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.
Seoni is a village situated in Madhya Pradesh. Seoni is the inspiration for the village in Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book series. It is 2,043 ft above sea level. It has several large public gardens that are a treat for the eye.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Seoni, like the Kavitha International (Tariff – Rs. 1190), Tiger Valley Resort (Tariff – Rs. 4254), and Dhanteshwari Hotel.
Hindi is the official language of Seoni. English is also spoken and understood here.
Diwali and Dushhera are the most popular festivals in the region. Ram Navami is also considered very auspicious here as it marks the birth of Lord Ram.
Places of Interest
The Pench Tiger Reserve (10 km) named after the Pench River flowing from north to south through the reserve, is a major attraction here. The Dighori Village (15 km) houses the world’s biggest Shiv Ling at 54 kg, and is a must visit.
How to Get There
The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur (122 km) is the nearest airport.
Seoni isn’t well connected despite having its own railway station. One can catch trains from nearby Nagpur (136 km) which connect to Seoni.
Seoni is well connected to nearby villages and towns via busses. The nearest bus stand is the Bus Stand New Seoni (20 km). Nandan Travels provides buses from Nagpur to Seoni. Avail of bus ticket offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.