Dediya is a small village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Jodhpur at a distance of 148 km south-east. Another major urban hub close-by is Jaisalmer at a distance of 135 km. Technically speaking, the village lies in between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Those who are inquisitive about life in border areas as well as desert regions must visit this place.
Places to Stay
Being a small village, Dediya naturally cannot be expected to have lodges to accommodate visitors. One will have to travel to Jodhpur in order to find a roof. Some of the places worth a try are Royale Plazo Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Haveli Jodhpur (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Govind Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Priya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Dediya is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village does not have places of tourist interest. The city of Jodhpur, however, will not disappoint you. Some of the places which are worth exploring are Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, the Clock Tower known as Ghanta Ghar, Masooria Hills, Bhim Bhirak Cave, Sardar Samand Lake and Palace and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Jodhpur Airport at a distance of 145 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jodhpur Railway Station at a distance of 133 km.
State transport buses connecting the area to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. Buses to the area are available from Jodhpur, Jaisalmer as well as Pokhran. Plan your vacation in advance and book online to get discounts on bus tickets.