Shivpuri - Madhya Pradesh

Shivpuri is a district in Madhya Pradesh which is about 100 kms from Jhansi. It was hunting ground of Moghul Emperors. Akbar caught herd of Elephants from here for his army. Later it became summer of Scindias of Gwalior and was also there hunting ground. At one time Tigers use to roam this place, but alas all perished, courtesy, so called 'Royal Shikaris.

Today it is preserved area and the area is called Madhav National Park. The area of the park is about 157.58 sq. km.

How to Reach
By Road: You can drive up to Gwalior and from here take road to Shivpuri. And the distance is about 436 kms and it will take close to 9 hours. The road from Gwalior to Shivpuri is not that good. The route is New Delhi - Faridabad - Mathura - Agra - Morena - Gwalior - Shivpuri.

By Train: You can Shatabdi Express till Jhansi. From Jhansi it is about 100 kms and taxi charges about INR 1200. The road is excellent and the view magnificent.

By Air
If One is traveling by air then One can avail flight services to Varanasi, Delhi, Khajurao and Gwalior. Gwalior is nearest to shivpuri around 112 kilometers away only.
Airports Near Shivpuri Type Aerial Distance
Gwalior Airport Domestic 116 Km
Kheria Airport Agra  Domestic 196 Km
Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi International 361 Km
Lohegaon Airport, Pune  Domestic  868 Km

Where to Stay
Tourist Village : MP Tourism: is an excellent place to stay. It has many cottages with good food. It also has a Bar. The tariff is given below:

Room Type
No of Rooms
Extra Bed
AC Suite

Tariff is Inclusive of Breakfast.
Taxes extra as applicable
Contact Details : Tel: (07492) 223760, 221297
Online Booking: click here

Madhav National Park: Though it does not offer much of wild life, but is a very good experience of nature and forest. I could spot many birds here, besides a herd of Spotted deer, Blackbuck, Sambhar, Nilgai, Jackal, Monitor Lizard, Panther and yes Crocodile. The park has 2 big lakes which attract lot of birds in the winter season, Chandpata and Sakya Sagar.

Chatatris of Scindia

View - Jhansi to Shivpuri

Cottage at Tourist Village

Front View of Tourist Village

Entrance To Tourist Village

Boat Club


Chataris of Scindia

Tourist Village - Backside View


Extravagant mughal pavilions ornamented with gorgeous lampshades, Chhatris describes the cenotaphs of kings and Queens of Scindia dynesty.

Madhav National Park
Positioned in Madhya pradesh’s Shivpuri District, Madhav National Park use to be a hunting place for the British and royal family of Gwalior. It is 157 sq km wide with splendid mesmerizing Flaura And fauna.

Jungle Safari

It is renowned for the natural world of the sanctuaries where wild animals are preserved in their respective natural habitat.

Weather And Best Time To Visit
Shivpuri is marked by a dry and warm weather in the summers and dry and cool weather during the winters. Summers here stretch between April to June  and the temperature can rise upto 42°C. Winters here stretch between December and February. The winter months are generally are dry, cool and incredibly pleasant. It rains here between July and October. The rainy season brings along with itself humidity to Shivpuri.  If you are planning a trip to Shivpuri then plan it anytime between October and March.
Language And Culture
Popularly spoken languages in Shivpuri are Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, and Sindhi.
Most of the population here follows the Hindu life styles, customs and culture.
Tourist Village Shivpuri: This resort is positioned around 101 kilometers away from Jhansi and around 112 kilometers away from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. It is placed on the Madhav National Park’s Edge and overlooks Sakhya Sagar Lake. Tourist Village is designed in aMediterranean style and projects an outstanding blend of Gwalior’s serenity and natural calm.
Address: Tourist Village, Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation, Shivpuri:473551, Madhya Pradesh, India
Sonchiraiya Hotel
For all the travelers who prefer staying in a peaceful environment away from the crowd, this hotel shall provide them with the coziest stay possible at Shivpuri
Address: Circular Road, Shivpuri 473551, Madhya Pradesh, India
Festivals And Activities
People of Shivpuri celebrate all the festivals that pertain to Hindu culture like Navratri, Holi, Diwali, Dussehra etc.
Some popular activities that may interest some people during their visit to Shivpuri are Birding, Trekking, Boating, and Safari.
Hotel Green View Resort: This hotel has nicely furnishes Air conditioned rooms with All day round room service, telephone and Cable television. This hotel also provides with travel assistance, and parking facility. It is situated 4 kilometers away from the railway station and 120 kilometers from Airport.
The hotel offers accommodation in well-furnished rooms equipped with AC,
Address: Near SPS school, Fatepur road, Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, India
Get Around
Auto Rickshaw
One can choose to travel the town in an auto rickshaw which quite a famous mode of transportation easily assessable all over the town. One can avail them from the middle of the roads as well as auto rickshaw stands.
The government buses run between all areas of the town. Traveling in a government local bus is quite economical here.
Taxis in Shivpuri are not really reliable and they are accessible only in a few areas.
Get Out
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Agra is around 231 kilometers away from Shivpuri and is blessed with Taj Mahal which is listed as one of the wonders of the world. It is a very famous tourist destination of India. It is situated in Uttar Pradesh.
Bhopal is situated around 284 kilometers away from Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh between two non-natural lakes. Bhopal is also called “The city of lakes” and is also a very famous tourist destination..

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