A town in the southern part of Karnataka, Chitradurgais known as the ‘stone fortress’ because of the bold rock hills, picturesque valleys and huge towering boulders that can be seen in the region. Chitradurga is located at the junction of NH-4 and NH-13. The place is a well-known archaeological site and it has great number of monuments and temples that date back to several centuries.
Places to Stay
Chitradurga has a great number of hotels located within a kilometre from the bus stand. Amogha International Hotel, Gaviranganatha Swamy Hotel and Hotel Ayyengaroffer rooms for Rs. 700 onwards.
Annual festivals like Sankranthi, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Kannada is the main language spoken in this town.
Places to Visit
Chitradurga Fort (1.2kms), Sampige Siddalingeshwara Temple (1.2kms), Banashankari Temple and Ankali Mutt (1.2kms), Bruhanmutt (3kms), Ingaladalu (2kms), Aadumalleshwara (5kms), Thamatekallu (8kms) and Jogimatti (10kms) are some of the places to visit near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Chitradurga is the Hubli Airport (214kms)
Chitradurga has its own railway station
Chitradurga bus stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators Raj Tour and Travel, Neeta Tours and Travels and VRL Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.
A small village in the Pali district of Rajasthan, Sanderao is situated 16 km away from Bali. Founded by Yasobhadra in the 10th century, Sanderao was ruled by the Sisodia rulers of Udaipur. The Sanderao Thakore family adds a historical touch to the place. Sanderao happens to be a major junction of important road routes in the Pali area. Rail and road are the best modes of transport to Sanderao.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels in Sanderao are Dreamland Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Manveer Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Motel Manwar (Tariff – Rs. 500). There are good budget hotels available at Falna too (13 km away).
The official language of Sanderao is Hindi.
Some of the popular fairs and festivals celebrated in Sanderao are Shivratri Fair (February), Godwar Festival (March) and Nimbo Ka Nath Fair (March).
Places of Interest
The Jain Teerth Temple and Sanderao Rawla Palace are some of the popular tourist attractions of Sanderao. There is also a 5000 year old pilgrimage centre called Nimbeshvara Mahadeva that draws tourists all year round.
How to Get There
Jaipur Airport is the nearest airport which is situated 135 km away.
Falna Railway Station is the nearest to Sanderao (13 km away). The other closest railway station to Sanderao is Udaipur Railway Station (108 km away).
Sanderao enjoys good bus connectivity to cities such as Pali, Sirohi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Abu Road, Ajmer, Beawar, Palanpur and Ankleshwar. Some of the bus operators that offer good travel experience to passengers are Neeta Tours and Travels, Kalpana Travels, Dashmesh Travels and Punjab Travels. When you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com avail of online bus ticket booking offers.