Madhya Pradesh state is an important tourist destination of India and is visited all around the year. Tourism is an important contributor to the revenue of the state can be segregated into three sections- Cultural tourism, Wildlife tourism and Heritage tourism. The northern region of the state comprises of erstwhile heritage and princely state such as Orchha, Gwalior, Khajuraho, Chanderi, Shivpuri, Datia and more. Between October and April the weather at these places is quite conducive for exploring the region’s attractions including forts, palace, cenotaphs and temples.
A part of Northern region, Southern region and south-east region of the state are home to exotic wildlife. Famous national parks and tiger reserves such as Pench, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Satpura national parks are located in this part and can best be visited from October to June that are the winter and summer months. These wildlife reserves are closed during the rainy season due to water clogging.
South-west region of Madhya Pradesh is home to some of the most important pilgrimage destinations of the country. One of the seven holy rivers of India, River Narmada originates here and flows through a number of pious sites such as Ujjain, Amarkantak, Maheshwar and Omkareshwar. Out of these, Omkareshwar and Ujjain are the sites of Lord Shiva’s Jyotirlingas. Due to their religious significance, these places are visited all around the year. Places like Kanha, Amarkantak and Dhar are best known for their tribal culture.