Jaitaran is a city situated in the Pali district of Rajasthan. The city was named after its founder by the same name. Jaitaran is a good base to explore tourist places like Ajmer (84 km) and Pushkar (78 km). The capital city of Jaipur is 236 km away from here. The best time to visit this place is between November and January.
Places to Stay
Jaitaram has abundant options to fulfill your accommodation needs. Some of them that are worth trying out are Rawla Bagh Nimaj (Tariff-Rs.1500) and Garh Bansiya (Tariff-Rs.1000).
Marwari is the official language of this area. Hindi is also widely spoken.
Some of the major festivals celebrated here are Teej (August), Dussehra (October) and Diwali (November).
Places of Interest
A few popular tourist hubs within the city are Bhaval Temple and Kudki Village (46 km). For more attractions head to Pushkar where you can come across Pushkar lake, Brahma Temple, Pushkar Bazaar, Savitri Temple, Rangji Temple and Man Mahal.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Jodhpur Airport, located at a distance of 77 km.
Bilara Railway Station situated at a distance of 25 km is close to this area.
Several states buses and private buses cater to Jaisamand. Some of the private operators offering direct bus services to this region are Apex Travels, Kalpana Travels, Rathi Travels, Mahalaxmi Travels and Vikas Travels. To get discounted bus tickets you will have to book your tickets in advance.
The second largest city in the Indian State of Rajasthan was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name, the capital of the Kingdom known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar desert.
Places to Stay
There are beautiful places to stay in this marvellous city which include: The Blue House Hotel (charges Rs 1568 Onwards, 1.2 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand on Station Road), Hotel Haveli (charges Rs 1011 and above, 1.9 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand on Nai Sarak), Park Plaza - Jodhpur (Rs 4574 Onwards, 3.6 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand on Police Line Road) and Hotel Suncity International (Rs 1374 onwards, 3 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand on Police Line Road) and Kothi Heritage (Rs 2825 and above, 2.5 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand on NH-112).
Marwar Festival :The most popular Jodhpur Festival - Marwar Festival, is Celebrated in the month of September-October in memory of Heroes of Rajasthan.Jodhpur Nagaur Fair:This is the second largest Fair in India which is celebrated during the month of January - February. It is popularly known as Cattle Fair of Nagaur.Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival:Started few years ago this festival has gained immense popularity. It is held on 14th of January every year.
Main languages of this region are Hindi, Marwari and Rajasthani.
Places to Visit
Mehrangarh Fort which is 4.2 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand is one of the most beautiful and main tourist spots in Jodhpur. Jaswant Thada which is 4 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand, Bal Samand Lake and Palace which is 10 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand and Kaylana Lake which is 9.1 KMs from Jodhpur Bus Stand.
How to Get There
Jodhpur Airport is the prominent Airport in Rajasthan and is connected to the major cities.
Jodhpur Railway Station is well connected to Major Cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Pune, Kota, Kanpur, Bareilly, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Dhanbad, Guwahati, Nagpur, Lucknow, Gwalior and Jaipur. The railway station is also the originating point for various trains like Jodhpur – Indore Express, Jodhpur – Chennai express, Jodhpur – Puri Express, Mandore Express, Suryanagri Superfast Express etc
Jodhpur is connected by Road to all major cities in Rajasthan. Outer States are also well connected like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat, Ujjain, Agra. Rajasthan Roadways is providing Volvo bus service to major cities. Discounted bus tickets are available on a number of travel websites like TicketGoose.com.