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.
Malthone, a city in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, is surrounded by a number of reservoirs. There is a lake in this region that caters to the needs of the local residents. National Expressway 26 connects this city to other states. Sagar, its district headquarters, is 72 km away and its capital, Bhopal, is located 208 km from here. A few of the nearby cities include Tikamgarh, Lalitpur, Khurai and Sagar.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Malthone. Travellers can book rooms in Sagar which has affordable hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Sangam (Tariff – Rs.292), Hotel Mangalam (Tariff – Rs.350), Hotel Deepak (Tariff – Rs.413) and Hotel New Pravasi (Tariff – Rs.786).
The languages spoken here are Hindi, Bhojpuri and English.
The most important festivals celebrated in Malthone are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are interesting places to visit in and around Malthone, which include dams, waterfalls, and reservoirs. Some of these are Rajwas (19 km), Andela (17 km), Barodia (13 km) and Khimlasa, 33 km away from this city.
How to Get There
Khajuraho Airport is the nearest airport, which is 225 km away from Malthone.
There is no railway station in Malthone. The nearest railway station, Khurai Railway Station, is 51 km away from this locality.
There are state-run and private buses that travel to and fro. Private bus operators such as Rai Bus Services and Mangalam Travels have daily bus trips to Malthone from Indore and Dewas. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.