Sakharwadi is a small town in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Pune at a distance of 89 km north-west. A smaller city nearby is Satara at a distance of 69 km south-west. Those willing to experience traditional life in Maharashtra as well as the temples and cuisine can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Undoubtedly, the best place to stay while travelling in this region is Satara, which has a lot of budget-friendly hotels. Some of the options which are worth trying are Sagar Deluxe Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Nisarg Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Sairaja Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Shreeman (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of the area is Marathi.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
The town on its own does not have places of particular interest for tourists. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the neighbouring Satara are the Kas Plateau (classified as a World Heritage Site), Bamnoli Lake, Ajinkyatara Fort, Sajjangad Fort, Natraj Mandir, Thoseghar Waterfalls, Vajrai Waterfalls among others.
How to Get There
Pune International Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 102 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Satara Railway Station at a distance of 64 km.
Both state-transport as well as private buses have services to the city. Jabbar Travels is one such private operator. Buses from Satara as well as Pune are available for the village. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.