Gundoj is a small village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major urban agglomerations are Jodhpur at a distance of 98 km north-west, and Udaipur at a distance of 161 km south. Since Gundoj lies in the midst of a semi-arid region, carrying enough fluids is advisable for travelers. The hill-station town of Mount Abu lies 181 km south-west of the village.
Places to Stay
As a tourist, one will be forced to travel to Jodhpur 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 Gundoj is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village in particular does not have particular places of tourist attraction. Some of the places which are worth exploring nearby 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 93 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jodhpur Railway Station at a distance of 97 km.
State transport buses connecting the area to various other parts of Rajasthan are the main means of transport here. Buses to Gundoj are available from Jodhpur. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.