Hanuwantiya Island


Hanuwantiya Island is close to Indore city in incredible Madhya Pradesh. It is a leisure tourism destination with water tourism activities. In local Madhya Pradesh, it is popular with the name of Hanuwantiya Tapu. Famous Jal Mahotav festival is celebrated at this site thus it is very popular among leisure tourism lovers. It is built on backwater of Indira Sagar Dam, built on holy Narmada river. It is located on 150 kms south-east of Indore city and well connected by road. Tourists are mostly using Indore airport and railway station for visiting this water sports destination. Route remains open throughout the year. World famous Jal Mahotsav is organized in same Hanuwantiys Island sports complex, adjoining to MPT Hanuwantiya resort. It is a famous two month long event with many adventure tourist sports option for visitors. Mostly organized in winter season when Malwa tourism is on its peak.


While staying at MPT Hanuwantiya resort in this location, tourists have many activities to do. Some of the popular activities are listed in below given table. Apart from this, when Jal Mahotsav is organized, list of activities increases with introduction of some more activities by private partners of Jal Mahotsav.

Cruise ride Motor boat ride Speed boat ride
House boat experience Water Scotter ride Boriyamal Island visit
Jet skiing Zorbing Banana riding
Village Tour Bird Watching Indoor Games

Jal Mahotsav

It is a world famous event, organized at Hanuwanitya island site for tourists. Its timing and duration is decided by MPSTDC but usually organized in December- January months when tourism remains at its peak in incredible Madhya Pradesh. Due to Christmas festival and new year time, most of the school in India offers long vacations to students thus more families turn up for vacation tour planning thus this period is very much suitable for Jal Mahotsav like event. Its duration is usually of 60 days but as per situation, management may increase or decrease the duration. Proper announcements are made in advance so that tourists can draw there planning and make arrangements accordingly.

Rope Swing Regal Jet Boat Reverse Ejection Bungee Zip Line
Hot Air Ballooning Land Para Sailing Angling Trekking
Night Jungle Camping in Boriyamal Island Horse Ride Camel Riding Houseboat experience
Bumper ride Sleeping Ride Banana Ride Bull Ride
Swing Boat Ride Cricket Bowling Climbing Wall Zorbing
Toy Water Boat  Trampoline for Kids Dragon Train Mini Train
High Rope Course Trampoline for Adults Rope Games Kids Zone
Kite Flying Wrestling Competition Bullock Cart Ride Cultural Programs
Clay Pottery Making Wellness Spa Facility Musical & Cultural Dance Nights

Where to stay

Due to varying images on social media, tourists often get confused about stay options are Hanuwantiya Tapu. Here tourists need to understand that tented city is established only during Jal Mahotsav festival. Once this event gets over or before inauguration of this event, tourists will have only stay option as MPT Hanuwantiya Resort. Same is for activities also. Many activities are are introduced during Jal Mahotsav thus list of activities will also vary as per normal season and during Jal Mahotsav. 

Duration Stay Options
Throughout the year MPT Hanuwantiya Resort
During Jal Mahotsav festival MPT Hanuwantiya Resort + Tented City

How to reach

For visiting Hanuwantiya island, majority of tourists are using Indore as arrival and departure point. In addition to this, many tourists on Madhya Pradesh tour, staying in nearby destinations like Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Mandu etc may also visit this water tourism site as next destination. We are operating tourist taxi service from Indore city to all Hanuwantiya tapu destination.

Near by Airport Near by Railway Stations Nearby Taxi Stands Nearby Tourist Destinations
Indore Airport (150 kms ) Khandwa Station, Indore Station Indore City Omkareshwar, Sailani Island, Maheshwar, Mandu, Burhanpur, Indore, Ujjain


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Agra Taxi Service Agra to Gwalior Taxi Bandhavgarh Taxi Service Bandhavgarh to Jabalpur Taxi Bandhavgarh to Kanha national park
Bandhavgarh to Khajuraho Taxi Bandhavgarh to Panna national park Bandhavgarh to Pench Taxi Bandhavgarh to Prayagraj Bandhavgarh to Satpura National Park
Bandhavgarh to Varanasi Bhopal Taxi Service Bhopal to Chanderi Taxi Bhopal to Orchha Bhopal to Satpura National Park
Bilaspur Car Rental Gondia Taxi Service Gondia to Kanha Taxi Gwalior Taxi Service Gwalior to Agra Taxi
Gwalior to Chanderi Gwalior to Khajuraho Taxi Gwalior to Orchha Taxi Gwalior to Panna National Park Taxi Indore Taxi Service
Indore to Aurangabad Taxi Indore to Bhopal Taxi Indore to Hanuwantiya Taxi Indore to Maheshwar Taxi Indore to Mandu Taxi
Indore to Omkareshwar Taxi Indore to Pachmarhi Taxi Indore to Satpura National Park Indore to Udaipur Taxi Indore to Ujjain Taxi
Indore to Vadodara Taxi Jabalpur Taxi Service Jabalpur to Amarkantak Taxi Jabalpur to Bandhavgarh Taxi Jabalpur to Kanha National Park Taxi
Jabalpur to Khajuraho Taxi Jabalpur to Panna National Park Taxi Jabalpur to Pench National Park Taxi Jhansi Car Rental Kanha National Park to Bandhavgarh
Kanha Taxi Service Kanha to Jabalpur Taxi Kanha to Nagpur Taxi Kanha to Raipur Taxi Katni Car Rental
Khajuraho Car Rental Khajuraho to Bandhavgarh taxi Khajuraho to Orchha Khajuraho to Varanasi Taxi Maheshwar Taxi Service
Mandu Taxi Service Mandu to Ujjain Taxi Nagpur taxi service Nagpur to Kanha National Park Nagpur to Pench National Park
Nagpur to Satpura National Park Nagpur to Tadoba national park Omkareshwar Car Rental Orchha Taxi Service Orchha to Chanderi Taxi
Orchha to Khajuraho Taxi Pachmarhi Car Rental Panna national park to Jabalpur Taxi Panna National Park to Prayagraj Taxi Panna Taxi Service
Panna to Bandhavgarh Taxi Panna to Gwalior taxi Pench Taxi Service Pench to Kanha Taxi Service Pench to Nagpur Taxi Service
Pench to Tadoba Taxi Service Raipur Taxi Service Raipur to Kanha National Park Satna Car Rental Satpura National Park Taxi Service
Satpura National Park to Pench Ujjain Taxi Service Umaria Car Rental Varanasi Car Rental

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