Jaora is a city in the Jaora tehsil and is located in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh. It comes under the Ujjain division, in the Malwa region between the Ratlam and Neemuch districts. Jaora has the Rajendra suri Jain Dadawadi which is considered to be a place of pilgrimage for the Jain devotees. It is said to be the place where the saint, Rajendra suri ji did his tapasya. Jaora attracts many tourists from all over India.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Jaora. But, tourists can found hotels to stay at in Ratlam which is close to Jaora. Some of these are the Ajanta Palace Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800), Golden Tower Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 500) and Hotel Sagar Castle (Tariff - Rs. 800.)
Malwi is the language that is spoken here. Hindi is also understood by the Jaora community.
The Lokrang festival is a major annual which begins on the 26th of January (Republic Day) and goes on for five days in Madhya Pradesh.
Places of Interest
Tourist spots that are nearby include Ratlam (41 km), Mandsaur (54 km), Pratapgarh (62 km), Ratlam (39 km), Mandsaur (55 km).
How to Get There
The Indore airport is the nearest airport to Jaora and is located at 137 km from the city.
The Jaora railway station (1 km) and the Brayla Chaurasi railway station (11 km) are the nearest to Jaora.
Jaora is well-connected to the Mhow-Neemuch state highway which is a very convenient way to reach Jaora from other major cities. Many buses are easily accessible on this route. Some of the trusted bus services on these routes are Gagan Travels, Multani Sona Travels and Raghuveer Travels. Through bus booking offers you can get a lot of discount while booking your tickets
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.