Songir Phata a village in Maharashtra’s Dhule district lies on the junction of National Highway 3 (Mumbai-Agra) and State Highway 17 (Ahmedabad). Known for its shawls, rugs, silk and copper utensils, Songir Phata also has a number of temples that are worth visiting. It is about 22 km away from its district headquarters.
Places to Stay
When it comes to accommodation, Songir Phata has very few options. However, there are reasonably good hotels in Dhule which is 22 km away. Some of the hotels are Kohinoor Lodge (Tariff –Rs. 500), Uday Palace Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 700) and Hotel Prince (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Marathi is the official language of Songir Phata.
The major festivals of Songir Phata include Holi and Gudi Padva in March-April, Ganesh Chaturthi in September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places in and around Songir Phata include Dhule (22 km), Amalner (33 km) and Shirpur (35 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is Aurangabad Airport, which is 176 km away.
The major railway station connecting this village to other cities is the Aurangabad railway station (169 km).
There are buses from Dhule and Jalgaon. Yukta Travels is one of the top bus operators catering to passengers travelling on this route. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.