Kopargaon, also known as Kopergaon or Kopargram, is a town based in the Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra, India. This town is situated 14 km away from Shirdi. Kopargaon is a populated town and is known to be a holy destination as it is based on the banks of River Godavari. The best time to visit Kopargaon is between the months of September and December.
Places to Stay
There are many budget friendly hotels in Kopargaon. Some of them are Sri Daulat Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Hotel Sai Balaji (Tariff – Rs. 1200) and Hotel Marigold (Tariff – Rs. 3000).
The official spoken language of Kopargaon is Marathi. Hindi and English are also spoken here widely.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Kopargaon include Dussehra (October), Diwali (November), Guru Purnima (July) and Ganesh Chaturthi (September).
Places of Interest
Kopargaon is considered to be one of the holiest places in India. Sai Baba Temple of Shirdi is located about 14 km away from Kopargaon and is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Some of the places of interest in Kopargaon are Saidham and Shani Shingnapur.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kopargaon is the Gandhinagar Airport. It is located in Kolkata and is 72 km away from Kopargaon.
Kopargaon has a railway station and it is well-connected with other cities.
Kopargaon is well-connected with other cities by road. There are daily bus services to Indore, Bardoli, Khalghat, Surat, Vyara and other cities of India. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include King Travels and Hans Travels. Several discounts on bus tickets are available online which you can avail of while booking your tickets.