Dondaicha city is in Maharashtra and rose to prominence during the British rule in India. The British used this city as a place to store their goods and this led to it becoming a hub for traders. It is a major station on the Bhusawal-Surat railway line, the first train stopped at Dondaicha in 1905. It is also famous for its production of chillies. Dondaicha has a population of over 42,000 people.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Dondaicha. Some of them are, Hotel Yash, Hotel Maharaja, Nandanvan Hotel and Jain Plaza Hotel. Tariff for the same can be obtained in person.
The official language of Dondaicha is Marathi and is spoken throughout the state.
The important festivals of Dondaicha are Bhaubeej ( it is held during Diwali between October and November each year) and Ganesh Chaturthi which falls either in the month of August or in September.
Places of Interest
There are several religious places that are frequented by tourists in Dondaicha. Some of the temples in this city include the Gopal Krishan mandir, Santoshi Mata mandir, Saptashrungi (60 km from Nashik), Hanuman Mandir and Swaminarayan Mandir.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Gandhinagar airport which is located about 171 km away from the town.
Dondaicha is well-connected to Surat, Jalgaon and Bhusawal by rail.
There are daily bus services to Mumbai (380 km from Dondaicha), Pune (381 km from Dondaicha) and Shirdi (205 km from Dondaicha). One of the most reliable bus operators in this region is Sharpline Tours and Travels. Book your bus ticket online through Ticketgoose.com.
Soni Travels, Samrat Tours and Travels, Bhagwan Travels and National Travels are some private operators that run daily services to Malegaon bus stand. Avail of bus ticket discounts when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.