Shelapur is a very famous village in the district of Buldhana in Maharashtra, India. Shelapur is a very well-known tourist destination close to the Melghat Tiger Reserve which is at a distance of 140 km away. Shelapur belongs to the Vidharba Region and comes under the Amravati Division. The village is located at a distance of 463 km from Mumbai.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Shelapur. Some of them are Hotel Manas (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Rohini (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Prem Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Walmiki (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Shelapur is Ahirani. Other languages spoken are Hindi, Marathi and English.
The important festivals of Shelapur are Vijayadashami celebrated in the month of October and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in the month of August or September every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Shelapur. Some of them are Burhanpur (53 km away from Shelapur), Melghat Tiger Reserve (141 km away from Shelapur), Washim (130 km away from Shelapur) and Ellora Caves (4 km away from Aurangabad).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chikkalthana Airport which is at a distance of 133 km from Shelapur.
One can reach Shelapur by getting down at the Bhuvasal Railway Station which is located at a distance of 67 km from the village.
There are regular bus services available from Shelapur to nearby towns like Nandura and Buldhana. And to reach other cities like Maharashtra, Aurangabad and Amravati, one can travel by the buses run by operators like Joy Travels and Hindustan Travels. If you book a bus ticket online you can get rid of the trouble of standing in queues.