DISHA International Foundation Trust operates in Indian state of Maharashtra, the third largest Indian state located in the western part of the country with Mumbai as the capital of the state. Our home time is Aurangabad, well known for the closeness of its historical monuments and caves of World Heritage.
How to get to Aurangabad
There is domestic airport in Aurangabad. The closest international airport is the one in Mumbai. Aurangabad is well accessible by everyday trains. There are direct trains from Mumbai, Hyderabad as well as Delhi and other places. There are also buses available from nearby localities as Mumbai or Pune.
Aurangabad area is hot all the year round. You can experience very hot summer between months of March and May with high temperatures over 40° with often thunderstorms, followed by pleasant monsoon season. The position of Aurangabad in the center of the country and Western Ghats blocking the winds from Arabian Sea causes that monsoon season is pleasant hot with rainfalls in the form of short summer afternoon storms. Continuous rain over more days is not usual here. From November temperatures get lower and bring to people very pleasant winters with warm days and mild nights.
The city of Aurangabad experiences fast development especially in the field of industry with very positive future prognosis. It is easily accessible by all the means of transportation; with domestic airport, train station and number of bus stands and, of course, local public transport by rickshaws.
City is the home of the University and many colleges with a lot of foreign students especially from Africa and countries of Middle East.
In the city you can find all the kinds of facilities as all stars hotels and restaurants, hospitals, movie theatres and shopping malls.
What to visit within the city
Bibi ka maqbara
smaller replica of well known Taj Mahal is located in the northern part of the city.
located approximately 2 kilometers from Bibi ka maqbara
water mill build in 17th century for grinding grains
State Archeology Museum and University Museum of Marathwada
Chattrapati Shivaji Museum
6 exhibition halls about an important indian personality
Salim Ali Lake and Bird Sanctuary
30 km away from Aurangabad; a complex of stone carved temples of Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism
pilgrimage town, home of famous Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
15 km from Aurangabad; fort situated on the top of the hill is amazing landmark
50 km from Aurangabad on the banks of Godawari River, home of famous Paithani sarees
meteorite crater, now crater lake, surrounded by many temples
one of the centers of Maharashtra, important business city
130 km from Aurangabad; a complex of Buddhist stone carved temples situated in beautiful nature surroundings
small town with Gurudwara temple. Important place of Sihks.