The second largest city in Maharashtra, Nagpur is popularly called the orange city as oranges being main trade in this region. This city is also referred as Tiger Capital of India as it connects to many reserves in the county. The city is surrounded by lush land, hills, winding rivers, many wildlife sanctuaries, forts, temples and geological sites.
Budget Hotels in Nagpur
There are good budget hotels in Nagpur. Some of them are Hotel Meghdoot (Tariff – Rs.1000), The Legend Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Ojas Holidays (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Hotel Mansarovar (Tariff – Rs. Hotel Garuda 1000).
The official language Nagpuris Marathi . The other languages spoken include Hindi.
Events in Nagpur
The Important Festivals of Nagpur is Vijayadashami (Oct), Eid E Milad (August), Mahavir Jayanti (April), Durga puja (September) and Ganesh Chaturthi (September).
Places to See in Nagpur
There are several places of tourist attraction in Nagpur . Some of the places include Ambazari Lake and garden ( 3.5 kms from Nagpur) , Gandhi Baug (2 kms from Nagpur), Maharaj Baug and Zoo ( 0.6km from Nagpur), Government Museum ( 2.5 km from Vellore) Sri Poddareshwar Ram Temple ( 0.3 kms from Nagpur).
How to Get There
Nagpur airport is considered to be the busiest airport in the country.
There are daily express trains from major destinations halt and depart Nagpur Railway station.
The city is well connected with the major destinations in the country . Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Diwakar Travels, Muskaan Tours & Travels and Oscar Travels. Online bus booking in India is one of the most preferred ways of getting bus tickets to various popular places in India.
Arni is a village in the Osmanabad district of Maharashtra. The closest city near the village is Yavatmal at a distance of 43 km. A 40-minute drive will take one to the city without any difficulty. Arni can be used as a transit point by travelers who can stop by for snacks and tea. The Kambalposh Baba Shrine and Darga Mandir is situated on the bank of Arunavati river is a major attraction for devotees. It is believed the name Arni has been derived from the Arunavati river.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in plenty in neighbouring Yavatmal. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Revati Pride Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Dwarka Deluxe (Tariff – Rs. 600), Gyanson Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400) and Hotel Chintamani Deluxe (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Arni is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in Yavatmal district are Datta Mandir at Niranjan Mahur), old Narsinha Temple at Anji and the Khateshwar Maharaj temple at Jodmoha.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur at a distance of 181 km.
Yavatmal Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 43 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect Arni to different cities in the region. There are several bus booking portals that provide bus booking online offers from time to time.