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Mandu

Mandu

Weather

The town of Mandu witnesses typical tropical climate but due to its strategic location near the hills the summer season is not as dry and sultry. Summer months ranging between March and September are hot with maximum temperatures going up to 35 degrees Celsius. The monsoon season brings moderate rainfall between Juy and September with temperatures dropping to 20 to 25 degrees. The winter season running from October to February are cool and pleasant and minimum temperatures drop to almost 7 degrees Celsius making it a pleasant time for tourists to visit the Mandu region. 

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Mandu by road is by far the most convenient modes of transportation. Mandu is located on the main Mumbai Agra National Highway 3 and is well connected roadway allows easy transit facilities for tourists to reach Mandu.


By Air:

Mandu does not have a local airport and the nearest airport is the Ahilyabai Holker Airport at Indore some 100 Kms away from Mandu town. Regular cab and bus services are available from Indore airport to visit Mandu. The Indore airport is also well connected with major Indian cities and towns including the national capital New Delhi.



By Rail:

Mandu being a small town does not have a dedicated well connected railway station. The nearest railway station to reach Mandu is Ratlam located at a distance of nearly 125 Kms. Ratlam railway station is the main junction between New Delhi Mumbai main railway lines and is a well connected transit point. Cabs and buses are freely available from Ratlam railway station to reach Mandu.


Overview

Mandu is a famous tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh famous for its forts, palaces and architectural brilliance. Mandu well known as the 'real city of joy' is located at a distance of about 90 km from Indore. This popular tourist consort is situated amidst the Vindhya Ranges, at a height of 2000 feet above the sea level. The hilly terrains here are gifted with a very attractive natural landscape, which is at its best during the rainy season.

 

Mandu is famous among travelers for its fine architectural buildings and monuments that date back to the medieval times of central India. Mandu is also famous for its 'Khusrani Imli', tamarind trees which bear fruit only in the rainy period and juicy custard apples. The town of Mandu is a perfect example of Afghan architecture. Presently, there are more than 40 monuments divided into three categories-The Central Village Group, The Royal Enclave Group and Kewa Kund Group.

 

 The beauty of Mandu town is endowed is history books as a place of love and romance with its association with the legends of Prince Baz Bahadur and Singer Roopmati. Mandu is also popular as a perfect honeymoon destination allowing couples to relive the old world charm along with fables of love and communion.

 

Apart from its serene natural beauty and lovely architecture, Mandu offers Gourmet delights of central India. Tourists visiting Mandu can shop around the town for ancient folklore artifacts and marble statues while sipping on the famous Mandu Tea and local snacks including the mouthwatering namkeens and dairy based sweets. With its well-defended architecture and historic richness Mandu is a fountain spring of palaces and pleasure making it a perfect holiday destination.