Ranjangaon is a village situated in the state of Maharashtra. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Pune at a distance of 52 km to the south-west. The city of Ahmednagar is not too far either and lies at a distance of 70 km to the north-east of the village. In fact, Ranjangaon lies midway as one heads either way from Pune to Ahmednagar.
Places to Stay
Chalisgaon is the nearest town located approximately 7 km. There are many budget options available to choose from here. Hotel Royal Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), President Cottage Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Sadanand (Tariff – Rs. 500), and Hotel Nirmal Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500) are some of them.
The official language of Ranjangaon is Marathi.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Dhaval Tirth and Kedarkunda are both scenic waterfalls located in nearby Chalisgaon (10 km away). There is also the Sai Baba Temple in Tarwade. The famous Ajanta Caves and Gandhi Teerth Museum are also must-visits. Pachora’s Balaji Mandir and the 800-year-old fair known as Kakan Bardi Fair are interesting tourist spots.
How to Get There
Pune International Airport is the nearest one to Ranjangaon at a distance of 42 km.
Pune Junction Railway Station is a busy station that connects Ranjangaon to important cities in the region like Mumbai and Ahmedabad amongst others.
Private operators like Jabbar Travels ply in the area. State-owned bus operators also have a strong presence in the area. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.