Situated in Bijapur district in Karnataka, Yankanchi is a part of Belgaum division. Some of the cities near this village are Shahpur (61 km), Bijapur (76 km) and Gulbarga (82 km). This place is very arid and hot during the summer. So, if you are visiting this place during the season, be prepared with all the summer clothes. There are a couple of temples worth visiting in this village.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Yankanchi. However, you will find some budget hotels in Bijapur. Some of them are Pleasant Stay Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Pearl Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600) and Navaratna International Hotel (Tariff – Rs.600).
Kannada is the local language of Yankanchi. English is also understood in the area.
Ugadi in March-April, and Dasara in Septemper-October are some of the most celebrated festivals.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in and around Yankanchi that are worth visiting. Some of them include Sindgi (6 km), Golageri (8 km) and Yalgot (16 km).
How to Get There
If you have to travel to Yankanchi by air, Sholapur airport which is located about 107 km is the closest.
This village has no railway station of its own. People can travel up to Dudhani railway station, which is 61 km away and take a bus to reach the village.
There are regular buses plying from Gulbarga, Sholapur and Bijapur to this town. State-run buses along with private operators are available here. Several bus ticket booking portals like ticketgoose.com offers bus ticket booking discount with codes. Make use of it when you book your tickets.