Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.
Namli is a small town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ratlam at a distance of 16 km south. Ujjain is not too far away either and is located 122 km east. Those with a keen sense of interest for the traditional Indian landscape, cuisine, temples and culture can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Being a small town, naturally there are no places for tourists to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Ratlam for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Hotel Sagar Castle (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Rhythm Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Gaurav (Tariff – Rs. 700), Palash Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650) and others.
The official language of Namli is Hindi. Urdu is also in usage in some areas of the region.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The town on its own merit does not have anything interesting to offer. However, the state in itself is a haven of tourist attractions, often referred to ‘Hindustan-ka-Dil’ or the heart of India. The neighbouring city of Ratlam has a couple of tourist attractions among which Sagod Jain Temple, Hussain Tekri Jaora, Barbad Hanuman Temple are worth visiting.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Devi Ahillyabai Holkar Airport in Indore at a distance of 150 km.
Ratlam Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 17 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. In order to take a bus for Namli, you can head to Ratlam as well as Ujjain. Ticketgoose.com offers several bus ticket booking discount from time to time, avail of it while buying your tickets online.