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.
Naugaon is a town that is located on the banks of the river Yamuna. It belongs to Uttarkashi which is in the state of Uttarakhand. The town has a number of historical monuments that can be visited by tourists. It was named ‘Naugaon’ because at the time there were only nine villages in that area. (‘Nau’ is nine in Hindi and ‘gaon’is town.) It is situated at a distance of 90.2 km from Uttarkashi and nearly 70 km from Dehradun.
Places to Stay
There are good, budget-friendly hotels that are situated near Naugaon. Some of them are Hotel Relax and Hotel Calista in Dehradun; The Rink Pavilion (Tariff – Rs. 882) and Mussoorie Gateway in Mussoorie.
The official languages of Naugaon are Hindi and Sanskrit. Apart from these, a number of local dialects are spoken by the residents.
The important festivals of Naugaon are Basant Panchami, Bhitauli, Phool Dei and Kandali.
Places of Interest
There are several places that tourists can visit in and around Naugaon. Some of these places include the hill towns of Lansdowne (288.3 km from Naugaon) and Mussoorie (83.4 km from Nugaon), and the town of Barkot (13.1 km from Naugaon.)
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Naugaon is the Dehradun airport which is situated at a distance of 70 km from the town.
The two railway stations at Dehradun, namely, Dehradun Railway Station and Harrawala railway station, are the stations nearest to Naugaon.
A number of buses ply daily from Mussoorie to Naugaon (which is situated at a distance of 83.4 km from Mussoorie.). Book a bus ticket in advance and travel without any hassle to any destination in India.