Guda Balotan is a village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located on the banks of the river Jawai, which gives Guda Balotan some sort of relief in the form of cool breeze despite being in the midst of a semi-arid area. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Jodhpur located at a distance of 143 km north.
Places to Stay
One will have to travel to Jodhpur in order to find a roof as it is the best place to put up for the night. 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 Guda Balotan 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 in particular does not have specific places of tourist attraction. Some of the places which are worth exploring in Jodhpur 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 137 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jodhpur Railway Station at a distance of 137 km.
State transport buses connecting the area to various other parts of the state are the main means of transport here. Buses to Guda Balotan are available from Jodhpur. Avail of bus booking online offers when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.