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Shivpuri - The Heartland Of Indian Wildlife


Shivpuri has dense forests which were at one point in time the hunting playgrounds for the Mughal rulers. The dense forest, fortunately, is not a myth and today drives forward tourism in Shivpuri. The Karera Bird Sanctuary and the Madhav National Park with the enormous George Castle whisk tourists into a land where nature and man coexist peacefully.

Tourist Places In And Around Shivpuri

Shivpuri’s long and colourful history stakes claim to Shivpuri being the summer capital of many a royal family. Shivpuri boasts of a host of forts, palaces and temples like the Narwar Fort, the Madhav Vilas Palace and the Mahua Shiva Temple amongst many others. Tourism in Shivpuri is no doubt a thriving, self-sustaining industry as the glorious monuments, national parks and bird sanctuaries are invitations by themselves.

Shivpuri - A lush Landscape Ruled By Mother Nature

The Madhav National Park is a bountiful land with rich biodiversity and varying landscape with rolling hills and flat grasslands around a serene lake. Nature in Shivpuri is not, however, limited to the national park, the Sakhya Sagar Lake, the Bhoora Khon Waterfall, the Pawa Waterfall and the Son Chiraiya bird sanctuary all contribute to the lush landscape, where man is but a small humble being in Mother Nature’s palace. Tourism in Shivpuri is an invitation to revel in Mother Nature, away from the humdrum of the concrete jungle.

How To Reach Shivpuri

Shivpuri is well connected and is accessible from nearby airports and railway stations.

Best Time To Visit Shivpuri

The place enjoys pleasant weather for the better part of a year, but the best time to visit is between October and March.

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How to Reach Shivpuri

  • By Road
    With the extensive road network running through even the most obscure towns and villages, the road is the best way to travel if a bumpy ride is not too much of a bother. Buses and taxis are easily available from major hubs such as Gwalior, (located 128 kilometre) and Jhansi (located 100 kilometre) away from Shivpuri.
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  • By Train
    Shivpuri is probably best approached through the railway network as it offers the most direct approach. The railway station is located a mere 3 kilometers away from the main town area. Buses and taxis frequently ply and are easily accessible. With not many trains offering stops at Shivpuri, Jhansi (100 km) and Gwalior (128 km) are the closest railway stations.
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  • By Air
    The historic town of Shivpuri is connected to nearly every major city across the width and height of India. The fastest route to any location is probably through the air and so it is with Shivpuri. The nearest airport is Gwalior airport located 128 kilometers away.
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