One Day Bhopal Sightseeing Trip by Cab

1 Day Bhopal Sightseeing Trip by Car
1 Day Bhopal Sightseeing Trip by Car (courtesy: raviathya)

Awaken your senses to the vivid tapestry of culture, history, and breathtaking beauty of Bhopal, the heart of India, on our exclusive One Day Bhopal Local Sightseeing Trip. As your private car glides smoothly through the city, you’ll be captivated by historical sites echoing tales of bygone eras, and local cuisine that weaves an enchanting gastronomic tale.

Unforgettable landmarks unfurl before your eyes and every corner offers a potential photography stop, transforming your journey into a mosaic of delightful memories. Our handpicked itinerary not only immerses you in Bhopal’s rich heritage but also ensures a comfortable, accessible, and hassle-free adventure, crafted to leave you with an indelible imprint of this city’s charm.

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Bhopal City Tour by Car

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh’s capital city, is famed for its culture, heritage, and lifestyle. The city’s two man-made lakes, Upper Lake and Lower Lake lure travelers on this Bhopal city tour. The interesting old town with elegant mosques, lively bazaars, serpentine alleys, and magnificent Havelis is located to the north of the lakes.

The new town to the south has fancy infrastructure, retail malls, and large roadways. This contrast is what makes Bhopal such an amazing combination of old and modern, past and present, rustic and sophisticated.

Bhopal is brimming with grand mosques that highlight traditional Mughal design, such as the Taj-Ul-Masjid and Moti Masjid. The city will captivate you with its breathtakingly magnificent Havelis and museums, as well as its Nawabi cuisine, which is a culinary feast for foodies on this one day trip. The city has a unique ambiance due to the blend of Hindu and Muslim art traditions.
Booking a private cab to see popular tourist attractions in Bhopal is highly advised during your one day Bhopal local sightseeing tour. It ensures you visit as many sightseeing places as possible.

Highlights of Bhopal Sightseeing Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Bhopal local sightseeing tour
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Bhopal Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Taj-Ul-Masajid, Shaukat Mahal, Lower Lake, Upper Lake, Bharat Bhavan, State Museum Bhopal, Museum of Man, Shymala Hills, and Birla Temple.

Package Price for 1 Day Bhopal Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Bhopal Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 2,499/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Bhopal Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,399/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Bhopal Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,499/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Bhopal Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,999/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Bhopal Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 6,999/-

Mini Bus for One Day Bhopal Trip
Mini Bus
21 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Bhopal Sightseeing Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Bhopal
  • Cab for Bhopal sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Bhopal
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Bhopal
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Bhopal Sightseeing Trip

What to expect on your One Day Bhopal Sightseeing Tour by Cab

We will pick you up from your accommodation in Bhopal. The sightseeing tour will start early with a visit to the majestic Taj-Ul-Masajid. You can marvel at the country’s largest mosque which was erected by Bhopal’s third female monarch, Shah Jahan Begum.

The next stop on our itinerary would be the awe-inspiring Shaukat Mahal. A trip to the ‘City of Lakes’ is incomplete without visiting the Lower Lake and Upper Lake. Next, we will witness the grandeur of Bharat Bhavan. Delve into the region’s history at the State Museum of Bhopal and Museum of Man. 

Shyamla Hills is a great place to relax in the lap of nature and enjoy the picturesque sunset. We will wind up our one day Bhopal local sightseeing tour by offering prayers at the Birla Temple before we drop you at your place of stay.

Itinerary of One Day Bhopal Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Bhopal at 9:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Taj-Ul-Masajid40 minutes
2Shaukat Mahal30 minutes
3Lower Lake40 minutes
4Upper Lake40 minutes
5Bharat Bhavan30 minutes
6State Museum Bhopal40 minutes
7Museum of Man30 minutes
8Shymala Hills40 minutes
9Birla Temple40 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Bhopal by 6:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Bhopal listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Bhopal city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in Bhopal in one day by private car

A destination that weaves together a vibrant tapestry of culture, heritage, and natural beauty, Bhopal promises an unforgettable experience within just a day’s visit. Dive into our handpicked selection of must-visit places in Bhopal in one day, each a gem in its own right, to create your perfect full-day itinerary in this captivating city.

1. Taj-Ul-Masajid

Discover the grandeur of Taj-Ul-Masajid, one of Asia’s largest mosques, with its majestic domes and ornate minarets in your one-day Bhopal sightseeing tour – Book today!

The architecture of Taj-Ul-Masjid is magnificent and graceful. The massive domes, magnificent corridor, and exquisite minarets tell eloquently about its architecture. Non-Muslims, on the other hand, are not permitted inside the mosque. The Taj-ul-Masjid, or “Crown of Mosques,” is the country’s biggest mosque. 

