A town in Rajasathan’s Barmer district, Pachpadra is a picturesque place with lakes and water bodies. Its nearby cities are Balotra (12 km), Siwana (48 km) and Barmer (104 km). As it shares a close proximity to these cities it has numerous attractions for tourists. The best time to visit Pachpadra is between November and March.
Places to Stay
Pachpadra does not have many facilities when it comes to accommodation. However, there are several budget hotels in Barmer, which is 104 km away. Some of them include Rishab Club and Resort (Tariff – Rs.600), Kailash International Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900) and Kalinga Palace (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Rajasthani and Hindi are commonly spoken in Pachpadra.
The most important festivals celebrated in this town are Holi in March-April, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are several places to visit in and around Pachpadra, including Pachpadra Lake, Jasol (18 km), Khed (19 km) and Nakoda (24 km).
How to Get There
Jodhpur International Airport, which is 99 km from here, is the closest from the town.
Pachpadra railway station is located within the town. However, Jodhpur Railway Station, which is about 96 km, is the major railhead connecting the town to other cities.
There are buses from Jodhpur, Jaitaran, Sidhpur and Ahmedabad. Mahadev Travels and Jain Travels are some of the top operators plying their buses on this route. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.