Walandi belonging to Marathwada region is a small village in district Latur of Maharashtra state. It is situated 56 km away from Latur and 516 km away from Mumbai. A number of villages spread across a distance of 5 km can be found near Walandi. Road is the only source of transport available in Walandi. There are few schools, colleges and banks in the nearby district of Latur.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Walandi does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. However, there are a couple of 2 star hotels such as Delight Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1050 onwards) situated a little away from Walandi.
The official language of Walandi is Marathi. The other language spoken here is Urdu.
Some of the annual festivals celebrated in Bidar district near Walandi are Bidarostav (January or February) and Veerbhadreshwara Jatra, popularly known as Chariot procession (February).
Places of Interest
Bidar Fort, 77 km away from Walandi is a good tourist attraction.
How to Get There
Since Walandi is a small village, it has no airport facility. Latur Airport is 62 km away from Walandi.
Walandi has no railway station. Udgir Railway Station is the closest. Gulbarga Railway Station happens to be a major railway station which is 115 km.
Udgir is the nearest town to Walandi with good road connectivity. Walandi is 56 km away from Latur and is connected to cities such as Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai, Nanded via Latur. Few bus operators running good frequency buses from Latur region are Shree Khurana Travels, Vishwa Travels, Saini Travels Pvt. Ltd. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites.