Bandar Sindri is a small town on the outskirts of the famous city of Ajmer (49 km away) in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The state capital, Jaipur, is also at a distance of 84 km. The area is semi-arid in nature and travelers can always stop by for a bite or a darshan at the temples.
Places to Stay
The village does not have recognized hotels, which is why travelers are forced to consider Ajmer. If you are looking for decent and recognised hotels, here are some of the hotels one can look forward to: Sahil Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Shahanshah Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Mehmaan Manzil (Tariff – Rs. 700) among others.
The official language of Bandar Sindri is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the Urs (yearly event of commemoration at the Dargah).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting are the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti – a great Sufi saint, the Taragarh Fort, Soniji Ki Nasiyan, Nareli Jain Temple and Lake Foysagar.
How to Get There
The Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur is the nearest airport at a distance of 89 km north-east of the village.
The closest major railway station is the Ajmer Junction Railway Station Railway Station at a distance of 48 km.
Various state transport buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Making use of bus booking online offers are the best way to save money while travelling.