Dhoki is a village situated in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. This beautiful village is a part of the Parnertaluk and is home to the river Terna. The majority of Dhoki’s population is comprised of Hindus and its economy relies heavily on farming. The village is also famous for its large sugar factories. The picturesque Dhoki Dam on the Kalu River is the major source of water for the people of this village.
Places to Stay
While good hotels are hard to come by at Dhoki, one may choose from the many hotels that are available at Ahmednagar. Some of them include Abhishek Hotel on Jalgaon Road, Hotel Yash Raj at Kinetic Chowk and New Anand Lodge at Maliwad. These hotels are clean, comfortable and economic.
Marathi is the most widely spoken language in Dhoki. Hindi, English and Urdu are also understood.
Ganesh Chaturti celebrations are worth seeing, while at Dhoki. This important Hindu festival takes place during August/September.
Places of Interest
Dhoki is home to many tourist attractions that include the Terna River and a number of famous temples. The village is situated close to the popular Shirdi Sai Baba Temple (76 km from Dhoki). One may also plan a visit to the Dhoki Dam and the sugar factories here.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Dhoki is the Latur Airport (43 kms form Dhoki). The nearest International airport is the Chhatrapathi Shivaji International Airport, at Mumbai.
There are no express trains that stop at the Dhoki Railway Station. One may catch a train to Ahmednagar, which is well connected to all major Indian cities and travel towards Dhoki from there (36 km).
Several luxury and semi-luxury buses are available from Ahmednagar to Dhoki, at reasonable rates and on a regular basis. There are a number of travel operators in Ahmednagar that organise trips to Dhoki and back. Book online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of offers and discounts.