Indore is not just the cleanest city in India but also hugely popular among tourists for its historical and natural heritage. There are umpteen number of spots in and around Indore where you can spend a relaxing weekend and come back rejuvenated for the week ahead. You need to check out these 5 places to make the best use of your time.
Pipliyapala Regional Park
Also known as the Indore Regional Park, Pipliyapala offers a scenic and tranquil atmosphere, with a flowing lake surrounded by a verdant atmosphere for a perfect family getaway. It is more like a serene oasis amidst the urban jungle of Indore. Hitch a boat ride and take walks near the water fountain to feel refreshed. The French Indian Gardens are popular too and you can also snack at the food counters while you visit the landmarks.
Timings: 11 AM - 9 PM
Nestled amidst Mhow Tehsil, Patalpani Waterfall is approximately 300 feet high. This is a favourite picnic spot among families because of its natural beauty. The peaceful atmosphere here offers a great option to unwind with families and friends.
Make sure to visit the Maheshwar, Omkareshwar and other pilgrim sites in the region, around 50-60 kms away, while you’re here.
Timings: 6 AM - 6PM
Another panoramic waterfall, located approximately 37 kms from the main city of Indore, Bamniya Kund is a beguiling wonder of nature. It is both an adventurous campsite and a serene cascade rolled into one. Walk through the mesmerising jungles to satiate your appetite for adventure and you’ll not be disappointed.
Timings: 24 Hrs
Night Camping At Taraniya
Some 80 odd kilometers away from Indore, Taraniya actually helps to rejuvenate the mind after a hectic week because of it’s soulful ambiance. Experience a night stay here at a reserved forest area along with a flavor of exhilarating adventure! It is one of the best areas around Indore where you can chill and be in the comforting arms of nature. Grab the opportunity to stargaze while being near the majestic Shipra river.
Almost a 100kms away, this place is the perfect getaway spot if you’re looking for amazing pictures and a break!
Built under the Mughal rule, Mandu is a true testament of love between Prince Baz Bahadur and Rani Roopmati. The Jahaz Mahal in Mandu is built in the form of a ship that’s about to sail and it speaks volumes about the architectural genius that it is.
The Mandu cuisine is unique-they serve delicious kebabs, bhutte ki kees, mawa-bati, malpuas and so on so don’t neglect your taste buds here!
Whether you want to experience the adrenaline rush of adventure or you want to go for a drive with your favourite songs on speaker, Indore offers it all.
So pick up your phone right away and start planning!