Weekend Getaway – Indore
Situated at a height of 300 feet, the Patalpani Falls is surrounded by dense forests and is a nature lover’s delight. It is also great for a day picnic. Around 19km from here is the Choram Dam, which is a great monsoon destination.
Distance from Indore: 34km
Best time to visit: Monsoon
Weather: Mostly sunny and windy
Madhya Pradesh’s an only hill station, Pachmarhi is great for an extended weekend break. The queen of the Satpura Ranges stands at a height of 1,067 feet and is a joy to explore, with its many streams and waterfalls.
Distance from Indore: 338km
Best time to visit: October to June
Weather: Pleasant with moderate showers in monsoon
A holy city, Omkareshwar is shaped in the form of an Om and is situated at the juncture where Narmada and Kaveri rivers meet. The city is home to 12 revered Jyotirlingas and is a prominent attraction for Siva devotees.
Distance from Indore: 77 km
Best time to visit: October to March
Weather: Hot summer; pleasant winter
An island in the archipelago on the Indira Sagar river, Hanumantiya is a vibrant, rural destination that is sure to ease the city dweller’s woes. It is also the venue of the famed Jal Mahotsav. The place is also famed for its wildlife, including migratory birds.
Distance from Indore: 136.9km
Best time to visit: October to April
Weather: Harsh summer; mild winter
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