Dantrai is a small village in Rajasthan, 72 km west of the famous hill station of Mount Abu. The state capital of Jaipur is situated at a distance of 476 km. The major urban agglomeration nearby is the city of Udaipur which is 192 km away. The place is very close to the state’s border with the neighbouring state of Gujarat.
Places to Stay
Being close to the tourist hub of Mount Abu, the place is abundant with hotels and lodges. Some of the good budget hotels which are worth trying out 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 Abu Road is Hindi. English is also understood in certain places such as hotels.
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. 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 Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur at a distance of 208 km.
The Abu Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 49 km
Direct buses are available from Mount Abu. Most buses which ply on this route are state transport buses. Bus ticket booking offer can help you save money when you go on your vacations