A great devout center on the banks of river Shipra – Ujjain! This silent place is in the central India state of Madhya Pradesh and is regarded as a Hindu sacred place since time immemorial. If you want a religious vacation you need to book your Ujjain Tour with us right away. This holy city is one amongst the seven sacred cities of the Hindus. The divinity and the sacredness that you find in your Ujjain Tour will definitely purify your, mind, body and soul. Hindu mythological has it that during ‘Sagar Mathan’, one drop of nectar spilled over Ujjain, which makes it a sacred place. Whatever be the truth behind this, we assure you that your Ujjain Tour with us will be the most tranquil and serene vacation of your life.
With your Ujjain Tour you can visit the ruined sculptures and monasteries which have been found sprinkled around the religious city. These ruins lead to the credence of Buddhism which thrived here in the 4th century. We also take you to the ruined temples and old remnants of houses found in the district which will take you for a tour to the bygone eras. You should book your Ujjain Tour during the festivals of Kumbh Mela, Ardha Kumbh and Shivaratri. Let each day of your tour give you a whole new experience of life. Book your Ujjain Tour and marvel at the beautiful blend of the glorious past with the vibrancy of modernity. Spend a vacation like never before!
Major Attraction of Ujjain Tours:
The Maha Kumbh Mela:
It is advised to you that you should book your Ujjain Tour during the famous Holy Kumbh Mela that is held here every twelve years. This joyous festival is celebrated on the banks of River Shipra which is considered a very sacred river. During the fair, the city is crowded by overwhelming number of pilgrims and sadhus (Saints). Majestically slow and soothingly decorated elephants tread the fair ground adding extra flavour of spirituality to the town. A Visit to Ujjain during Kumbh Mela is really an experience of divinity.
Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir:
This magnificent temple is situated near the tank of Mahakaleshwar Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha who is believed to be the God of health and prosperity. Visit this temple and marvel at the massive and grand statue of Lord Ganesh that is there in the temple. It is one of the largest statues of Lord Ganesha in India. There is also a Panchmukhi image of Lord Hanuman in the middle of the temple. Visit the temple and secure the blessings of both Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman simultaneously.
This glorious temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas has been consecrated here which makes it one of the most important temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is divided into 5 levels. One of these levels is underground. The way to this section of the temple is lit up with Brass lamps. The Shikhara is impressively decorated with sculpted finery which gives the temple an out of this world charm.
Vikram Kirti Mandir:
This temple is the cultural center to immortalize the memory of King Vikramaditya. The premises also homes the Scindia Oriental Research Institute that has more than 18,000 rare manuscripts in different fields, an archaeological museum, an art gallery and an auditorium. Visit the art gallery and marvel at the numerous old paintings of Rajput and Mughal Era. The archaeological museum showcases inscriptions, copper plates and fossils that were found in Narmada valley. The most interesting is a huge elephant skull which is sure to leave you spell bound.
This interesting caves are situated just above the banks of River Shipra near Gadhkalika Temple. The caves are famous as the place where the step brother of King Vikramaditya meditated after renouncing all worldly possessions and relations. The name of the saint was Bhartrihari, thus the caves too got this name. It is said that Bhartrihari was a great scholar and a talented poet.
This fascinating palace is located at a distance of 8 km from the town on an island in Shipra River. The palace was built by Mandu Rulers in the year 1458. Visit this palace and marvel at the Persian style of architecture. A huge portion of the palace collapsed but was later mended by Maharaja Madhav Rao Scindia I in 1920. The palace is set in very calm environment that further adds to the surrounding natural beauty.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is at Indore, 55 km away, is connected by air to Bhopal, Bombay, Delhi and Gwalior.
Ujjain is an important railway station on the Western Railway network and connected with most of the major cities in India.
Good motor able roads connect Ujjain with Ahmedabad (402 km), Bhopal (183 km), Bombay (655 km), Delhi (774 km), Gwalior (451 km), Indore (53 km), Khajuraho (570 km), Mandu (158 km).