Bamanwada is a small village in Rajasthan, 86 km away from the famous hill station of Mount Abu. The village sits exactly on the state’s border with Gujarat. The surroundings are pretty arid with temperatures soaring up during the day and then subsequently plummeting at night.
Places to Stay
Being close to the tourist hub of Mount Abu, the place is abundant with hotels and lodges. Some of the good budget hotels which are worth trying out are Couple Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 800), Udai Garh - The Heritage Retreat (Tariff – Rs. 800), Swagat Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), SRP Inn (Tariff – Rs. 500) and others.
The official language here is Hindi. English is also understood in certain places such as hotels.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction. Some of the interesting places include Mount Abu (27 km from Abu Road), Chandrawati (6.5 km from Abu Road) – the town which witnessed many pitched battles between conquering Muslim armies and local rulers, Mungathala village (13 km away from Abu Road) with its famous Saiva temple and Jirawala village with its famous Parsvanatha temple (45km away from Abu Road) built in 1134 AD.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to the village is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad at a distance of 208 km.
The Abu Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 64 km
Most buses which ply on this route are state transport buses. If you are booking bus tickets online check out for discount codes at Ticketgoose.com.