Chandurbazar is a quiet, charming town in Maharashtra’s Amravati district. Amravati (34 kms) is the city closest to Chandurbazar. Bound by the Betul District of Madhya Pradesh to the north, Wardhain to the east, Yavatmal to the south and the Akola and Buldhana districts to the west, the town enjoys a warm tropical climate. Chandurbazar is famous for its oranges. It is very close to the Wardha river which adds to the attraction of Chandurbazar.
Places to Stay
There are several budget and some mid-range hotels just outside/close to Amravati, these include Hotel Excel Executive (Tariff - Rs. 736-1108) and Hotel Mehfil Inn (Tariff – Rs. 2231).
While several dialects are spoken, the primary vernacular, used by nearly 9000 remains Bhalay.
Chandurbazar is a quiet town and has a penchant for performing arts, chief of which is the Korku Dance – a vivid dance performed by the Korkus of Betul and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh and adjoining areas in Melghat region of Maharastra.
Places of Interest
Chandurbazar is home to several mandirs of which the Gulabrao Maharaj Mandir and the Bahirambuwa Mandir are definitely worth a visit. Not far from the town is the Melghat Tiger Reserve that is a part of Project Tiger. The Chikhaldara Hill Station that is 85 km from Amravati is also a popular tourist attraction. The Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal (HVPM) Institute is also close by and boasts of being India's biggest sport institute.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Nagpur which is at a distance of 136 kms from Chandurbazar.
The Amravati Railway station (22 kms) is the closest railway station to Chandurbazar.
Buses run primarily from Ahmednagar and Pune to Chandurbazar. Mahendra Rajhans Travels is the most popular bus operator on this route. Utilising a bus ticket booking coupon can save your money when you buy your tickets.