A vibrant and bustling city, Nagpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city is known for growing oranges and thus derives the nickname – “the City if Oranges”. Nagpur, a culturally active city, hosts exhibitions, classical music concerts, and plays. It is also the second greenest as well as the cleanest city in India.
Flights to Nagpur
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport is situated about 6kms away from the city centre. The Nagpur city is well connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai through daily operational flights served by Jet Airways, Indian Airlines, Kingfisher and Indigo.
Nagpur offers plenty of accommodation options ranging from standard to mid rung and budget hotels. While standard hotels offer a comfortable stay with all modern amenities, the budget hotels comfort the visitors with basic facilities and decent service.
Activities and Sightseeing
The sightseeing tour in Nagpur is all about paying homage at various temples scattered around the city. The list includes:
- Balaji Mandir
- Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir
- The Dragon Palace Temple
- The Ambazari Lake
- The Sitabuldi Fort
- Maharaj Baug Zoo
Besides, Nagpur also puts forward numerous outdoor activities. The list includes trekking, camping, angling, and golfing.
For shopping, visitors can go for buying silk border dhoti and handloom saris. Besides, the city is famous for its oranges. So, don’t forget to buy your friends and family some oranges while returning home.
Treat yourself with authentic Nagpur cuisine after you are tired from all the sightseeing and shopping. Many restaurants in Nagpur offer many dishes and sweets prepared with oranges.
Pack a steady and comfortable pair of walking shoes for you will be visiting temples and forts that are situated atop hills. Also carry an effective sunscreen lotion for summer months.