A small village in Nelamangala Taluk in Karnataka, Gulapura comes under the Bangalore division. Being close to Bangalore the place is accessible by road, rail and by air. While there are not many places of interest in Gulapura, travellers visiting this place can stay nearby at Nelamangala or Banagalore and visit Shivagange (23kms), Savandurga (26kms), Nandi Hills (47kms) and Lepakshi (91kms).
Places to Stay
Gulapura has not many options to offer. However, places like Mangalore CM Hotel and Holiday Palms Hotel in Nelamangala offer rooms from Rs.1000 onwards.
All festivals are celebrated in Gulapura.
Kannade is the official language here. Even Konkani, Tulu, Telugu, English and Kodava spoken here.
Places to Visit
Many tourist places and places of worship are found in the neighbouring towns and villages of Gulapura, which includes Shivaganga (23kms), Savandurga (26kms), Bangalore (28kms) and Nandi Hills (47kms).
How to Get There
Bangalore Airport is the nearest to Gulapura.
Nelamangala Railway Station and Golhalli Railway Station are close by abd so is Bangalore Cy Jn Railway Station.
Gulapura is well-connected to neighbouring cities. Private bus operators like Seabird Tourists and AGN Transports run regular buses to and from the village. Avail of online bus ticket booking offers whenever you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.
Meerut is a small historical city situated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Culturally, it is one of the many influential towns of northern India, and is famous for its heritage sites. As per legend, Meerut was earlier known as Mayarashtra, meaning the country of Maya. Maya was the father of Ravan’s wife Mandodri, hence earning the moniker ‘Raavan ka saural’ (Home of Ravana’s wife).
Places to Stay
Meerut offers tourist a variety of hotels to choose from. Hyphen Meerut (Tariff – Rs. 2000), Bravura Gold Resort (Tariff – Rs. 3000), Hotel Lakshmi Inn ((Tariff – Rs.500) and Hotel Vijay (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some options.
The official language of Meerut is Hindi. Some residents also speak Punjabi, Urdu and English.
Nauchandi mela- an annual fair signifying unity between Hindus and Muslims, and Sardhana fair- held on first Sunday of every November, are worth visiting. Krishna Janamashtami and Ramlila are other festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Some major tourist attractions in Meerut are St. John Church, Shaheed Smarak, Augarnath Temple, and Suraj Kund. Other nearby attractions include Sardhana Church (16 Km from Meerut), Hastinapur (37 Km from Meerut) and Parikshitgarh.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Meerut is Indira Gandhi International Airport and is 80 Km from Meerut.
Meerut Cantonment Station is the only railways station. A number of superfast trains run from this station connecting Meerut to other cities.
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Hastinapur, Agra, Kanpur, Jaipur and Lucknow from Meerut. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include KPN Travels, Neeta Travels and Raj Travels. Utilising the bus ticket coupon while booking your tickets can save you a lot of money