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Madhav (Shivpuri) Weekend package

Duration : 02 Nights & 03 Days
Destinations : Gwalior - Shivpuri - Madhav National Park - Gwalior

Madhav (Shivpuri) National Park 156 sq km in area, the park is open throughout the year. Bio geographical Provinces 4.8.4 (Indus-Ganges Monsoon Forest). The park enforces the conservation which the area enjoyed when it was the private shooting reserve of the Maharaja of Gwalior. It was established as the Shivpuri National Park in 1958 simultaneously with the creation of the State of Madhya Pradesh.

It now enjoys further protection under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. Consists of level, undulating and hilly country in the Vindhyan range. Also lake. Altitude ranges from 360-480m. With a varied terrain of wooded hills, the forest being dry, mixed and deciduous with flat grasslands around the lake, it offers abundant opportunities of sighting a variety of wildlife. The vegetation in the park mixed dry deciduous forest of somewhat poor quality.

Wildlife attraction :

The predominant species that inhabits the park is the deer, of which the most easily sighted are the graceful little Chinkara, the Indian gazelle, and the Chital. Other species that have their habitat in the park are Nilgai, Sambar, Chausingha or four-horned Antelope, Blackbuck, Sloth Bear, Leopard and the ubiquitous common Langur. Tiger Panthera tigris (occasional), leopard Panthera pardus, striped Hyaena, jackal Canis aureus, jungle cat Felis chaus) chital Axis axis, sambar Cervus unicolor, nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus, four-horned antelope (chowsingha) Tetracerus quadricornis, wild boar Sus scrofa, chinkara (mountain gazelle) Gazella, crocodile and others.

Day 01: Arrive Gwalior - Shivpuri, 112 km

Upon arrival at Gwalior airport / railway station meet with our representative and drive to Shivpuri. Upon arrival check into the forest resort. Rest of the day free to enjoy the surroundings. Overnight stay at resort.

Day 02: Shivpuri (Madhav National Park)

Morning & afternoon jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. One can enjoy boating in Sakhya Sagar lake. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Shivpuri - Gwalior

Morning after breakfast transfer to Gwalior for onward connection..

Tour and Services Ends.

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