Datia is a small town in Madhya Pradesh in India. 69 km from Gwalior, on the Delhi-Chennai main line, Datia is a town whose antiquity can be traced back to the Mahabharata. A town of great historic significance.
Datia is Located at new Delhi-Chennai central line which connect to other cities of India.you can reach Datia from new delhi in 5-6 hours by Taj Express. 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. All the trains do not stop at Datia.Few trains going from Jhansi to Gwalior are the ones which stop.Datia is 20 minutes by train from Jhansi but frequency of rails which stop at Datia is very less.
Datia is situated on National Highway No.75 connects Gwalior and Jhansi.If you get down at Jhansi you can take an Auto to Jeevan Sarai Chauraha in Jhansi from there you can get jeeps which are a way of transport in that area these jeeps (4 wheelers) take 20 Rs and will take you to Datia.You can also take bus from Gwalior to Datia but frequency of buses is low.
For moving in the area around Datia Palace,Pitambara Peeth, either autos or bike work. Walking is also viable if you have time.For moving to Jain Temples ,Buses,Tempos are available
The best place to enjoy the pure natural environment of the hilly area and feast the eyes on the scene of beautiful temples with high spires.
There are a number of small eateries. The best would be to eat at the Govt tourist motel