The construction of this mosque began with Nawab Shah Jahan Begum (1868-1901) and was completed by her daughter Sultan Jahan Begum during her lifetime. The Taj-ul-Masajid is heavily influenced by Mughal architecture. The mosque also has a zenana (women’s gallery), which is unusual given that ladies used to pray at home.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the architectural excellence of India’s largest mosque.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

2. Shaukat Mahal

Shaukat Mahal is a historical building in Bhopal. It is one of the most remarkable architectural marvels of Bhopal, located at the entrance to the Chowk area. Shaukat Mahal was built in the 1830s as a wedding present for Sikander Jehan Begum, Bhopal’s first full-fledged female monarch. 

It is a portion of Bhopal’s iconic royal quadrangle, which revolves around the Iqbal Maidan, formerly known as Khirniwala Maidan. Architecturally, it is an outlier in comparison to other structures in the center of Bhopal. The edifice has numerous western aspects, blending both Post Renaissance and Gothic styles. Experience its fascinating heritage by reserving your spot in our Bhopal city tour by car.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the beauty and architecture of the monument.
  • Timings: Saturday to Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

3. Lower Lake

Bhopal, also known as the ‘City of Lakes,’ boasts two stunning lakes. Chhota Talab is another name for the Lower Lake. The Lower Lake Bridge, also known as Pul Pukhta, connects the two lakes. The lake was constructed in 1794 to celebrate the city’s beauty, under the supervision of Chote Khan, a minister of Nawab Hayat Muhammad Khan Bahadur. 

Lower Lake is serene, quiet, and lovely, and it is surrounded by gorgeous hills. Because the Lower Lake has no freshwater supply, it gets seepage from the Upper Lake. It is part of the Bhoj Wetland, which also includes Upper Lake.

Feel the serenity of Lower Lake’s shimmering waters, right in the heart of Bhopal by securing your place in the one-day Bhopal sightseeing tour now!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Delve into the natural beauty of the lake.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

4. Upper Lake

Upper Lake is Bhopal’s most important lake, also known as the Bhojtal. It is the country’s oldest man-made lake, located west of Bhopal. Locals also refer to it as Bada Talab. The lake, which holds around 30 million gallons of water, is the city’s principal supply of drinkable water. 

This lovely body of water was named after King Bhoj, who created the lake over the Kolans River in the 11th century. According to legend, the monarch built this massive lake to cure himself of a skin problem.

Embrace the beauty of Bhopal’s pride, the Upper Lake with our one day sightseeing tour of Bhopal!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the city’s vibrance.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

5. Bharat Bhavan

Bharat Bhavan is an autonomous multi-arts complex and museum in Bhopal, built and sponsored by the state government. Mrs. Indira Gandhi who was India’s first lady prime minister, inaugurated it on 13th February 1982. It is a multi-arts center designed to provide an engaging experience via the use of verbal, visual, and performing arts.

Bharat Bhavan provides a venue for modern expression, thinking, exploration, and invention, and is a popular destination for those wishing to see excellent dance and singing performances. The architecture of the Bharat Bhavan itself shines through like a brilliant diamond overlooking the Upper Lake, reflecting the grandeur of everything that is within.

Immerse yourself in the rich artistic tradition of Bharat Bhavan, an iconic hub of Indian art and culture. Book your Bhopal local tour now!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Deep dive into the culture of Bhopal.
  • Timings: Tuesday to Sunday from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person

6. State Museum Bhopal

The State Museum Bhopal, located on Shyamla Hills, is a stunning example of architecture. It was founded in 1909 A.D. as Edward museum and ruled under the name Ajayabghar in the current central library’s building by the then-ruling state of Bhopal. It was relocated to the Banganga Road building after the creation of M.P. state. 

The museum houses exceptional works of art as well as unique relics of Madhya Pradesh and displays it in an eye-catching manner. Thematic gallery, prehistory & fossils, excavated materials, metal images, inscriptions, sculptures, royal collections, textiles, freedom movement, postal stamps, autographs, manuscripts, paintings, coins, weapons, documents of the medieval age, and rare musical instruments are among the 17 galleries in this beautiful building.

Unveil the mysteries of Madhya Pradesh’s history at the State Museum Bhopal – reserve your slot for the one-day sightseeing tour of Bhopal by private car today!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the region’s history.
  • Timings: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person

7. Museum of Man

The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, or National Museum of Anthropology, is spectacularly located on Bhopal’s upper lakefront on the Shamla Hills. The museum tells the narrative of humanity’s culture and evolution as a whole. 

With its post-colonial repertory of indigenous folk, art, and culture, the museum stands out as the only one with painted rock dwellings. In addition, the museum has audiovisual archives, a large collection of anthropological items, and computerized films. 

The museum, which spans 200 acres, has goals such as exhibiting the variety and cultural traditions of Indian tribals. The tribals developed the anthropological environment with its primordial character to illustrate the old lifestyle and legendary path.

