Pandharkawada is a small village in the Yawatmal district of Maharashtra. It is located about 965 km south of New Delhi. Pandharkawada is also called as Kelapur. Majority of the people in the village are engaged in trading and farming. Pandharkawada municipality is one of the best municipalities in Maharashtra.
Places to Stay
There are many good hotels close to Pandharkawada. Some of them are Hotel Mansarovar (Tariff - Rs. 900) and Hotel Siddhartha Inn, Nagpur (Tariff - Rs. 1200).
The official language of Pandharkawada is Marathi. Other languages spoken are Banjari, Kolami and Gondi.
Pandharkawada is very famous for its Jagadamba Bhavani Mata Temple. The temple attracts huge crowds during Navratri, which is in the month of October. The festival attracts many pilgrims from the Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh states.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions in and around Pandharkawada. Some of the places include Kalpur Fort, Lord Krishna's Temple (in Old City), Durga Mata Temple, Gajanan Maharaj Temple (close to Tekdi hill), Buddhist Vihar, Ram Mandir (situated near Khuni Nadi) and Jagadamba Mata Mandir (3 km away from Pandharkawada).
How to Get There
Sonegaon Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 67 km from Pandharkawada.
Pandharkawada has no major railway station within a 10 km range. However, Wardha Jn RailWay Station is situated at a distance of 120 km away.
The village is placed on Nagpur-Hyderabad National Highway 7. All bus operators run buses between Pandharkawada and Nagpur, Chandrapur, Nanded, Yavatmal, Amravati, Ghatanji, Aurangabad, Akola, Adilabad and Hyderabad. Avail of bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com and get a number of discounts