A city in Buldhana District of Maharashtra, Khamgaon is also known as Rajat Nagari, which means "Silver Town". Located 50kms east of Buldhana, Khamgaon is well-connected by road and rail to the neighbouring region. Khamgaon lies on the border of the Buldhana District and Akola District. The city is situated close to other cities in the state, such as Shegaon , Nandura , Akola and, Patur.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Khamgaon. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Tuljai and Restaurants, Devendra Hotel, Hotel Shraddha and Hotel Greenpark that offers rooms from Rs.1200 onwards.
Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Ahirani is the Local Language here. People here also speak Kandeshi, Marathi, Bhili and Andh
Places to Visit
The Shri Swami Balaji Mandir, Baradari Hanuman Mandir, Lakdi Ganpti Mandir, Datta Mandir, Mastan Chowk Masjid, Omkareshwar Mandir, Digambar Jain Temple, Dawoodi Bohra Masjid and Markaz Masjid are located near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Akola (51kms)
Khamgaon has its own Railway Station
The Khamgaon Bus Stop runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Sangeetam Travels, Sheetal Travels, Rajhans Travels and Prasanna Purple Travels that run regular buses to and from the village. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.
A small district in Gujarat, Anand is also referred as the Milk Capital of India since it the place became famous for the Amul dairy and its milk revolution. This place is the centre for being the largest milk producer. Anand is well known for being India’s largest diary manufacturer Amul and also for its agriculture activities. Anand is 100 kms away from the capital city Gandhinagar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Anand. Some of them are Hotel Surabhi Regency (Tariff – Rs.1600), Hotel Relax (Tariff – Rs.1000), Hotel Kavita (Tariff – Rs.600) and Savshanti Club Resort (Tariff – Rs.670)
The official language Anandis Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi.
The Important Festivals of Anand is Navrati (October).
Places of Interest
Some of the interesting places in Gangotri include river Bhagirathi ( 4kms from the town) Gangotri National Park ( 8 kms from Gangotri) , Gangotri Glacier (19 kms from Gangotri) Gangotri Temple (5kms Gangotri), Vishwanath Temple(9 kms from Gangotri) and Maneri ( 13 kms from Gangotri).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Anand is the Ahmedabad Airport. It is located about 83 kms away from the town.
The nearest railway station is the Anand railway station. It is well connected to all the major cities and districts in the country.
There are regular buses available to cities like Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Indore, Mumbai, Pune and Bhopal. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include RaoTravels, Gangotri Travels and Diwakar Travels. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets