Devikot is a small town situated in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. It is at a distance of around 38 km from the city of Jaisalmer and 187 km from Jodhpur. It is a sunny place with dry weather, and is mostly visited by tourists on their way to Jaisalmer. It is at a distance of just 77 km from Barmer, another famous tourist destination.
Places to Stay
Devikot offers a wide variety of hotels in nearby areas, pertaining to all types of people. Desert Haveli Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 1142), Deepak Rest House (Tariff – Rs. 540), Dylan Café and Guest House (Tariff – 600), and Hotel Jaisal Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1243) are some of them.
The official language of Devikot is Rajasthani, which belongs to the family of Indo-Aryan languages. English and Hindi are the other languages spoken in the area.
The major festivals of the area are the Desert Festival and the Camel Festival, celebrated annually in the month of January.
Places of Interest
Devikot is known for its proximity to a number of tourist places. Some of these are the Vishnu Temple, Devka-Sun Temple and Barmer Fort (77 km from Devikot); Jaisalmer Fort, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli, and Jain Temple (38 km from Devikot).
How to Get There
The airport at Jaisalmer is the nearest airport to Devikot. It is located at a distance of about 33.7 km from the town of Devikot.
Jaisalmer Railway Station is situated at a distance of 60.8 km from Devikot, connecting the town to major cities such as Delhi, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Mumbai.
The nearest bus stop is at a distance of 63.2 km from Devikot, called the Chothiya Bus Stop. A number of AC and non-AC buses are provided by the state transport corporation to places such as Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Mount Abu. Bus ticket booking has become very convenient with online bus reservation facility.