How many people will tell you that Bhopal is an extraordinary hub for travellers?
Drive into the city, Ajay Jain was greeted by a landscape marked by lakes, hills and greenery. And its surroundings were even richer. These include the stupas at Sanchi, the cave temples of Vidisha, ruins in Gyaraspur, an architectural marvel at Bhojpur and prehistoric rock art in Bhimbetka. And more. Drive further and you will be in Satpura National Park, one of the best wildlife reserves in the world, with the prehistoric caves of Bhimbetka on the way.
Next time you are considering a break, think Bhopal. And be prepared to be surprised. Really surprised.