Bassi is a small town and Taluka headquarter in the Jaipur district of Rajasthan. It is known as a property town as many people are buying real estate in and around the city for investment purposes. The cities nearest to Bassi are Jaipur (30 km) and Shahapur (28 km). It has a predominantly Hindu population and tourism and industry are the main occupations here. Bassi offers a few places that are of interest to the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
There are a number of budget hotel options to choose from. The Welcome Heritage Bassi Fort (Tariff – Rs. 1000) is highly recommended for tourists.
The official languages of Bassi are Hindi and Rajasthani. English is also spoken here.
The important festivals of Bassi are Diwali, Dussehra, Sri Rama Navami, and Mahavir Jayanti.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Bassi. These include Jaipur Fort and Hawa Mahal (28 km), which was built by Sawai Pratap Singh as a resting place for his queen. The City Palace (28 km) has an exact replica of Jaipur city in it. The lake and shrines at Jamwar Ramgarh (21 km) are also a must-see tourist attraction.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bassi is the Sanganeer Airport. The airport is located 27 km away from the city.
Although Bassi has its own railway station, nearby Jaipur Station connects it to the rest of Rajasthan and beyond.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad and other nearby places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Pooja Travels and Menariya Travels. Now, you can easily log on to www.ticketgoose.com, look up for your favourite operator and book bus ticket online.