Degana, in Rajasthan is about 90 km from Nagaur, its district head quarters. With quality education and a variety of options flourishing here, the town has progressed to quite an extent. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ajmer at a distance of 71 km south-east. Those willing to experience semi-arid climatic conditions as well embark on temple visits must head to this region.
Places to Stay
The city of Ajmer has a lot of hotels to look forward to: Sahil Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Shahanshah Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 700) and Mehmaan Manzil (Tariff – Rs. 700) among others.
The official language of Deganais Hindi.
Pushkar Festival and Fair, Desert festival, Elephant Fair, Cattle Fair and Nagaur Fair are quite famous here in Degana. Other important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the Urs (yearly event of commemoration at the Dargah of Ajmer).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Degana, especially temples. Some of them include Dharmashala Hanuman, Shitala Mata, Deonarayan, Shiv Mandir and Karni Mata Chaumunda Mata Mandir. There are a few beautiful mosques here as well.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Degana is the Jaipur International Airport at a distance of 180 km.
You can board a train from major cities to Degana. The new superfast train from Jaipur to Jodhpur halts at the Degana station for a few minutes.
Degana is linked to the state’s two highways- Ajmer to Nagaur and Ajmer to Deedwana. Private bus services are available on hourly basis from important cities like Ajmer. Online bus booking sites have made it possible for travellers to get their bus tickets with ease.