Khetri, a town in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district, comprises two areas, one is the Khetri town which was founded by Raja Khet Singhji Nirwan and Khetri Nagar, situated about 10 km away from this town. Some of the must visit areas in Khetri are the Khetri Fort, Vivekananda Museum, Pannasar Talab and Gopinathji Temple.
Places to Stay
There is no hotel accommodation in Khetri. Jhunjhunu, which is 57 km away from this town, offers comfortable budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel RTDC (Tariff – Rs.614), Hotel Shekhawati (Tariff – Rs.540) and Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs.876).
The official language spoken in Khetri is Rajasthani. People here also speak in Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated in Khetri are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Teej Festival in Juky, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are many places of interest in and around Khetri. These places are Bhopal Garh Fort (3 km), Panna Sagar Talab, a kilometer away from Khetri, Khatu Shyam Mandir (900 m), Teelawali (26 km) and Banwas (14 km) away.
How to Get There
Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur is the nearest airport, which is 166 km away from Khetri.
There is no railway station in Khetri. The nearest railway station is the Mavanda Railway Station, which is 27 km away from Khetri.
Khetri is well connected to nearby cities and states through a wide network of buses. Private bus operators such as Apex Tours & Travels and state-run buses commute travellers between Jodhpur and Jaipur to Khetri. Grab any bus ticket online offer when you book your tickets.