Dam Tour in Madhya Pradesh

Bargi Dam

Bargi Dam is one of the first completed dams out of the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh, India. Two major irrigation projects, named Bargi Diversion Project and Rani Avantibai Lodhi Sagar Project, have been developed by the Bargi Dam administration.  MPT Maikal Resort of 'MPT Hotels & Resorts' offers par excellence hospitality in this tranquil surroundings. Away from all cacophony of cities, the resort offers the calming view of the vast expanse of the water of the Bargi dam. The resort offers best service and quality food. Bargi dam is 1 km from this place. 

In the location of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the Bargi Dam is a significant part of the state's irrigation department. The dam gives strong support in keeping the water flow of Narmada River controllable. The dam got built in the year 1988 and apart from serving the irrigation projects; this government initiative has been serving as a recreational spot too. The backwater of the dam creates multiple scopes for tourism. Mainly aquatic adventure sports in Bargi Dam like paddle boating, water scooter riding, speed boating and cruising can be enjoyed here. This camping experience at the dam brings you to an amazing package of sightseeing, full day of activities and trekking near a waterfall.

Bargi Dam is one of the major dams built on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh, not so far away from the city of Jabalpur. This camping experience at the dam brings you to an amazing package of sightseeing, full day of activities . The favorite adventure sports in Bargi Dam, camping is an ideal way to get close with nature.

If you are thinking to have a boat ride and enjoy the beautiful scenic view while boating then the best time to visit Bargi Dam is during summer, as the water level is sufficient for boating during that time and the climate is also cool and calm, so you won't experience much heat, while in winters or monsoon there may be much rainfall that may not give you better boating experience. If you are not thinking of boating then you can visit the Dam throughout the year. Boating is a popular adventure sports in Bargi Dam. Bargi Dam can be visited during timings 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.


Tawa Dam

Tawa Reservoir is a reservoir on the Tawa River in central India. It is located in Itarsi of Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh state, above Betul district. The reservoir was formed by the construction of the Tawa Dam, which began in 1958 and was completed in 1978.  Tawa Reservoir is a reservoir on the Tawa River in central India. It is located in Itarsi of Hoshangabad District of Madhya Pradesh state, above Betul district. The reservoir was formed by the construction of the Tawa Dam, which began in 1958 and was completed in 1978.
Satpura Tiger Reserve (STR) also known as Satpura National Park is located in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh in India. Its name is derived from the Satpura range. It covers an area of 524 km2 (202 sq mi). Satpura National Park, along with the adjoining Bori and Pachmarhi wildlife sanctuaries, provides 2,200 km2 (850 sq mi) of unique central Indian highland ecosystem. It was set up in 1981.

The raw wilderness and absolute tranquillity of Tawa dam and Madai reserve forest attracts tourists in good numbers. Located in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, these are hot spots in monsoon. This place offers a scenic escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is set amidst lush greenery, and offers much scope for adventure. The western boundary of Satpura National Park and Bori Wildlife Sanctuary is formed by the Tawa dam & reservoir.

The scenic beauty of Tawa dam and reservoir on the Tawa river is charismatic. Sunsets viewed from the dam are especially enchanting. Even more enchanting is the lake cruise, which takes you on a serene hour-long ride along the dreamy little islands dotting the reservoir and the panoramic hills of the Satpura to Churna.

Madai is a reserved forest and an integral part of the Satpura Biosphere Project. It is located at the entrance of the most exquisite and beautiful forests in India - Satpura. It delights you with its rich wildlife, sprawling meadows, unending backwaters and spell-binding views that leave you awestruck. At Madai and Satpura Tiger Reserve you can indulge in a jungle safari and have an amazing wildlife and bird watching experience.

A short trip to these two places and a stay at MPT Tawa Resort can get you completely in sync with the magic of nature. 

 The nearest airport is RajaBhoj Airport in the city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (70 km) from Hoshangabad and (120 km) from Tawa which has daily flight service to Delhi and Mumbai. One can easily get taxi from Bhopal to Tawa. The nearest railway stations is Hoshangabad to reach to Tawa. Tawa is 25 km from Hoshangabad railway station. Tawa is connected via road through Hoshangabad. Tawa is 25 Km from Hoshnagabad via road.


Kerwa Dam

Kerwa Dam is located in Mendora village of Bhopal district in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is located near Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, and is an important source of water for the city. The area around the dam is a popular picnic spot, and attracts several tourists from Bhopal.  Located about 15 kms south west of the Capital city of Bhopal is this large water body, the Kerwa Dam.  On a sunny day, the Kerwa Dam is the perfect spot to unwind and relax as you go boating, bird-watch or simply have a small picnic in the lush greenery all around.

The nearby Jungle camp is a favorite family spot where you can feel closer to nature and enjoy the view of the dam. The place offers adventure sports like Roping, Paintball, Rappelling and River Crossing. Don’t forget to carry your camera to capture the scenic beauty all around. 540 per person for Travesing Ropeway



Halali Dam

The Halali reservoir is a reservoir in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is built on the Halali River, and lies 40 km away from the state capital Bhopal.

The Halali River is a tributary of the Betwa River. It was formerly known as Thal River. In the 18th century, Dost Mohammad Khan's forces killed a rival Rajput force near Jagdishpur (later renamed to Islamnagar) on the bank of the river. The river was renamed to "Halali river" (the river of slaughter), because it appeared red with the blood of the victims. Another name for the river is Banganga. The Halali Reservoir was commissioned in 1973.

 The Halali Dam is a popular weekend spot. Whether you want to have a picnic here or simply want to go boating at the reservoir, the place promises to be a relaxing experience. Located by the Halali dam, MPT Halali Retreat is an ideal weekend getaway and picnic spot for everyone - students or families. The cottage style accommodation, spacious conference hall, and the sprawling garden area make it like no other. The adjoining water sports complex offers boating facilities. The hotel is a hallmark of best quality food and prompt guest service. The place is best suited for activities like workshops, yoga retreats or residential corporate meets.


Gandhi Sagar Dam

The Gandhi Sagar Dam is one of the four major dams built on India's Chambal River. The dam is located in the Mandsaur, districts of the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is a masonry gravity dam, standing 62.17 metres high, with a gross storage capacity of 7.322 billion cubic meters from a catchment area of 22,584 km². A big dam in this region is located at 100 km distance known as Gandhi Sagar. This place is all time favorite as many people reach this spot throughout the year. You can enjoy the dam, you can swim in some areas and you can also take pleasure of green scenery surrounding. If you like to learn about turbine then this dam area is best place for you. However, take the permission first before entering the restricted area of dam.

The Nearest Airport from Gandhisagar Dam is Maharana Pratap Airport, Dabok, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 204 Kms. The Nearest Railway Stations from Gandhisagar Dam is Bhawani Mandi Rajasthan. Is is about 54 kilometer away. By road it is 100 Kilometer away from Neemuch District. Terrain of the area present spectacular landscapes, e.g, the topography in the vicinity of Gandhisagar Dam site is of Scenic value. The site in and around the Gandhisagar Dam really present the splendid site, which invariably attracts thousands of tourist over there. Along the bank of Chambal river forest covers are really of great value. Sedimentary rocks enhance the value of the site and at the same time draws thousands of birds in that  zone including indigenous and migratory. Hairpin bends, adjacent to Gandhisagar Dam are truly marvelous in all respect , this is the site where hundreds of tourists comes throughout the year.