in Mandu:
Hoshang Shah's Tomb: Your first stop is the magnificent Hoshang Shah's Tomb, a domed marble mausoleum known for its exquisite Afghan architecture. This tomb, built in the 15th century, is believed to have inspired the construction of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.
Jami Masjid: Next, visit the vast Jami Masjid mosque, featuring impressive courtyards framed by colonnades. This architectural marvel is a testament to Mandu's rich history and cultural diversity.
Jahaz Mahal: Witness the grandeur of the Jahaz Mahal, a palace that appears as if it's floating over the twin lakes. This stunning structure has centuries of history and stories to share with visitors.
Rani Roopmati's Pavilion: Explore Rani Roopmati's Pavilion, a picturesque structure known for its panoramic views of the Narmada River and the surrounding landscapes. It's a place where romance and history intertwine.
Baz Bahadur's Palace: Your journey continues to Baz Bahadur's Palace, an ancient royal residence filled with tales of love, music, and cultural richness. Immerse yourself in the royal heritage of Mandu.
1:00 PM: Break for lunch at a local restaurant in Mandu. Savor the flavors of the region's cuisine (lunch cost not included) while enjoying the ambiance of this historic city.
Rewa Kund: Visit Rewa Kund, a historic reservoir known for its architectural beauty and serene surroundings. Take a leisurely stroll and soak in the peaceful atmosphere that surrounds this site.
Hindola Mahal: Explore Hindola Mahal, a unique structure with sloping walls that give it the appearance of a swinging palace. Discover its purpose and significance as you delve into its history.
4:30 PM: Bid farewell to Mandu as you embark on your return journey to Indore. During the drive back, reflect on the rich history and cultural treasures you encountered during the day.
7:00 PM: Arrive back in Indore, where your memorable day trip concludes. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your Mandu exploration and the historical wonders you discovered.