Chhakarwara is a small village near the famous capital city of Jaipur (88 km west of the village) in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. The area is semi-arid in nature and travelers can always stop by for a bite at the local dhabas or a darshan at the temples. Another major urban habitation near the village is Bahratpur on the Uttar Pradesh border at a distance of 103 km.
Places to Stay
The village may not have lodging options, but 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 the area 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 of the stature of Chhokarwara 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 Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur at a distance of 93 km.
The nearest railway station is the Jaipur Junction Railway Station at a distance of 90 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. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.
The largest city of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has earned a reputation and recognition for its textile industry. Due to rapid growth in textile industry, it has earned a tile as the Manchester of the East. There are quite a few interesting places in and around Ahmedabad.
Budget Hotels in Ahmedabad
There are good budget hotels in Ahmedabad. Some of them are DRH Regency (Tariff – Rs.1500), Hotel Madhuvan (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Damjis (Tariff – Rs.1700) and Hotel Marshall (Tariff –1900).
The official language Ahmedabad is Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
Events in Ahmedabad
One of the Important Festivals of Ahmedabad is Uttarayana (January).
Places to See in Ahmedabad
There are several places of tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. Some of the places include Lake Kankaria (4 kms from Ahmedabad),Bhadra Fort (7.5 kms from Ahmedabad),Dada Hari Vav (18 kms from Ahmedabad),Shaking Minarets (8 kms from Ahmedabad),Akshardham Temple (7 kms from Ahmedabad),Sidi Sayed Mosque(18 kms from Ahmedabad) and Kankaria Lake (3 kms from Ahmedabad).
How to Get There
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 15 kms away from the city. The airport is situated 8 km from Ahmedabad railway junction.
Ahmedabad railway junction is also called as Kalupur Station. The railway line connects to major destinations of Gujarat. The other stations in Ahmedabad include Maninagar,Vatva, Gandhigram, Asarva, Chandlodia, Kali gam, Vastrapur, Sabarmati, Sarkhej, Naroda and Aaml.
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