The city of Indore presents a happy blend of historical past & promises of rapid future modernization, it is situated on the Malwa plateau at an altitude of 535 m (18823 ft) above sea level, on the banks of two small rivulets-the Saraswati and the Khan. They unite at the center of the city where a small 18th century temple Sangamnath or Indreshwar exists. The name Indore is due to this deity. It is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh; this city has emerged as the commercial capital of the state.
How to reach Indore
• By Air- Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore is just 10 km from city centre. Indore is air connected to major cities in India by public and private domestic airlines. Indore is connected to places like Jaipur, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Bhopal and Chennai. Taxi services are available from Indore airport to city, costing about Rs 200. International travellers can get connecting flights to Indore from Delhi (800 km) or Mumbai (655 km) airport.
• By Train- Indore Junction Railway Station is an important railway station in Western railway zone. It is well connected to all major railway stations in India. Direct train services are available to Bhopal, Pune, Malwa, Delhi and many other cities.
• By bus Indore is well connected by state road transport public bus services. Regular bus services are available from Ujjain (55 km), Delhi (800 km) and Mumbai (655 km) to Indore Ujjain. Super fast and Deluxe A/C buses are also available in these routes. Bus fare is about Rs 3 – 4 per km.
• Those traveling from south can reach via Bhopal which is 190 kms (approx) only.
• Airport/Train pickup can be arranged on prior information at a cost.