Basedi is a small village in the Bijnor district of the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The village comes under the Moradabad division. The district headquarters of Moradabad is at a distance of 76 km (an hour-and-a-half drive away). Regional urban hubs of Meerut and Muzaffarnagar are located at distances of 111 and 102 km respectively.
Places to Stay
The area being quite close to some of the major towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh, offers a wide variety of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try in Moradabad are Singh Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Paradise Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Pratiksha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).
The official language of Basedi is Hindi. Urdu is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali and the two Eid(s) in November.
Places of Interest
The most important places worth a visit in the area are in Meerut. Some of the sites worth considering are Baba Augharh Nath Temple, Shahid Smark and Government Freedom Struggle Museum, St. John Church and Cemetery, Mausoleum of Shahpir, Suraj Kund Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar Domestic Airport in Meerut at a distance of 123 km.
The nearest railway station is the Moradabad Junction Railway Station at a distance of 77 km, from where trains to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata are available.
Various state transport buses (UASRTC) connect the place to other cities and towns in the region. Volvo bus ticket booking has become very popular amongst travellers in India.