Pandheri is a village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Kanpur at a distance of 79 km north. The place is not too far from the Madhya Pradesh border. You can come here to get a first hand feel of the Hindi heartland, its culture, cuisine, temples and mosques.
Places to Stay
The best place to put up or stay while travelling in this area is Kanpur, which has a lot of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try are Gaurav Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Krishna (Tariff – Rs. 890), Satyam Hotel & Restaurant (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The town is not known for any specific site of tourist attraction. Most places of tourist places lie in the neighbouring city of Kanpur. Among the places which are worth visiting in the city are Allen Forest Zoo, Kherepati Temple, ISKON Temple, Massacre Ghat, the Ganga river, Green Park Cricket Stadium, Kidwai Nagar Park, Phool Bagh, Brajendra Swaroop Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 153 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Kanpur Anwarganj Railway Station at a distance of 81 km.
Various state transport buses connect the city to different parts of the state as well as cities of neighbouring Madhya Pradesh. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Buses to the area are available from Kanpur. Numerous bus booking websites provide bus ticket booking offers, especially during the festive season.