Hosangabad is a municipal board city that belongs to the Narmadapuram Division of Madhya Pradesh. It is also the capital of Hosangabad district. It has a diverse economy in which tourism and agriculture all play an important part. The district consists of 116 village panchayats and 50 villages. The cities nearest to Hosangabad are Itarsi (19 km) and Bhopal (75 km). Hosangabad has several places of tourist attraction for eager visitors.
Places to Stay
Hosangabad has one budget hotel option with all the amenities at an affordable price. It is called Hotel Sant Kripa (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Hosangabad is Hindi. No other languages are spoken here.
The important festivals of Hosangabad include Diwali, Dussehra, Sri Krishna Janmashthami, and Maha Shiv Ratri.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Hosangabad. Panchmarhi Waterfall is a wonderful picnic spot and a beautiful trekking and hiking trails. The Satpura Tiger Reserve is one of the best-maintained reserves in India and is a must-see for all tourists. Hosangabad also has temples and churches and mosques for the religious-minded.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Hosangabad is the Bhopal Airport. The airport is located 79 km away from the city.
Hosangabad station is a busy junction on the Western Central Railway line. Trains to most places in Madhya Pradesh and beyond make a halt here.
There are daily bus services to Nagpur, Dewas, Indore and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Verma Travels, Shree Om Sai Travels, and Rai Bus Service. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.