When you turn one way you will be faced with baskets and sacks, full of succulent oranges, set against a clean, green backdrop, while if you turn the other, you will be faced with a slick city highway, with people racing to get to work. A city of contradictions that embraces its past as it looks to the future, you’ll see old temples and crumbling buildings of yore, alongside slick modern buildings and infrastructure. While you are at this vantage point, you will be standing bang at the center of the country—the Zero Mile Marker. Welcome to Nagpur.
An urban labyrinth, the gateway to Maharashtra’s largest nature reserves and an important political center for the state, Nagpur is an underrated gem. Regarded by many as one of the best cities in the country to live in, Nagpur offers fresh air, solid infrastructure, old temples, a rich cultural ethos and all the comforts of a developing city. If you’re passing by Nagpur on a train, you’ll get a real sense of what lies beyond the greens.
The first thing you should probably do when you reach Nagpur is try the oranges. It isn’t called the Orange City for nothing. Head straight for the orchards and find out more about how they are planted and grown before you start devouring them.
Nagpur is known for its natural beauty. Declared the Tiger Capital of India, there are a number of reserves here, whose efforts to preserve the royal animal are commendable. Plan a trip with your family and friends to any or all of the natural reserves in the Nagpur area, if time permits.
Nagpur is also home to a number of old temples and architectural sights, including the Jagannath Temple and Deekshabhoomi, the sacred Buddhist monument. Hire a guide to delve deeper into the old parts of the city, where the Maratha influence is still fairly strong.
Nagpur also holds appeal to partygoers and late nighters, with its varied nightlife including numerous pubs, bars and nightclubs.
It’s safe to say then, that if you are a tourist in Nagpur, especially a first-timer, there is plenty that the city has to offer.
Much like most cosmopolitan cities in India, Nagpur’s transport infrastructure is convenient and well connected. Numerous buses ply through the city all day. Auto rickshaws and taxis are also easily available. Cycle rickshaws are available in certain parts of the city and do offer a more touristy experience. The metro in Nagpur is also in the works.
On a daily basis there are approximately 0 flights that operate at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. JetLite, IndiGo and Jet Airways are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Nagpur through train. Ajni, Itwari are some of the most popular train stations in Nagpur. On an average about 26 trains pass through Nagpur on a daily basis. Badnera to Nagpur, Akola to Nagpur, Wardha to Nagpur are some of the most popular routes to Nagpur with 46, 46, 46 trains weekly respectively.
By road Nagpur is surrounded by Bhandara, Wardha, Hinganghat which are 38.68 km, 40.44 km, 43.73 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.
Nagpur has a total of 57 hotels.
There are 57 hotels in Nagpur with the popular ones being The Pride Hotel Nagpur, Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur, Sun N Sand Hotel Nagpur, Tuli International, Hotel Centre Point, Hotel The Nagpur Ashok etc.
Looking for hotels around Nagpur airport? Currently, there are 2 hotels near the airport with popular ones being Sun N Sand Hotel Nagpur, Legend Inn - Airport Hotel etc.