Ghatol is a place in the Banswara district of Rajasthan. It is a part of the Udaipur division of the state. It has a rich variety of flora and fauna and the forests mainly consist of teak. It is also known for its exotic animals like leopard and the chinkara while the birds include the Black Dongo, Grey Shrike, bee – eater and the parrot along with the Bulbul.
Places to Stay
Ghatol does not have any decent hotels. The nearest place to find accommodation is the town of Banswara. Here, hotels like Hotel Sai International (Tariff-Rs. 500), Hotel Relax Inn (Tariff-Rs. 1200), Hotel Surya Palace (Tariff-Rs. 400), and Hotel Nayak palace (Tariff-Rs. 700) provide comfortable accommodation.
Hindi is the official language of Ghatol. Rajasthani is also spoken in major parts of these areas.
Divasa is an important festival that is observed here. Other major ones include Paryushan, Holi, Diwali, and the Aamligyaras.
Places of Interest
The town of Athurna (40 km), Mahi Dam (45 km), the town of Talwara, Anand Sagar Lake (50 km), the Bhim Kund, and the Abdulla Pir are some of the major places of interest around the town of Ghatol.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ghatol is the Udaipur Airport (110 km).
There is no major station near Ghatol. The nearest junction to it is in Banswara (35 km) and Ratlam (90 km).
Ghatol has its own bus station. Operators like Goyal Travels, Sethi Yatra Company, Kalpana Travels, and Vikas Travels provide their services here. These buses also ply to Delhi, Jaipur, and Ajmer. Ticketgoose.com often gives out bus ticket coupons for its customers.
Nasirabad is cantonment town located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan. It is popular for the delicious Kachori (a fried spiced wonton) preparations. The name Nasirabad was given after Sir David Ochterlony, an English officer who was given an honor with name- Nasir-Ud-Daula. This town is also known for its defense population, since a number of officers and soldiers are posted in this place. The namkeen or salty snacks of this place is very famous.
Places to stay
There are a number of budget and luxury hotels here. Hotel Oasis (Tariff-Rs. 583), Hotel Regal (Tariff-Rs. 1200), The Merwara Palace (Tariff-Rs. 3000), and Ananta Resorts (Tariff-Rs. 9250) are some good places to stay.
Official language of this town is Hindi, but people here do understand English.
All the traditional festivals are celebrated with fervor and pomp here. Folk dances, fairs, trade shows, plays, theatre, and music events are held round the year.
Places to Visit
There are many magnificent lakes to see here, and the major attraction is the Nagpathar range. The desert area will give tourists a wonderful experience. Dilwara (3.3 km), Sanod (11 km), Ramsar (15 km), and Pili Kothi (1.6 km) are some attractions here.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Nasirabad is the Sanganer Airport which is 135 km away from the town.
This town is well connected to railways; it is connected with the Delhi-Mumbai line.
Two bus stations are nearby to this town. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.