Kalamb, the village of Maharashtra is a major attraction for tourists for its famous Chintamani Temple. The place is situated in Yavatmal District, in Maharashtra. The village was spelled ‘Kalam’ in the seventeenth century and at the time of the Mughal Empire, the place used to be a revenue assessment center. River Chakravarti flows through the village. It is one of the major Ganesh Kshetras among the 21 Kshetras around India.
Places to Stay
There are several hotels in Kalamb, where pilgrims and tourists can stay. Some of them are Revati Pride Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000), Hotel Dwarka Deluxe (Tariff - Rs. 1000) and Gyanson Deluxe Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 700).
The officially approved language of Kalamb is Marathi. But one can find a large section of Hindi speaking people over here as well.
Every year a grand fair is held in honour of Chintamani, which means Lord Ganesha during the Ganesh Chaturthi in the month of August - September.
Places of Interest
Shree Chintamani Temple can be considered as the major attraction of Kalamb. Tourists from different part of India come here to get the blessings of Lord Ganesha.
How to Get There
Sonegaon Airport is 116 km away from Kalamb. One can avail domestic flights to reach this place.
The nearby railway stations those connect Kalamb to other cities of India are Yavatmal (25 km), Pulgaon Junction (34 km) and Wardha Junction (47 km).
Frequent bus services to Kalamb can be availed from Pune, Ambala and Nanded. Avail of online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com when plan your holiday.