Maski is a village in Karnataka. The Maski River which runs by the village is an offshoot of Tungabhadra. It is an archaeological and historical site situated in the Raichur district. The river named after this village. The town became prominent after the discovery of a minor rock edict of Emperor Ashoka which is now etched on a rock face of Durgada-gudda.
Places to Stay
It is difficult to find accommodation in Maski. It is usually more useful to have accommodations in Illkal (70km) away. Darshan Lodge (Rs.400), Triveni Lodge (Rs.400), Shree Sai Residency (Rs. 500) and Savita Lodge (Rs. 450) are few options.
Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Kannada is the local language spoken in Maski.
Places to Visit
The archaeological site is the only place one can see in Maski. Visitors could travel to Hampi, Illkal, Raichur or Mudgal for tourist attractions.
How to Get There
Belgaum airport is the nearest airport located 188km away from Maski. Domestic flights to other metro cities can be accessed from this airport.
Raichur Railway station is 85km away and offers wider connectivity to South India and the rest of the country.
Maski lies on the main Bangalore-Gulbarga road, hence making it easily accessible by road transport. Raichur bus stand is 80km away and Sindhanur is 22km away, both these bus stands will offer better connectivity to bigger cities. Booking bus tickets through Ticketgoose is the easiest mode to buy your tickets.