Planning your stay in Bhopal


Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, is one of the most beautiful and appealing cities of India. It draws a lot of tourists to this place every year, especially during the winter months, since the weather remains perfect during this time of the year.

If you go look for a hotel at bhopal, you will not have difficulty in finding one since there are plenty. You will get all types of hotels, starting right from 5 stars and resorts to the more affordable 2 star ones. Hence, making arrangements for your accommodation is a cake walk when it comes to Bhopal. However, you need to make sure that your plan your trip efficiently to enjoy the wonder called Bhopal.

Here are a few things that will aid you in planning your stay in Bhopal:

  • First and foremost, right after you book your plane or train tickets, make a booking for your stay. If you are planning to visit during the tourist season, i.e. the winter months, then make sure that you book well beforehand. You need to book your tickets as well as rooms for staying from before if you do not want to fall into the mad rush of tourists that Bhopal experiences during this time of the year.
  • Carry with you a list of the places that you want to see in the city. You can plan your stay here accordingly. This will also determine the number of days that you will be staying in the city.
  • The ideal duration of stay in Bhopal would be 3 nights and 4 days at least. You can plan your stay in Bhopal in this fashion:

Day 1: Make sure that you reach Bhopal by early in the morning or latest by afternoon. After you reach, check into one of the bhopal hotels and then book a car to travel to Sanchi to see the famous Sanchi Stupa. It is a total distance of about 50kms and it will take you around 1 and a half hours to reach Sanchi. Take your time and explore this place. Come back by evening and then you can visit the local markets or enjoy a beautiful sunset at the Upper Lake in the city. If you are tired from the journey you can also turn in early or relax in your hotel room.

Day 2: The next morning head out for the Bhimbetka Caves which is located at about 45kms away from the city. It will take you roughly about an hour to reach the site of these rock shelters that harbour paintings of the prehistoric man. This will take you an entire day to explore and when you do come back to the city you will be quite tired in the evening.

Day 3: Keep this day for exploring the city. Visit the lakes of Bhopal, the Taj-ul-Masjid and various other exciting places that this city has in store. Enjoy the local cuisine of Bhopal as well during the afternoon. You can head back that night or catch a flight or train the next morning.

So, all you need is the perfect plan to make sure that you have the perfect stay in Bhopal.