Chandawal is a small village in the Sojat tehsil of the Pali district in Rajasthan. The Sojat tehsil is a centre for henna (mehndi) production. This place is located almost in the centre of the state and is 60 km from Pali on the Delhi-Ahmedabad highway number 14. The village is said to be at least 400 years old.
Places to Stay
As it is a small village there may not be several options for accommodation. Jodhpur is almost 2 hours or 109 km away and there are many hotels there such as the Kesar Heritage Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 922) and Amar Niwas (Tariff – Rs. 675.)
Marwari is the most commonly spoken language in the region. Hindi is also spoken here.
Diwali and Dussera are popular festivals in this region. Mahashivratri and Eid are also popular. The Sojat tehsil and Chandawal celebrate the Sheetala Mata Fair together. Entire villages come together and worship Goddess Sheetala Mata.
Places of Interest
There are many places to visit in and around Chandawal such as the fort in Sojat City which is around 16 km away. There is the Dargah of Pir Mustan which is popular among the devotees of the Muslim community.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Chandawal is the Jodhpur Airport which is around 113 km away.
The Chandawal railway station is 7 km away and the Mahamandir railway station is 94 km away.
There are several buses that one can take to travel to this area. If you don’t have the time to go to a counter, book bus tickets online with just the click of a mouse.