Gwalior Trip from Agra

SAM Same Day Tours

Gwalior Trip from Agra

Location : Agra-Gwalior
Duration : Same Day Tours

Gwalior a city which has been the stronghold of one of the great Maratha clans-Scindias, provides you a great spectacle of monuments and history.

Early morning after breakfast a drive for you in a luxury private car covering 120 kms distance,On arrival our expert guide is accompanying you to conduct the sight seeing tour of the historic Gwalior fort.This fort was built in 8th century CE by Raja Maan Singh Tomar.Important buildings housed inside are Gurjari Mahal and Man mandir.This fort is built on a steep hill called Gopachal .Gurjari mahal was built by Raja Man Singh for his gurjari wife called Mrigyanayani.This palace has been changed into a museum and it contains artifacts of Jain and Hindu religion.Man Mandir was also built by Raja Man Singh and has beautiful art work on its walls.Other note worthy structures are Hathipol,Teli ka mandir,Sas bahu ka mandir,Garuda monument,Karan mahal,Vikram mahal and a magnificent Sikh temple built in memory of sixth Sikh guru Sri Guru Hargobind sahib.

After the visit of the fort is over you are hosted for a sumptuous lunch at a local Indian restaurant.

After lunch we are taking you to visit Jai Vilas Palace. It was built in 1874 by Jivajirao Scindia. Still the descendants of the royal maharajas reside there,a part of the palace has been converted into a museum open to the public.This enormous palace has more than 400 rooms.Important galleries have many exhibits of furniture, Durbar hall contains another masterpiece of a miniature silver train on the dining table to serve the royal guests. Another master piece is the sculpture of a hansa and a lady.The museum remains closed on Monday.

After the visit we take you to Wara - which was the cultural centre of Gwalior, here you can browse through the Indian bazaar.

Now is the time to return to Agra in the same luxury car driven by your trusted driver.

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