A town in the southern part of Karnataka, Chitradurgais known as the ‘stone fortress’ because of the bold rock hills, picturesque valleys and huge towering boulders that can be seen in the region. Chitradurga is located at the junction of NH-4 and NH-13. The place is a well-known archaeological site and it has great number of monuments and temples that date back to several centuries.
Places to Stay
Chitradurga has a great number of hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Amogha International Hotel, Gaviranganatha Swamy Hotel and Hotel Ayyengaroffer rooms for Rs. 700 onwards.
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Kannada is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
Chitradurga Fort (1.2kms), Sampige Siddalingeshwara Temple (1.2kms), Banashankari Temple and Ankali Mutt (1.2kms), Bruhanmutt (3kms), Ingaladalu (2kms), Aadumalleshwara (5kms), Thamatekallu (8kms) and Jogimatti (10kms) are some of the places to visit near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Chitradurga is the Hubli Airport (214kms)
Chitradurga has its own railway station
Chitradurga bus stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators Raj Tour and Travel, Neeta Tours and Travels and VRL Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.
Mehsana is a district in the state of Gujarat in India. It is located 56 Km away from the state capital Gandhinagar.The administrative headquarters of the district is the Mehsana city. There are atleast 600 villages in this district. It is surrounded by the districts of Banaskantha in the north, Patan and Surendranagar in the west, Gandhinagar and Ahemdabad in the south, Sabarkantha in the east. Some of the cities neighbouring to Mehsana are Vijapur, Modhera, Kadi and Visnagar.
Places to Stay
There are not many good hotels in Mehsana. Some of the best accommodations available in the cities nearby the district are Bismillah Lodge (Tariff Rs. 400),Sihori Krupa Lodge ( Tariff Rs. 500) and Nilkanth Lodge ( Tariff Rs. 350).
Gujarati, Hindi and English are some of the main languages spoken by the people in Mehsana.
Navratri,Holi and Diwali are some of the hugely celebrated festivals in Mehsana.
Places of Interest
Mulnayak Jain Temple,Dudhsagar Dairy,Sun Temple ( situated 20 Km away from Mehsana ),Swaminarayan Temple,Gayathri Temple and Shanku’s water world resort.
How to Get There
There are no airports in Mehsana. The nearest airport to the district is the Ahmadabad Airport which is at a distance of 71 Km.
There are many railway stations in the district. Some of them are Mehsana Junction, Ambliyasan and Unjha are some the nearest railway station to Mehsana.
There are many buses travelling to and from Mehsana Bus station daily with great frequency. Some of the government bus services such as Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation travel to all the neighbouring towns and villages in the district. Ticketgoose.com provides bus tickets at minimum rates to all its travelers.