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.
Omkareshwar is now a developed island in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a popular tourist destination located near the union of River Narmada and River Kaveri. The island is shaped like the Hindhu religious symbol ‘Om’, so many pilgrims from all parts of the world make a visit to this place. Sri Omkareshwar Mahadev Temple and Siddnath Temple are the two major pilgrim centres here.
Places to Stay
Nearby Bandanwara has some budget hotels which include Narmada Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1600), Hotel Grand Tower (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Hotel Aashirwad and Shri Radhe Krishna Resort. There are many dharamshalas close to the temple.
The local language spoken is Hindi. English is also spoken.
Kartik festival and Maha Shivratri are the major festivals celebrated every year.
Places of Interest
Some tourist attractions to visit around Omkareshwar are Kajal Rani Cave (9 km away from Omkareshwar), Satmatrika Temples (6 km away from Omkareshwar), Indore Museum (78 km away from Omkareshwar), Shri Dada Darbar (70 km away from Khandwa) and Maheshwar (70 km away from Omkareshwar).
How to Get There
Indore is the nearest airport at a distance of 77 km from Omkareshwar.
The nearest railway station to Omkareshwar is the Omkareshwar Road Railway Station (12 km away). The other nearest railway station is at Indore (77 km away).
Omkareshwar is well-connected to Ujjain, Indore and Khandwa with regular bus services. Many bus operators offer good travel experience for passengers. Some of them are Planet Travels, Sai Travels and Parikh Travels. While booking your tickets online, look out for bus booking offer that many bus booking portals provide.