Explore the open-air anthropological Museum of Man and discover India’s tribal heritage – make your booking for the Bhopal city tour now!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Know more about the history of mankind.
  • Timings: Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 50 per person

8. Shymala Hills

Shamla Hill (Shyamla Hills) is a tiny hilltop in Bhopal’s northern section that has various tourist sites such as the State Museum, Regional Science Centre, Tribal Habitat Museum, Bharat Bhawan, and Van Vihar National Park. Shamla Hill is a prominent neighborhood in the city. There are several banks, commercial establishments, restaurants, hotels, schools, and institutions located here. 

The most breathtaking views of the Upper Lake may be seen at Lago Villa in Shamla Hills. The Jehan Numa Palace Hotel is a large heritage hotel spread across 5 acres of land on the slopes of Shamla Hill. Apart from them, the area has a plethora of luxurious hotels, guest rooms, restaurants, and pubs.

Take a hike up the panoramic Shymala Hills and relish breathtaking views of the city – request a back to book your one day Bhopal local sightseeing tour!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Experience the vibe of Bhopal
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

9. Birla Temple

Birla Mandir also known as the Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a spectacular monument built at the pinnacle of the Arera hills. It is a breathtaking vantage point that offers a panoramic view of the old city of Bhopal. The temple was erected in honor of Lakshmi, the goddess of riches, and her spouse Vishnu. 

The temple offers worshipers refuge and calm. The beautiful temple, which spans 7.5 acres and is ornamented with well-kept lawns and gardens, fountains, and statues, attracts thousands of worshippers during the Janmashtami and Diwali celebrations.

Seek blessings at the serene Birla Temple, a fine testament of Bhopal’s spiritual harmony – reserve your spot in our one-day trip today

  • Must See / Things to Do: Offer prayers to the almighty.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

Things to Do on your Bhopal Sightseeing Tour

Things to Do on your Bhopal Sightseeing Tour
Things to Do on your Bhopal Sightseeing Tour (courtesy: shivamtiwari)

Bhopal is the story of two cities. The northern city is known for its rich culture, which has beautiful mosques, stately Havelis, and bustling markets. The southern region plays a more refined function, with luxury hotels, lovely broad highways, and restaurants serving multi-cuisine to savor. It has a number of important historical and cultural sites to explore on your one day Bhopal sightseeing tour. 

What to Shop during your Full Day Bhopal Sightseeing Tour by Car?

The city is a shopper’s delight, with beautiful Zardosi sarees, gorgeous Mulberry silk, handlooms, and well-crafted gifts. In Bhopal’s local marketplaces, you may get some of the best Tussar Silk. The Mandana and Pithora paintings are a treat for art lovers on this sightseeing tour. While wandering the lanes of clothes and accessory shops, you may taste the delectable Dahi Bade, Khopra Pak, Malpua, and Imarti. Finish your shopping spree with real Bhopali Paan to give your vacation a true Bhopali flavor.

Markets in Bhopal are brimming with exquisite shoes, gleaming handbags, leather goods, and, of course, the renowned Bhopal ‘Batua’ with colorful beading. Bhopal is well-known for its hand-woven sarees and clothing fabrics. You may choose between a pastel Chanderi and a rich gold Kota silk. Beautiful Bagh print kurtas made from wooden blocks are a must-have on your Bhopal city tour. The handmade Maheshwari sarees just steal the show with their zari embroidery and beautiful luster.

What to Eat during your One Day Bhopal Sightseeing Trip by Taxi?

The food of Bhopal is heavily influenced by both Muslim and Hindu cultures. Bhopal cuisine includes some of the most delectable vegetarian dishes, as well as exotic and rich non-vegetarian dishes.

Bhopal’s cuisine combines many cultures, styles, and elements to provide visitors with a rich and delicious platter to enjoy. Hence, Bhopal houses some of the richest and most elaborate delicacies like Biryani, Kebabs, Chicken Tikka, Korma, and Rogan Josh.

Besides these Mughlai flavors, the chaat of Bhopal is very famous. You can enjoy its sweet, sour, and spicy flavors and also must indulge in the traditional Dal Bafla. You must also not miss the popular local items like Lassi, Sugarcane Juice, and the renowned Bhopali Paan (Betel leaf) on your full day Bhopal sightseeing trip.

The street vendors also provide delicious hot Gulab Jamuns, Meva Bati, and Shammi Kebabs. Sweets such as Faluda, Jalebi, and Rabri are well-known in the city. The Chowks in Bhopal’s inner city are the greatest places to sample the best food of Bhopal, where you will discover stores, restaurants, and street hawkers serving you the best meat dishes, curries, and kebabs to savor the rich cuisine that will fill your senses with incredible satisfaction.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Bhopal city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Bhopal sightseeing tour by private car, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Bhopal as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Bhopal sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Bhopal cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

Bhopal offers a laid-back ambiance to enjoy a relaxing holiday. It has something for all types of travelers. You can enjoy the marvelous architecture, shop for unique items, spend time amidst nature, and indulge in regional food on your one day Bhopal local sightseeing tour.

A full day city tour of Bhopal via a private cab provides you with a much-needed break from your routine while offering maximum comfort. This way you can visit whichever place you want and spend time there at your leisure.


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