Gwalior Tour Packages
Walk right back into the ancient times as the majestic city of Gwalior narrates the tales of an era long gone.
Located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior is a historic city that is particularly popular for its hilltop fort. On a visit to the city, you can see glorious temples and striking palaces shrouding it in a majestic charm. The plush Jai Vilas Palace reminds you of the eminent royalty that the city had once witnessed.
History buffs and culture enthusiasts are drawn to this place for its fascinating monuments and museums. Apart from visiting the iconic structures of the place, one gets to savour the popular local delicacies of the place or go for an exciting boat ride in the Tigra Dam too.
Gwalior offers the perfect set-up for a captivating offbeat location that offers so much in terms of history. If you wish to plan a trip to Gwalior on your next vacation, then the best way to tour the city is with the help of one of the online Gwalior tour packages available at Veena World. Offering a pre-defined itinerary, a tour package makes travel easier as trip planning becomes the least of your worries. All you have to do is choose one of the online Gwalior tour packages according to the price or cost that suits your budget and requirements and you are ready to explore the city!
Gwalior Travel Packages
|Best of Madhya Pradesh||9 Days||₹61,000|
|Wonders of Madhya Pradesh||13 Days||₹70,000|
|All of Madhya Pradesh||17 Days||₹95,000|
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Gwalior Frequently Asked Questions
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Yes. Gwalior is home to numerous palaces, monuments, and temples that are steeped in history. When it comes to sightseeing in Gwalior, you will be spoilt for choice as the city has an abundance of beautiful attractions to make your visit more than worth it. You can plan a visit to the magnificent Gwalior Fort, head to Jai Vilas Palace for a sneak peek into the royal lifestyle, enjoy the wildlife at the Gwalior Zoo, or marvel at the iconography at Gopachal Parvat. Booking a holiday package for sightseeing in Gwalior can be the perfect idea for your next vacation.
Ideally, you should look for Gwalior tour packages for at least 3 days, which are enough to cover all the major sightseeing spots in the city. The best places you can add to your Gwalior tour package itinerary include the Gwalior Fort, Jai Vilas Palace Museum, Teli Ka Mandir, Sun Temple, Madhav National Park, etc. If you can extend your trip by a few days, after a local city tour of Gwalior, you can also consider travelling to other cities in Madhya Pradesh.
The best time to visit Gwalior is during the winter season, as the city gets extremely hot during the summer months. The winter months bring along a cool weather which is perfect for enjoying a sightseeing tour of Gwalior. The 4-day musical extravaganza, Tansen Music Festival is also organised in Gwalior every year in December, as is the popular Gwalior Trade Fair, which you can attend.
Gwalior is renowned for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Popularly known as the Fort City and the Gibraltar of India, Gwalior is also famous for its tombs, palaces, museums, and bustling bazaars. Some of the popular places that you can include in your Gwalior city tour package include the Sun Temple, Gwalior Fort, Maharaja Bada, Chhatris of the Scindia Dynasty, Phool Bagh, and many other interesting historical places. Gwalior, being the birthplace of the great Indian musician Tansen, is also highlighted for the prestigious Tansen Music Festival, which is organised every year in December.
Yes. Veena World does offer Customized Holidays to Gwalior that allows you to tweak your Gwalior sightseeing packages to suit your preferences. Decide all the aspects of your trip, like the duration of the trip, accommodation to be booked, destinations covered, and even the day-to-day itineraries during the trip.
Yes. A group tour is a good option for exploring the city of Gwalior and the places around it. Whether you are travelling solo, with friends, or with your family, you can book a Gwalior group tour with us. Here, you will be in the company of our knowledgeable tour manager and will also get to meet other like-minded people, making your trip quite a memorable affair. At Veena World, you can choose from a number of Gwalior group tours and get ready for an amazing experience.
The easiest way to plan a trip to the historic city of Gwalior is with the well-curated Gwalior holiday packages by Veena World. We take care of all the planning and arrangements for your trip. This includes travel and accommodation bookings, in-city travel arrangements, meals, tour guides, and everything else. You can explore our wide range of holiday packages for an itinerary that you like best. All you need to worry about is packing up and preparing for an amazing experience.
Apart from the glorious forts and magnificent temples, Gwalior is quite famous for its delicious food. While nothing beats the taste of the lip-smacking combination of Poha and Jalebi, which is a common breakfast dish in Gwalior, the Karela Chaat is another unique dish that you just have to try when you visit the city on your Gwalior vacation package. You can also try some Anjeer Role, Gulkand Gilori, and Gajak, which are perfect for your sweet tooth.
When you book with Veena World, you do not have to worry about the hassles associated with trip planning, as everything, including your travel itinerary under the Gwalior package, will be taken care of by us. As Gwalior is the tourist capital of Madhya Pradesh, it enjoys good connectivity with other major Indian cities and can be reached by rail, road, or flight.
By Air: Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal, also known as Gwalior airport, is a domestic airport with regular flights connecting to Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, and other major cities in the country.
By Train: Gwalior’s railway station is centrally located, well-connected to other cities, and is easy to reach.
By Road: Gwalior is well-connected to major cities via road, and visitors can use the state bus service, private buses, or cabs, or they can drive themselves to reach the city.
While planning the itinerary for your Gwalior holiday package with Veena World, you can choose a suitable travel option according to your preferences.
