Chirawa is a small village in the Western Indian state of Rajasthan in the Jhunjhunu district. Temperatures are known to soar above 48°C during summers and then dip to subzero levels during winters. Conditions are pretty much similar to the neighbouring city of Churu, which lies at a distance of 81 km west of the village. Tourists passing through the village should not expect much other than a few roadside dhabas.
Places to Stay
Hotel options are not available in the village. However, the city of Churu will offer good options among which Rathore Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 750), Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs. 700), Chirmi Churu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300) and Hotel Sawan Bhado (Tariff – Rs. 900) are worth trying.
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
There are no places of tourist attraction in the village. However, some of the places which are worth visiting in the neighbouring Churu are Fresco Painted Havelis, Sethani Ka Johara, Mansa Devi Temple, Kanhaiyalal Bagla Haveli and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur at a distance of 292 km.
The major railway station nearby is the Churu Railway Station at a distance of 78 km.
State transport as well as private buses from neighbouring cities and towns such as Pilani and Churu serve the local populace. Ticketgoose.com is one of the best portals from where you can book bus online.