All Bus Operators From Mehkar to Washim
Mehkar is a city in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra. It is located at about 70 km from Buldhana and 140 km from Aurangabad, and is a part of Vidarbha region. The city was earlier called Meghankar Nagari. It is situated on the banks of the River Penganga. And a lot of recreational activities take place by this river. This place also has several temples, mosques and reservoirs all around it.
Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels in Mehkar are Hotel Shivaditya Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Prem Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Jal Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Manas (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The languages spoken in Mehkar are Marathi and Urdu.
Some of the festivals celebrated in Mehkar are Ganesh Chaturthi and Ramzan.
Places of Interest
Mehkar has many religious places for tourists to visit. Some of these are Shree Balaji Temple (1 km), Shree Hanuman and Ram Mandir (1 km), Hazrat Gaibi Shah Dargah (2 km), Shitla Mata Mandir (2 km) and Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Pond (2.5 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mehkar is at Aurangabad. It is located about 140 km from the city.
Washim Railway Station is the nearest station to Mehkar (70 km). Many express trains halt here.
Buses to Mehkar are available from Pune, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Mumbai. Shree Khurana Travels, Neeta Travels and Raja Travels are some of the private bus operators. Bus ticket online booking facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.
A city and a municipal council in the Washim district of Maharashtra, Washim is about 200 km from Aurangabad. The name Washim is derived from Basim, which means ‘the one that smiles’ in Arabic. Washim is famous as a pilgrimage hub and has many ancient temples like Balaji Mandir, Padma Teertha and Pohara Devi temple. It is said that Rishi Vatsa performed a yagna (holy ritual) in Washim for forgiveness from the gods and he was blessed, hence Washim is also mentioned in scriptures as Vatsagulma.Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Washim. Some of them are Hotel Samrat Ashok (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Pavan (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Hotel Maniprabha (Tariff – Rs. 600). Language
The official language of Washim is Marathi. The other language spoken is Hindi.Events
Ganpati festival is celebrated in a big way at most temples in Washim.Places of Interest
Washim is said to have 108 sacred places associated with different gods. Some of them are Balaji Mandir, Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj, Padma Teertha, Deo Talav, Rama Temple, Daridrya Harana Tirtha, Madhyameshvar Temple, Gudeshvara Temple and Narayana Maharaja Temple. How to Get There
The nearest airport to Washim is at Nanded, located about 106 km from the town. The second nearest option is Aurangabad airport which is 200 km away.
Washim’s railway station is well connected to cities like Jaipur, Mumbai. Trains such as Kacheguda, Nanded Express and Hyderabad Deccan pass through Washim.
There are daily bus services to Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Aurangabad. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Vidarbha Express Travels, Chintamani Travels and Shree Khurana Travels. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online
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