Gwalior to Shivpuri

Gwalior to Shivpuri tour is one of the famous tours from Gwalior that enables the tourists to capture the cultural vitality of Madhya Pradesh . Shivpuri, situated in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh, is a small district which is known for its picturesque landscape.

Shivpuri had once been the summer capital of the Scindias. Today, Shivpuri is among the most visited destinations in Madhya Pradesh that attracts many tourists from across the world. The presence of a number of tourist attractions in Gwalior has enhanced the prospects of tourism within the territory. Among the major tourist destinations of Shivpuri that deserve special mention in this context are:

  • Madhav National Park - This national park is situated between Jhansi-Shivpuri and Agra-Bombay road. Spread over 157.58 square kilometers, Madhav National Park is home to pochard, teal, laggar falcon, migratory geese, mallard, chinkara, chital, cormorant and Indian gazelle.
    • Madhav Vilas Palace - Madhav Vilas Palace is one of the most beautiful buildings in Madhya Pradesh. Madhav Vilas Palace, the summer palace belonging to the Scindias, is popularly known as the Mahal. Tourists can capture the aristocracy of the Scindias at this site.

    • George Castle - George Castle is situated in the Madhav National Park. It was constructed by Jiwaji Rao Scindia. The George Castle provides a panoramic view of the National Park and the surrounding forest.

    • Chhatri - Chhatri was constructed by the Scindia Princes. The royal Chattries are the memories of the Scindias and are known for their intricate designed and beautiful motifs. The chattries or the cenotaphs feature Islamic and Hindu architectural designs.
    Moreover, Shivpuri is well connected to Gwalior with an excellent network of railways, airways and roadways. Therefore, due to the presence of a number of tourist attractions and a good network of transport, weekend tours from Gwalior to Shivpuri is one of the most popular tours in Madhya Pradesh.

    Shivpuri District

    Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012