Luxury Central India Tours

India’s heartland, central India, has numerous hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Bordered by the Bay of Bengal to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west, the region offers national parks, brilliant textiles and ancient rock drawings. You will get to experience the wonderfully diverse landscapes, culture and landmarks of this incredible region.

Madhya Pradesh has a rich cultural heritage and some of the best National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the whole of India. It has been home to the cultural heritage of Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, etc. Innumerable monuments, exquisitely carved temples, stupas, forts & palaces are dotted all over the State.


Consisting mainly of a plateau streaked with the hill ranges of the Vindhyas and the Satpuras, the State has everything. The hills give rise to the main river system. One-third of the state is forested and offers a unique and exciting panorama of wildlife. In the National Parks of Kanha, Bandhavgarh, and many others one has the rare opportunity to see the famous Indian Bengal Tiger, Bison and a wide variety of deer and antelope in sylvan surroundings.

Bhopal Private Tour

As the capital of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal tells a tale of two cities as it is divided by a pair of lakes. The Muslim-dominated old city lies to the north of the lakes and houses a catacomb-like area of crowded bazaars and mosques. Venture north of the city to find the Union Carbide chemical plant, the tragic site of the world’s worst industrial disaster.

Gwalior Private Tour

From visiting the historical monuments, to exploring the extravagant heritage buildings, to boating, water parks, art galleries and festivals, Gwalior has something for everyone, be it the adults or the kids. Gwalior also boasts of some great architectural work that reflects on its age-old monuments.

Orchha Private Tour

This is a delightful small town which was once an ancient capital city. The name of the city means 'Hidden Place', which was established in the year 1501 by Maharajas Rudra Pratap Singh. The streets are full of ancient palaces, temples, chhatris (cenotaphs), lively markets and friendly people. The town is small enough to wander around and get a feel for. 

Khajuraho Private Tour

The small village of Khajuraho is famous for its beautifully carved Hindu temples. The temples were abandoned for thousands of years and were immaculately restored and are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temples at Khajuraho are the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples to be found in India and are famous for their erotic sculpture.

Maheshwar Private Tour

Maheshwar is an overlooked and unexploited town. It was built on the site of Maheshvari, the ancient capital of a King mentioned in the Sanskrit epics - Mahabharata and Ramayana. The town has a history of handloom weaving going back to the 5th century and their saris are unique.

Bandhavgarh National Park tour
Bandhavgarh National Park

There’s lots on offer in beautiful Bandhavgarh National Park, with 448 sq kms of lush meadows and Sal forests. Bandhavgarh become a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1993. It is divided in three zones, the Tala, the Magdi, and the Bamera, with the Tala being the most popular due to the better opportunities for sighting a tiger.

Kanha National Park Tour
Kanha National Park

With its lush green meadows and thick sal forests, the Kanha National Park is home to the majestic Royal Bengal Tiger as well as a host of other animals including leopards, barasingha (swamp deer), sloth bears and sambar deer. As one of the best maintained National Parks in Asia, it operates a stringent conservation programme to protect the medley of inhabitants.

Pench National Park tour
Pench National Park

Pench is a vast wildlife haven covering some 758 sq km & is famous for inspiring Rudyard Kipling to write the Jungle Book including Baloo (Sloth Bear), Shere Khan (Royal Bengal Tiger), Akela (The Indian Wolf) and Raksha (the female Wolf). Other inhabitants include barking deer, foxes, four-horned antelopes, Indian leopards, striped hyenas, wild dog and wild boar.

Satpura National Park Tour
Satpura National Park

The calm, quiet Satpura National Park is a haven for wildlife lovers, variety of rare species and wonderful setting amongst the Satpura Range. This award-winning park opened in 1981 and is spread over 1,427 square kms. Picture deep gorges, beautiful hilly terrain, rivulets, large herds of mammals & untouched forest locations, all rich in biodiversity.

Panna National Park tour
Panna National Park

A former Gond settlement, Panna is a small city in the heart of India, which boasts of being the only city with diamond reserves. Panna is also most notably known for the Panna National Park which is a world heritage site and a significant initiative towards wildlife conservation. The park is famous for its attractions like wild cats, including tigers as well as deer and antelope.

Private Central India Tours

These are just a few of the Private Central India tours available from Indus Bound.

For more options please see the India Private Tours or let us know for a Tailor-made India tour.

Central India Luxury Tour
Treasures of Central India

13 Days

Delhi / Orchha / Gwalior /

Bhopal / Maheshwar /

Aurangabad / Mumbai

Tigers Luxury tours
Trails of the Tigers

12 Days

Delhi / Bandhavgarh / Kanha /


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