Badhnawar is a small village in the Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The neighbouring state of Gujarat is also close-by. The village and its surrounding areas do not have exciting prospects as far as tourist destinations are concerned. The nearest urban agglomeration is Indore at a distance of 120 km (about two hours’ drive).
Places to Stay
Being a village, naturally there are no places to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Indore for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Mayur Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Bhagwati Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Jhira Bagh Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of Badhnawar is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village in itself may not have anything interesting to offer. However, the state in itself is a haven of tourist attraction, often referred to ‘Hindustan-ka-Dil’ or the heart of India. Indore has a couple of tourist attractions among which Chokhi Dhani and Nakhrali Dhani heritage resorts, Chhatris (cenotaphs) Lal Baag Palace, Nehru Park and Town Hall are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Devi Ahillyabai Holkar Airport of Indore at a distance of 93 km.
Indore Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 97 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.
Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.