Nagpur is a highly liveable city with great public transport, lovely green spaces and good health care services. It's known for its sweet oranges and is often referred to as the Tiger Capital of India thanks to its proximity to 13 of the country's tiger reserves. Nagpur is in the centre of India in the Maharashtra region. It's densely populated and as well as tiger reserves, it's surrounded by various national parks.
The city has several attractions including Sitabuldi Fort, temples and the Zero Mile Stone, which marks the centre of colonial India. To the west of the centre is Krazy Castle Aqua Park, which has elaborate water slides like the splash tower, designed to look like a castle, and a 40 foot-wide bowl slide.
You can fly to Nagpur from Aberdeen, Belfast, London Heathrow and Nottingham, among others, so wherever you are based, there will be an airport close to you offering this route. Currently, no airlines offer direct routes to Nagpur from the UK, so your journey could include up to three stops. Typically the best way to get to Nagpur is through either Delhi or Mumbai. If you choose this route, the journey time could average at around 16 - 26 hours altogether including the stop. Jet Airways and Air India offer this route, but you may fly with more than one airline depending on which deal you choose.
Nagpur is at its hottest from April to June. Most of the rainfall here occurs from June - September. This is one of the coolest times of the year, with temperatures falling to around 30°C. The other cooler period occurs in December and January, when temperatures drop to under 30°C, making exploring the city a much more comfortable experience.
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