Chopda is located in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district. It is an important stop on the Maharashtra- Madhya Pradesh trade route. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Indore, across the border in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh at a distance of 249 km (about four hours’ drive). Temple and cuisine enthusiasts must visit this place.
Places to Stay
There are many budget accommodation choices near Chopda; some of which are Hotel Royal Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards), President Cottage Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards), and Mahendra Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards).
The official language of the area is Marathi. Other languages that are spoken here include Urdu, Gujarati, Marwari, Bhilau, English and Hindi.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
The tourist spots near Chopda include the Manudevi waterfalls, the hot water spring at Unapdev (which is located around 6 km away), the Rel Maruti Mandir that is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Shani Maharaj Temple and the Kargil Chowk. The Rameshwaram temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva) is situated around 20 km away.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chopda is the Jalgaon Airport which is located around 73 km away from Jalgaon city.
The Jalgaon Junction Railway Station is the closest major railway station at a distance of 50 km.
There are regular bus services to Chopda provided by various private travel operators. There are buses which connect Dharangaon, Amalner, Jalgaon and Bhusaval to Chopda. Make use of cheap bus tickets online at Ticketgoose.com