UNESCO World Heritage Site Bhimbetka Caves of Madhey Pradesh, India.

Bhimbetka Caves – Madhey Pradesh 

While scrolling down to the net came across one of the unknown UNESCO World Heritage site in Madhey Pradesh – Bhimbetka Caves. this situated on the Bhopal – Hoshangabad Highway, 45 km away from Bhopal. These are the ancient caves with extraordinary paintings earlier than the prehistoric times.

These are the most earliest forms of cave system exhibiting the earliest traces of mankind.  You can find the rock paintings and art on the walls and roof of the caves and shelters. A trip to Bhimbetka is a adventurous journey into the past.   

Both the images are taken from the google image gallery, shared by heritage walk.com

How to Reach Bhimbetka


By Air

Bhopal (about 46 Km.from Bhimbetka) is the nearest airport connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Indore and Gwalior.
By Rail
Bhopal, on the Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Mumbai mainline is the more convenient rail head.
By Bus
Bhimbetka, situated on the Bhopal-Hoshangabad National Highway No. 69, is well connected by bus.

Best Season

July to March. (According to Archaeological Department of India)
I have read at places that the place is close in the monsoon season therefore request you to please check before you visit the place. 
Its open on all the days except Mondays. 

Accommodation Facilities

Accommodation is not an issue even if this site is located in the jungles as nearby Bhopal is a well maintained city with a repertoire of hotels, guesthouses, heritage hotels and home stays. One can always pick an accommodation according to his or her budget, taste and convenience. Most of them offer standard facilities such as room service, clean and comfortable rooms, travel desk and many more additional services. 

2 thoughts on “UNESCO World Heritage Site Bhimbetka Caves of Madhey Pradesh, India.

  1. Eminent Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay wrote an execellent adventure novel for youngfolk title ” Bhopal rahasya “(mystery of Bhopal ) on 1983 based on Bhimbetka rock paintings and rock shelters .


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