Sarekha is a village in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the Paraswada tehsil and is 37 km away from the district headquarters of Balaghat. It experiences extreme climatic conditions as it is land-locked. Its summers are very hot and its winters are very cold.
Places to stay
Balaghat is 0.5 km away from Sarekha and is the best place to find accommodation. The hotels in this area include Hotel Vikas, Hotel Hirawat, Hotel Mid Town and Hotel Vaidya Regency. Tariff is given when they are contacted.
Hindi is the official spoken language, the regional dialect of Bhopali is also spoken here.
Festivals like Navratri and Mahashivratri are celebrated here with great enthusiasm. Other popular festivals in this region are Nag Panchmi, Diwali and Holi.
Places of Interest
Important places to visit in and around Sarekha include the Kanha National Park, Bajrang Ghat, the Gangulpura Dam, the Gomji -Somji Jwala Devi temple and the Bharveli Manganese Mines.
How to get there
The airport closest to Sarekha is the Jabalpur Airport (100km.)
The Balaghat Junction is the closest railway station to Sarekha.
There are regular bus services to Sarekha. Operators like Kankekar Travels, Siddharth Travels and Verma Travels provide their services to this area. Their buses also ply to Bhopal, Jabalpur and Indore (among others.) It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites.