Vaan River


The Vaan River is a river of central India. It is tributary of Purna River, which is major tributary of Tapti River.It rises in the Gawilgarh hills of eastern Satpura Range in Amravati District of Maharashtra state, and flows southward, draining Amravati, Akola and Buldhana region before emptying into the Purna River in Buldhana District of Maharashta.The watershed lies mostly in these three districts of Maharashtra state.It originates in Amravati District of Maharashtra and flows through Akola, and Buldhana districts.

The following villages are located on the banks of Vaan rivers Wari Bhairaogad, Warkhed, Sagoda, Danapur, Wadgaon Pr Adgaon, Kolad, Kated, Kakanwada Bk, Kakanwada Kh, Wankhed, Paturda.

Location info:

District: Amaravati
Nearest City: Nagpur
Best time to visit: October to March


Amravati has a tropical wet and dry climate with hot, dry summers from March to June, the monsoon season from July to October and warm winters from November to March.


Interesting things to do:

You can go for boating and picnics at Chhatri Talao, which is a reservoir on the outskirts of Amravati. Wadali Talao, which has a zoo and also boating facilities, is another popular weekend place.

Interesting things to Visit:

Ambadevi Temple:
Situating in the heart of Amravati city, it is believed that Shri Krishna abducted Rukmini, from this temple, and married her. Goddess Amba attracts devotees from different parts of Vidarbha.

Satidham Temple:
Situating in the heart of the city at Rallies Plot, the temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha, Lord Ram and Sita, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Rani Satiji. A fair is organized on the occasion of Janmashthami every year. Huge devotees attend the fair.

Shri Bhakti Dham Temple:
Situating at Amravati Badnera Road, the temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha. There is also an idol of Shri Sant Jalaram Bappa. There is a small park for children behind this temple.

Chatri Talao:
Situating 1 km away from Dasturnagar Square on the Malkhed Railway Road, it was built in the year 1888 on a small spring called Kali Nadi. This small reservoir was built to supply drinking water to Amravati city. However, Amravati gets water from Upper Wardha Dam now. A small garden and boating facility is also available here.

Wadali Talao:
Situating 3 km away from the Amaravati Camp on Chandur Railway Road, it was built for clean and fresh water supply to Amravati Camp. There is a small garden with a zoo here. People usually come here during weekends and enjoy boating. This is one of the best places for kids.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Badnera/Amravati.The city is connected with almost all the parts of the country by regular trains.
Nearest Airport: Nagpur
Road Transport:Amravati is well connected with other towns and cities within the state as well as those in the neighboring states with a good network of roads.

Nearest Visiting places:

Melghat Tiger Reserve:
It is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of on the Satpuda hill range. It spreads over an area of 1676.93 sq km. It is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra.

Wan Sanctuary:
Situating at Melghat area of Amravati district, it is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on the southeastern part. This area is rich in floral and faunal biodiversity. This hilly rugged terrain has tropical dry deciduous forests. Chikhaldara

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Available in the nearby town.


There are lots of Hotels/lodges available suiting one's budget.

Things to carry:

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station: 100

Nearest Hospital:

VYWS Dental college and Hospital

Isolation Hospital
Urban Health Post Isolation run by Municipal Corporation, Amravati

Society/Community Phone Number