Offbeat Alert Discover The Unassuming Town Of Madhai

With lush greenery that wraps the whole region, Madhai situated in Madhya Pradesh is a hidden gem to explore
Madhai is a picturesque place away from the chaos of the city. Credit Shutterstock
Madhai is a picturesque place away from the chaos of the city. Credit Shutterstock

Madhai, a quaint town in Madhya Pradesh, is serene and peaceful, making it an ideal holiday destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The place is rich in biodiversity, and the lush greenery that wraps the whole place is mesmerising. This is an ideal place to unwind and spend some quality time at. This town has a myriad of flora and fauna which will excite the nature lover in you. The best time to visit is in March, April, May and June.

Satpura Tiger Reserve

Satpura National Park is a hidden gem in Madhai. A place rich and diverse in flora and fauna, Satpura National Park is a paradise for animal and nature lovers. Satpura translates to seven mountains from Sanskrit to English and is surrounded by mesmerising lofty peaks. Spread prolifically about 1427 sq km, Satpura National Park is replete with lush green trees, flora, and mesmerising valleys full of blooming flowers, serene waterfalls, amazing gorges and creeks. Since this national park is a hidden gem, you must cross a river by boating to reach here. This makes the place even more exciting. These are some of the things you can do there.

Jungle Safari Satpura National Park allows travellers to enjoy a safari ride in the Satpura National Park. You can either indulge in a Jeep Safari, available in the morning from 630 AM to 930 AM or in the evening from 330 PM to 630 PM. You can even indulge in an elephant safari which can only be taken in the morning. The safari ride will add charm to your trip and help you better explore different kinds of birds and animals.

Bird Watching Madhai is a haven for many birds, including Malabar Pied Hornbills, Crested Serpent Eagles, Crested Hawk Eagles, Paradise Flycatchers, Honey Buzzards, Pittas and Peafowl. You can indulge in birdwatching to learn and explore the different types of birds. You will have a lot of fun seeing colourful and vibrant birds fluttering their wings or chirping perched on trees.

Boating You can even spend some peaceful time paddling in the serene water of Madhai. Paddling in the tranquil water, you would also be able to relish the scenic beauty of the place. Make sure to boat and spend some quality time amidst nature.

Trekking Satpura National Park is among the few national parks in India where you can explore the park on foot. You can trek and explore different flora and fauna amidst greenery. A trek in the forest would be a completely unique experience where you will be able to get lost in the lap of nature.
Open Time Tuesday to Sunday 900 AM - 500 PM
Entry permit INR 1250

Madhai is a picturesque place away from the chaos of the city that will allow you to spend some time amidst flora and fauna. This place will help you unwind and rejuvenate your body and soul.

How to Reach
By Air The nearest airport to reach Madhai is Bhopal Airport which is located at a distance of 120 km. The Bhopal Airport is well connected with all the major cities of India. From the airport, rental cars are easily available that will take you to Madhai.

By Rail The closest railway station to Madhai is Itarsi Railway Station which is located at a distance of 35 km. Many taxis and rental cars are available to reach Madhai from this railway station.

By Road Madhai is 120 km from Bhopal and 268 km from Indore. You can rent a car or take your own car and have a little road trip to Madhai. Many private and public buses run from Indore and Bhopal at regular intervals that travel to Madhai.

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