A city located in the Shekhawati region of Sikar District in Rajasthan state, Sikar has many well-known and historic building that attracts tourists. The city is well connected by roads to all the major cities in the state. National highway NH-11, which connects Sikar to Jaipur and Bikaner passes through the centre of the city. Sikar is now emerging as one of the main education hubs in the state.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Sikar. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sanwariya, Sikar, Shekhawati Hotel and Sunrise Hotel that offers rooms from Rs.900 onwards.
All annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Rajasthani and Hindi are the Local Languages here
Places to Visit
Sikar Fort, Sai Dham (Mundwara), Sri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir and Bawari Gate and Madho Niwas Kothi are located within a kilometre of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Jaipur
Sikar has its own Railway Station
Sikar has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Shrinath Nandu Travels, Kalpana Travels, Shrinath Travel and Virat Travels that run regular buses to and from the town. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.
Pimpalgaon is a small town in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. It is located in the Khandesh region of the northern part of Maharashtra and is at a distance of 30 km from Nashik. It is also called as Pimpalgaon Baswant, derived from the local deity Lord Baswanteshwar. It is known for its agriculture based economy and the production of tomatoes, raisins, grapes, and onions.
Places to Stay
Nearby Nashik (30 km) offers several options in budget friendly accommodation. It has hotels like Hotel Prolific Inn Durga, Hotel Shree Leela International, Dwarka Tourist Hotel, Hotel Sathya, and Hotel Surya Renaissance. The hotels tariffs can be obtained on contact.
Marathi is the official language spoken here. Other major ones include Hindi and the regional dialects of Ahirani and Bhilli.
Ganesh Chathurthi is the most important festival that is celebrated on a grand scale here. Diwali, Dusshera and the local festival of Bandur are also celebrated with equal fervour.
Places of Interest
The farmlands in Pimpalgaon are a great sight. The other major places near Pimpalgaon include Saptashrungi, Trambakeshwar (60 km), Anjneri Hills (45 km), and Muktidham Temple (40 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pimpalgaon is the Mumbai Airport (167 km).
The major junction close to Pimpalgaon is the Nashik Road Junction which is around 35 km from here.
Pimpalgaon has its own bus stand. Operators such as Geeta Travels, Bhola Travels, and Skylar Travels provide reasonable and comfortable bus services here. These buses also ply to Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.