Sawai Madhopur is a historical city in Rajasthan known for its Ranthambore National Park and Ranthambore Fort (also located within the park) which has been declared a World Heritage Site. This area is known for its Guava fruits. Sawai Madhopur is 148 km from Jaipur and lies on the border of Dausa and Karauli districts. Neighbouring cities are Lakheri, Sheopur, and Lalsot.
Places to Stay
There are good affordable hotels in Sawai Madhopur. They are Hotel Dev Palace (Tariff – Rs.850), Hotel Saif (Tariff – Rs.875), Rajputana Resort (Tariff – Rs.900), and Hotel Vrindavan Palace (Tariff – Rs.938).
The people here speak in Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated in Sawai Madhopur are Kite Festival in January, Holi in March, Dussehra in October, and Navratri held during September-October.
Places of Interest
Sawai Madhopur is a well-known city for tourists. Some of the places are Chauth Mata Mandir (2.4 km) Ranthambore Fort (16.3 km), Ranthambore National Park (17 km) and Khandar Fort (40 km).
How to Get There
Jaipur Airport is 153 km away from Sawai Madhopur.
The city has a railway station, which is 4 km away.
Sawai Madhopur is well connected to other cities and different parts of the state. Kota-Lalsot Mega Highway and National Highway-116 (Tonk-Sawai Madhopur) passes through the city. Mahaveer Travels offers bus trips from Ahmedabad to Sawai Madhopur. There are also bus trips to this place from other parts of India. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.