Gwalior tour with fort & beautiful palaces.
Gwalior Fort, situated on top of a hill, finds its place among the best fortresses of India. It is also considered to be one of the most impenetrable forts in the country. Known for its great architecture and rich past, Gwalior Fort is a must-visit attraction when visiting Central India.It is said that the Mughal Emperor Babur (1483–1531) described it as, "The pearl in the necklace of the forts of Hind". The fort, also given the epithet "Gibraltar of India', provides a panoramic view of the old Gwalior town, which is to its east.History comes alive as you take a walk inside the majestic Gwalior Fort. Known to be one of the most impenetrable fortresses of India, it was called 'the pearl in the necklace of the forts of India' by the Mughal Emperor, Babur.fort is the top attraction in Gwalior city
per adult from
4 hours 30 minutes
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Parking Fees
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission - Gwalior Fort
- Entry/Admission - Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum
- Entry/Admission - Teli Ka Mandir
- Entry/Admission - Karn Mahal
- Entry/Admission - Suraj Kund
- Entry/Admission - Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Gwalior Fort, Gwalior India
An architectural marvel of the 8th century, the Gwalior Fort is perched on a hilltop. The defensive structure of the fort comprises two main palaces, temples and water tanks. Amongst it, the most acknowledged is the Teli-Ka-Mandir and Man Singh Palace. The former was built in the Dravidian style shrine and its generously sculpted exteriors are highly appreciated. Then there is the Man Singh Palace, built by king Man Singh in the 15th century. The reputed Palace has an amazing design. With blue ceramic tiles at the front façade and an impressive structure the Man Singh Palace reflects the true colours of the Tomar dynasty. To complement the Man Singh Palace, the Gwalior Fort complex also houses the Gujari Mahal. This was built by Raja Man Singh for his beloved queen Mrignayani. Other notable structures in the majestic Gwalior Fortress are the Karan Palace, the Jahangir Mahal and Shahjahan Mahal.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior India
Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior India
Built in the 15th century by Raja Mansingh Tomar for his Gujar Queen, Mrignayani, Gujari Mahal is a monument of love. According to popular tradition, since none of the eight queens were able to produce an heir for the king, he finally married a milkman’s daughter called “naani”, whom he named “Mrignayani” (meaning beautiful eyes). Mrignayani demanded a separate palace for her with constant water supply from river Ria and hence, Gujari Mahal in Gwalior in India came up. The palace now has an archaeological museum that has a large collection of Hindu and Jain sculptures, archaeological pieces from the 1st and the 2nd century B.C, copies of Bagh cave frescoes and Terracotta items. The statue of Salbhanjika, a marvellous piece in miniature is in the custody of the museum’s curator and can be seen on request.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior India
Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior India
Located in the Gwalior Fort, Teli Ka Mandir dates back to the 9th century and is the highest building in Gwalior (100 ft.). It is a towering structure of about 100 feet and has a unique architectural style. The shape of the roof or Shikhara can be easily discerned as Dravidian and the embellishments are distinctively Indo-Aryan. The decorations are of the Nagara Style, a well-known art form of Northern India. The complex of Teli Ka Mandir, Gwalior is filled with figures of river goddesses, coiled serpents, amorous couples and a flying Garuda, the vehicle of Lord Vishnu.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Karn Mahal, Fort Campus, Near Vikram Nahal, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474001, India
Then Visit Karan & Jahagir Mahal .The Karan mahal is another significant monument at Gwalior Fort. The Karan Mahal was built by the second king of the Tomar dynasty, Kirti Singh. He was also known as Karan Singh, hence the name of the palace.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Suraj Kund, Gwalior Fort, Gwalior 474008 India
The word Surajkund literally translates to the 'Lake of the Sun',
Suraj kund in Gwalior is located in Gwalior fort. It is believed to have magical powers. Water from the tank act as a medicinal water that assumed to cure chronic diseases. Atmosphere around the Suraj Kund is quite attractive and well maintained which encourage the tourist to spend plenty of time. It was constructed in 15th centuary. Noticable thing of the Suraj kund is the sunset and sunrise. The historical significance of suraj kund attract large number of tourist. The place is full of peace. History reveals that the discover of gwalior city Suraj Sen, was cured from his diesease of leprosy after drinking the water from the pond.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod Qilla Gwalior, In Gwalior Fort, Gwalior 474008 India
Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod is a memorial constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind Sahib, the 6th Sikh Guru. History states that Guru Hargobind Sahib was imprisoned in the premises by Jehangir for over two years. During the time of release of the guru, he also wanted 52 Hindu kings, who were his fellow prisoners, to be released.
Built inside the Gwalior Fort, the Gurudwara was constructed in 1970. Made up of marble and colourful stained glass exteriors, the Gurudwara is one of the significant Sikh pilgrimage sites and is visited by many tourists each year. Jehangir gave instructions that whoever holds the robe of Guru would be freed. This incident earned the Guru the title of Data Bandi Chhod.
Spread over six acres, the Gurudwara complex houses the Scindia School, Guru ka Langar with its huge dining hall and staff accommodation rooms in its adjoining compound.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Gwalior Airport, Gwalior India
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.