Donimalai is a township adjacent to Bellary in the South Indian state of Karnataka. It is a part of the Bellary district. The district headquarters, Bellary, is at a distance of 10 km north-west. The state capital, Bangalore, is situated at a distance of 315 km south. The area is famous for its merchandised iron ore mines.
Places to Stay
For lodging options, one will have to travel to Bellary and try out these budget options – Bala Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Ashoka Comforts (Tariff – Rs. 600), Pawan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Manasa Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 950) and others
The official language of the area is Kannada. Telugu is also spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The area in itself does not have places of interest. One will have to travel to Bellary to explore tourist attractions. Some of the places which are worth visiting are Bellary Fort, Kuntegadda Park, Bellary Zoo, temples such as the Bellary Durgamma Temple, the Malleshwara temple in the Fort area and others.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Hubli Airport at a distance of 189 km from the village.
Bellary BG Cantonment Railway Station is the major railway station at a distance of 50 km from the village.
Mostly state-run buses cater to the needs of travelers in the village. Among the private operators that are active in the area are Sea Bird Travels, SRS Travels and Varalakshmi Travels. Buses for the area are available from Bellary. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets