Podi, a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district, lies next to the Baihar Dam. This village has a large mountain in its vicinity and National Highway 7 passes through this region. Shahdol is located 172 km and its capital, Bhopal, is 461 km away from Podi. This village is surrounded by cities such as Nowrozabad, Shahdol, Kotma and Pali.
Places to Stay
Podi does not have hotels in its locality. Rewa, 74 km away from Podi, offers good affordable hotels. The hotels found here are Hotel Safari Regency (Tariff – Rs.673), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs.763) and Hotel Jeet Residency (Tariff – Rs.808).
The official languages spoken in Podi are Hindi and Bagelkhand.
The most important festivals celebrated in Podi are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi during August-September, Navratri in October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Podi has numerous tourist attractions such as temples, lakes and dams in and around its village. These are the Baihar Dam (4 km), Maihar (7 km), Maihar Hill (10 km), Maihar Devi (6 km), Panihai (20 km) and Latagaon (34 km) away from Podi.
How to Get There
Podi is located 154 km away from Jabalpur Airport, which is the closest to the village.
Podi does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station is the Maihar Railway Station, located 5 km away from Podi.
There are regular buses from nearby cities and towns that connect Podi to surrounding areas. Kankekar Travels offers daily trips from Jabalpur to Podi. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.