Today morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Indore by road. You will be rewarded with a scenic ride and en route, get the opportunity to explore a historically rich city, Ujjain.
Situated on the bank of the River Shipra, Ujjain is one of the holiest cities in India. It was the capital of the Gupta Dynasty during the reign of Chandragupta II who is popularly known as Vikramaditya. Dotted with several temples, Ujjain is the place of many legendary stories and one of the four places where Kumbh Mela is held. This is the place where Great ancient poet Kalidas lived and created his famous epics.
Your today's Ujjain tour will cover Bade Ganesh Temple, Kal Bhairav Temple, the Kaliadeh Palace, Navagraha Temple, Gopal Mandir, Harsiddhi Temple and Mahakaleshwar Temple.
Bade Ganesh Temple is known for housing a vibrant idol of Lord Ganesh whereas Kal Bhairav Temple is the holy abode of the guardian deity of the city.
After visiting these two temples, you will go to Kaliadeh Palace. This palace, on the bank of the River Shipra, is designed in Persian architecture and offers a view of the stunning landscape. The palace also includes a Sun Temple within its complex.
Next, you will visit Navagraha Temple, a sacred place dedicated to the 'Nav Grah' or nine major celestial bodies. The second biggest temple in Ujjain, Gopal Mandir is really awe-inspiring for its excellent Maratha-style of architecture. After admiring this temple, you will visit the Harsiddhi Temple which is one of the 51 'Shakti Peethas'. The last stop is the iconic landmark of Ujjain, Mahakaleshwar Temple. The three-storied sacred building, located on the bank of Rudra Sagar Lake is the holy abode of Mahakaal, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. After the temple excursion in Ujjain, continue your journey to Indore.
Once at Indore, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.