49 km from Khandwa, the impregnable fort at Asirgarh is situated atop a hill with a palace. Built by Usa and Ahir, it served as a barrier to invaders from the North from entering Gujarat, Deccan and Marathwada. The fort was built by Usa and Ahir and is situated atop a hill with a palace. Don’t miss the 10th century shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.
69 km from Khandwa, the later- medieval fort and palace at Burhanpur were built by Meer Adil Shah Farooqi. The fort was known for its exquisite Persian bath-houses with coloured tiles and glass work. They are a fine example of Iranian architecture.
Cities sanctified by faith. This temple town on the banks of the river Narmada is ancient place. Its temples and mighty fort-complex stand in quiet beauty, mirrored in the river below. Today, Maheshwar is also known for its distinctive hand woven ‘Maheshwari’ sarees named after this place.
The largest city in Madhya Pradesh, it is a commercial hub and a great centre of education. It was the capital of the Holkar State.
The fortress town of Mandu is perched on the southwestern edge of the Malwa Plateau at an altitude of 2000 feet and commands panoramic views of the Nimar Plains below. Called by the Malwa sultans as the "City of Joy," the place is also famous for the love of poet-prince Baz Bahadur for his beautiful consort Rani Roopmati. Gloriously romantic and seductive, this beautiful city in the state of Madhya Pradesh is a popular city break destination year round.