Thalarka is a small village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Churu at a distance of 165 km south. The Punjab and Haryana borders are also close by. Those with a passion for medieval Indian history, culture, temples and cuisine should visit this place. The state capital of Jaipur is at a distance of 372 km south-east.
Places to Stay
The village does not have proper lodging facilities. However, Jaipur has plenty of such options of budget hotels among which Ace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Raghuraj Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Golden Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and Surbhi Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) are worth a try.
The official language of Thalarka is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
A village such as Thalarka does not have anything to offer tourists in terms of places to visit. However, a ride to the state capital, Jaipur, may open up those options such as the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jal Mahal besides temples and gardens.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi at a distance of 100 km.
The nearest railway station is the Hisar Railway Station at a distance of 132 km.
State transport buses connecting various parts of Rajasthan happen to pass through this village thereby helping its inhabitants. Several small-scale means of transport are also available. Buses to the area are available from Churu and Hisar. Making use of bus booking online offers are the best way to save money while travelling.