Saloda is a small village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major city from the village is Udaipur, which is located at a distance of 60 km south. The capital, Jaipur, lies at a distance of 370 km north-east. Another famous tourist destination nearby is Mount Abu at a distance of 154 km. The Gujarat border is not too far away.
Places to Stay
There are no places to put up for the night in the village. One is literally forced to draw up travelling plans to Udaipur for lodging. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Wonder View Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), North Star Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Mewar Haveli (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Udai Palace (Tariff – Rs. 950) and others.
The official language of Salodha is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The village in itself does not have anything which can be marked as a site of tourist interest. A ride to Udaipur will throw up a lot of options. A couple of must-see places in the city include the Lake Palace, City Place, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Jagdish Temple and Lake Pichola.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur at a distance of 63 km.
Udaipur City Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 62 km.
Mostly state transport buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses to the area are available from Udaipur as well as Mount Abu. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.