Bareilly is a significant city in the Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh. It stands on the Ramganga River and is the capital to the Bareilly division and the Rohilkhand division. It is the centre for furniture, cotton, cereal and sugar manufacturing. Historically, Bareilly’s name first came up in the Mahabharata. Lying in the Ganges plains, the city is known for its moderate climate. Its current population is over 9 lakh. It is one of the fastest growing cities owing its economy to trade and commerce.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options for visitors catering to all low and mid range budgets and tastes such as East Lite Hotel, Hotel Swarn Towers within Rs 1400.
Eid, Krishna Ashtami, Maha Sivarathri, Ugadi, Vijaya Dashami, Diwali and Rama Navami are celebrations that take place annually.
Hindi is the primary language spoken.
Places to Visit
Bareilly has Ram Nagar Fort, Bareilly Fort, and Hari Mandir within 25 km of the city.
How to Get There
At a distance of 250 km, is Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi and Pantanagar is about 70 km from Bareilly which offers direct flights to New Delhi.
There are sic railway stations that serve Bareilly. It is one of the cities that have been well connected by rail lines since the 19th century. Passengers can find connectivity to several cities and towns.
Bareilly has access to NH24 and NH74 which connects it to Dehradun and New Delhi. State buses and private operators carry smooth operations. Grab any bus ticket online offer when you book your tickets.
Muzaffarnagar is a small city with a municipal board in Uttar Pradesh. It comes under the Muzaffarnagar district and is also the district headquarters. Muzaffarnagar was founded by Munawar Lashkar Ali in honour of his father during the Mughal period. It is often referred to as the ‘Education Hub of India’.
Places to Stay
There are a few good budget hotels in Muzaffarnagar. Some of them are Omega Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Green Apple (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Swagat Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Muzaffarnagar is Hindi. English and Urdu are also spoken here.
Diwali, Holi, and Eid-ul-Fitr are celebrated annually here. A fair held after Holi, and a Bhandara held on every Devi Chaudas at the Kali Nadi Devi Mandir are noteworthy events here.
Places of Interest
Muzaffarnagar has a few places of cultural and historical interest to visit. The Brahma temple in Buddhana, one of the two temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in India, and Vahelna (4 km) a holy site for Jains, are the two places of religious significance worth visiting here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Muzaffarnagar is in Jalandhar (65 km). The nearest international airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (116 km).
Muzaffarnagar is well-connected by railways to most places in India. Trains to Delhi, Chandigarh, Bhatinda and other places stop here.
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Ajmer, Bhilwara, and Jaipur. The best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Jagdish Tourist, Ashok Travels, Vishwakarma Travels, and Kalpana Travels. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.