What are the instructions and tips for someone who is planning to visit Gwalior?
Posted on Dec 11, 2013 by sushma.yadav
So, we believe Gwalior’s enticing culture and magnificent forts have been calling you since the past few days? Well, let yourself follow your heart. Make sure, you act extra smart as a traveller so that you can enjoy your trip to the fullest. Here are some useful tips from our side.
Weather and Nature
The hot summer months (March through June) may put off your mood. So, we suggest you to visit Gwalior during winter season (October, November, February, and March) and don’t forget to carry ample woolens.
If public transport is not something you enjoy much or you wish to enjoy the Gwalior tour with family or friends, there are many car rental services in Gwalior which will cater to your specific needs as per your budget. However, it is better to contact these agencies well in advance in order to avoid last-minute hassles and other travel-related inconveniences. For car-on-rent services, you can contact Savaari rentals through their toll-free helpline number: 1800-108-1000. Depending on the type of car you hire, you may be charged anywhere between INR 8 to INR 20 per kilometer.
During the tourist-friendly seasons, you may find the hotels in Gwalior already booked. So, we advise you to book the hotel in advance, especially you have a particular hotel in mind to stay at.
In Naya Bazaar, SS Kachoriwala is famous for it delectable samosas and kachoris.
You should also try not miss jalebis and laddoos at Bahdura Sweets in same market.
Some shopkeepers may try to encash the popularity of Gwalior as a handicrafts and jewellery hub and may try to sell you adulterated or inauthentic stuff. So it is advised to visit only trusted and reputed shops.
For example, Mangalam Jewellers and Tanishq in Sarafa Bazaar are reliable places to buying jewellery.
We suggest you to arrange for a guide in advance to lead you through the masterpieces in Gwalior, as it may get difficult for your find a suitable one after reaching here which spoil your plans.
At last but not the least, makes sure you have all the requisite emergency numbers handy.
Get the list here:
Gwalior Hospital: +91-751-2364298
Police Station, Jhansi Road: +91-751-2445231
The Tourism Office: +91-0751-4040777
After you read all this, reach to your suitcase lying in that corner and start packing for the tour. Gwalior is set to entertain and rejuvenate you.