Kakod in Rajasthan is known for its fort by the same name. Perched atop a hill in Tonk, the fort provides a magnificent view of the town below. However, the fort has been converted into a heritage hotel. It is about 114 km away from its capital city, Jaipur, and 20 km away from its district headquarters, Tonk. There are several places of interest around Kakod, including Sawai Madhopur, Jahazpur and Bilaspur Dam.
Places to Stay
Apart from the heritage hotel at Kakod Fort, there are several budget hotels for tourists. Some of them worth trying out are Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs.876) and Hotel RTDC (Tariff – Rs. 614).
Rajasthani and Hindi are commonly spoken in Kakod.
The most important festivals celebrated in this city are Holi in March-April, Teej Festival in July, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are several places worth visiting in and around Kakod; some of them include Sawai Madhopur, Jahazpur, and Bilaspur Dam.
How to Get There
Jaipur Airport, which is located at a distance of 98 km, is the nearest airport from the village.
The major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Kota railway Station, which is 101 km away. However, Isarda Railway Station (20 km), is the nearest from the village.
Buses ply to and fro Jaipur and Tonk, connecting this town to other major cities. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. Get bus ticket booking offers from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.