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.
On the banks of the river Ganga, is a small town named Narora. It is famous for its Nuclear power plant developed and managed by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India. Narora is also known for its Atomic Power Station. It is located 68 km from the district headquarters of Bulandshahr, and 135 km from Meerut.
Place to Stay
There are a few budget and luxury hotels in Narora, like Hotel Sidhartha (Tariff-Rs. 829), Sai Palace (Tariff-Rs. 390), Hotel Taj Resorts (Tariff-Rs. 3961), and Hotel Crystal Inn (Tariff-Rs. 9786).
The official language spoken here is Hindi. English is also spoken and understood here.
The most important and grand event here is during Dushera in September-October every year.
Place of Interest
It is known for the Narora Dam and Narora Atomic Power Plant. Dolphins are often seen in the Ganges stretch between Bijnor and Narora.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Narora is the Agra Airport at a distance of 60.4 km.
Rajghat Narora (5 km) is the nearest railway station and is well connected to the neighbouring cities.
Narora is well connected to Rajghat, Karnvaas, Narvar, and Kalakatti as there is constant line up of devotees. Some of the good travels agents are Rishikesh Travels, Sai Ganga Tours, and VRL, etc. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.