Yeola is a town located in Maharashtra’s Nashik District and is 82 km from the headquarters. A famous handloom centre, Yeola is known for its Shalu and Paithani silk saris. The town’s first mosque was built by Sant Raghuji Baba, a Hindu reformer who constructed it to protect the city from being destroyed by Aurangzeb.
Places to Stay
Budget accommodation is available in Yeola but it is recommended to stay in hotels either in Manmad (29 km) or Shirdi (35 km). Some options are Hotel Ashoka Executive in Shirdi (Tariff – Rs. 1550) or Hotel Shree Leela International in Manmad (Tariff – Rs. 1950).
The official language of Yeoli is Marathi. Hindi is also spoken here.
The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, between August and September every year is celebrated with enthusiasm. Kite flying, a part of Makara Sankranti, in January is a much-awaited event.
Places of Interest
Tourist attractions in Yeola are few. One could choose to visit nearby towns/cities such as Nashik (72 km), Aurangabad (100 km) and Shirdi (35 km). At Nashik you could visit the Sula Vineyards, the Coin Museum, Trimbakeswar Temple or Chamar Caves. Aurangabad has historical monuments to take in and the nearby Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Shirdi is a famous pilgrim spot.
How to Get There
The nearest major airport to Yeola is at Pune, which is about 172 km away. Other nearby airports are Nashik (about 78 km away) and Aurangabad (about 100 km away).
The closest major railway station to Yeola is the Sainagar Shirdi Railway Station (SNSI) (17 km). Yeola also has a station of its own on the Ahmednagar-Manmad route.
Yeola is well connected to other cities in the country through regular bus services. Several bus services ply to and from Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Shirdi, Aurangabad and Manmad. Some of these include Raja Travels and Hans Travels Indore. Getting online bus ticket through Ticketgoose.com is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.
Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh located in the centre of India is a rare combination of picturesque beauty, royal history and urban town planning. Bhopal derives its name from the city Bhojapal founded by raja Bhoj. Bhopal is a versatile city teeming with historical monuments, market places, mosques and palaces which leave a print of the emperors who once upon a time ruled here. The city is well designed with luxuriant and delicately laid out gardens, statues and wide streets.
Places to Stay
Manjeet Hotel (Tariff- RS 300 ) Hotel Sonali Regency (Tariff- Rs 1286 ) Situated at a distance of 1 km from station and 250 mt from bus stand, Hotel Surya- (Tariff- Rs 1100 and up) is situated at a distance of 1 km from railway station and 250 m from bus stand are some of the popular budget hotels.
Places to Visit
There are various forts and mosques which you can visit in Bhopal. Some of the noteworthy places are the Jama Masjid, The Laxmi Narayan Temple, The Government Archaeological Museum and the beautiful aquarium. The main bus stand in Bhopal is the Nadra bus stand and one can take bus to visit all these places.
The Khajuraho dance festival around the month of February and March is a must watch on your visit to Bhopal. Along with that some of the most loved events are the Gwalior Light and Sound show where the history of the fort is enacted with music, lights, dances and sound effects. These are treats which should not be missed at all.
The official language of Bhopal is Hindi. English is also spoken.
How to Get There
There are regular flights which connect Bhopal with Jabalpur, Delhi, Mumbai and Gwalior.
Bhopal is situated in the main line of Delhi to Chennai. All the major trains going to Mumbai via Delhi and vice versa have a terminus in Bhopal station.
Bus services connect Bhopal with Mandu (285 km), Khajuraho (383 km), Gwalior (423 km), Jabalpur (295 km) and Ujjain (188 km). Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online