Oriya, a town in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district, is located close to Mount Abu (7 km). Its proximity to the popular hill station has made it an alluring getaway. There are numerous lakes, forts and temples that are worth visiting in and around Oriya. Some of its nearby cities include Sirohi, Pindwara and Palanpur.
Places to Stay
If you are in Oriya, then the best place to put up would be in Mount Abu, which has a number of budget hotels for tourists. Some of them are Couple Paradise (Tariff – Rs.800), Swagat Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Hotel Lake View (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Rajasthani and Hindi are commonly spoken in the area.
The summer Festival held in May and the Winter Festival held in December in Mount Abu attract a lot of tourists to this town. The other important festivals celebrated here are Holi in March-April, Teej Festival in July-August, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are several places of attractions worth visiting in and around Oriya, including the Achalgarh Fort (1 km), Mini Nakki Lake (2 km), Mount Abu Hills (2 km), Dilwara Jain Temple (7 km), Dilwara Pond (7 km), Guru Sikhar (8 km), Sunset Point (9 km), Upper Kodra Lake (10 km) and Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary (40 km).
How to Get There
Udaipur Airport, which is 183 km from here, is the closest from the town.
Abu Road Railway Station, which is 34 kilometer away, is the nearest major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
There are buses from Udaipur, Jodhpur, Sirohi and Jodhpur. Paras Travels is one of the top operators travelling on this route. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.