Bundi is a town in the Bundi district of Rajasthan. It is a part of the Kota division. The landscape in the village is quite barren and travelers can stop by for a cup of tea or grab a bite at the small roadside dhabas. The town is reputed for its unique forts and palaces. The nearest major agglomeration is the city of Kota at a distance of 35 km.
Places to Stay
Some of the hotels one can look forward to are Shivam Tourist Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 600), Annapurna Haveli (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Chanda Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) 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
Undoubtedly, the Taragarh Fort (also known as Star Fort) is the prime attraction of the town. The artificial Nawal Sagar Lake, Bundi Palace, Jait Sagar Lake, Phool Sagar, Sukh Mahal and others. One can always embark on an excursion at the Dugari Fort (at a distance of 39 km). The stepwells are also considered to be among the town’s attractions.
How to Get There
The Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur is the nearest airport at a distance of 200 km.
The town has a pretty big railway station of its own towards the outskirts.
Various state transport buses connect the village to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Various bus ticket online booking sites make it convenient for travellers to book their tickets with ease.