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Jabalpur is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The city of Jabalpur is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is known for its flourishing industries and historical importance. The city is cradled on the banks of the holy river Narmada and stands among the prominent cities of Central India.

How to Reach

By Air Jabalpur has its airport, known as the Dumna Airport, situated around 25 km east of the main city. Major airlines like Air India and Spicejet operate daily flights to Jabalpur airport.

By Train Regular trains from different parts of India run daily to the Jabalpur Junction railway station. There is easy access to any part of the city by cabs or auto-rickshaws from the train station.

By Bus Jabalpur is well-connected to other cities and states by well-maintained roads. One can get many government-operated buses and private buses for different destinations from Jabalpur’s main bus stand.

2 Days Itinerary

  • first day, you can visit the Madan Mahal Fort and Pisanhari Ki Madiya.
  • second day, you can explore the mesmerizing beauty of the Dhuandhar Falls.

Get Around

Jabalpur is well connected by local transport services. Auto-rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, and local buses are readily available. For a more comfortable journey, one can hire a taxi.

Things to Do

Jabalpur offers a wide range of activities. You can take a holy dip in the Narmada, experience the adventure of a boat ride at Bhedaghat, or visit the Dhuandhar Falls. For nature lovers, the Dumna Nature Park is a must-visit.

Offbeat Places

Jabalpur is home to several offbeat places that are worth exploring. These include the Balancing Rocks and the Madan Mahal, an old Gond castle built about 1100 CE by King Madan Singh.


Attend an evening aarti on the Narmada River, visit the Balancing Rock, or spend a day at the Kanchan Vihar with friends or family.

Fairs and Festivals

Jabalpur celebrates festivals like Durga Puja, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Holi with immense zeal and enthusiasm. The city also hosts the Lokrang Festival, a cultural festival showcasing various forms of folk dances, music, and ethnic dances.

Shopping Malls

Jabalpur has several shopping malls like the South Avenue Mall, Samdariya Mall, and Jagat Mall where you can shop for fashion apparel, electronics, and more.


Jabalpur offers a variety of food options. You can indulge in local food items such as Bhels, Aloo-Tikki, Chaat, Dosas, Lassi, Rabri, Jalebi, and more. Also, try the lip-smacking ‘Indian-Chinese’ food available here.


Jabalpur offers a range of accommodation options to suit different budgets. From luxury hotels to budget guesthouses, there’s something for everyone.

Go Next

After exploring Jabalpur, you can plan your next visit to other popular destinations in Madhya Pradesh like Bhopal, Indore, or Gwalior.