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A Paradise Island in the heart of India

A Paradise Island in the heart of India

The Hanuwantiya Island in Khandwa district, in Madhya Pradesh makes for the perfect seaside escape

Hanuwantiya which is by the bank of Indira Sagar dam offers beauty in abundance; Clear skies dotted with majestic white clouds,emerald green foliage and,best of all, azure waters.

The union of land, air and water adventures combined with the luxurious tent city makes this glorious spectacle of nature a great holiday destination for a family as well as an adventure seeker.

Enjoy a wide array of water sports during "Jal Mahostav,” India’s only and largest annual water carnival. This eighty day long grand event is a paradise for adventure seekers, art enthusiasts, foodies and people who seek a break from the chaotic city life. The most recent edition of the festival took place from Dec 2019-Feb 2020.


Start your day waking up in your own luxury tent to a picture-perfect sunrise, and see the golden light just melt over the trees and water. Your accommodation will be in a beautifully arrayed tent city that’s located close to all the action. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast,overlooking the beautiful blue waters.


There’s food court that dishes out some of the tastiest food items native to MP and this includes street food too. Make sure you visit the crafts bazaar which sells beautiful handicrafts that you can carry home as a reminder of the great times you’ve experienced. You can continue your tryst with MP’s culture by spending the evening at Hanuwantiya watching folk music and dance performances.

Adrenaline Rush

Take your pick from a host of activities on land, air, and water like paramotoring and parasailing, and even water zorbing.


If you’re the sort who just wants to take it easy and just watch the world go by, there are ways of doing that as well. Take your pick from the house boats and cruise boats and laze around on their decks

How to get there:

By Air: The nearest airport is Indore, just three hours from the Madhya Dweep islands where Hanuwantiya is located.

By Train: The nearest station is Khandwa, 50 km away.

By Road: Hanuwantiya is well connected to Indore,Bhopal and Khandwa.

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