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.
Previously known as ‘Sidhhapur’, Sehore is a city 37 km away from Bhopal. Situated on the Bhopal-Indore highway, Sehore enjoys connectivity to the Western Railway on the Bhopal-Ratlam stretch. Sehore is quite famous for its ancient temples and archaeological glory. An interesting product here is the lacquer bangles that are an adornment of the Gond tribe and other tribes of the region. Sehore has received many honours for its achievement in academics and literature. The tribal area of Sehore is known for it traditional dance, Bhavai.
Places to Stay
There are some budget hotels in Bhopal such as Hotel Panchwati (Tariff – Rs. 944), Hotel Kamal Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1069) and The Crescent Resort & Club (Tariff – Rs. 1400 onwards).
The official language of Sehore is Hindi.
Ram Navami (October) and Deepavali (November) are the major festivals that are celebrated in Sehore.
Places of Interest
Sidheshwar Mahadev Mandir, Hanuman Phatak, Ganesh Mandir, Birla Museum, Gauhar Mahal and Taj-Ul-Masajid are some of the famous tourist destinations in Sehore.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhopal Airport which is located at a distance of 27 km.
Sehore Railway Station has trains running to various cities such as Bhopal, Indore, Bilaspur, Jabalpur, Jaipur and Rewa.
Old Bus Stand Ashta (30.5 km away) is the nearest bus stand to Sehore. MP Tours & Travels, Travel India Tourism Private Limited and Holiday Point Bhopal Tours & Travels Private Limited are the major bus operators that offer good services. There are a number of bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from where you will get good offers and discounts while booking your tickets.