Dhondaicha-Warwade is a municipal city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a part of the Dhule district. The place lies quite close to the Gujarat border. The major nearest urban agglomerations close to the city are Nasik and Surat (across the border in Gujarat) at the distances of 218 and 202 km respectively. The town of Diu on the coast is also nearby at a distance of 257 km.
Places to Stay
One will have to venture into Surat in search of good hotels. Being an important city in a strategically important state, Surat does not run out of lodging options. Some of the good hotels which are worth a try are Alfa Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Citizen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Yadgar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Sarita Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
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 best places of interest in Surat are Chintamani Jain Temple, Sardar Patel Museum, Dumas Beach (21 km away from the main city), Dutch Cemetery, Suvali Beach (28 km away from the city), Blues Adventures (a recreational park-cum-water sports-centre) and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Surat Airport in Surat city at a distance of 213 km.
The Dhule Railway Station is the closest major railway station at a distance of 66 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Shree Hari travels is one of the private operators in the region. Buses to the village can be found in Dhule. When you are booking a bus ticket online ensure that you log on to a good bus booking portal like Ticketgoose.com.