A city and a municipality in Valsad district in the southern part of Gujarat, Vapi, is situated on the banks of the Damanganga River. the largest city in the Valsad district, Vapi is now a very important industrial town and is known to be the largest industrial area in Asia in terms of small-scale industries. The numerous chemical industry plants in the city had once even earned it the rank of being one of the most polluted places in the world. National Highway 8 passes through Vapi and the city is the gateway to Daman and Silvassa.
Places to Stay
There are many places in Vapi offer affordable accommodation. Places like Hotel Green View, Hotel Royal Garden and Hotel Royale Inn offer lodging facilities that start at Rs.750.
All the annual religious holidays like Dussehra, Diwali and Holi are celebrated here.
Gujrathi is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The Arabian Sea, at the delta of the Damangana and Daman and Silvassa are located within 7kms of Vapi city centre.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Daman Airport (9.5kms) and the nearest major airport is the Surat Airport (84.4kms)
Vapi has its own railway station.
The Vapi bus stand connects the city to the neighbouring towns. There are great bus operators like Datta Krupa Travels, Neeta travels, Anukool Travels, Shree Balaji Travels, Shree Chaudhari Travels, Shree Arbuda travels and Shree Balaji Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the city. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.
Wardha is a city in Maharashtra, it gets its name from the Wardha river which flows alongside the northern, southern and western boundaries of the Wardha district. Wardha is said to have been established in the year 1866. Wardha and the city of Sevagram contributed in a big way to the fight for independence. Today, Wardha is known for its flourishing cotton trade.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Wardha. Some of them are Ramakrishna Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500), Hari Sans Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Gulshan Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500) and Chirag Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800).
Marathi is the official language that is spoken in Wardha. Some of the other languages that are spoken here include Hindi and English.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Wardha with great enthusiasm include Diwali, Vijayadashmi, Makar Sakranti and Ganesha Chaturthi.
Places of Interest
There are many places for tourists to visit in Wardha. Some of them include Magan Sanghralaya, Gita Mandir, Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Kelzar Ganpati Temple and Paramdham Ashram.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Wardha is Nagpur Airport. It is located about 74 km from Wardha city.
Wardha city has its own station and many trains to different Indian cities ply from here on a regular basis.
There are daily bus services to Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Solapur, Ahemadnagar and other Indian cities from Wardha. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Saini Travels, Natraj Travels, Raj Travels and Chintamani Travels. Book a bus ticket in advance and travel without any hassle to any destination in India.