Shikrapur is a panchayat village that lies in Maharashtra. IT is a small, quiet village and is located in the district of Pune. It is on the left bank of the river Vel, adjacent to the intersection of State Highway 60 and State Highway 55.
Places to Stay
As it is a small village there are limited options for accommodation here. Nikhil Garden Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000 A.C. room/ Rs.700 non A.C.) is generally used by visitors. One can also rent lodges in this area.
The official language of Shikrapur is Marathi. Hindi is also spoken here.
Ganesh Chathurthi is one of the most popular festivals of this region.
Places of Interest
There are several Ganesha temples that one can visit in this region. Marathas are known to be devout disciples of Lord Ganesh.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Shikrapur is the Pune Airport. The airport is about 10 km north-east of the city and Pune city is around 40 km away from Shikrapur.
Shikrapur is not very well connected to major cities by rail. One needs to travel to the closest city to reach a railway station. The Pune raiway station is about 40 km away.
There are many buses to Shikrapur from Pune or Chakan. Chakan is 32 km away by road. There is another small town called Koregaon Bhima which is around 10 km away. When you are booking a bus ticket online, check out for the numerous offers that several bus booking websites give from time to time.