Dolatpura is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Abu Road, across the border in Rajasthan at a distance of 150 km. The state capital, Ahmedabad, is situated 235 km south-east of the village. Dolatpura is quite close to the Rajasthan border.
Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels which are worth trying out in Abu Road are Couple Paradise (Tariff – Rs. 800), Udai Garh - The Heritage Retreat (Tariff – Rs. 800), Swagat Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), SRP Inn (Tariff – Rs. 500) and others.
The official language of the area is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and near Abu Road. Some of the interesting places include Mount Abu, Chandrawati (56 km) – the town which witnessed many pitched battles between conquering Muslim armies and local rulers, Mungathala village (13 km away from Abu Road) with its famous Saiva temple and Jirawala village with its famous Parsvanatha temple (45km away from Abu Road) built in 1134 AD.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to the village is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad at a distance of 231 km.
The Abu Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 149 km.
Most buses which ply on this route are state transport buses. Buses which ply through the village are available from Abu Road. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.