A town in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, Ghughus is located 620 ft. above sea level. Ghughus is famous for its minerals deposited by the river Wardha which flows nearby. It is also well known for its coal mining areas. Like a typical small town, it has its own meeting area known as ‘Gandhi Chowk’ where meetings and rallies are conducted. It has a temperate form of climate where the weather is on the normal side and not extreme.
Places to Stay
There are no big hotels in Ghugus. Nearby Chandrapur (18 KM) offers some good hotels such as Blue Paradise Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 500), Mayur Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 1000), and Palace Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1200).
Marathi is the official language spoken in Ghughus. Other languages include Gondi, Kannada, Hindi as well as Gujarati.
All major festivals such as Holi, Eid, and Ganesh Chathurthi are celebrated here. Local festivals like Nagpanchmi (July) and Pola (August) are also celebrated with great pomp and grandeur.
Places of Interest
One of the major attractions here is the Anuradha Lake. Other places include the Varad Temple (2.3 km) and Believers Church (0.9km).
How to Get There
The closest airport from Ghughus is Nagpur which is 129 km away.
Ghughus is closest to Chandrapur (18 km). There are trains to Chandrapur from Mumbai, Nagpur and other cities.
The closest bus station to Ghughus is in Chandrapur. Operators like Bagdi Tours and Travels, Prasanna Travels as well as Chintamani Travels and Volvo ply their buses to these areas. Besides these areas, their buses also ply to Nagpur, Pune as well as Mumbai. If you get cheap bus tickets online you can save a lot of money while travelling