Kawas, a small village in Rajasthan’s Barmer district, is a scarcely populated area. A few of its nearby cities include Sanchore, Jalore, Barmer and Bhinmal. Its district headquarters, Barmer, is 26 km away and its capital city, Jaipur, is located 496 km from here. There are a number of historical tourist destinations around this village.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities available in Kawas. Barmer offers good budget hotels for travellers. Some of these hotels include Kailash International Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), Kalinga Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Rishab Club & Resort (Tariff – Rs.600) and Shivam Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs.800).
The official languages spoken in Kawas are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The festivals celebrated here are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are no sightseeing areas in Kawas. However, regions around this village provide good tourist attractions. Some of these are Loonoo Khurd (33 km), Madpura Sani (3 km), Chutroniyon Ki Dhani (8 km) and Barmer Agor (27 km) away from Kawas.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Jaipur which is 502 km away from Kawas.
There is no railway station in Kawas. Baytu Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is 23 km away from Kawas.
The village of Kawas is connected by state-run and private buses from neighbouring cities and towns. There are private bus operators that provide comfortable Volvo A/C buses to this village. TicketGoose.com provides online bus tickets booking facility for travellers visiting their favourite destinations.