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.
Khimlasa, a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district is located near the Betwa River. State Highway 42 passes through this village area. Sagar, its district headquarters, is 71 km away and Bhopal, its capital, is 176 km away from Khimlasa. Some of the nearby cities and towns include Lalitpur, Khurai, Sagar and Rahatgarh.
Places to Stay
Khimlasa does not provide any lodging facility in its area. However, travellers can book comfortable budget hotels in Sagar. The hotels here are Hotel Mangalam (Tariff – Rs.350), Hotel Ramsaroj Palace (Tariff – Rs.885) and Hotel Deepak (Tariff – Rs.413).
The official language spoken in Khimlasa is Hindi and Bhojpuri.
The important festivals celebrated in Khimlasa are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi and Krishna Janmashtami in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a number of interesting places to visit around Khimlasa. Some of these places include Khurai (20 km), Bina (19 km), Mahadeo Kheri (34 km) and Parson, 13 km away from Khimlasa.
How to Get There
Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal is the nearest airport being 184 km away from Khimlasa.
There is no railway station in Khimlasa. The nearest railway station is the Baghora Railway Station situated 19 km away from this village.
There are frequent state-run and private buses that ply to and fro Khimlasa. Private bus operators such as Rai Bus Services and Mangalam Travels run buses daily between Indore and Dewas to Khimlasa. Cheap bus tickets are available on several travel portals like Ticketgoose.com.