Buldhana is the name of a district in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The district lies adjacent to the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh. It lies on the western most edge of the Vidarbha region of the state. Some of the major urban agglomerations nearby are Akola at a distance of 95 km and Aurangabad at a distance of 161 km.
Places to Stay
If you are looking for a stay in a bigger city nearby, then the city of Akola is a great option. Some of the budget hotels worth a thought are Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Center Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Rising Sun (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Green Vallies Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Holi, Buddha Jayanti and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which you may try out are Gajanan Maharaj Temple in Shegaon, Sangam Lake, Gavdevi Temple, Rajur Ghat and others. Akot (117 km away) has a wide range of tourist attractions which are both thrilling and enchanting in nature such as the Narsing Maharaj Temple, the Narnala Fort, Shri Wari Hanuman Mandir, Khatkali Forest and others .
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Nasik Airport at a distance of 384 km.
The major railway station close to the district is the Jalgaon Railway Junction at a distance of 155 km.
Various buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Two of the major operators in the area are Sheetal Travels and Anushka Travels. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.