Borata is a small village in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest urban agglomeration is Bhopal at a distance of 132 km north of the village. Another major city of the region is Indore which lies at a distance of 223 km. The adventure-friendly Chhindwara is 246 km away.
Places to Stay
Being a village, naturally there are no places to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Bhopal for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Ranjeet Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Silver Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Gaurav Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Sonali Regency (Tariff – Rs. 650).
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also in usage in some areas of the region.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village in itself may not have anything interesting to offer. However the state in itself is a haven for tourist attractions, often referred to as ‘Hindustan-ka-Dil’ or the heart of India. The neighbouring city of Bhopal has a couple of tourist attractions among which Van Vihar National Park, Taj-ul-Masjid, Bharat Bhavan and Lower Lake are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Raja Bhoj Airport at a distance of 145 km.
Bhopal Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 133 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home.