The name ‘Bhimbetka’ is derived from the historic tale of Mahabharata. The sitting place of Bhim, and then this place got its name Bhim.
These caves are an individual chronicle of history. Made in different periods of history, some paintings are around 30,000 years old . These paintings shows lifestyle, festivals, hunting and agriculture. In this 12 caves are open for public viewing and some others are not declared.
Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003, it has more than 500 caves and rock shelters.
The use of natural colors has ensured that the paintings have endured better over time.
Best time to visit bhimbetka , Winter season is the best season for a bhimbetka. The months when bhimbetka is the most ideal for a trip is the months of October to march. Mansoon season is also a nice time to visit while summer time is very hot.