Varkhed, a small village in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, is a part of Nasik division. This village is about 288 km away from its capital city, Mumbai. If you want to experience a rural life, head out to this village and enjoy in some of the homestays. There are some old temples that are worth visiting.
Places to Stay
In terms of accommodation, Varkhed has very little to offer. But tourists can find a number of reasonable hotels in Paithan like Hotel Garden Durga (Tariff –Rs.780), Surya Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 990) and Hotel Sahyadri Tariff –Rs.1,000).
Marathi and Hindi are widely spoken in this village.
Holi in March-April, Gudi Padwa in March, Ganesh-Chaturthi in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are the most important festivals celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Varkhed has numerous places to visit nearby in Paithan, 33 km away from here. Some of them include Jayakwadi Dam, Jaganade Maharaja Temple and Jayakwadi Wildlife Sanctuary.
How to Get There
Chikkalthana Airport in Aurangabad, located 48 km from here, is the closest to the village.
The closest and the major railhead connecting this place is in Aurnagabad, 41 km away.
Buses are available from Rahuri, Shrirampur and Ahmedabad. Shri Sairam Travels is one of the top operators plying on this route. Various bus ticket online booking sites make it convenient for travellers to book their tickets with ease.