One of the best places for sightseeing in Gwalior, the Gwalior Fort has two entrances, the Qila Gate and the Urvai Gate. Both entrances are located far from each other, and you can choose either of them to enter the fort. Qila Gate is about 4 kilometres away from the Gwalior Railway Station and you can easily find a cab, rickshaw, or autorickshaw to get there. If you are driving your own vehicle, you should consider the western entrance, Urvai Gate, from where you can drive your vehicle inside the fort, all the way up to the hilltop of the fort, where otherwise you have to walk to reach.
Get to know more about Gwalior before booking your tour packages
The city has many interesting layers to it and a true glimpse of it can be seen in its iconic monuments, museums, and temples of the city. It is a city that houses numerous historical gems that can only be fully discovered when you visit. From palace explorations to temple tours, the city has a lot in store for the traveller in you and must be visited at least once when you set out to explore the offbeat destinations of India.
Gwalior is one of the major cities of Madhya Pradesh. Regarded as a historical place, the city is known for its monuments, temples, and various other important structures. Offering an interesting spectrum of places to visit, a tour of Gwalior city is enough for a close brush with history. On a trip to Gwalior, it is customary to explore the city in its true essence. The place has always been on the radar of tourists especially because of the Hindu temples and ancient forts that the city is known for. Apart from the iconic buildings in the city, travellers also visit the markets Patankar Bazar and Sarafa Bazar for shopping. In all, the city is a magnet for the patrons of history, art, and architecture.
If you wish to have a tryst with history and explore what the city has on offer, going for one of the online Gwalior city tour packages for a planned vacation will work wonders for your trip. All you have to do is choose one of the online Gwalior tour packages at Veena World according to the price or cost that matches your budget for the trip. With this, you will get a chance to explore the city with a pre-planned itinerary that helps you travel the city worry-free and you get to go on a fulfilling and exciting tour which is as per your preferences and requirements.
When you visit the city, you get to see an interesting mix of traditional and modern values. The majority of the population in the city is of Hindus. If you visit the city during one of the major festivals, you will get to see people dressed in their traditional attires with women wearing silk sarees and men wearing a long kurta pyjama complete with a turban. Another interesting fact about the city of Gwalior is that the legendary musician Tansen was from this city.
Things to Do in Gwalior
Monuments, museums, and temples form an important part of sightseeing in Gwalior. There are also various other sites to be discovered in the city. So, when you visit Gwalior, you should head to these must-visit places to fully explore the city:
• Gwalior Fort:
Mughal Emperor Babur referred to the Gwalior Fort as the ‘the pearl amongst fortresses in India’. Located on the top of a massive rocky mountain, Gwalior fort is one of the most important sightseeing places in Gwalior. Evidence points to the fact that the fort belongs to a time around the 6th century. When you enter the beautiful fort complex, you see temples, palaces, and water tanks, all of which are fascinating to explore.
• Saas bahu temples:
Saas Bahu temples were constructed in the 9th century and attract devotees and tourists from all over the country. The name of the temple is a short form of a different name of Lord Vishnu, ‘Shastra Bahu’. Both the temples are adjacent to each other and are adorned with faultless sculptures and carvings.
• Jai Vilas Palace:
Jai Vilas Palace is symbolic of an age-old opulence as well as the Indian culture. The royal Maratha Scindia family’s descendants currently reside in the palace. The mahal also doubles up as a museum, an art gallery, and a library which stores more than 5,000 books. The highlight of the palace is the huge Darbar Hall with carvings that further augment the beauty of the hall.
• State Archaeological Museum:
The museum is located in Gujari Mahal Palace that dates back to the 15th century. The entrance has mythological man-lion creatures on both sides. Additionally, inside, you can see a vast collection of Jain, Hindu, and Buddhist sculptures, inclusive of the brilliantly carved female figure from Gyaraspur that dates back to the 10th century.
• Tomb of Tansen:
Tansen is one of the greatest musicians India has seen. It is believed that such was the enchanting effect of his music that he used to make it rain with his music. The tomb of Tansen is an interesting place to visit as the burial site is a marvellous piece of architecture that one must definitely check out on their Gwalior trip.
• Samadhi of Rani Lakshmi Bai:
The samadhi of Warrior Queen of Jhansi, Rani Lakshmi Bai is a famous attraction that you can visit on your tour of Gwalior city. Apart from the Samadhi, there is also a striking 8-metre-tall statue of the Queen of Jhansi that will interest you here.
Best Time to Visit Gwalior
The best time to visit Gwalior is from October to March. But if you are someone who likes rain then you can plan a trip to Gwalior in between the months of July and September as well. Another great time to plan a trip to the historic city is during the time of the Tansen Music Festival if you wish to revel in the music of different Indian classical music performances. The festival is a four-day affair and takes places either in November or December.
Here is a more detailed account of the seasons in Gwalior, so you can plan a successful sightseeing tour in Gwalior by choosing one of the tour packages for Gwalior city at Veena World:
• Winter season (October to February):
The temperature in winters falls below sub-zero levels in Gwalior city. The maximum temperature around this time is 25 degree Celsius. If the winter chill does not bother you, then you can very well plan to visit the city during the winters.
• Monsoon season (July to September):
Providing respite from the scorching summer months, the monsoons are a welcome relief in Gwalior. The days are packed with humidity from the rain whereas the nights are cooler in the monsoon months. The temperature typically falls between 25 and 32 degrees Celsius at this time.
• Gwalior in the summer (March - June):
The temperature in Gwalior shoots up to 48 degree Celsius in the summer months. A visit to Gwalior should ideally not be preferred in the summer months because of the high temperature that makes it difficult to tour the city.