Bhim is a small village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The village sits on the northern edge of the only semi-mountainous region of the state which also has the famous hill-station of Mount Abu in its midst. The nearest urban agglomeration is the city of Bhilwara at a distance of 99 km.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels one can look forward to in Bhilwara are Amit Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Bhagyodaya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Harsh Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Shahpura Bagh (Tariff – Rs. 900) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places worth visiting in and around Bhilwara city are Kyara ke Balaji (a spontaneously appeared image of lord Hanuman on a rock), Harni Mahadev (consisting of a Shiva Lingam under a mountain) and Badnore Fort. However, Ajmer (106 km away)as a city has plenty of options, among which 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 Jodhpur Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 142 km.
Bhilwara Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 99 km.
Various state transport buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com is one of the safest and convenient ways to get your tickets.
The fourth largest city in Gujarat after Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara, Rajkotis located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari Rivers. The people in Rajkot are predominantly vegetarians. Rajkot is a major regional centre for the performing arts. The city is famous for its gold purity and jewellery market, which is the largest in the country. Rajkot silk embroidery and watch parts are also well-known.Rajkot houses a large number of textile printing units, which produces cotton and pure silk garments.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Rajkot. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Rajdoot(Tariff-Rs.1,602), Hotel Jayson (Tariff-Rs.1,765), Hotel Everstar(Tariff-Rs.1,150), Hotel Europa Inn (Tariff-Rs.1,549) and Hotel Aditya(Tariff-Rs.894).
Annual festivals likeDussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. Garbais performed during the Navratri festival; the JanmastamiMela, Dhuletithe colour festival, Mahashivratri and Uttarayan (MakarSankranti) on 14 January are popular in this city.
Gujarati is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Places of interest within 2kms of the bus stand include Jubilee Garden, The Rotary Dolls Museum, GebanshahPirDargah,HashanshahPirDargah and Ishwariya Temple and Garden.
How to Get There
Rajkothas its own airport
Rajkothas its own railway station
Rajkot bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Royal Express, Sagar Travels and Neeta Tours and Travels runs regular buses to and from the town. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.