Ramdevra is a small village that is located in the district of Jaisalmer, in Rajasthan. It is around 12 km from Pokhran. This village was named after Bhagvan Ramdevji Maharaj who was a tanwar Rajput and a saint who was considered to be the head of the village at one time. Later, Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner built a temple in honour of the saint in 1931. It is a popular site for pilgrims and is considered to be the symbol of unity and peace.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of hotels and dharamshalas in Ramdevra. Some of them are the Baba Ramdev Hotel, Hotel Poonam, Hotel Neelkanth and Sardarsar Ashra. Tariff can be obtained in person.
Hindi is the official language of Ramdevra.
The Ramdevra Fair is an important event in this area. It is held in the months of August and September. Large numbers of people attend this fair.
Places of Interest
There are many popular tourist attractions in and around Ramdevra. Some of them are the Samadhi- Mandir, Panch-Peepli, Parcha –vav, the palace of Ajmalji in Pokran, the cave of Bhairavsinh, Jaiselmer (120 km) and Dhuni of Baba Balnath.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Ramdevra is at Jaisalmer and is located about 125 km from the village.
The Ramdevra railway station is the nearest railway station and is located within the village.
Regular bus services from all major cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer are available to Ramdevra village. During fairs, there are special buses from Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The best private bus services to this village are provided by Kalpana Travels and Bhagvati Travels. Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online.