Nokha is city located in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan. It is situated 62 km away from the district headquarters of Bikaner. This city was established by the king of Bikaner, Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh. It began as a market place and today, has several small and medium scale industries. Products such as bulbs, fans, woollen blankets and food processing units are manufactured here.
Places to Stay
Only homestays are available in Nokha. Budget-friendly hotel are available in Bikaner (62 km from Nokha.)Some of them include Marudyan Resort (Tariff – Rs. 2000) and Hotel Desert Winds (Tariff – Rs. 1500.)
The official language of Nokha is Hindi.
The important festivals of Nohar are Holi (February-March) and the Gangaur festival that follows it. The Camel Fair in Bikaner takes place in January each year.
Places of Interest
There are several places near Nokha that can be considered as tourist attractions. Some of these places include the Junagarh Fort (62 km from Nokha), the Lalgarh Palace (65 km from Nokha) and the Bhandasar Jain Temple.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Nokha is the Jaipur airport. It is located about 309 km away from the town.
Nokha is connected by rail to cities such as Bikaner, Kota, Hanumangarh, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
There are daily bus services to Bikaner, Ahmedabad (635 km from Nokha), Jodhpur (190 km from Nokha), Anand (701 km from Nokha), Surat (890 km from Nokha) and Vadodara (739 km from Nokha.) The Shrinath Travel Agency is said to be a reliable bus operators in this region. If you are booking bus tickets online check out for discount codes at Ticketgoose.com.