A small city in the Jaipur district in Rajasthan, Kotputli is a municipality. This is a very old and historic place and was a part of Matsya. Many building in Kotputli have been constructed by Raja Sardar Singh. This is one of the fast growing cities in Rajasthan where industrialisation has reached great heights. This city is at a distance of 105 km from the state capital of Jaipur.
Place to Stay
Some good budget hotels are available in the nearby locality, namely, Rajdhani Tourist Motel (Tariff - Rs. 1250), Shakti Resorts (Tariff - Rs. 2135), etc.
The official language of this city is Rajasthani. The alternate languages spoken are English and Hindi.
The best time to visit is during the festive season of Diwali (November), Dussehra (October), Holi (March), etc. as the Shree Sarun Mata Temple is filled with thousands of pilgrims during this time.
Place of Interest
Shree Sarun Mata Temple is a very famous pilgrim spot founded by Rao Bhopalji in 1276. It attracts many pilgrims throughout the year. Other tourist places like Narnual, Sariska, Alwar are also lessthan 50 km from this city.
How to Get There
The closest airport is Sanganeer Airport at a distance of 120 km.
The nearest railway station to Kotputli is 10 km away. However, Alwar Railway Station is the major railway station, 50 km from Kotputli.
There are daily buses from Jaipur, Indore, Betma, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, etc. Some of the best bus services to provide a comfortable ride include Anagha Travels, Mint Travels, Raj Travels, etc. Through bus booking offers you can get a lot of discount while booking your tickets.
Kankroli is located in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. It is a place of immense attraction for tourists because of the remarkable Lake Rajsamand built by Maharaja Rajsingh and the temple of Dwarikadheesh. Kankroli is the main city of Rajsamand and is 2 km away from Rajnagar. It is connected to the NH 8 Udaipur-Ajmer highway.
Places to Stay
Comfortable accommodation facilities can be availed at hotels like Darbar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Somco Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
Mewari is mostly spoken but people also communicate in Hindi.
Janmashtami is a festival celebrated with much enthusiasm. Another major attraction is Gawri, a group dance that goes on throughout the year.
Places of Interest
Kankroli is a good place for a picnic. Dwarkadhish Temple and Rajsamand Lake are a major attraction for all.
How to Get There
If one wants to reach Kankroli by air it can be easily reached as the Maharana Pratap Airport is located at a distance of 60 km away in Udaipur. It connects to all major cities.
Kankroli has a railway station of its own.
Kankroli is well-connected with nearby cities and is easily reachable with an average fare of Rs. 200. Daily buses to Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jalor, Bhachau, Rurkee and others are available. There are various operators like RSRTC (Rajasthan Sate Road Transport Corporation), Rishabh Travellers and Srinath Travelers. Most of the travellers these days opt for online bus ticket reservation.