Weekend Trip to Indore, Madhya Pradesh
- Palaces and Museums
Summer 21 to 45°C
Winter 8 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Mumbai: 586 kilometers / 8 h ,19 m
Best Time To Visit
One of the fastest growing tier-II cities in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Indore is situated on the banks of spectacular Narmada Valley. The town is renowned for its majestic temples and magnificent monuments. Perched at an altitude of 553 meter above sea level, Indore juxtaposes the glorious past with a bustling future. Indore is rightly called as the ‘Food City’ and displays a great variety of multiple cuisines such as strong spicy Punjabi food and Indian sweets. A leisurely stroll around the city offers the best terracotta idols and paper Mache products. The world famous Chanderi and Maheshwari silks of Indore attract people from all around the world.
How to Reach Indore
The Indore Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Mumbai. It offers direct services to major cities in India such as Pune, Bhopal, Delhi and Malwa among others.
Indore is well-connected to major cities in India via private and public airlines. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport in Indore is located just 10 kilometers away from the city centre. The city is well-connected to major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bangalore, Bhopal and Chennai. Taxi cabs ply between Indore and Mumbai.
The National Highway number 3 connects Mumbai to Indore. The journey via road will approximately take around 8.5 hours. Regular bus services connect Indore with neighboring and other major cities such as Ujjain, Mumbai and Delhi.