In collaboration with the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board and the Tourism Council of Bhutan, the Embassy of India, Thimphu hosted a Webinar on 29 March to showcase tourism avenues in the heart of Incredible India –Madhya Pradesh.
As a follow-up to the Webinar, the Embassy of India is organizing a familiarization visit of a select group of Bhutanese youth in a joint effort to promote tourism from Bhutan to Madhya Pradesh.
The Embassy of India earlier hosted an outreach event for the promotion of tourism to Madhya Pradesh on 26 May with Bhutanese nationals who will proceed on the familiarization visit to the State.
The Bhutanese selected for the trip include travel operators, students, social entrepreneurs, and writers among others.
According to the Indian Embassy, the Bhutanese select group will proceed on a 7-day wildlife tour of Madhya Pradesh that will cover Jabalpur, Bhedaghat, Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park, Pench Wildlife Sanctuary, and other attractions.
The group will also have the opportunity to see Royal Bengal Tigers, white tigers, leopards, deer, and a variety of bird species including eagles in their natural habitats.
Speaking at the event, Indian Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj said Madhya Pradesh is the heart of India and offers a beautiful mix of nature, heritage, wildlife, and spirituality.
“Madhya Pradesh is also home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites – namely the sacred Sanchi Stupa, the ancient Bhimbhetka caves, and the majestic Khajuraho Temples,” she said.