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.
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.