Perched at an average elevation of about 1550 feet above mean sea level is the town of Pithampur. Located at a distance of approximately 22 km from Indore, Pithampur comes under the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. Indore and Ujjain are the cities nearby Pithampur. The town is home to numerous small scale and large scale industries. The area witnesses good annual precipitation.
Places to Stay
There are no good options for accommodation in Pithampur. It is recommended that tourists make Indore the base if they would like to visit Pithampur. Some of the hotels in Indore are Diamond Boutique Hotel (Tariff –Rs 1200) and Hotel Vidhyasagar(Tariff –Rs 400) among others.
The official language of Pithampur is Hindi.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some of the tourist attractions in and around Pithampur are Indore (20 km from Pithampur), Ujjain (70 km from Pithampur) and Omkareshwar (69 km from Pithampur).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pithampur is the Indore Airport, which is 19 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Pithampur is Indore Junction, 20 km away.
Pithampur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Indore and Pune. Both state run buses and private operators such as Hans Travels operate on this route. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers.