Akoli is a small village in the Amravati district of Maharashtra. It is quite adjacent to the city of Amravati itself, at a distance of 6.3 km. The village will be a nice stop for tourists willing to have a cup of tea while travelling to other cities and towns. The village as a whole has nothing significant to offer in terms of tourist interest.
Places to Stay
Some names of budget hotels which may come handy to tourists are Hotel Indrapuri (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Roshini (Tariff – Rs. 875), Hotel Vandu International (Tariff – Rs. 900) and Hotel Ramgiri International (Tariff – Rs. 600) among others.
The official language of Akoli is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Diwali, Holi, Ganesh Chathurthi, Buddha Purnima and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places in the region which are worth visiting are Gavilgarh Fort, Shri Ambadevi Temple, Jawahar Gate and the Melghat Tiger Reserve.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Amravati Airport at a distance of 12.6 km from the village.
The nearest railway stations are the Amravati Railway Station, the Naya Amravati Railway Station and the Badnera Railway Station – all within Amravati city.
State transport buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) as well as a couple of private buses pass through or near the village en route to other cities and towns. TicketGoose.com offers discount coupons for bus booking to all its customers.