Ambaji is a town in the state of Gujarat which is located on the border of Gujarat and Rajasthan. It is around 65km from Palanpur and 45km from Mount Abu. Ambaji has a population of around 14000 people. Ambaji is well known for its marble and granite mines.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Hotel Banjara (Rs 1500), Hotel Apsara (Rs 1000) and Hotel Ambey Residency (Rs 1000) that offer accommodation to visitors.
A mela on BhadarviPoornima held in July is the major event of the year. Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Ambaji. Hindi is commonly understood.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Ambaji are the Gabbar Hill, the Ambaji Mata Temple and Kailash Hill sunset. All these sights are located within 20 km.
How to Get There
At a distance of more than 80km Udaipur airport which offers limited connectivity is the closest. Flights to several major cities can be availed at Udaipur.
Abu Road Railway station is the closest at around 18km away. Trains Bikaner, Jodhpur, Pune, Ajmer, Bangalore, Kolkata and other major centres can be accessed at Abu Road Railway Station.
The RSRTC bus stand 32km away is the main bus stand. Palanpur, Baroda and Ahmedabad can be accessed by bus. The best bus operators that offer quality service include RSRTC buses and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Several bus booking portals offer bus ticket booking coupon on their sites. Look out for discount codes when you book your tickets.
Sumerpur is a city on the southern part of the Pali district in state of Rajasthan. It is also considered to be a significant agricultural market for many nearby districts such as Pali, Sirohi, and Jalore. Sumerpur has a population of 36,991 with Males constituting 52% and females that of48% of the total population. Daal Bati and Churma are famous delicacies here.
Places to stay
Hotel Mansarovar (Tariff- Rs. 500), Moon Place Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400), and Indira Palace Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 500) are some of the best accommodations available in Sumerpur.
Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages spoken in Sumerpur.
Godwar festival-celebrated in the month of March and Matsya festival-celebrated in the month of October for 2 days are the main events here.
Places of Interest
Jawai Bandh (8 km), Sojat Fort (74 km), and Parashuram Mahadev Temple (74 km) are some places of interest here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sumerpur is Dabok Airport (113 km).
Jawai Bandh (9 km) is the nearest Railway station to Sumerpur. Trains such as ‘Ajmer Dadar Super Fast Express’,’Haridwar-Ahmedabad Mail’, ‘Jodhpur Bangalore Express’ are the trains travelling to and fro daily to Jawai Bandh connecting to all the major cities and states.
There are many bus operators such as Shree Balaji Travels and Gujarat Travels which provide excellent bus services to Sumerpur Bus Stand regularly. These Buses travel as far as from Ahmedabad to Sumerpur which is at a distance of 402 km at a brilliant frequency. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.