Gwalior Usha Kiran Palace


Famous for the Gwalior Fort, erected by Maharaj Tomar Singh, Gwalior is a hill station is an ancient place of Jain pilgrimage. Usha Kiran Palace, a former Royal Home of the Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh, India) Royal family. Gwalior is also renowned for the various other places of tourist interest such as the Gurrudwara, raised to commemorate the reputed Sikh named Guru Har Govind Singh. Gwalior is worth a visit.

Landscaped by world famous horticulturist Robinson, with sprawling lawns, ensconced by fruit and flowering trees, the architecture of the hotel echoes the best traditions of the Gwalior style. Gwalior is an entry point to India's largest, geographically most interesting state, Madhya Pradesh.Landscaped by world famous horticulturist Robinson, with sprawling lawns, ensconced by fruit and flowering trees, the architecture of the hotel echoes the best traditions of the Gwalior style.

Location info:

Address: Jayendraganj,Gwalior, Madhya pradesh, India.
Nearest City:
Best time to visit: October to March.


Weather Generally pleasant from September to April. The summer is the monsoon.


Usha Kiran Palace in Madhya Pradesh with its rich royal heritage stands as a epitome of royal culture that is so integrally relate to it. Surrounded by plateaus rich in deciduous trees, wetlands and forest covered hills, Usha Kiran Palace in Gwalior boasts of its ethnic grandeur with a streak of colonial touch.The Usha Kiran hotel occupies a gracious 120 year old palace originally built to host English royalty and set within 3.6 hectares (9 acres) of landscaped lawns. The hotel is located in Gwalior City in central India in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is connected with Delhi, Agra and Jhansi by road and a railway network. Agra domestic airport is 120 kilometers (75 miles) away and the nearest international airport is Delhi (320 kilometers/199 miles away). Resort Features. The Usha Kiran Palace hotel features the renowned Jiva (full service) health spa with single and double treatment suites, a meditation garden and signature treatments from the royal house of Gwalior. Guests may select from a menu of Indian, royal and healing experiences including Indian rejuvenation therapies, body scrubs and wraps. The three hour Mangal Snan is perhaps the spa's most celebrated signature therapy and includes a background serenade of (live) traditional musicians, deep cleansing, exfoliating, calming massage with age old spices and oils, a royal saffron bath and a henna hand design. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, splash pool, billiard table and souvenir shop. The Silver Saloon restaurant offers candle light dinners poolside or on the rooftop with panoramic views of historic Gwalior Fort. Guestrooms. Guestrooms feature cable televisions, pay movies, wireless or high speed Internet access (surcharge applies), climate control, minibars with refrigerators, hair dryers, turndown service and in room safes. Non smoking rooms are available..

Interesting things to do:

Watching the Pierced Stone Techniques of the Tomb of Ghous Mohammed.

Interesting things to Visit:

  • Man Mandir palace, Gujari Mahal, Jas Vilas Palace.
  • Chiklod Palace – 45 kms, Jain temples – 6 kms, Bhimbetka Caves – 46 kms, Bhojpur – 28 kms.
  • The Crystal Staircase and Two of the World's Largest Chandeliers in Museum of Jas Vilas Palace.
  • Agra (118 km), Jaipur (350 km), Delhi (321 km), Bhopal (423 km), Indore (486 km), Jhansi (101 km), Khajuraho (275 km), Ujjain (455 km).
  • The Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum, Sarod Ghar museum, Museum of Music, Municipal Corporation Museum, The Kala Vithika.
  • The Teli ka Madir inisde the Gwalior Fort and See - 10 m High Sculpture of the Garuda.

Mobile range info:


How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Train Gwalior is on the main Delhi-Mumbai line. The superfast Shatabdi Express connects Gwalior with Delhi (3½ hr, #2001, 7 pm) via Agra (1½ hr) going north, and Jhansi (1 hr, #2002, 9.30 am) and Bhopal (4½ hr) going south. Normal express trains travel north to Delhi (5 hr), Agra (2 hr), and south to Indore (12 hr) and Mumbai.

Agra Lakshadweep Exp #2617 (10.40 am, 1½ hr), Taj Express #2179 (4.45 pm, 1½ hr); Bhopal Punjab Mail #2138 (10.25 am, 8 hr); Delhi Taj Express #2179 (4.45 pm, 5 hr), Shatabdi Exp 2001 (5 pm, 3½ hr); Jhansi Punjab Mail #2138 (10.25 am, 1½ hr); Mumbai Punjab Mail #2138 (10.45 am, 22 hr).

Nearest Airport:MLB Rd, has flights to Delhi (4 weekly, $100), Indore (4 weekly, $95), Bhopal (4 weekly, $120), and Mumbai (4 weekly, $210). An auto-rickshaw to the airport (9km) costs about Rs 124; a taxi Rs 280.
Road Transport:Bus Regular buses leave from the government bus stand to Jhansi (3 hr), Agra (3 hr), Shivpuri (3 hr), Indore, Bhopal, Ujjain, and Jabalpur. There are two morning buses to Khajuraho (9 hr). Private buses depart from the Lashkar bus stand.

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Suraj Kund - Pious Lake, Gwalior zoo - Rare Wildlife, Chhatris and Gurudwara Data Bandhi Chhod - Historical Sites.
  • one might just want to catch the light show. The forts & palaces are the main attractions.
  • Gwalior Fort, Palaces, Temples, Museums.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

1.Hindustan Petroleum
Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 500 m

2.Deluxe Motors
Roshni Ghar Mohalla, Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 500 m

3.Ashok Guptas Petrol Pump

Gandhinagar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.1 km

4.Petrol Pump
New Colony, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 3.3 km

5.Sainik Petrol Pump
Racecourse Road, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 2.9 km



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Tips & Suggestions:

  • Most of the Museums are Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays. Plan your Day Accordingly.
  • The Night Long Tansen Musical Festival in November or December.

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:

1.Padav Police Station
Tansen Road, Gandhinagar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.5 km

2.Central Jail
Ghosipura, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.9 km

3.Police Station
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 2.1 km

4.SP Office
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 2.3 km

5.Morena Police Station
Jiwaji Ganj, Morena, Madhya Pradesh 36.5 km
Nearest Hospital:

1.Maheshwari Nursing Home
85, Laxmi Bai Colony, Gwalior, M.P. 474002 800 m

2.Shanta Nursing Home
Patankar Bazaar, Vivekanand Marg, Lohiya Bazaar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474001 950 m

3.Sanjeevan Hospital

Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.2 km

4.Madhav Dispensary
J. A. Hospital Campus, Dal Bazaar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.3 km

5.Jayarogya Hospital
J. A. Hospital Campus, Dal Bazaar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 1.5 km


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