Varangaon is a small village which has recently jumped on the modernisation bandwagon. It is in the Jalgaon district in Maharashtra. This hamlet is located 12km east of Bhusawal. Varangaon has a population of about 25,000 residents. The Bhagovati rivers flows through this village and majority of people living here depend on farming as their main occupation. Varangaon is known for the production of banana, cotton, sugarcane and jowar.
Places to Stay
Varangaon is a small village and so there are not many hotels that are available here. One can find lodges and home-stays at reasonable prices in Varangaon. Jalgaon (17km from Varangaon) has some budget hotels which include Ramvilas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Shalimar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Mahindra Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Varangaon is Marathi. Some of the other languages spoken in Varangaon include Gujarati, Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Varangaon are Holi, Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi.
Places of Interest
The Nageshwar temple is one of the most popular travel attractions at Varangaon. There are a few other tourist destinations that are close to Varangaon. These include Jalgaon (40km away), the Madh Island, Amalner and the Ajanta and Ellora caves.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Varangaon is at Aurangabad. It is located about 139km away from the town.
The nearest railway station to Varangaon village is Jalgaon Junction. It is located at a distance of about 17.5km away from the village.
There are daily bus services to Jalgaon, Pune and Mumbai and other nearby cities from Varangaon. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Shri Sairam Travels and Neeta Travels. Making use of bus ticket coupons are the best way to get discounts while booking your tickets.