Perched at an altitude of 226m above mean sea level, Ajaigarh was formerly a princely state during the British rule in India. Belonging to the Sagar Division, it comes under the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. Being a tehsil, Ajaigarh is composed of 137 villages and 66 panchayats. Panna, Banda, Satna, Mahoba are cities near Ajaigarh.
Places to Stay
Ajaigarh doesn’t have good accommodation options. So it is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Khajuraho instead. Some of the hotels in Khajuraho are Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs. 1100), Hotel Casa Di William (Tariff – Rs. 400), Hotel Surya (Tariff - Rs. 900) among others.
The official language of Ajaigarh is Hindi. The other languages spoken in Ajaigarh include English.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Ajaigarh are Panna (23 km from Ajaigarh), Mahoba (64 km from Ajaigarh), Satna (73 km from Ajaigarh) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ajaigarh is Khajuraho Airport, which is located at a distance of approximately 40 km.
The nearest major railway station from Ajaigarh is Satna Junction, which is 76 km away.
Ajaigarh has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Panna, Rajnagar among others. It is mostly state run buses which ply on this route. Avail of bus ticket discounts when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com
Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.