Cheap Flights To Nagpur
Many people know Nagpur for its oranges, but it's also important as the "second capital" of Maharashtra state and is, additionally, is an administrative seat where the Legislative Assembly meets. It's also politically important as a base for the Hindu nationalist organisation and a centre for the Dalit Buddhist movement. Visitors often stay over in the city on their way to visiting the region's Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve or Pench National Park, but the city itself has some great attractions and experiences along with enthralling events and festivals.
The region in which Nagpur is located has been under the rule of many dynasties since ancient times and several excavated sites are a testimony to this. During the course of history, several structural stone temples were built and can still be seen in the city today such as the Ramtek Temple. Escaping the busy city is easy with wonderful outdoor areas like Khindsi Lake and Futala Lake. Those who enjoy safaris and wildlife will like the Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary with its array of birds and animals. Numerous annual festivals take place in Nagpur including the Food and Wine Festival in early December, the student-lead Annual Cultural Festival in March and the Marbat Festival usually in August or September.
Things To Do
Visiting Nagpur is a chance to discover the city and indulge in its religious and cultural highlights as well as the outdoor scene with parks and lakes. There's even a wildlife sanctuary to explore!
- Be blessed at the temples
Shree Ganesh Mandir Tekdi is a wonderful place for spiritual nourishment and fulfilment and the Ramtek Temple is a serene and beautiful building where there are many monkeys to entertain visitors as they arrive and leave.
- Experience the lovely lakes
Khindsi Lake is close to Ramtek Temple and a great place for a stroll or even a boat trip. Futala Lake has to be one of the most happening places in the city with its paved water front and numerous eateries.
Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary lies to the southeast of the city and visitors can see sambhar, hordes of langurs, birds, wild boar, peacocks and even big tigers!
Calendar Of Events
Spice up a trip to Nagpur by taking part in some of its annual festivals and events that bring colour, excitement and entertainment through food, wine, music, fashion, dancing and more.
The Food and Wine Festival: In early December, the Food and Wine Festival is a delight for wine lovers with various wines and foods from the region as well as a charming ambience.
The Cultural Festival: This student-lead festival takes place in March and is an entertainment-packed affair with a fashion show and dancing being just some of the features at this gala event.
Marbat Festival: Taking place in August or September, this unique festival features Marbat processions with the aim of banishing evil from the city. Effigies representing evil forces are paraded and burned with ceremony!