Bandhavgarh. A veritable jewel in the wilderness. True Kipling country where the drama of The Jungle Book unfolds itself amidst leaves of gold. Set in enchanting forest, Bandhavgarh is a land of striking beauty. From the ancient hills and meadows to the dense valley floor, from the bright shafts of sunlight in the forest glade to the gentle murmur of the river stream, one is intoxicated by the splendour of God's creation. Bandhavgarh has 32 hills. From the dense jungle below, the greatest of these hills rises some 800 metres to form a towering cliff which is crowned by the Bandhavgarh Fort, believed to be some 2000 years old.
The name of the city Jabalpur is a combination of the Arabic word Jabal, which means Mountain and the Sankrit word Pura, which means City; hence giving it the name- Jabalpur, meaning Mountain City. It is also believed that Jabalpur is the tapasya bhumi of a mythological figure known as sage Jabalie, from whom the name Jabalpur is derived. The City of Marble Rocks defines Jabalpur aptly. It is not only an important historical place, but also famous for the Marble Rocks gorge on Narmada River. Jabalpur is a beautiful city located in Madhya Pradesh in the center of India. Jabalpur is also known as Sanskarshani and is world famous for its marble rocks & waterfall at Bhedaghat.
Khajuraho, the temple city of central India, is famous throughout the world for its exquisitely carved temples in stones. Thousands of visitors and tourists from all over the world flock together to envisage this immortal saga of Hindu art and culture engraved in stone by shilpies (stone craftsmen) millenia ago. Khajuraho is amongst the 3 world heritage sites present in Central India.
Pachmarhi is Madhya Pradesh's most verdant jewel, a place where nature has found exquisite expression in myriad enchanting ways.Green shades embrace the mountains, and everywhere is heard the gentle murmur of flowing water. Bridle paths lead into tranquil forest glades, groves of wild bamboo and jamun, dense sal forests and delicate bamboo thickets.