Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.
Balapur is an important locality in Hyderabad. It comes under the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. Perched at an elevation of 494 metres above sea level, its postal head office is at Keshogiri. The region witnesses pleasant weather throughout the year. Hyderabad, Farooqnagar, Singapur, and Bhongir are the nearby cities to Balapur.
Places to Stay
Balapur has limited accommodation options. Tourists are recommended to put up at hotels in Hyderabad instead. Some of the hotels in Hyderabad are Hotel Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 750) and Hotel Rahul International (Tariff – Rs. 1000) among others.
The official language of Balapur is Telugu. The other languages spoken in Balapur include English and Hindi.
Onam in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Balapur are Hyderabad (10 km) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Balapur is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, which is located at a distance of 11 km.
The nearest major railway station from Balapur is the Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, which is located at a distance of 13 km.
Balapur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Secunderabad and Medak among others. Private operators such as RR Travels and Shreenath Travels also ply on this route. You can resort to online bus ticket reservation through TicketGoose.com to get to more than 4,000 destinations across India.