Winter! I just love it. Its the time when I can enjoy the cups of back to back tea. This is the time we just need a jacket, and a destination to travel. Some time alcohol also work as a life saver in winter :)
This time I am going to share a story of my home town, a city famous for music, a city having historical importance. A perfect getaway from Delhi NCR and the city is Gwalior.
How to reach:
Gwalior has an airport of its own that is situated at a distance of 8 kms from the main city.Indian Airlines connect Gwalior to the important cities of Mumbai, Indore, Bhopal and Delhi.The services are operational thrice a week.
The Gwalior Railway Station is located in the city. It lies on the main Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai rail link.The Taj and Satabdi Express connect Delhi and Agra with Gwalior.
Gwalior is well connected by roads.The place is connected to all the major towns of madhya pradesh and the adjoining areas.Gwalior is linked to Agra which is at a distance of 118 kms. It is well connected to Mathura and Jaipur which is at a distance of 350 kms. Delhi lies at a distance of 321 kms, Lucknow and Bhopal are just 423 kms away and Chanderi is at a distance of 239 kms.
The city is also connected with good quality roads to places like Indore lying at a distance of 486 kms. Jhansi is just 101 kms away from Gwalior, Khajuraho lies at a distance of 275 kms, Shivpuri and Ujjain are placed at a distance of 114 km and 455 kms respectively.
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL:
Gwalior is known as the tourist capital of Madhya Pradesh. This city can be visited throughout the year. However, summers are recommended to be avoided. The best time to visit the city without any hassle is in between the months of October to March with the temperature ranging from maximum of 21 degrees Celsius to minimum of 4 degree Celsius.
Note: On every year there is a trade fair organized by Gwalior Mela Pradhikaran in the month of Januray, this is the best time to visit Gwalior.