Ghoradongri is a town in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh. It is located about 40 km from Betul. The Sarni Thermal Power Plant is about 18 km from here. The main occupation of the people is working in the coal mines and the thermal plant. A tribal group called “Gond” stay close to this town. Hence this area is also called the Gondwana tract. Weekly market called “Gujari” is set up on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Ghoradongri. Some of them are Hotel Amar Vilas (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Hotel Saral (Tariff – Rs. 1300), Hotel Castle Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Aman Palace (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The official language of Ghoradongri is Hindi.
The important festival of Ghoradongri is the Makar Sankranti, which is celebrated in January.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Ghoradongri. Some of the places include Satpura Reservoir (20 km), Mathardev Temple (25 km), Satpura National Park (75 km), Ret Ghat (70 km) and Tawa Reservoir (75 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ghoradongri is the Bhopal Airport. It is located about 170 km away from the town.
Ghoradongri Railway Station is on the main Jhansi to Itarsi and Delhi to Chennai track. Hence, trains to most of the major and minor cities in India are easily available. The nearest railway station is the Itarsi Junction (70 km). Many express trains halt here.
There are bus services to Ghoradongri from Betul and Nagpur. Sri Om Sai Travels is one of the bus operators offering good service. Utilising bus ticket online offer from travel websites can save you a lot of money.