Day 40: Vadodara to Maheshwar

0 Posted by - April 24, 2014 - History, Rearview Mirror

Today we traveled from Vadodara – the third largest city in Gujarat, to Maheshwar on the north bank of the Narmada River, in Madhya Pradesh. Maheshwar was the capital of the Malwa kingdom during the reign of Maratha Holkar until 1818 when Malhar Rao Holkar III shifted the capital to Indore.

Origin: Vadodara
Destination: Maheshwar
Distance Covered: 299 kms

Districts Covered: Vadodara in Gujarat; Khargone in Madhya Pradesh
States Covered: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh

We visited the hand looms at REHWA Society, that produce the famous Maheshwari Saris.

We visited the Ahilyabai Holkar Fort which has a museum attached.

We went round the Maheshwar Temple and the Narmada Ghats where we stayed till after sunset.


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