Bundi is a town in the Bundi district of Rajasthan. It is a part of the Kota division. The landscape in the village is quite barren and travelers can stop by for a cup of tea or grab a bite at the small roadside dhabas. The town is reputed for its unique forts and palaces. The nearest major agglomeration is the city of Kota at a distance of 35 km.
Places to Stay
Some of the hotels one can look forward to are Shivam Tourist Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 600), Annapurna Haveli (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Chanda Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Undoubtedly, the Taragarh Fort (also known as Star Fort) is the prime attraction of the town. The artificial Nawal Sagar Lake, Bundi Palace, Jait Sagar Lake, Phool Sagar, Sukh Mahal and others. One can always embark on an excursion at the Dugari Fort (at a distance of 39 km). The stepwells are also considered to be among the town’s attractions.
How to Get There
The Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur is the nearest airport at a distance of 200 km.
The town has a pretty big railway station of its own towards the outskirts.
Various state transport buses connect the village to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Various bus ticket online booking sites make it convenient for travellers to book their tickets with ease.
Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.