All Bus Operators From Dharva to Washim
Dharva is a small village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, which lies at a distance of 32 km north-west. Those seeking to ride in to Nepal from Varanasi may stop by in the village for refreshments. Other major urban areas nearby are Ayodhya and Varanasi at the distances of 124 and 191 km respectively.
Places to Stay
Dharva as a village is not really a tourist hotspot. The neighbouring Gorakhpur has plenty of options. Some of the hotels worth a try are Avantika Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Grand Chaudhary Platino (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Ganges Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Hotel San Plaza (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official languages of the area are Hindi and Urdu. English is also understood in certain places such as hotels.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ram Navami in April, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in Gorakhpur are Gorakhnath Temple, Leela Chitra Mandir, Geeta Press, Vishnu Mandir, Suraj Kund, Imambara (a Shi’ite Muslim structure), Believer's Church India, Saint Andrew's Church and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Goarakhpur Airport at a distance of 37 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Gorakhpur Junction Railway Station at a distance of 32 km.
The city has one of the busiest bus depots in the region with services connecting to almost all district headquarters. Mostly state-run UPSRTC buses serve the local populace here. Buses for the village are available from Gorakhpur. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.
A city and a municipal council in the Washim district of Maharashtra, Washim is about 200 km from Aurangabad. The name Washim is derived from Basim, which means ‘the one that smiles’ in Arabic. Washim is famous as a pilgrimage hub and has many ancient temples like Balaji Mandir, Padma Teertha and Pohara Devi temple. It is said that Rishi Vatsa performed a yagna (holy ritual) in Washim for forgiveness from the gods and he was blessed, hence Washim is also mentioned in scriptures as Vatsagulma.Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Washim. Some of them are Hotel Samrat Ashok (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Pavan (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Maniprabha (Tariff – Rs. 600). Language
The official language of Washim is Marathi. The other language spoken is Hindi.Events
Ganpati festival is celebrated in a big way at most temples in Washim.Places of Interest
Washim is said to have 108 sacred places associated with different gods. Some of them are Balaji Mandir, Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj, Padma Teertha, Deo Talav, Rama Temple, Daridrya Harana Tirtha, Madhyameshvar Temple, Gudeshvara Temple and Narayana Maharaja Temple. How to Get There
The nearest airport to Washim is at Nanded, located about 106 km from the town. The second nearest option is Aurangabad airport which is 200 km away.
Washim’s railway station is well connected to cities like Jaipur, Mumbai. Trains such as Kacheguda, Nanded Express and Hyderabad Deccan pass through Washim.
There are daily bus services to Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Aurangabad. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Vidarbha Express Travels, Chintamani Travels and Shree Khurana Travels. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online
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