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.
The headquarters of Nanded district in the Marathwada Division of Maharashtra, Nanded is well-known for Renukadevi Shaktipeetha Temple. Situated on the banks of the River Godavari, Nanded is one of the oldest cities and the second largest city in the region after Aurangabad. Divided in two parts, Nanded City and district is located in the southeastern part of Maharashtra, bordering Andhra Pradhesh.
Budget Hotels in Nanded
There are many hotels in Nanded. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel G.N. Executive, Hotel Anuradha Palace and Nirmal Palace that offers rooms from Rs.600 onwards.
Marathi is the Local Language. Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada Andh are also spoken here.
Events in Nanded
All annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Places to See in Nanded
Shri Hazoor Sahib Gurudwara, Godedss Renuka temple, Lord Parashuram temples and many many Sufi shrines are places to visit within 3kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
Nanded has its own airport
Nanded has its own Railway Station
Nanded City Bus Stop has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Shourya Travels, Global Travels, Raj Travels, Holiday Travels, Noor Travels and Jai Durga Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. There are several bus booking portals that provide bus booking online offers from time to time.