Kulpahar is a small town in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Kanpur at a distance of 167 km north-east. Those with a desire to explore traditional Indian landscape as well as the rural lifestyle of the Hindi heartland can visit this town. The neighboring state of Madhya Pradesh is not too far away either and is located at a distance of 40 km south.
Places to Stay
The best place to put up or stay while travelling in the area is Kanpur, which has quite a lot of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try are Gaurav Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Krishna (Tariff – Rs. 890), Satyam Hotel & Restaurant (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The town does not have any specific site of tourist attraction. Most places of tourist places lie in the neighbouring city of Kanpur. Among the places which are worth visiting in the city are Allen Forest Zoo, Kherepati Temple, ISKON Temple, Massacre Ghat, the Ganga river, Green Park Cricket Stadium, Kidwai Nagar Park, Phool Bagh, Brajendra Swaroop Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 240 km.
The town has its own railway station. However, the nearest major railway station is the Kanpur Junction Railway Station at a distance of 172 km.
Various state transport buses connect the city to different parts of the state as well as cities of neighbouring states such as Rajasthan and Haryana. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Buses to the area are available from Kanpur. By booking bus tickets online you will save yourself a lot of headache.