Transportation in Jabalpur and Near By Towns Jabalpur is a densely populated city in the State of Madhya Pradesh in India. The population is almost two million, mostly in the urban area. But there are substantial numbers of villages in an around. The town is located in the center of India and is connected to many towns nearby.
Jabalpur is located near the tiger reserves which help in creating a hub of connectivity. It is part of the Mahakaushal region which contains many townships. But the connectivity to the tiger reserves makes it very popular among the tourist circuits.
The town is also connected to Pachmarhi & Amarkantak hill stations. For commercial gains, the connectivity with Raipur, Bhopal and Nagpur is most useful. Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh while Raipur is capital of Chhattisgarh State . The city is well connected by a network of highways that provide access to the people. A network of state transport buses ply to almost all the destinations. Private taxis and car rentals are also used to travel to destinations far from Jabalpur.
All the taxi services and car rentals in Jabalpur are owned by private companies. While they cater to many cities and destinations of tourist interests their offices are situated at Jabalpur. The services employ the best make of vehicles for transportation and rental.
For long distance SUVs are preferred as taxis and for rentals. Large groups prefer mini buses for this purpose. Tempo Traveler is choice of the large number of tourists.
Some of the makes that are available as transportation are Innova from Toyota, Tavera from Chevrolet, Qualis and Scorpio these are all SUVs in the luxury segment. Among the cars, popular makes are the Maruti Van, Indigo and Indica. The vehicles used are all registered with the road transport authorities and use the services of trained drivers.
The luxury segments contains air conditioned cars with plush furnishings and are well maintained. They are five to six seaters with ample space for luggage. If air conditioning is not used the tariff is lowered down. Overnight stay is charged for on the basis of distance if the car has not traveled specified distance that day.
Most of the travelers offer food and stay to the drivers, but this is the duty of the company to provide. Big and small there are many taxi services in Jabalpur to hire for transportation. Car rental is less preferred than the taxis in this region.