Surrounded by the northern fringe of the Vindhyan ranges, Bhimbetka lies 46 km South of Bhopal. In this rocky terrain of dense forest and craggy cliffs, over 600 rock shelters belonging to the Neolithic age were recently discovered. Here, in vivid panoramic detail, paintings in over 500 caves depict the life of the pre-historic cave-dwellers making the Bhimbetka group an archaeological treasure, an invaluable chronicle in the history of man.
Executed mainly in red and white with the occasional use of green and yellow, with themes taken from everyday events of eons ago, the scenes usually depict hunting, dancing, music, horse and elephant riders, animals fighting, honey collection, decoration of bodies, disguises, masking and household scenes.
Animals such as bisons, tigers, lions, wild boar, elephants, antelopes, dogs, lizards, crocodiles, etc. have been depicted in some caves. Popular religious and ritual symbols also occur frequently.
Pick up from hotel lobby in Bhopal at 09:00 am drive leave to Bhimbetka is a World Heritage Site and is situated south of Bhopal. You will see here oldest cave paintings in the World along Satpura range of mountains. Caves are located in Forest area with natural beauty. The stone age Rock paintings are around 9000 year old and shows earliest glimpse of human life in India. On the way, we will stop over to see Bhojpur temple.at village Bhojpur situated on River Betwa. You will see here remains of magnificent ShivaTemple and Cyclopean dam with walking through large boulders. Also you will see Jain Shrine which contains status of Mahavira & figures of Parsvanath.
For lunch you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested at your own cost lunch around 1:30 pm proceed to further Sightseeing to Bhimbetka is home to more than 500 rock shelters and caves which have a large number of paintings. Guide will show various caves painted with vegetable colors. It a great place to visit for almost all age group people.
At the end of your journey at 5.00 pm , sit back and relax on the drive back to your Hotel in Bhopal
Visit Bhojpur And Bhimbetika
Duration : 8 Hrs / Full Day