Telhara is a town in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Akola, which also happens to the district headquarters, at a distance of 58 km south. Tourists, both local as well as foreigners, who wish to experience the Marathi way of life, visit a few temples as well as taste local food must visit this place.
Places to Stay
If you are looking for a stay in a bigger city nearby, then the city of Akola is a great option. Some of the budget hotels worth a thought are Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Center Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Rising Sun (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Green Vallies Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
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
Sunday Market held every Sunday is a prime attraction of the town. Akot (31 km to the east) has a wide range of tourist attractions which are both thrilling and enchanting in nature such as the Narsing Maharaj Temple, the Narnala Fort, Shri Wari Hanuman Mandir, Khatkali Forest and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur at a distance of 270 km.
The major railway station close to the district is the Akola Railway Junction at a distance of 60 km.
Various buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Two of the major operators in the area are Sheetal Travels and Anushka Travels. Booking a bus ticket online is easy and convenient through Ticketgoose.com.