Situated in Hingoli district, Basmath is a town in Maharashtra. It is situated 51 km away from the district headquarters Hingoli. Sugarcane and cotton processing units can be found in Basmath.
Places to Stay
Nanded, located only 28 km away has a number of budget stay options. Some of them are Hotel Anuradha Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Ramakrishna International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel City Pride (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Guru Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500). There is also the RW International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) in Hingoli.
The official language of Basmath is Marathi.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with much fervour here in the month of September.
Places of Interest
Nanded has a few places of religious interest like Sachkhand Gurudwara and Kandhar Dargah. The Kandhar Fort and Vishnupuri Dam are also worth visiting. Unkeshwar Hot Springs and Sahastrakund Waterfalls are also popular for their scenic beauty.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Basmath is the Nanded Airport.
Nanded Railway Station is the closest major railway station to Basmath and is about 27km away.
Basmath bus stand is located in the heart of town but is not as well connected as Nanded bus stand. Private operators like Sharma Travels, Jay Balaji Travels, New Varun Travels and Shree Khurana Travels are all reliable and provide regular services to Nanded Bus Stand. Travelling by bus has become easier these days as you can easily book a bus ticket online.
Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra and also the financial capital of India. It has many sobriquets like ‘The City of Dreams’ and ‘The city which never sleeps.’ The name ‘Mumbai’ is derived from Mumba or Maha-Amba, which is the name of the Goddess Mumbadevi and ‘Aai’ which in Marathi means Mother. The city was earlier known as Bombay, before being officially changed to Mumbai in 1995.
Budget Hotels in Mumbai
There are good budget hotels in the city of Mumbai. Some of these are the Eden Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 250 and 3 km from International Airport), Hotel Anjali Inn (Tariff – Rs. 970 and 7 km from Domestic Airport), and Hotel Good Luck (Tariff – Rs. 990 and 15 minutes from the International Airport).
The official language of Mumbai is Marathi. Other languages spoken here are English, Hindi, Gujarati as well as Urdu.
Events in Mumbai
Mumbai is well known for its night life. Occasions like the New Year celebrations are renowned. Major festivals like Diwali, Holi, Eid as well as Navratri are celebrated with great pomp and grandeur here.
Places to See in Mumbai
There are plenty of places to visit in Mumbai. Prominent among them are The Gateway of India (29 km from Airport), Marine Drive (28 km from airport), Bandra Bandstand (13 km from airport) among other places.
How to Get There
The Mumbai International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. It has a domestic as well as international terminal. It is located 26 km from the southernmost part of the city, Colaba.
The three main railway terminals in Mumbai are Mumbai Central (9km from Colaba), Bandra Terminus (15 km from Colaba) and Victoria Terminus (3 km from Colaba).
Operators like Neeta Travels and Abhi Travels provide regular bus connectivity to Mumbai. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.