Karauli, a town in Rajasthan, is a district administrative center. This town was once a princely state that was ruled by the Matsya. The region is strategically positioned by ravines and a great large wall for protection. The royal buildings are known for their architectural design. This town is a tourist hotspot, especially known for its forts and gardens surrounding the region.
Places to Stay
The town of Karauli provides good budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Adarsh Palace (Tariff – Rs.339), Hotel Rawat Palace (Tariff – Rs.828), Hotel Trilok Palace (Tariff – Rs.487) and Hotel Shyam Vilas (Tariff – Rs.745).
The official languages spoken in Karauli are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Karauli are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Guru Purnima in July, Dussehra in September, Navratri in October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are important tourist attractions in and around Karauli. Some of these include Kailadevi Temple (23 km), Gangapur City (33 km), Chainpur (7 km) and Gurjar Gawada 18 km away from this town.
How to Get There
Agra Airport, which is 144 km away from Karauli, is the nearest airport.
There is no railway station in Karauli. The nearest railway station is the Shri Mahabirji Railway Station in Pataunda (29 km).
There are numerous state-run and private buses plying on the routes to Karauli. Private bus operators run Volvo A/C buses daily from Jaipur and Ahmedabad to Karauli. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.