Tekanpur is located in the Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh. It is home to the Border Security Force Academy and comes under the Dabra tehsil. It is located at a distance of 33 km from the district headquarters of Gwalior. Tekanpur witnesses pleasant climate throughout the year. Dabra, Gwalior, Datia and Samthar are the cities near Tekanpur.
Places to Stay
Tekanpur has limited options for accommodation. Thus, tourists are recommended to look for hotels in Gwalior instead, which is 37 km away. Some of the hotels in Gwalior are Hotel Grace (Tariff – Rs. 1800), Hotel Sita Manor (Tariff – Rs. 2000) and Hotel Tourist (Tariff – Rs. 1200.)
Hindi is the local language here.
Festivals such as Holi (in March) and Diwali (in November) are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Tekanpur is a tiny hamlet with limited attractions for tourists. However, places such as Gwalior (31 km from Tekanpur), Orchha (87 km from Tekanpur), Shivpuri (100km from Tekanpur) can be visited which will also serve for ideal day trips.
How to Get There
The nearest major airport from Tekanpur is at Gwalior, situated 38 km away.
Though Simariatal and Anantpaith do have railway junctions, only a few trains halt here. Thus, the nearest major railway station is Gwalior Junction which is 38 km away.
Tekanpur has a bus stand of its own with buses that connect to cities such as Jaipur, Gwalior and Jhansi. Private operators such as Kalpana Travels ply on this route. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.