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About Akot

Akot

Akot is the name of a city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.The place was witness to the second Anglo-Maratha War when forces owing allegiances to Governor Arthur Wellesley and Bhonsle of Nagpur fought in the Battle of Argaon. Akot also happens to be a municipal corporation. The city has a rich mix of Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Christians and Jains.

Places to Stay
Akot as a city has a lot of affordable hotels and lodges. However, if you are looking for a stay in a bigger city nearby, then the city of Akola (43 km) is a great option. Some of the budget hotels worth a thought are Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Center Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Rising Sun (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Green Valley Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).

Language
The official language of Akot is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.

Events
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Holi, Buddha Jayanti and the two Eid(s).

Places of Interest
Akot has a wide range of tourist attractions which are both thrilling and enchanting in nature such as the Narsing Maharaj Temple, the Narnala Fort, Shri Wari Hanuman Mandir, Khatkali Forest and others.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airports are the Sonegaon and Nanded airports at distances of 231 km and 239 km respectively.

Rail:
Akot has a railway station of its own. However, the major railway station close to the city is the Akola Junction at a distance of 46 km.

Bus:
Various buses connect Akot to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Two of the major operators in the area are Sheetal Travels and Anushka Travels. Get discount coupons for bus tickets by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal



About Mehkar

Mehkar

Mehkar is a city in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra. It is located at about 70 km from Buldhana and 140 km from Aurangabad, and is a part of Vidarbha region. The city was earlier called Meghankar Nagari. It is situated on the banks of the River Penganga. And a lot of recreational activities take place by this river. This place also has several temples, mosques and reservoirs all around it.

Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels in Mehkar are Hotel Shivaditya Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Prem Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Jal Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Manas (Tariff – Rs. 500).

Language
The languages spoken in Mehkar are Marathi and Urdu.

Events
Some of the festivals celebrated in Mehkar are Ganesh Chaturthi and Ramzan.

Places of Interest
Mehkar has many religious places for tourists to visit. Some of these are Shree Balaji Temple (1 km), Shree Hanuman and Ram Mandir (1 km), Hazrat Gaibi Shah Dargah (2 km), Shitla Mata Mandir (2 km) and Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Pond (2.5 km).

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport to Mehkar is at Aurangabad. It is located about 140 km from the city.

Rail:
Washim Railway Station is the nearest station to Mehkar (70 km). Many express trains halt here.

Bus:
Buses to Mehkar are available from Pune, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Mumbai. Shree Khurana Travels, Neeta Travels and Raja Travels are some of the private bus operators. Bus ticket online booking facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.




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