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.
Aurangabad, named after the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb is a tourist hub with so many historical monuments. The city lies along the banks of river Kham and is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The famous caves of Ajanta and Ellora are situated here which have been recognized by UNESCO as the world heritage sites. Other tourist attractions include the various museums which house the art treasures of the region.
Budget Hotels in Aurangabad
Being one of the major tourist destinations of the region, Aurangabad has a lot to offer when it comes to the provision of staying facilities. Hotel Janaki Executive is located at a distance of 5.2 Kms from the Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand on the Nagpur Aurangabad Mumbai Highway and costs a price range of around Rs. 2036. The Manor Hotel is situated at a pebble throw distance of 2.4 Kms from Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand on Bhanudas Sabhagarh Railway Station Road and the price is Rs. 1983 for the single night stay. Another place to stay is the Key Hotel which lies at a distance of 2Kms from Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand on Bhanudas Sabhagrah Railway Staion Road and charges a sum of Rs. 2961. The luxury hotel Taj residency is located at 8Kms from the Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand and costs a price of Rs. 5844. Hotel Classic is located quite nearby the Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand and costs just Rs. 832.
The main language spoken here is Ahirani which is similar to Marathi and Andh.
Events in Aurangabad
With so many festivals going throughout the year, Dussehra is celebratd in the month of September-October for a period of 10 days. Ganesh Chaturthi is an important festival with a celebration continuing for over 10 days. Another festival is the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji and celebrated in the month of May with quite zeal.
Places to See in Aurangabad
The main tourist attractions are Bibi Ka Maqbara, lying at a distance of 6.5 Kms from Aurangabad Railway Bus Stand and Panchakki is placed at around 4 Kms from the same. The other place worth visiting is Aurangabad Caves which is placed at 8.9 from Aurangabad Bus Stand.
How to Get There
One can reach the town of Aurangabad by air easily with Aurangabad airport lying across.
The city of Aurangabad owns a railway station connecting all the major cities through train routes.
The Aurangabad Bus Stand provides quite an efficient bus service connecting and commuting the tourist passengers from all over the adjacent regions. Avail book bus online service offered by TicketGoose.com to get to Dausa without hassle. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.