Mehkar is a city in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra. It is located at about 70 km from Buldhana and 140 km from Aurangabad, and is a part of Vidarbha region. The city was earlier called Meghankar Nagari. It is situated on the banks of the River Penganga. And a lot of recreational activities take place by this river. This place also has several temples, mosques and reservoirs all around it.
Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels in Mehkar are Hotel Shivaditya Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Prem Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Jal Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Manas (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The languages spoken in Mehkar are Marathi and Urdu.
Some of the festivals celebrated in Mehkar are Ganesh Chaturthi and Ramzan.
Places of Interest
Mehkar has many religious places for tourists to visit. Some of these are Shree Balaji Temple (1 km), Shree Hanuman and Ram Mandir (1 km), Hazrat Gaibi Shah Dargah (2 km), Shitla Mata Mandir (2 km) and Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Pond (2.5 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mehkar is at Aurangabad. It is located about 140 km from the city.
Washim Railway Station is the nearest station to Mehkar (70 km). Many express trains halt here.
Buses to Mehkar are available from Pune, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Mumbai. Shree Khurana Travels, Neeta Travels and Raja Travels are some of the private bus operators. Bus ticket online booking facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.