Situated on the State Highway connecting Ahmednagar to Beed, Jamkhed is 78 km from Ahmednagar. At a distance of 22 km from Jamkhed lies a small village called Kharda which has the fort of the great king Shivaji Maharaj and Rajmata Jijau. Jamkhed has many schools. The place has to its credit the Comprehensive Rural Health Project that was started by two doctors in 1970.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Jamkhed does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available.
The official language of Jamkhed is Marathi.
Nag Panchami, the famous annual fair that occurs around July - August is hosted by Jamkhed. The cattle and vegetable market is held in Jamkhed every Saturday and is a major crowd-puller. In the month of August, Jamkhed gets crowded with tourists and the villagers, who come here to offer prayers and enjoy the waterfall.
Places of Interest
Rameshwar happens to be a holy place near Jamkhed that holds mythological value since the ancient Ramayana era. Kharda located 22 km away from Jamkhed has a historical fort which holds great tourist value too. Other tourist destinations include Aurangabad, Mandwa, Jalna.
How to Get There
Aurangabad situated 37 km far has the nearest airport to Jamkhed.
Jalna, situated 19.1 km away is the closest railway station to Jamkhed.
R R Travels, Rai Tourist, Dolphin Travel House, Deccan Tours & Travels are few bus operators that ply tourist buses from Jamkhed to Valsad, Navsari and Surat at frequent levels. Sarola Bus Stop, Saradwadi Phata Bus Stop and Padli Phata Bus Stop are the nearest bus stations. Book online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of offers and discounts.
Navsari is a city and municipality in the Surat metropolitan region and also the administrative headquarters of Navsari district of Gujarat, India. Navsari is also the twin city of Surat, and is 37 kms south of Surat. Many Parsis settled down in this city in around 11th century AD and named it Navu Sari which meant ‘New Sari’. Navsari is popular for its various types of Zoroastrian arts, crafts and cuisine.
Places to stay
Some of the popular budget hotels in Navsari are Anmol Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) Hotel Royal Regency (Tariff - Rs 1400), Modi Resort (Tariff- Rs. 1150).
The official language of Navsari is Gujarati.
Apart from all the common festivals, a festival unique to Navsari is the Dhinglo Festival (July).
Places to visit
There are many places to be visit in Navsari. Some of them are Dudhiya Talav (1.5 kms from bus stand), Atash Behram (80 kms), J.N. Tata Memorial Hall (4 kms), Ravariya Bapa temple, Parsvanath Jain temple (1.7 kms), Dargah of Sayed Saadat (2 kms) and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (43 kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Navsari is 30 kms away at Surat.
The Surat railway station is the closest major railway station (31 kms) to Navsari
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in Navsari. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Paulo Travels, O.P. Tours & Travels and Asha Travels. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.