Indore is definitely an attractive place for tourists as it satisfies every urge of a traveler. It has historical places, scenery, cities, streets & malls and further places for adventure and lots more. The city will amuse you with its shining lights and the outskirts will mesmerize you as you indulge in its beauty.
Places to visit near Indore within 100 km
- Footi Kothi Park
Footi Kothi is a historically significant place since it is the oldest fort in Indore. The place may be a bit crowded but it such a good location for photo time. There are numerous attractive Buddha statues within the fort. This place was a formerly neglected place even though the place was magnificent.
- Kalakund Night Trek
Kalakund is a place for adventure seekers and offers night trekking from 3 pm to 11 am. It is just 30 km away from Indore city and you can enjoy trekking for 9 km. It is arranged by various NGOs and YTC. It is situated in the outskirts of Indore District.
The jungle is dense with authentic wilderness and the trekking camp offers activities like valley crossing, twin rope walks, ladder rope walk, zipping, archery, paintball, and even stomach crawl.
- Tincha Falls
At just 25 km from the city of Indore lies this stunning waterfall. Its height is 300 meters and its whole beauty can be enjoyed most in monsoon season. Housed by the rustic village of Tincha, the place can be accessed from the Simrol-Udaingar road via the Indore-Khandwa route. This holds an appeal for nature lovers, trekkers, and offers one of the best experience in Madhya Pradesh. This is a perfect spot for a family picnic. Out of the considerable number of spots to visit near Indore Tincha Falls would a good decision.
The place has a parking area very near to the waterfalls itself. There won’t be any particular difficulty to reach as the roads are good even though the place is in a rural area. The other side of the waterfall is a green hill. The shortest route to reach the Tincha Falls is via Ralamandal. 25kms near to this waterfall there is Mayank Blue Water Park for further enjoyment.
- Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar
The wonderful Ahilya Fort of the Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar is settled on the riverside ghats of Maheshwar, and chaperones over the Narmada stream. It is around 90 km away from Indore city This was the Queen’s residence but was changed into an extravagant resort by Richard Holkar. Extraordinary compared to other places in the building is the Mandap patio, which bears unparalleled sight of the Narmada.
The calm, tranquil mood of the fortification makes it perfect for families and couples alike. a candlelit dinner by the riverside, taking a plunge in the pool, and appreciating the delight of vessel trip at nightfall with everything taken into account, Ahilya Fort is something like a feeling.
- The Ved Shala, Ujjain
This structure made in 1725 is also called Jantar Mantar which is around 50 km from Indore city. Ved Shala is known as India’s first logical observatory because of the place’s scientific significance.
The Ved Shala is among the five grand observatories worked by Raja Jaisingh, other than those in Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi, and Mathura. The Hindu ‘panchang’ depends on the observations made in Ujjain. Geographically Ujjain is considered as the “Greenwich” of India were the first meridian of longitude in Indian tradition. Moreover, it is situated in the Tropic of Cancer. The observatory is open to visitors from 09:00 am to 08:00 pm.
- Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary
Besides its rich and varied history, Indore houses a plethora of dazzling flora and fauna, which the city does a great job of conserving. A visual treat for nature lovers, and trekking enthusiasts, the famous Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary is an unmissable retreat and visiting the sanctuary is one of the best things to do in Indore. Trees of eucalyptus, bamboo, teak, babul, and Chandan grace its vibrant kingdom, while deer, rabbits, leopard, sambhar, blue bull, and rare species of birds call it home.
Besides two wheelers and four wheelers, touring the sanctuary on camelback gives you the experience to remember! You also have the option of spending a few days in the bounds of this natural heritage, in a well-managed guests house. The place also boasts one of the best trekking trails you can take near Indore.
- Jahaz Mahal, Mandu
Within 100 km from Indore, there is Jahaz Mahal which is over 700 years old and is one of the most important monuments in Madhya Pradesh. The word ‘Jahaz’ means boat and the palace is named so because it creates an illusion of floating & is surrounded by Kapur Talao & Munj Talao. The palace itself is proof of advanced architecture of India. The palace has its design of traditional Indian architecture collaborated with Mughal, Afghan & even Mesopotamian designs. The view from the large balconies towards the ponds and you will find the place desirable. You can visit the place anytime in between 6 am & 6 pm.
- Lotus Lake, Gulawat
As the name suggests the lake is home for many varieties of lotuses situated in the valley of Gulawat. It offers a pleasant sight, perfect for ‘picture time’. The lake is considered a hidden gem in the valley as its not that much known, which is also why their won’t be crowded necessarily.
There is, of course, the lotuses, then boating, rare species of birds and bamboo plantations as main attractions. The place is promising as a calm relaxation spot for tourists as well as locals.
- Jam Darwaza
‘Darwaza’ means door or gate in Hindi & Urdu. The route to the Gate itself is a feast to the eyes and the surroundings of the Gate is picturesque as well. The Gate holds historical significance and it is located on a hilltop which itself implies that the view from the Gate will be magnificent. It is the perfect destination to celebrate after traveling through the chilly weather. In there, you can even see the clouds descending upon which is in fact very rare. The place is the perfect vacation spot for hill station lovers and it is one of the main attractions of Indore.