Rajnandgaon is a town in the Rajnandgaon district of Chattisgarh, India. It is surrounded by many lakes and ponds. This town is also named as Shanskardhani and was originally called as Nandgram. This city is known as the cultural capital of Chhattisgarh. Rajnandgaon is surrounded by Kabirdham district in the north, Durg district in the east, Bastar district in the south and Gadchiroli and Bhandara in the west. Balod, Bhilai and Dongargarh are the nearby cities to Rajnandgaon.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels in Rajnandgaon are Hotel Mayur (Tariff – Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000), Hotel Utsav Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000) and Hotel Samrat (Tariff – Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000).
The local language spoken in Rajnandgaon is Chhattisgarhi. Hindi is also spoken.
Diwali is the most celebrated festival in the town in the month of November every year.
Places of Interest
There are many temples in Rajnandgaon. Some of them are Gayatri Mandir, Sitla Mandir and Barfaani Ashram. Some places to visit are Dongargarh (33 km away from Rajnandgaon), Bhilai (37 km away from Rajnandgaon), Balod (49 km away from Rajnandgaon) and Maa Bambleshwari in Dongargarh (33 km away from Rajnandgaon).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Rajnandgaon is at Mana (Raipur), which is located at a distance of 80 km from the town.
Rajnandgaon Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is 1 km away, and Parmalkasa Railway Station, which is 9 km away from the town.
Rajnandgaon is well-connected by road. Many bus operators like Royal Travels, Tulsi Tours & Travels, Amar Travels and Shiv Travels provide good services to passengers. Several bus ticket booking portals like ticketgoose.com offers bus ticket booking discount with codes. Make use of it when you book your tickets.
Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.