Bhandup is one of the oldest suburbs of Mumbai. Only four decades ago, Bhandup was a dense forest but it is one of the prominent locations for real estate developers today. Bhandup also had Asia’s biggest water filtration plant.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of budget accommodation options for visitors such as Hiramani Hotel (Rs.1500), Raj Jog Hotel (Rs.800) Stay Inn Residency (Rs. 700) and Bhavani Hotel (Rs. 500).
A week long annual fair known as Bandra Fair is held in September, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is held in February and Ganesh Chaturthi is held in the month of September among celebrations of other major festivals of all religions.
Marathi is the primary language spoken. However, English, Hindi and several other languages are understood.
Places to Visit
Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu beach and Jehangir Art Gallery are among the places of interest well within 30km among several others.
How to Get There
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic and International Airport are the two main aviation hubs in Mumbai city. It is the second busiest airport of the country which connects passengers to all countries across the world.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Dadar, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai Central, Bandra Terminus and Borivali station are the 6 major railway stations which connect passengers to cities, towns and villages across the country.
Mumbai is accessible to NH3, NH4, NH8, NH17, NH22. There are several expressways and freeways which make road travel easy and convenient. There are more than 20-30 local operators along with MSTRC who operate smooth bus operations. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites
Badnapur is a town as well as a tehsil located 25.3 km away from the Jalna district in the state of Maharashtra. On the civic infrastructure part, Badnapur is equipped with a post office, medical dispensary apart from educational facilities such as schools. Road and rail are the best modes of travel to Badnapur.
Places to Stay
Badnapur is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. However, local home stays are available. Few budget hotels such as Hotel Galaxy (Tariff - Rs. 500 onwards), Hotel Chandralok (Tariff - Rs. 500 onwards) are located in the nearby Jalna district.
The official language of Badnapur is Marathi. The alternative language spoken is Urdu.
Some of the major local festivals of Badnapur include Shivarathri (February), Holi (March), Ganesh Chaturthi (September), Navaratri (October), Dussehra (October), Deepavali (November).
Places of Interest
Moti Talab (3 km away), Ganesh Temple (60 km away), Jamb Samarth (76 km away), Jalna Fort (77 km away) are some famous tourist spots situated in Jalna.
How to Get There
Chikkalthana Airport (31 km) in Aurangabad is the nearest airport to Badnapur.
Badnapur has a railway station that exists on the Manmad-Aurangabad-Hyderabad rail route.
Badnapur is well connected to some of the major cities of India thanks to its road connectivity to Aurangabad, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Beed and Mumbai. Royal Travels, Saini Travels, Shree Khurana Travels, Dolphin Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Badnapur at affordable bus tariffs. Opt for online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of discounts