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Gwalior is a historic city situated in Madhya Pradesh.
Gwalior airport has some scheduled domestic services however they are not available daily.
Gwalior is very well connected to major cities across India by direct train links. You can reach Gwalior from India's capital New Delhi, in 3 hours by New Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express(India's fastest train). This city is directly connected to Jammu, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari, Vishakhapattnam, Patna, Kolkata, etc.Gwalior railway station is a major Railway station and comes under the jurisdiction of Jhansi Rail Divison. Train ticket reservation is fully computerized and can be done at railway station itself. Another convenient way of getting reservation is online reservation facility provided by the site of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation ]. Auto Rickshaw and Tempos (Shared Auto Rickshaw) are available from the station to most parts of the city 24 hours. There is a pre-paid booth at railway station for hiring Auto-Rickshaw. It is advised to negotiate fare before hiring one. Taxis are also available at railway station.
Gwalior is situated on the North-South corridor of National Express Highway. National highway No.3(Agra-Mumbai road) connects Gwalior To Delhi,Agra,Indore and Mumbai. National Highway No.75 connects Gwalior to Jhansi,
For moving in the area around Gwalior Fort, either autos or bike rickshaws work. Walking is also viable if you have time.
The cheapest way to move inside the city, but you may need to share it with other passengers.
Costlier than tempos but convinent for going to internal parts of city. Remember, auto rickshaws in Gwalior do not have fare meters. So, never forget to negotiate fare before hiring one.
Buses are available to visit near by places as well as for travel to different cities. These buses are available from Bus Stand near Railway Station. M.P.,Rajastahan,U.P, State Roadways Corporation have number of Bus services connecting to cities and towns around Gwalior. Some private operators also have luxury bus services on selected routes mostly starts from various parts of the city.
Many more smaller ones
Gwalior is known for extreme climate. In winter, mercury may dip to 1 degree Celcius and on hottest summer day, it may rise to 48°C. But normally, winter temperature ranges between 6 degress Celcius and 21°C. While summer temperature hovers between 24°C and 45°C. Rainy season starts in the third week of June with Monsoon raains washing the central India. Monsoon rains gradually become weak in September and the season ends in the last week of September.
The best season to visit Gwalior is pre-winter and spring. And the best months to visit this place are September to November, February to March. April to August, it is very hot and unadvisable for sightseeing in the heat.
Go To Sun City If you are Visiting in Winters You Can go to the famous Annual Trade Fair and shop around. You can also enjoy beautiful Indian classical music both (vocal and instrumental) at 'Tansen Music Festival' during winters.
Go to DD Mall at MLB road It is very big mall having ,Macdonalds,Dominos, Multiplex and shop of good brands
Handicrafts and stone art
Gwaliorites like to have a good breakfast in the morning with kachories' , samosas' served with potato curries and chutneys and then there are sweets as jalebies and rabdi. Also try out gazak, , made up of jaggery and Til and available during winter time.
Not to be missed: Samosa at SS Kachoriwala and Ladoos at Bahdura Sweets at NayaBazaar.and Santa Claus Kids school at Chhatri bazzar Ratnakar Bhawan.