The city is in Uttarakhand which comes under the Nainital District and it is said to be the gateway to Kumaon. Local people pronounce it as Halduvani. Nainital, Nagla and Rudrapur are the nearby cities. This city is charming in itself. There are various tourist destinations and it is heaven to nature lovers.
Places to Stay
The hotels in Haldwani are Hotel East Lite (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Sita Kiran (Tariff – Rs. 1400), Hotel Pratap Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1500).
The languages spoken in Haldwani are Hindi, Urdu, Garhwali, Kumauni, Punjabi and English.
The festivals celebrated are Makar Sankranti, Bat Savitri, Nanda Devi Rajjat, Holi, Ganga Dussehra, Basant Panchami, Diwali and Navratri.
Places of Interest
Haldwani has tourist destinations like Kali Chaur and Hedakhan Ashram. Shitla Mandir and Gaula Barrage are a must visit.
How to Get There
The nearest is the Pantnagar Airport at a distance of 26 km. The airport covers only domestic flights.
There are two main railway stations - Haldwani and Kathgodam and they are close by railway stations at a distance of 3 km. Trains like Ranikhet Express (15014) and Utrahita Sampark Kranti Express (15036) connect to Delhi. Kathgodam-Dehradun Express (14119) is another train.
Haldwani is connected with RSRTC (Rajasthan State Road Transport) services to nearby cities like Delhi, Jaipur and Muradabad. Private operators like City Heart Travels provide bus services from Haldwani to Delhi at a ticket price of Rs. 97 onwards with non-AC buses. Some other bus operators provide Volvo, AC and non-AC bus services to major towns and cities. If you book a bus ticket online you can get rid of the trouble of standing in queues.
Muradabad district is one among seventy-one districts in Uttar Pradesh. It is located 358 km south of Lucknow. It is the second largest district with respect to population. Its brass metal handicraft is world famous with export revenues of Rs 22 billion annually. Muradabad is located at a distance of 167 km from New Delhi. Gulshan-e-Karim-Moradabad restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants providing authentic Mughlai cuisine here in Muradabad.
Places to Stay
Few budget hotel options in Muradabad are Paradise Hotel RK (Tariff- Rs. 600), Hotel Singh Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800), Mansarovsar Paradise (Tariff-Rs. 1000), and Hotel Taj Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1400).
The languages spoken in Muradabad are Hindi, Urdu, English, Khariboli, Haryanvi, Punjabi, and Kumaoni.
Some of the prominent festivals celebrated here include Teej Festival, Basant Panchami, Navratri, Dasserra, and Dipavali. Places of Interest Muradabad is famous for Jamma Masjid a holy place of Muslims to worship. City also has a Raza Library, Kanva Ashram, Rambagh Dham, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, Sai Temple, Vidur Kuti, and Pataleshwar Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Pantnagar airport (79 km).
Muradabad has a major railway station line which connects many cities across India.
Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport (UPSRTC) runs buses from major cities to towns and villages. There are private busses also available such in Volvo, AC, Non AC, and AC. Booking a bus ticket online is easy and convenient through Ticketgoose.com.