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About Tumkur

Tumkur

Tumkur is a beautiful industrial town located in the administrative district of Karnataka state. It lies along NH 206 at a distance of 70 km northwest of Bangalore. Tumkur traverses great number of river valleys and fascinating hills with 4000 feet more spreading along the landscape. You can see forested slopes of Devarayanadurga hills with its unique wild life species. The best season to visit Tumkur is during October to March.

Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels to stay in Tumkur. Few of them are Naveen Regency hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Woodlands Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Sri Krishna Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500), Dwaraka Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300)

Language
The most common and local language in the city is Kannada. English is the alternate language.

Events
Pongal is held annually in the month of mid January.

Places of Interest
Pavagada Fort, Aralaguppe, Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi Temple and Sree Siddaganga Mutt are the famous Hindu religious places of Tumkur. Some of the places nearby Tumkur are Chikballapur (76 km from Tumkur), Shivagange (26 km from Tumkur), Savandurga (57 km from Tumkur), Nandi Hills (69 km from Tumkur), Lepakshi (84km from Tumkur).

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport is Bengaluru International Airport. It is located at a distance of 80 km from Tumkur.

Rail:
Tumkur Railway Station, located in the centre of the city and Heggere Halt Rail Way Station (6 km from the town) are the nearest.

Bus:
Tumkur city is well-connected along NH4 and NH206 to Bangalore, Gubbi, Koratagere, Kunigal and other major cities in the state by both Government and private buses. National Travels, SRS Travels, VRL Travels, Asha Travels are the best travel operators on this route. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.



About Ponda

Ponda

Ponda, commonly referred to as Fonda, is a city based in the northern district of Goa. Ponda is located at heart of Goa and is about 29km from Panaji. It is a hub for industries and factories and is one of the fastest growing cities in Goa. Ponda is known for its high literacy rate. Some of the towns and cities close to Ponda include Priol, Codar, and Cassabe De Ponda.

Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in Ponda. Some of them are Hotel Menino (Tariff – Rs. 2000), Farmagudi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1500), Goa Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Subam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).

Language
The official language of Ponda is Konkani but English is also spoken here.

Events
Some of the festivals and events celebrated in Ponda include Urs of Shah Abdullah (17thChariot festival, Maruti Zatra and Marugesh Zatra. Christmas, Navdurga festival and Diwali are also celebrated in Ponda with great enthusiasm.

Places of Interest
There are several tourist attractions in Ponda, some of them include the Tropical Spice Plantation, the Sri Mahalasa Temple, the Sri Naguesh temple, the Butterfly Conservatory and the Sahakari Spice Farm.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport to Ponda is Dabolim Airport. It is located about 21 km away from the town.

Rail:
Ponda does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest railway station to Ponda is in Margao. It is located approximately 47km away from Ponda.

Bus:
There are daily bus services to Nasik, Panjim, Panaji, Bangalore, Mangalore, Ahmedabad and many other cities from Ponda. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Kadamba Transport and Ganesha Tourists. Travelling by bus has become easier these days as you can easily book a bus ticket online.




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