Motala is a town and a municipality based in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra and comes under the Vidarbha region. It is situated 16 km from Buldhana. Shegaon, Bhusawal, Khamgaon, Malkapur, and Nandura are its neighbouring towns. Together they make an important hub for agriculture and trading. Maize, Cotton, and Soya bean are the main crops grown here.
Places to Stay
Few options in Motala and nearby Buldhana are Hotel Manas (Tariff- Rs. 500), Hotel Gurukrupa (Tariff- Rs. 1,000), Hotel Sai Residency (Tariff-Rs. 1000), Hotel Shivadity Inn (Tariff-Rs. 2000).
The languages spoken in Motala are Ahirani, Khandeshi, Marathi, Bhili, Hindi, and English.
Ram Navami, Navratri, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Diwali are the main festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Burhanpur (55 km) has Satpura Hills, Bibi ki Masjid, and Gupteshwar Mandir as its main attractions. Shri Gajana Maharaj Mandir in Shegaon (59 km) is worth visiting. Washim (129 km) has Pohara Devi, Jain Mandir, and Padma Tirth as its main attraction.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport is the Chikkalthana Airport (137 km) with flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Nanded, and Hyderabad.
The Bhusaval Railway Station (67 km) connects Motala to Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, and Howrah.
Nearby Nandura offers good connectivity to nearby cities and towns through the MSRTC bus service. Other private bus operators like Shri Sairam Travels connect Motala to Pune with a ticket price of Rs. 500 onwards with Non-AC, AC, Sleeper, and Seated busses. They also ply busses to Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Mumbai, and Jalna. Ticketgoose.com is a popular bus booking site from where you can get your tickets easily.