Madhav National ParkDirection
The park is situated near Shivpuri town and is a part of the upper Vindhyan hills. The Park was the hunting ground of Mughal emperors and Maharaja of Gwalior. It got the status of a National Park in 1958. There are two entry points for the park; one situated on NH-25 (Old Jhansi road) about 5 km from Shivpuri town while the other is on NH-3 (Agra-Mumbai road) at a distance of 7 km from Shivpuri towards Gwalior. The Park is gifted with a diverse ecosystem comprising of lakes, forests and grasslands. The forest is home to antelopes like Nilgai, Chinkara and Chowsinga and Deer including Chital, Sambar and Barking Deer. Animals like the Leopard, Wolf, Jackal, Fox, Wild Dog, Wild Pig, Porcupine, Python etc are also sighted in the park.
How to Reach:
Gwalior Airport (Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Air Terminal) is the nearest airdrome which takes 2 hours 48 minutes drive (125.6 Km) to reach the destination.
Shivpuri has its own railhead which is well connected to other cities like Delhi (400 Km), Bhopal (300 Km), Indore (400 Km).
Shivpuri connects several cities by road like Bhopal (300 Km), Delhi (400 Km), Indore (400 Km), Jhansi (100 Km), and many more.