Namli is a small town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ratlam at a distance of 16 km south. Ujjain is not too far away either and is located 122 km east. Those with a keen sense of interest for the traditional Indian landscape, cuisine, temples and culture can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Being a small town, naturally there are no places for tourists to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Ratlam for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Hotel Sagar Castle (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Rhythm Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Gaurav (Tariff – Rs. 700), Palash Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650) and others.
The official language of Namli is Hindi. Urdu is also in usage in some areas of the region.
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 on its own merit does not have anything interesting to offer. However, the state in itself is a haven of tourist attractions, often referred to ‘Hindustan-ka-Dil’ or the heart of India. The neighbouring city of Ratlam has a couple of tourist attractions among which Sagod Jain Temple, Hussain Tekri Jaora, Barbad Hanuman Temple are worth visiting.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Devi Ahillyabai Holkar Airport in Indore at a distance of 150 km.
Ratlam Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 17 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. In order to take a bus for Namli, you can head to Ratlam as well as Ujjain. Ticketgoose.com offers several bus ticket booking discount from time to time, avail of it while buying your tickets online.