Tasgaon, a city well known for its variety of grapes is in Sangli district in Maharashtra. Tasgaon is surrounded by Rajapur, Bambavade, Kundal, Khanapur-Vita Taluka, Sangli Taluka, Palus Taluka, and Miraj Taluka. Nearby cities are Pandharpur, Vita, Miraj, and Sangli. Sangli is 24.3 km away and its capital city, Mumbai, is 357 km from here.
Places to Stay
There are budget hotels in Sangli. Some of them include Pai Prakash Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), Sun n Sun Hotel (Tariff – Rs.526), Hotel Shreyas Executive (Tariff – Rs.636), and Hotel Ruchira Deluxe (Tariff – Rs.576).
The official languages spoken in Tasgaon are Marathi and Kannada.
Important festivals celebrated in Tasgaon are Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August, Jiviti Puja held during July-August, and Diwali celebrated during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are places of interest around Tasgaon; they are Sangli (24.3 km), Bhilawadi (17 km), and Matkunki (8 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is 69.3 km at Kolhapur.
There is a railway station at Nandre 12 km from Tasgaon.
There are regular buses from Vita and Sangli, they connect Tasgaon to other parts of the state. You can book bus online from various bus booking websites.
Pune is said to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra. The place, which has been in existence since 847 AD, is famous for its magnificent land and forts. This cultural city was actually the capital city of Shivaji. Today this city takes pride in its traditional Marathi culture, education and theatre. Pune city attracts a lot of tourists for its old world charm. The weather is warm and pleasant in this place because it is surrounded by hills and mountains.
Budget Hotels in Pune
There are good budget hotels in Pune. Some of them are Hotel Pearl Continental, (Tariff – Rs.1512), The North Pride Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,600), Hotel Castle Rock (Tariff – Rs.1911) and Hotel Maple Regency, (Tariff – Rs.950).
The official language of Pune is Marathi. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
Events in Pune
Some famous festivals and events of Pune include the Ganapati (Ganesha) Festival (August/September), Shaniwarwada Dance Festival and Sawai Gandharva Music Festival
Places to See in Pune
There are several places of tourist attraction in Pune. Some of the places include Aga Khan Palace (7kms from bus stand), David Synagogue (12kms from Railway station), Shinde Chatri (5km from Pune) and Pataleshwar Cave Temple (2Km from bus stand)
How to Get There
Pune Airport is located on the north-east of Pune. The airport has domestic and international flights. Two international flights Lufthansa and Air India Express provide Air transport services to Frankfurt and Dubai.
Pune railway station is the main railway station of Pune. It’s railway station is connected to the Mumbai and Chennai railway line. This railway junction is well connected to some of the major cities in the country.
Pune Bus Stand is the one of the busiest bus stations in Pune city. Buses from major cities and states operate from this city. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Neeta Pragati Volvo, AR Tours and Travels and Natraj Travels. Avoid standing in queues in bus counters and go for online bus ticket booking facility instead.