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Flying to Kolhapur
Kolhapur Airport is around 10 km away from central Kolhapur and is set within a single passenger terminal. Plans are under way to construct a brand-new terminal complex in the next few years. The airport currently handles a small range of domestic flights to and from Indian destinations. While UAE-based travelers won’t be able to fly nonstop to Kolhapur, it will be easy to make the journey with only a single transfer. The airport itself offers only a limited range of facilities and amenities, so be sure to bring anything you need with you.
Arriving in Kolhapur
When you have touched down in Kolhapur you can usually catch a taxi or autorickshaw from the airport to reach your destination. Public transport is not currently available at the airport so you will need to make your own way into the city. If you are staying with a local hotel it is worth getting in touch with them to arrange a private transfer, as there is no guarantee of taxi availability.
Reasons to Visit Kolhapur
The city of Kolhapur has a history stretching back thousands of years, making it a fantastic travel destination for culture and history enthusiasts. As you would expect of such a historic settlement, there are many ancient landmarks to explore such as the Mahalaxmi Temple and the Panhala Fort. There are plenty of other things to do in and around the city - nature lovers can venture out to the beautiful Dajipur Bison Sanctuary (Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary), while foodies must enjoy a taste of the local misal snack which can be found all around the city.
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Kolhapur Travel Information
Before traveling to India, UAE nationals can apply for an e-visa which will allow you to stay for a maximum of 60 days. In Kolhapur the hottest time of year is between March and May which sees average highs of around 36 degrees, while temperatures are a lot milder and pleasant across the rest of the year. However, there is a rainy season which hits in June and tends to finish by around September. In Kolhapur the cost of living is significantly cheaper than the UAE which makes it easy to get by on a shoestring budget. Remember that the time zone in India is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of the UAE and the currency is the Indian rupee.
* This information is correct as of June 2019
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