Tour To Gwaliour
     
     

Duration :  2days & 2 nights

Fact Sheet

Gwalior  is a city in Madhya PradeshIndia, lying 122 kilometres (76 mi) south of Agra, and 423 kilometres (263 mi) north of Bhopal, the state capital. Gwalior occupies a strategic location in the Gird region of India, and the city and its fortress have served as the center of several of historic northern Indian kingdoms. Gwalior is the administrative headquarters of Gwalior district and Gwalior division. The Gwalior Fort has changed hands many times, from the Tomaras in the 8th century it passed on to the Mughals, then the Marathas under the Scindias (1754), followed briefly by Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi, Tatiya Tope and the British.

Location

Gwalior is located at 26.22°N 78.18°E. It has an average elevation of 197 metres (646 feet). Gwalior is an historic Indian city located on the periphery of Madhya Pradesh Stand, 100 km (62 Miles) from Jhansi. Gwalior has a sub-tropical climate with hot summers from late March to early July, the humid monsoon season from late June to early October and a cool dry winter from early November to late February. Under Koppen's climate classification the city has a humid subtropical climate. The highest recorded temperature was 48oC and the lowest was -1oC.

     
Tour Itnerary
Day 1
Check in the hotel and after refreshment, take dinner and relax for tonight.
     
Day 2

After taking early breakfast, Visit Gwalior Fort, ( Gwalior Fort in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, stands on an isolated rock, overlooking the Gwalior town, and contains a number of historic buildings. It is one of the biggest forts in India and a postage stamp has been issued by the Indian Postal Service to commemorate the importance of this fort. From historical records, it is established that it was built in the 8th century. The fortress and the city have been integral to the history of the kingdoms of North India. It is said that The Mughal Emperor Babur (1483–1531) described it as, "The pearl in the necklace of the forts of Hind". The fort, also given the epithet "Gibraltar of India', provides a panoramic view of the old Gwalior town, which is to its east),

Teli ka Mandir  (Teli Ka Mandir is an ancient temple that is undoubtedly famous for its splendid architecture. Located in the Gwalior Fort complex, Teli Ka Mandir can be reached easily by taking local means of transport from Gwalior. The English version of Teli Ka Mandir is Oilman's Temple. Built in 11th century, Oilman's Temple is the oldest temple of the Gwalior Fort. )

Tombs of Tansen  (The Tomb of Tansen is the catacomb of the father of Hindustani classical music, Tansen. The crypt of Miyan Tansen is designed in the quintessential Mughal architectural style and is laid out in sprawling landscaped gardens, adorned by the color and fragrance of the seasonal blooms and laced by rippling brooks. An annual musical festival is also organized to commemorate the memories and musical contributions of the legendary musician.)

Jai Vilas Palace Museum

(Jai Vilas Palace of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh was built in the year 1809, located in the new city of Gwalior. The palace was constructed to welcome the ‘Prince of Wales’ on his visit to the country. The magnificent white colored Jai Vilas Palace is an electric mix of contemporary style and traditional Indian motifs that creates a variable feast for the senses.

The palace, reminds the last rulers of Gwalior - the Scindias, although the current maharaja still lives in a portion of the palace, a large part of it is now a museum.)

Sun Temple (A newly built temple dedicated to the Sun god, the Sun Temple is located near residency at Morar, Gwalior. It is a facsimile of the famous Sun temple of Konark, Orissa and now this sun temple is one among the significant pilgrimage centers in Gwalior.) 

In the evening, leave for Shivpuri where you stay overnight at the scenic tourist village and enjoy dinner.

     
  Day 3  

After breakfast, Today in Shivpuri, take a round of the park, where the rulers hunted in the times gone by and later you visit the graceful chhatris or cenotaphs, each a testimonial to a proud ruler and his queen.    ( The architecture is an elegant synthesis of the Mughal and Rajput style, the cenotaphs set like jewels in formal gardens).

Back to Tourist Village and take quick lunch and then you leave for Railway Station and back to Lucknow.

 

The Above package Includes:

  • Tour Manager to take care of entire offsite
  • Transportation by 2x2  AC Dlx.  Coaches
  • Accommodation in well appointed Rooms on Quad/ Five sharing basis.
  • All meals during the stay at Hotels.
  • All recreational activities indoor & outdoor available at the resort. 
  • 01 Extra Breakfast on the 1st day in Resort
  • 01 Extra lunch on the last day in Resort.
  • Presentation given by Professional on Gwalior & its historic importance.
  • All ideal sightseeing mentioned in above itinerary
  • All Hotel taxes

 

Connectivity  (Railways)

 Lucknow- Gwalior

Train

Departure

Arrival

Duration

Running Days from
Lucknow

Gkp Okha Expres
(15045)

10:30 AM
(Lucknow Ne)

07:20 PM
(Gwalior)

8h 50m

Thu

St, Mfp express    04:45 PM        13:35 AM                      Sat
(19053)               (Gwalior)         (Lucknow)

Roadways Distance- 388kms