Kamadgiri is a top-rated hill station which is situated in the Chitrakoot City of Madhya Pradesh. The place is surrounded by dense forests thereby adding onto its greenery and has a lot of religious importance. These dense green forests are surrounded by temples which were constructed in memory of Lord Rama of Ramayana. It lies at a distance of 380 km from Gwalior and can be reached by taking a private car, taxi or a regular train. Parikrama Path and Bharat Milap are some of the most famous spots for tourists. The perfect time to visit the place is between September and February.
Distance From Gwalior: 393.8 km via SH91
418 kms from city center
Known For : Bee falls Jata Shankar caves Pandava Caves
This hill station is one of the most famous in Madhya Pradesh. Satpura ranges are visible from here. Some waterfalls and caves are present here adding to its beauty. It lies at a distance of 574 km from Gwalior and can be reached by either taking a cab or a bus. Some must-visit tourist spots include Bee Falls, Rajat Prapat, Dhupgarh which is the highest peak of Satpura range, Pandav Cave, Jatashankar Cave and Sunset Point. Panchmarhi being a pleasant place can be visited throughout the year except for the months of March and April due to excessive heat at that time.
Distance From Gwalior: 537.3 km via NH44
Best Time: Throughout the year
534 kms from city center
Known For : Narmadakund Kapil Dhara Trimukhi Temple
Amarkantak is a perfect pilgrimage centre and hill station. People who love natural beauty would like to visit the Maikal Hills here which is considered to be the joining point of Vindhya mountain range and Satpura mountain range. Kabir, who was the famous poet, is said to have begun his meditation here. It lies at a distance of 714 km from Gwalior and can be reached easily via trains or flights. The best tourist spots of the place include Kalachuri Temple, Son Udgam Temple, Bhrigu Kamandal, Kapil Dhara Waterfall and Narmada Udgam Temple. Mid-September to February is the ideal time to visit this place.
Distance From Gwalior: 696.6 km via via NH 44 and MP SH 22
Best Time: October to March
773 kms from city center
Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park
This famous hill station is situated in the Dang district of Gujarat. It gives a fantastic view of the beautiful Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a scenic beauty which lies at a distance of 913 km from Gwalior and can be reached via trains, cab or public buses. Some major attractions of the place include Saputara Lake, Sunrise and Sunset Point, Rose Garden, Gira Waterfalls and Purna Wildlife Sanctuary. Winter season is the best time to visit the place.
Distance From Gwalior: 919.0 km via NH46 and NH52
Best Time: Mid March to mid November
Morni is a beautiful hill station situated in the Panchkula district of Haryana. It gives a fantastic view of the Shivalik range of Himalayan Mountains, hills, lakes, green forests and temples. Numerous trekking spots too are present here for the adventure lovers. It is situated at a distance of 594 km from Gwalior and can be reached using private buses and cabs. Morni Waterfall, Tikkar Taal Lake, and Morni Hill Fort are some of the tourist attractions of the place. September to March is the ideal time to visit this lovely hill station.
Distance From Gwalior: 628.5 km via Taj Express Highway and NH 44
Mainpat is not a very large hill station but quite exquisite. It is commonly known as 'The Switzerland of Chhattisgarh'. Numerous Buddhist monasteries are present on this hill station housing Tibetan exiles. These monasteries make the place appear even more endearing. It is more like a village and thereby does not have as many facilities as the cities. It is situated at a distance of 918 km from Gwalior and can be reached using trains, private buses or cabs. Ambikapur and Tiger Point Waterfall are some of the most-visited places of Mainpat. October to February is the ideal time to visit this hill station.
Distance From Gwalior: 920.3 km via NH19
It is a small yet famous hill station present in the Koriya district of Chhattisgarh. There are numerous coal mines found in the area. It is considered as a very pure place, and people with religious belief come here to get their wished fulfilled. Chirmiri lies 766 km away from Gwalior and can be reached by private cab, train or any other means of public transport. Some of the best places worth visiting here include Lord Jagannath Temple, Baigapara, Kalibadi, Gufa Mandir and Amrit Dhara Waterfalls. September to February is an ideal time to visit the place.
Distance From Gwalior: 753.3 km via NH44
Gwalior is thus surrounded by all types of places- cultural, traditional, and fun, the ones rich in heritage, the ones surrounded by nature, and the ones which are just perfect to sit and relax. Already decided a place to enjoy your vacation? What are you still waiting for? Go ahead and pack!