Jawal, a village in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district is famous for its temples. It is sandwiched between the Jalore-Sirohi Road. Some of the surrounding cities include Mount Abu, Sirohi, Palanpur and Bhinmal. Being a rocky terrain, this is an ideal trekking and rock adventure destination. This village is constantly filled with devotees from various places.
Places to Stay
For budget hotels, visit Mount Abu, which is 101 km away from Jawal. There are wonderful and scenic hotels in this region. Some of these hotels are Hotel Vande Mataram (Tariff – Rs.676), Hotel Vinayak (Tariff – Rs.988) and Hotel Mount Way (Tariff – Rs.545).
The official language spoken in Jawal is Rajasthani. People here also speak in Hindi.
The festivals celebrated in Jawal are Holi in March, Gangaur in March-April, Teej in July-August, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are major tourist attractions in and around Jawal. These places include Sachiya Mata Mandir, a kilometer away from Jawal, Shree Sharneswar Mahadev (9 km), Shari Premi Bayosa Mataji Mandir (400-m) and Bagra, 37 km away from Jawal.
How to Get There
The closest airport is situated in Udaipur, which is 160 km away from Jawal.
There is no railway station in Jawal. Tourists need to travel to Sarotra, which is about 146 km away to board their train.
There are regular state-run and private buses connecting the village of Jawal to all nearby cities and towns. Private bus operators such as Shree Balaji Travels and MR Travels run Volvo A/C buses from Ahmedabad and Surat to Jawal. When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.