Aurad is a taluka in the Bidar district of Karnataka. Most people here are engaged in farming and mainly grow Maize and Rice. Gulbarga, Bidar (46 km), Tuljapur, and Hyderabad are the nearby cities. The total population recorded in 2001 was Male-51% and Female-49% with 58% as the literacy rate.
Places to Stay
Few good options in nearby Bidar are Sapna International Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 500), Sapna Continental Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 900), Motel Mayura (Tariff-Rs. 1000).
Languages spoken in Aurad are Kannada, Marathi, Dakhni, Urdu, Hindi, and English.
Veerabhadreshwara Jatra in January, Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Navratri, and Pongal are celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Lord Amreshwara Temple in Aurad is a famous ancient temple. Bidar (46 km) offers the Bidar Fort, Papnash Shiva Temple, Narshimha Jhira Water Cave Temple, and Guru Nanak Jhira as attractions.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport is the Latur Airport (113 km) with frequent flights to Mumbai.
The Nanded railway station (113 km) is well connected to Mumbai, Dhanbad, Kerala, and Chennai.
Bidar, Udgir, and Bhalki are nearby towns that are well connected by the KSRTC busses. The other private bus service operators like Kesineni Travels, National Travels, and Krishna Travels connect Aurad to Mumbai with a ticket price of Rs. 300 onwards with Non AC, AC, Sleeper, and Seater bus services. They also connect to Bidar and Pune. Get discount on bus booking through various travel websites like Ticketgoose.com and visit your desired holiday destination.