Bhopal is a capital of Madhya Pradesh and it is also known as “City of Lakes”. Bhopal has various spots to spend a day such as Upper Lake, Lower Lake, Birla Temple, Jama Masjid, Van Vihar National park etc. The main spot is to visit – Bhopal Lake which is asia’s biggest artificial lake, here you can enjoy Paddle boating, Jet Ski etc. If you are looking for Bhopal local sightseeing tour then contact us as we arrange vehicles, accommodations in Bhopal with guaranteed services.
Bhopal Local Sightseeing Tour – Highlights (Customization according to Interests)
- Tour Starts at 10:00 AM Sharp & Concludes at 06:00 PM ( 8 Hours)
- Pick up & Drop from your Hotel.
- Cover All Major Bhopal City Attractions
- Lunch at a good Restaurant – Manohar Dairy & Restaurant
- Social Bonding with Locals
- Car Included for all attractions
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What to shop in Bhopal?
There are many shopping markets for Souvenirs in Bhopal which make Shopping in Bhopal a treasured. There are some main markets that every tourist should go for shopping.
Chowk Bazaar: This market situated in the heart of the city and it is a best place for purchasing traditional crafts, wedding suits, sherwanis, hand bag with rich embroidery work.
Mrignayani: This market known for sells local handicrafts and other eye-catching souvenirs at reasonable price rates. Some of the notable products of this shop includes sculptures, wood carvings, wall hangings, Tussar silk saris, leather crafts, tribal paintings, Tussar printed scarves and hand knotted carpets.
DB Mall: This Mall is the posh building spread across several acres of land, is a major crowd puller in Bhopal. More than 180 retail shops deck up this mall. All kind of products are available over here ranging from branded apparels to vegetables to kitchen accessories and more. This well-maintained shopping spot also has food courts and a cinema complex that adds to the attraction of this place.
Bhopal City Local Guided Tour Plan & Itinerary
10:00 am – 12:30 pm — Pickup from Hotel and moving towards the Birla Mandir + Jama Masajid + Museum of Mankind Bhopal .
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm — Lunch at . (Veg menu- Dal, Chappati, Rice & Vegetable)
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm — Lower Lake Bhopal + Upper Lake Bhopal + Boat Club + 15 Mins Tea Break.
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm — Moti Masjid + Van Vihar National Park.
Drop to Hotel
Bhopal Tourist Attractions:
1. Birla Mandir
This temple is loacated at the highest point of Bhopal as we can overview entire bhopal city from the temple. The temple has a museum attached to it where there is a rich collection of sculptures from Raisen, Sehores, Mandsaur and shahdol districts of MP.
2. Jama Masjid:
The gold spikes crowning the squat minarets of the Jama Masjid Mosque, built in 1837 by Qudsia Begum, glint serenely above the skull caps and veils swirling through the bazaar below.
3. Museum of Mankind Bhopal :
This Museum present an integrated story of the evolution of man and culture with special reference to India. It spreads over an area of about 200 acres on the Shyamla Hills in the city. This museum depicts the story of mankind in time and space.
4. Lower Lake Bhopal:
The Lower Lake of Bhopal locally known as “Chhota Talab” is located in the tranquil surroundings of the magnificent hills. The lake is separated from the Upper Lake by an over-bridge. The lake also provides an opportunity for adventure water sports such as sailing, motor boating, rowing etc.
5. Upper Lake Bhopal:
The Upper Lake of Bhopal is a huge water reservoir that lies in the Western part of the city. It is a biggest lake in Madhya Pradesh. Seeing this “Bada Talaab” one goes absolutely speechless. The lake is the major man-made drinking source for the residents of the city.
6. Moti Masjid :
Moti Masjid is a beautiful mosque of Bhopal where thousands of Muslims visit every year from all corners of the country. The mosque is an important landmark of Bhopal and a magnificent shrine built by the ruler Sikander Begum in the year 1860.
7. Van Vihar National Park:
This Park is an important sight-seeing spot of Bhopal. It came into existence in the year 1983. Van Vihar National Park has over 300 species of animals, reptiles and birds. The major attraction of this national park is the white tiger. People from all over the world visit this place to see this exotic animal.
Places To Visit Near Bhopal
1. Bhimbetka Caves And Rock Shelters – 45km from Bhopal
These beautiful caves and rocks are one of the tourist places near Bhopal. This place is a one time visit for history buffs and photo fanatics. This place contains 600 rock shelters which are as old as 5,500 – 1000 BCE. It is situated in the middle of Ratapani Sanctuary and these shelters stretch for about 10 kilometers. This place has a huge amount of collection of prehistoric paintings. These paintings portray the lives of cave dwellers which are illustrated in colourful mixture of reds, greens, yellows and whites. It also depicts the scenes of hunting, dancing horses and elephants, animal fights and other interesting events. This place depicts the architectural richness of India and one should definitely visit this place if you go to Bhopal.
2. Bhojpur Shiv Temple – 30km from Bhopal
Frequented by thousands of devotees every month, this renowned temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple has been built out of sandstone blocks and features brilliant architecture along with intricate carvings and sculptures of various gods and goddesses. There is also a Shivalingam in the sanctum.
3. Sanchi Stupa – 50km from Bhopal
Sanchi Stupa, northeast of Bhopal, is one of India’s oldest Buddhist monuments and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by Emperor Ashoka in 262 BC after he embraced Buddhism and nonviolence, following his particularly horrific invasion of Kalinga (present-day Odisha). There’s also an archeological museum. Sanchi can be cover on a day trip from Bhopal, but it’s worth staying in the area as it’s a convenient base for numerous other side trips.
4. Udaygiri Caves – 60km from Bhopal
Udaygiri Caves is a chain of 20 rock-cut caves and is one of the unexplored places in Madhya Pradesh. The major factor making these caves a must-visit offbeat place is the presence of some of the oldest Hindu temples. If you are interested in archaeology, do not skip this place on your visit to Madhya Pradesh as it is one of the most significant archaeological sites in India. The caves also feature iconography of Shaivism, Shaktism, and Vaishnavism.